Shrewsbury Rodent Pest Control is Important During Winter Months

In Shrewsbury and the surrounding area, one of the biggest problems homeowners face during the winter months is rodents. Wondering why? Mouse and rat control becomes so necessary during these months because rodents are looking for a warm place to spend the winter. They prefer those with easy access to food and water. It’s exactly what your home can provide, making rodent pest control that much more important this time of year.

What You Can Do

There are a number of things you can do to prevent rodent problems in your home, and it starts with a quick look around outside. If you see a gap in your foundation or siding, it’s important that you fill it immediately. Mice need only the width of a pencil to squeeze inside your home. Rats need only the width of a quarter to do the same thing.

You can also take a few other steps to make the outside of your house inhospitable to rodents. Make sure you clear away any leaves or debris that’s up against the side of your house. Keep woodpiles for the fireplace well away from the side of your home and ensure there are no tree branches too close to your roof, as rats can use them as a bridge to get into your home. You may want to reconsider having bird feeders too near your house, as well, as the seeds that fall on the ground can attract rodents.

Inside, you can take a few extra steps to tackle home rodent control, too. Keep all of your food in sealed containers. Sweep and mop on a regular basis, and if you have a cat or dog in the house, make certain that you pick up the food after your pet is finished eating.

What We Can Do

We specialize in rodent removal. We can help you control rodents in and around your home to make sure you never have a problem again. To learn more about our services, contact us today.

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