Rodent Control in Barrie- There’s a Mouse in the House!
In the last month or so, we've had numerous call-outs for Barrie rodent control
, with mice infestations in many homes and businesses. On inspection, deer mice were the most common, followed by rats. If you suspect that you have a rodent problem, it is crucial to get in touch with a pest control specialist who can assist you.
The problem with rodents...
Rats and mice carry disease and cause damage to property. Deer mice carry the deadly hantavirus, and if you store food products, rodents will damage containers to get to it. Once they start feeding on it and nesting in or near it, their hair and fecal matter will spread disease, adding to stock losses.
How to Prevent Rodent Infestations
The first step to rodent control is to make your home less appealing to rats and mice. Do this by:
- covering vents with fine metal mesh screening.
- patching cracks in the foundation.
- cutting weeds and tall grass back from the building
- removing clutter to prevent nesting sites in and around the building and storage areas
- eliminating water sources such as open drains, sweating pipes and leaky taps.
- keeping your kitchen clean, and food stored in glass or metal containers.
- securing your garbage in containers with tight fitting lids.
However, if you're reading this article, it is likely that you already have a rodent problem. Thankfully, there are many rodent control techniques you could try, including traps, ultrasonic devices, and rat poison. Which ever method you employ, proper cleanup is crucial to eliminating the problem. Since rodents
spread disease, please use caution when you work with dead rats or mice as well as their droppings and urine.
GreenLeaf Pest Control Offers a Natural, Eco-Friendly Solution to Barrie Rodent Control
The city of Barrie’s densely populated and industrialized environment can present serious problems in the spread of rodent infestations. If you discover an infestation in your home or business, GreenLeaf Pest Control is your environmentally-friendly Barrie rodent control solution.
We aim to provide the most ecologically-friendly ways of solving your unique rat or mice problems, such as traps, enzymes, organic treatments, and baits. Our goal is to utilize the best methods or treatments to serve your needs, implementing nothing more and nothing less than what is necessary to solve your problem.
Commercial Rodent Control Services in Barrie
In addition to providing industry-standard Barrie pest control
services to our residential customers, GreenLeaf Pest Control offers our IPM program to ensure our commercial clients have rodent-free establishments, as well.
When you want safe, effective, efficient, and ecologically friendly rodent control for your home or business in Barrie, contact GreenLeaf Pest Control