What It Takes To Get Rid Of Mice In Your Madison Home


Mice can be a problem throughout the year in our area, but fall is one of the most common times for these rodents to invade homes. As the temperatures outside begin to cool, mice start looking for a warm place to spend the winter, and when they find a way into your house, it can be challenging to get them out. If you are struggling with mice in your home, we are here to help.

We'll start by describing the signs of mice to help you confirm they are the pests in your house. We'll also review the risks these rodents pose to your property and family and explain why DIY methods often fail with mice. Continue reading to learn more about effective mouse control in Madison with the pros from ProfExt Pest Control.

How To Confirm That It's Mice In Your House

Mice in Madison are nocturnal, and while they are happy to share our food and space, they tend to avoid people. Even though you might not catch sight of the actual rodents, there are plenty of signs of mice you can check for, such as:

  • Damaged food packages in the pantry.
  • A strong ammonia-like smell from their urine.
  • Gnaw marks that can be rough or smooth.
  • Rod-shaped dropping less than 1/4 of an inch long.
  • Pathways with droppings, rub marks, and footprints.

Whether you see an actual rodent or some of the signs, it is time to take action. Contact us today at ProfExt Pest Control for assistance eliminating mice from your home. 

Mice Can Spread Diseases And Damage Property

When mice nest in your house, they risk your family's health and property. The following list includes some of the many problems an infestation of mice can cause:

  • Mouse droppings and urine contaminate food and surfaces with bacteria.
  • Their waste can trigger allergies and asthma attacks.
  • Mice can spread illnesses such as leptospirosis, lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCM), and tularemia.
  • Mice bring fleas, mites, ticks, and lice into your home.
  • Mice in the walls will contaminate insulation and create a fire hazard when they chew on wires.

The sooner you get rid of mice, the safer your property and family will be. Call us now at ProfExt Pest Control to learn more about our rodent control services or to schedule an appointment.

Why Do-It-Yourself Mouse Control Often Fails

House mice are social animals, so if you see one, there are likely many more hiding throughout the house. Mice also reproduce rapidly, having up to 35 young per year, which means any infestation you have will only worsen. DIY mouse pest control, such as traps and baits, may catch a single mouse occasionally, but they aren't enough to eradicate an infestation.

DIY products also fail to get to the source of the problem. If you don't address how mice get in and what attracts them, they will keep coming back. Reach out to us today at ProfExt Pest Control to learn more about how our mouse control services will help you get rid of these troublesome pests and keep them from returning.

The Safe And Effective Way To Remove Mice From Your Home

The most effective way to get rid of mice and protect your family from the health risks they pose is to work with the pros. The technicians at ProfExt Pest Control are experts in mouse removal in Madison and can determine how they get inside to prevent them from returning. Call us now for a free quote or to schedule an inspection and reclaim your home from these dangerous pests.

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