There are a lot of things out there that can cause damage to your home. You might be worried about flooding, earthquakes, or severe weather, but there is something a lot smaller that can destroy your home. They might look small and furry, but there problems caused by mice and rats loom large. Rodents are equipped with super front teeth. Unlike your teeth, rodents’ front teeth never stop growing. In fact, a rat’s tooth grows fast enough to replace the entire thing in about 45 days. That means that their front teeth are never more than 45 days old.

Because their teeth constantly grow, rodents are continuously chewing. They have to keep those front teeth sharp. If you get a rodent infestation in your home, their chewing is going to ruin everything. Rodents love to chew, but their teeth are also super strong. Rats can chew through plastics, wood, drywall, glass, even cinderblocks. The good news is that if you have a rodent infestation, you don’t have to live with it. When you want the best residential rodent control, you need Pointe Pest Control.

More problems than continuous chewing

The best time for residential rodent control is right now. If you are worried about the damage rodents can cause to your home, guess what, they do so much more. Rodents breed fast. What starts out as a few in your home can turn into hundreds in a few months. Mice and rats also want to ruin your health. Rodents carry a wide variety of diseases. Many of which, are life threatening. Here are just a few of their dangerous diseases.

  • Rats: Rat-Bite fever, Salmonellosis, and Leptospirosis.
  • Mice: Lymphocytic Chorio-meningitis, Hantavirus, and Lyme disease.

How they get into your home

Have you ever wondered how a rodent gets into your home? You might look at a puffy little mouse and think that a hole would have to be pretty large, right? Unfortunately, rodents can fit through some pretty small spaces. Imagine the outside of your home. Maybe you have gaps where your electrical lines enter, or there is some space around your gas lines. Noe take a look at your front door. How large of a gap do you have under your door? A mouse can fit through a hole the size of a nickel. Pretty much, if you can fit your thumb into a hole, a mouse can fit their body in too. A rat can squeeze through a space the size of a quarter. Rodents are skilled climbers. If there is a way into your home, they will find it.

The Power of Pointe Pest Control

Eliminating rodents is our specialty. When it comes to residential rodent control, we have the equipment and expertise to eradicate any infestation. Our technicians understand the secret lives of rodents. We know where they hide, and we know how to get them out of your home. Protect your home, your family, and your health give Pointe Pest Control a call today.

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