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What Is A Mouse?

A mouse is a rodent that is closely related to other pests such as rats, squirrels, and moles. Mice are distinguishable from their larger relatives by their body size. Mice are quite a bit smaller, averaging in size from about three to four inches in body length with an equally long slender tail.

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Things You Should Know:

Mice are closely related to other pests such as rats, squirrels and moles.

Mice are able to squeeze through gaps as small as 6mm. That’s roughly the size of a pencil!

Mice see better in dim light, there eyesight isn't strong but their other senses make up for it.

Why Are They In My House?

As outside temperatures drop in the fall and winter months, food becomes scarce for mice in the wild. The scarcity of food may cause them to start looking for ways into your house where food may be more plentiful.

What Are The Signs Of Infestation?

Droppings are the most common indication of a mouse infestation. Mice leave small black fecal pellets wherever they go. You’re most likely to find these pellets in cupboards, drawers, and on countertops. Another common sign of mice is chew marks on food items or other soft materials such as cardboard, fabrics, and even soap! These materials may be used as bedding, and you may find small nests tucked away in corners or boxes in storage areas. You might also hear sounds coming from your walls. Mice are nocturnal and are busiest at night. Finally, you may see a mouse darting from one hiding spot to another as they search for food. It is rare to see a mouse during daylight hours, but you might see one darting behind furniture or along baseboards as they move from one hiding spot to another.

What Does It Take To Get Rid Of Mice?

If you suspect that you have a rodent infestation, it is best to call a professional right away to help eradicate the vermin. Catching all of the mice in your home is unlikely with the use of traps and other DIY methods. Leaving poison out is another option, but this means mice might ingest the bait and die within your walls, causing quite a smell. It is safest and most efficient to have a professional search for and eliminate rodents.

How Soon Can You Get Here?

When you detect mice or other signs of pests in your home, we understand that time is of the essence. Because of this, we offer same-day and emergency service. In most cases, we can be there the very next day to assist you. Contact Parkway today if you suspect that you have a rodent infestation.

Is The Treatment Safe?

At Parkway Pest Services, we take pride in being Green Shield Certified and in using Integrated Pest Management (IPM) techniques. IPM techniques rely on baiting and the exclusion of pets with less focus on the use of chemicals, resulting in safer treatment options for you and your family.

How Can I Prevent A Future Infestation?

Look for and repair any small holes leading into your home from outside. Small gaps near windows and doors, as well as near pipes, can serve as entry points for mice and other rodents. Inside your home, it’s essential to clean up spills on floors, tables, and countertops and to be vigilant about cleaning up food debris and leftovers.

 

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How Soon Can You Get Here?

At Parkway, we understand that it is important for you to take care of your pest problem as soon as possible; therefore it is important to us, as well. Emergency and same day services are available and in most cases, we can be there the very next day.

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Is The Treatment Safe?

Here at Parkway Pest Services, we pride ourselves on being Green Shield Certified and we use Integrated Pest Management (IPM) techniques, meaning treatments are much safer for you and for your family. IPM techniques include far fewer uses of chemicals, using them only as a last resort. Instead, we focus on baiting and the exclusion of pests.

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How Can I Prevent A Future Infestation?

Elimination of food sources and entry points can help, but ants can be extremely difficult to prevent. Our Basic Pest Control Package provides you with constant protection from all species of ants. Contact us for more information.

 

PestGuard Protection

Designed to control the basic needs of pest control, this plan effectively protects your home from occasional invaders that are frequently encountered as well as most wood destroying insects. In addition to controlling carpenter ants, cockroaches and other insects and rodents, this home pest control plan includes treatment of fleas and ticks inside the house and yellow jackets within two feet of the dwelling. With our friendly and knowledgeable exterminators on the job, you can say goodbye to ants in the kitchen, mice in the attic and the other pests scattered throughout the house.

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