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What does a mouse bite look and feel like?

Mice have strong front teeth that can break your skin if they bite you. Their bite can cause a sharp pinching sensation and draw blood. Usually, their bite causes a single puncture wound. You’re most likely to get bitten by a mouse if you’re handling it. However, in rare circumstances, a... more
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Mice Noises in the Night

Strange scratching or scrabbling noises in the walls, especially at night, are another sign of mice. Mice are excellent climbers and jumpers, and are capable of fitting through openings much smaller than their bodies; they can use the spaces in between joists to travel from one part of the house to... more
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Icky Mouse Droppings

Mouse feces are found in areas where mice are most active, near feeding, breeding, and nesting areas. Droppings are black, cylindrical in shape, and between three to six millimeters (about 1/4 inch) in length. Mouse droppings resemble small grains of rice and are commonly mistaken for cockroach... more
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Signs You May Have Mice

Do you hear suspicious scrabbling behind your walls? Are you finding questionable black pellets in the basement? Does your pantry have a sharp, musky odor? Chances are you have a mouse in the house—or many mice By: Bob... more
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Seal up your home to prevent mice and rats from entering

Mice can squeeze through a hole the size of a nickel, and rats can squeeze through a hole the size of a half dollar! Prevent rodents from entering the home by checking inside and outside the house for gaps or holes. Where to look for gaps or holes inside your home Inside, under, and behind... more
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Health Hazards Posed by Rodents

It's not uncommon, especially during the winter months, to have an unpleasant encounter with a rodent who has made its way into a home uninvited. What many people do not realize, however, is that these pests can be much more than a nuisance. Rodents such as rats and mice are associated with a... more
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Mice Warning Signs

There are a number of key signs to be on the lookout for that could indicate you have mice in or around your home. You may start to encounter their waste. House mouse droppings may either be soft and moist or dried and solid. Droppings measure about 0.125-0.25 inches long and are typically... more
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Mice in your home

Preventing house mice from invading your home is crucial. Not only is a rodent infestation a nuisance, it can also lead to several serious health risks. House mice can carry bacteria, spread diseases and contaminate food. Particles of their feces and urine can even become airborne, further... more
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Mice like to set up homes

Mice who have come into your home are looking for a good place to set up a home of their own.  Good nesting materials are also very inviting to mice — especially things like cotton, old newspapers, dental floss, and feathers. By:... more
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Where do rodents nest in cars?

Rodents nest in many different places in cars (and campers and trucks), which is a potential risk to anyone who uses the vehicle. They are more likely to nest in cars that aren’t used very often, but they can get inside any vehicle. Nests could be anywhere in the engine compartment, including in... more
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