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Professional Mossley Mice Control: What You Should Know

You walk into the garage only to see mice scuttling away. What should you do? For starters, you should contact a professional. Only a Mossley mice control professional can tell whether you are dealing with rats or mice. Moreover, he will let you know whether it is a mouse infestation and tell you what you need to do.

Facts about mice
The house mouse is also known as Mus musculus is a common pest in most households. Household mice are either black, light brown or grey in colour. Their bodies, as well as their tails and ears, are covered in short hair. An adult house mouse can grow up to 20 centimeters in length.

Mouse NestMice love to build their nests in dark places that are not only located closes to food sources but are also protected from elements such as sun and wind. This explains why you are likely to find a nest in the pantry.

Mice like rats, reproduce very fast. A female mouse produces no less than eight litters in a year. Each litter has 6 mice on average. The pups are born after a gestation period of 21 days. After another 21 days, the little mouse is ready to start fending for themselves. At six weeks old, the mice are ready to reproduce. What this means is that in less than two months, you will be dealing with a mouse infestation. As soon as you suspect that you are dealing with a mice infestation, you should contact a Mossley mice control professional.

How to tell if you have a mice infestation
There are several signs of mice infestation.

Presence of mice in your home
This is the first and most obvious sign. If you walk into the room and see mice scuttling away, there is a good chance there is an infestation. This is because mice live in groups and multiply very fast.

Mouse Droppings
You can identify mouse droppings from their shape. The ends of the droppings are pointed and they are rod-shaped. Moreover, the droppings contain little hairs from where the mouse groomed itself. The droppings can be found in places where the rats have been/visited.

House mouse, Mus domesticusMice are notorious for gnawing on not only foodstuffs but also clothing and electrical cables. Chewing on cables is especially dangerous as it can cause fires.

Why you should hire a professional
If you are dealing with an infestation, you should hire professional Mossley mice control services. There are several reasons for this. Firstly, a Mossley mice control professional is experienced. It is their job to remove mice so they know which methods work best. Another advantage of hiring mice control professionals is that they give advice on how to prevent mice infestations. A company like Young’s Pest Control can also tell you how to avoid other pests from setting up shop in your home. Contact them today if you are dealing with a pest infestation. They offer round the clock Mossley mice control services every day of the week.