Most residents in the Lauderhill area experience a rodent problem at some point. Rodents are notorious for getting into homes and creating large families. You need to get to the rats and mice before this happens. Lauderhill Rodent Control Services Not only are most people disgusted by the thought of rats or mice in their home, but these rodents also pose a number of health threats. According to the CDC, Lauderhill rodents can carry the following diseases: Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome Lassa Fever Leptospirosis Plague Salmonellosis Rat-Bite Fever Tularemia Even if a rat or mouse doesn’t carry diseases, it is still going to be a nuisance in your home. To keep their teeth from getting too long, rats and mice are going to chew on anything in sight. Rats and mice will often chew on electric wires and try to raid your stash of food. They will chew through practically anything when trying to get to food. In fact, they will even chew through a wall if they think there is food on the other side. Phone our Lauderhill rat control experts at (954) 790-6460 today! Now, they don’t have to chew a very large hole because they can squeeze through tiny holes. In fact, mice can squeeze through a hole the size of a nickel while rats can squeeze through a hole the size of a half dollar. This is usually how mice and rats originally get into a home or business. They have squeezed through some tiny hole that no one noticed. That is why it is very important that any rodent control measures include finding the gaps and holes that allowed entry in the first place. This is a service that our Lauderhill rodent control specialists can perform for you. We’ve included a list of the common areas where we find rodents navigating in homes. The common areas are: Lower corners of your attic Around doors Around your water pipes Around the fireplace Inside the attic Under kitchen cabinets We have found that steal wool is one of the most effective materials for closing these gaps. Larger holes can be fixed with metal sheeting, cement, lath metal or screen, or hardware cloth. Flashing can also be used around the base of your home to prevent entry. We know this sounds like a lot to do, but don’t worry. Not only can our Lauderhill rodent control professionals get rid of your existing rodent problem, but they can prevent future mice and rats from being able to enter your home. Just give us a call at (954) 790-6460 to schedule your consultation.