How to Prevent a Rat or Mice Infestation

Rats and mice invading your property can lead to extensive property damage and health issues. They spread bacteria and cause asthma and allergic reactions to your family or customers. That’s why the best treatment method for rodents is to ensure they never become a problem in the first place. Here are the top 3 methods for preventing a rodent infestation.

 Ppet dishes should be cleaned regularly.

Ppet dishes should be cleaned regularly.

1. Eliminate Food Sources

Leaving food and water out can lead to rodent problems. Clean up spilled food immediately and wipe down your counters and food prep stations regularly. If you keep trash inside or outside, make sure it’s kept in tightly sealed bins. Pet food should also be kept in sealed containers and pet dishes should be cleaned regularly.

 Use shelves to get as much off of the floor as possible.

Use shelves to get as much off of the floor as possible.


2. Eliminate Nesting Places

Mice and rats love to make their homes in storage areas such as basements, attics, crawl spaces, sheds, closets, pantries, and cabinets. Keep these areas clutter-free and use shelves to get as much stuff off of the floor as possible.

 Make sure the areas around pipes and vents are sealed .

Make sure the areas around pipes and vents are sealed .

3. Eliminate Entry Points

Rats can fit through openings about the size of a quarter and mice fit through openings the size of a dime. If you find any openings or cracks in your home, you need to repair them quickly. Also make sure the areas around pipes and vents are sealed as they are a perfect route for rodents.

These are the best ways to protect your home from rodents, but it’s possible they might still become an issue. If rats and mice move into your home, it’s important to act quickly before they cause significant electrical, plumbing, and structural damage to your property. Give UnBugMe a call if you want to schedule a free inspection. We’re happy to provide you effective and affordable treatment and make your home rodent free again. Call us at (818) 510-0629 or click the link below to schedule a free rodent inspection!

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Rats and Mice can destroy your property and cost you greatly. We can help make your home or business safe from serious electrical, plumbing, and woodwork damage by getting rid of these rodents. 

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