How To Combat A Rodent Infestation Brewing In Your Bryan Home

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The unthinkable has happened – your home has been invaded by rodents. This may be the first time or yet another invasion. You’re not alone, as nearly one-third of American homes have experienced a problem with rodents. If the rodents are there due to the weather getting cooler, you can expect this to keep happening, but it doesn’t have to if you get professional rodent removal assistance. Entec Pest Management, a company that performs outstanding pest control in Bryan, would be happy to help.

The Types Of Rodents That Commonly Invade Bryan Homes

In Bryan, homeowners are dealing mostly with house mice, although rural areas and suburbs see field mice as well. We do get calls for help getting rid of Norway rats, but mice are definitely the most common type of rodents that set up their homes in your house. All rodents aren’t small; there are other kinds of rodents like squirrels, moles, raccoons, and gophers, but they are not home invaders, just sometimes annoying animals that can wreak a little havoc in your yard and on your property. Since mice and rats are smaller, they can get into your home much easier than larger rodents. They love to gnaw on electrical wires, wood, insulation, food packaging, and the food in your cupboards and pantry. Our experts can put a stop to that.

The Diseases Spread By Rodents

No one should take a rodent infestation in Bryan lightly. Mice and rats can spread a number of diseases that can make you and your loved ones very sick.

Diseases spread by rodents include:

  • Plague

  • Cowpox virus

  • Rat-bite fever

  • Jaundice

  • Hantavirus

  • Salmonella

Rodents also carry ticks and fleas that can add to your infestation woes. Fleas and ticks carry their own diseases, which doubles your chances of coming down with something that can negatively affect your health. When rodent excrement dries, it turns into dust that mingles with your house dust. When this is breathed in, allergies are triggered, and most people’s respiratory systems don’t handle this type of dust well. The possibility of contracting diseases is yet another reason why you need to get rid of rodents as soon as you spot one.

Why Mouse Traps Aren’t Enough To Get Rid Of An Infestation

Since mice live in tucked-away areas of your house (have you ever heard rodents in walls?), a homeowner has no idea how big of a population exists. Setting out a few traps might catch a few, but for the most part, traps are ineffective in controlling the entire mouse population. If they’ve been breeding, there are baby mice ready to grow and take their place. In fact, one female mouse has up to 12 babies every three weeks. Based on that fact alone, you can see how futile setting your own traps can be. You’re going to need our help, and we are ready to show you what we can do.

The Best Way To Get Rid Of Rodents And Keep Them Out

Now that you know the dangers of having rodents in your Bryan home, the havoc they create, the diseases they carry, and how fast they reproduce, it’s time to call in the cavalry. Entec Pest Management has been getting rid of rodents in Bryan homes for over 25 years. We are known for our friendly, honest, and personalized service. Our experts treat pest infestations with high-quality, safe products. We also offer same-day and emergency services for your convenience. Join the thousands of customers who have discovered the best pest control company in Bryan and surrounding communities. Contact us today for your free inspection and to learn more about our residential and commercial pest control services in Bryan.

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