Concerned that the mice at your home keep you awake all night? Relax as help is just a call away.
It’s certainly not a good experience when you sense the presence of mice at your home. You can hear them after dark and you are alarmed when you see your pets pawing at suspected mice hideouts such as walls and cupboards.
Good housekeeping practices and use of preventive measures go a long way to reduce the possibilities of a mice infestation, but the fact remains that you need to seek help from a professional mice removal service in case an infestation does occur.
Mice, like rats, are intelligent creatures and can survive traps. Their biology and habits make them harder to control and they transmit a number of diseases besides being the transporter of disease-causing parasites and fleas. Mice have a rapid breeding behavior and this is another reason why mice control becomes a real challenge and why you need to consult a mouse removal service.
We, at Coutts Pest Control, provide mouse control services that are tailored to address your specific needs. If you have detected a mouse infestation at your home or office, contact us for inspection and consultation. Fill out the form on the right to schedule extermination operation.
The House mouse is the most common found around dwellings. All though other species of mice to exist in Ontario. The average size including the tail 175mm with a 90mm tail. The tail is slightly longer than the body. They are a brown-grey colour in appearance with a grey abdomen. They are curious and will often investigate new objects and things put into a territory.
They prefer to nest indoors but during the summer months they will nest outside. They are found ranging from basements to attics. For their nests they prefer floor joints, between walls, insulation and other concealed places around the house. A territory is generally 12 metres in diameter of the nest site. They prefer seeds and grains but if other food is available they will eat it.
General life span is one year. A female can have up to 8 litters with 5-6 young per litter in a year.
Questions & Answers
Are the hazardous to humans?
Mouse urine and feces is very dangerous to humans and pets alike. They contaminate food, counters and water. Droppings are 6mm in length and are deposited all over the house. Mice urine and feces can carry dieses which affect humans and pets.
Can they climb?
Yes they can, they can also vertical jump up to 30cm. They can also compress their bodies to fit into holes 12mm in diameter.
How do I know I have Mice?
Mice leave droppings; they will also nibble of food stuffs which will leave holes in bags etc. They will also gnaw on drywall, wood brick etc to keep their teeth sharp and serrated like rats. You with often hear gnawing, nibbling, scratching or clawing at night when they are most active.
What can I do?
There are many “does it yourself” ways of doing it. However this only serves to get rid of a few and doesn’t solve the problem. You are better off contacting a professional where we can identify the problem and implement a programme which tailors to your needs and the size of the problem.