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Professional Salford Mice Control

House mouse, Mus domesticusMice are attracted to a property by food left exposed. Uncovered bins and animal feeders will draw these rodents onto premises. Mice will make their nests in compost bins and woodpiles. When autumn arrives, they will be inclined to make their way inside to a warmer, drier environment for a better chance at surviving the winter.

Gaining access to a building is not difficult for mice, who can squeeze through gaps narrower than a 1 penny piece. Inside, they will make nests under floorboards, in lofts and wall cavities. Once the nests are established, they will reproduce, with females birthing between 5-10 litters a year, averaging 6-8 young per litter.

Indications of mouse activity

Mice are nocturnal and shy of humans, therefore it is likely that they will only emerge at night when no one is around. A primary reason for leaving the nest is to forage for food. Mice will leave scents along their path of exploration to enable others to follow their trail. Signs of mice activity include droppings and the smell of urine.

The hazards posed by mice

The incisor teeth of mouse continue to grow throughout their lives, necessitating that they wear them down on abrasive substances such as brick, cement, and wood. They will also gnaw on electrical wiring which causes electrical appliances to fail, poses a fire hazard and may result in electric shocks, or worse, electrocution.

As with any wild animal, mice are vectors for the disease that they spread through their urine and faeces or through parasites such as fleas and mites. The incontinence of mice means they contaminate food, water and other materials with pathogens. Notable diseases spread by mice include Leptospirosis, Murine typhus and Salmonellosis.

What to do when mice infest a property

Mouse NestWhen a mice infestation occurs on a property it is important to resolve the problem as soon as possible. The longer it is left, the more damage will be done. The wisest course of action is to use professional Salford mice control services to get rid of any mice that have infiltrated the property and take measures to prevent their return.

Although some may be tempted to cut corners and use do-it-yourself mouse control methods, this is not the better option. Calling on professional Salford mice control services will ensure a much higher rate of success than inexpert mice control techniques. There is no effective substitute for the professional mouse control treatment.

Non-professional attempts at mouse removal put the amateur practitioner at risk of contracting mouse-borne diseases. Professional Salford mice control technicians, by comparison, have the relevant training and personal protective equipment to perform mouse removal with minimal risk of infection. Professional Salford mice control is a safer option for mouse removal treatment.

Professional Salford mouse control brings to the task knowledge of mice behaviour and an armoury of traps and poisons to ensure a complete resolution of the mouse infestation problem. Customers using professional services can rest assured that they are in safe and capable hands.