Many people believe that pest issues only occur in the summer, but rodent infestations are very common in the winter! According to The National Pest Management Association (NPMA), 21 million homes in the U.S. are overrun by rodents each winter. As temperatures drop, rats and mice will look to make their way indoors for warmth and shelter. To avoid the diseases and destruction brought from rodent infestations, it’s important to enforce rodent control into your home each year. Below are the top tips for rats and mice prevention in the winter.
By frequently checking the following areas, you can locate where rats and mice may attempt to make their way indoors. It’s important to make any repairs promptly and, in general, keep a clean home and yard to prevent rodents. The main locations to check and make repairs include:
If after reviewing the checklist, you discover areas showing definite pest activity, the experts at Budget Pest Control can help. We specialize in preventing pest problems before they begin. To learn more about protecting your home from rats and mice, give our team a call today at 412-318-4912