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What property modifications will keep down rodent population?

Rodents cause lots of damage to all of human structures they have access to. It is almost impossible to exterminate them once they get inside your home, because they breed quickly and in no time you will have large rodent family that will destroy your home from within and present serious health risk because rodents are carriers of several dangerous, even lethal diseases. It is important to act quickly as soon as you discover that your home has been infected by rodents. These activities include detection and removal of rodents. First you will make sure where rodents are located and then you will capture them in order to remove them from your home.



Rodents can easily enter our homes and business buildings because they have excellent climbing abilities. Thanks to their claws and strength to carry their weight without problem, they can climb any rough vertical surface. They are highly agile so they can run across cables that are connected to your home and they will use such cable networks to move all across the city over them.

The most effective way to prevent rodents from entering your home and causing serious damage is to block any and every entry point. This means going over every inch of your house exterior (and really, every inch!) to see if it presents possible entry point. If there is any hole, opening, no matter how small, it must be closed. Constructing such preventive closes will definitely cause less expenses then if you had to invest in getting rodents out of your home. It is the fact that improper maintenance as well as not taking care to close all windows without the screens will simply invite rodents to get inside.

When you consider that rodents are extremely agile animals and have excellent chewing abilities, it is evident that one should take all necessary measures to block all entrance point to home interior.

Rodents usually enter home through installation points. In order to take cables and installations in the house, it is necessary to drill holes-and rodents can easily chew around the edges (or installations alone) to make the hole large enough to enter there. And as it has already been mentioned, rodents can climb walls and run across cables so roof is another excellent entry point for rodents that needs to be blocked. Make sure that all roof joints are well sealed; vents on roof also should be appropriately screened and sealed. Go back to the How to get rid of wildlife home page.

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