When you have rodent trouble, a solution can’t wait.
If you notice just a few rodents, contact us! A few rats or mice can quickly turn into a dangerous infestation. Fortunately, our Fort Myers pest control experts take care of them quickly and efficiently while providing you with friendly service. Rodent exterminators use the latest methods and products to rid your home of rats, mice, and other rodents.
Female rodents reproduce at a rapid rate. One single rat can give birth every three weeks, transforming a fairly small population into a significant infestation. That’s why it’s important to reach out quickly after you spot a rat or mouse in your home. Our expert Fort Myers rodent control technicians will strategically place traps, using bait that the rodent species in your house prefers. To prevent other rodents from getting inside, we’ll thoroughly inspect your home to spot and seal potential entry points.
Our rat control professionals will provide the following:
Rodents pose threats to your home and family, making professional rodent control in Fort Myers a must when they find their way inside. Knowing about their habits plays a key role in protecting yourself from these dangerous pests.
First, rats and mice go into homes to find shelter, safe nesting spots, food, and water. Many times, you won’t see them scampering around your home; instead, you’ll notice other signs of their presence. These include:
Rodents can carry diseases that can be contracted by having contact with their feces, saliva, urine, or bodies, or by being bitten. They also indirectly spread disease through insects that have fed on them.
Mice and rats will eat any type of food they find. While they don’t consume wiring or wood, they chew them to sharpen their teeth or create nests. Chewed wiring in your home or vehicle can lead to a fire.
Even if you don’t see a rodent, you may see their signs: droppings along baseboards, in boxes, or where food is stored or prepared. You may see damage they’ve done to food packaging or hear them moving around.
Keep rodents away by taking away their access to your food—store food in sealed containers that rodents can’t chew through. You should also find and eliminate their entry points, even those as small as a quarter of an inch.
Rodents are commonly found in Florida and throughout the United States. So, they’ll likely get into your Fort Myers home sooner or later. That said, there’s plenty you can do to keep them from nesting in your house:
Turner Pest Control provides free, no-obligation inspections and estimates for our comprehensive rodent control services. We offer both one-time rodent extermination and recurring pest control services that include rodent control. We also have easy payment options on our residential pest control treatment plans.
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Turner offers a choice: either a rodenticide available in bait form or, if there are children and/or pets in the home, we provide an alternative that’s safer for them: snap traps.
Catching mice with traps can quickly reduce your mouse population, but it’s important to do it right. Keep in mind that occasionally spotting a mouse running around your house doesn’t mean that you’re seeing the same one. In fact, there could be many more hiding in your walls, behind appliances, and in other out-of-the-way spots, so you need to set many more traps than you probably think you need. Additional methods of mouse extermination include bait stations, but the use of these should be left to rodent control professionals.
Like many warm-blooded animals, rodents must have shelter, water and food. When they can’t find those things outdoors, they’ll look for alternatives — and your Fort Myers home is an enticing alternative.
Rats preferred foods, such as grains and fruits, but if those aren’t available, they are willing and able to eat just about anything they can find in your garbage, dog or cat food bowls, or compost pile, and even inside your house and pantries. If you have unsecured garbage cans, or food is left outdoors for pets, have bird feeders, or even a vegetable garden, your home could be a good target for rodents. This is why it’s important to make sure you’re not creating a welcoming environment around your home and yard.
Rodents certainly reproduce quickly: it is truly shocking just how fast mice actually multiply. That’s why it’s crucial to address a mouse problem as soon as you see the first signs of one.
Here are a few facts about how fast mice reproduce:
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