If you live in the Glendora area, chances are pretty high that you’ll have some type of rodent problem at some point. Once rodents are in your home they’re going to look to expand their family and build a large nest. You will want a rodent control professional to get rid of them before they have a chance to do this. Need help with rats or mice? Phone us at (626) 594-9056 today! Mice and Rats in Glendora, California Although you may not suspect it, rodents can actually pose a health risk to your family. According to the CDC, Glendora rodents can carry the following diseases: Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome Lassa Fever Lymphocytic Chorio-meningitis Salmonellosis Omsk Hemorrhagic Fever Tularemia Even if a rat or mouse doesn’t carry a disease, 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. It is not uncommon to find chewed electrical cords and food supplies when mice and rats are involved. 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. 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 Glendora rodent control specialists can perform for you. Below is a list of the common areas to find these holes and gaps inside your home. Remember that mice are not restricted to low areas as they are expert climbers. The common areas are: Near dryer vents Around the fireplace Around sink pipes Inside your attic Under kitchen cabinets Behind refrigerators Fill any small holes and gaps you find with steel wool which is kept in place with caulking around the edges. Larger holes can be fixed with metal sheeting, cement, lath metal or screen, or hardware cloth. Flashing near the base of your home is another alternative that’s available. If this all sounds like too much work for you, don’t fear. We’d be happy to send out our Glendora rodent control experts to not only rid your home of existing rodents, but to secure it from future invasions as well. Call (626) 594-9056 today to schedule an appointment.