Rodent Control Facts | Rodent Awareness Week

To raise awareness during Rodent Awareness Week, we are sharing some rodent facts!
    • Did you know mice can squeeze through spaces as small as a dime and rats can fit through holes the size of a quarter?
    • Seal cracks and crevices on the outside of the home using caulk and steel wool to prevent rodents from finding their way inside.
    • Did you know a female house mouse can give birth to a half dozen babies every three weeks?
    • Roof  rats secured their place in history by spreading the highly dangerous bubonic plague.
    • Rats are often drawn to piles of wood, so be sure to store firewood at least 20 feet away from the house.
    • Did you know roof rats have the ability to produce as many as 40 new offspring during their lifetime?
    • Rodents spread diseases, contaminate food and can damage drywall and electrical wires throughout a home. Contact us at 800-525-4825 to schedule an inspection today!
    • Keep attics, basements and crawl spaces well ventilated and dry to prevent an infestation.
    • Fall is here, and the warmth of homes is attractive to both people and rodents.
    • Regularly inspect the home for signs of rodents including droppings, gnaw marks and damaged food goods.
  • Did you know mice eat between 15 and 20 times a day?

Contact A1 Exterminators for an inspection if you think you may have a rodent infestation.

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