Rodent Control Services in Morgan Hill
Rodents are not a pleasant thing to have in your home or business. If you are seeing rodents like mice and rats, they are likely not alone. Rodents look for shelter during the wetter months and will find their way into any building that offers warmth and food. How do you know if you have a rodent problem? It might be droppings or noises in the walls, but they can also be easier to spot than that. Rodents carry diseases and can contaminate food supplies. Pest control services from Killroy Pest Control can keep rodents away for good!
Do you have a rodent pest problem?
Rodents are not a pleasant thing to have in your home or business. They can carry diseases and contaminate food supplies. Rodents can also cause damage to structures, by chewing on electrical wires and ruining insulation. Rodent infestations can also be a fire hazard, since there is always the risk of them gnawing through walls that have been compromised by other pests like termites.
If you notice signs of rodent activity around your property—such as droppings or gnaw marks on pipes—it’s time for Killroy Pest Control!
One Mouse or Rat Tends to Mean There Are More
They look for warmth and food during the wetter months
How do you know if you have a rodent problem?
Rodents can be seen in the daytime. They will also be heard at night, but not necessarily during the day. If you have any indication that there may be rodents living in your home or business, it’s time to call Killroy .
If you notice a strong smell like rotten food coming from somewhere in your house, it could mean that there is a dead rat. Rodent droppings are small and look like black pepper sprinkled over everything they land on. They’re often found around water sources as well as garbage cans and pet food dishes.
Rodents are attracted to food and water sources. If you have any type of trash sitting around outside make sure it’s covered up tight. Consider storing all other edible items inside cabinets after each use because leaving them out exposes them to rodents.
Mice in Morgan Hill
House mice and deer mice are both pests that can be found in homes. The house mouse is a common pest in homes, while the deer mouse is less likely to enter buildings. Both mice are common pests in Morgan Hill.
- House Mice: The house mouse can live anywhere people live, but it prefers to nest in warm, dry places such as basements and attics. House mice are omnivorous, eating both plant matter and meat. These pests love food scraps and will chew through plastic bags to get to them. They also eat pet food left out on the floor or countertop.
- Deer Mice: Deer mice prefer open areas such as fields and meadows for their habitat instead of buildings. Deer mice are small animals with brown fur tinged with gray on their sides and white bellies. They have large eyes that give them excellent night vision and large ears for hearing predators. Their tails are about twice their body length when fully grown. Their tail helps them balance when jumping or moving quickly across the ground.
Rats in Morgan Hill
Norway rats and roof rats are two of the most common rodents in the world, and the most common rats in Morgan Hill. They are often mistaken for each other because of their similar appearance and behavior. Here are some things to know about these pests:
- Norway Rat: The Norway rat is the largest rat species found in the U.S. They weigh about 1 pound on average, but can grow up to 2 pounds with a length of up to 12 inches. Their bodies are brown or gray in color with a lighter belly and tail. Their tails are longer than their body length and have hair at the tip that is darker than the rest of their body fur.
- Roof Rat: Roof rats are smaller than Norway rats with a body length between 7-10 inches long, weighing less than half as much as Norway rats. Roof rats have shorter tails compared to their body length that do not have hair at the tip like Norway rats do. Roof rat fur is blackish brown on top. Their bellies are usually grayish white in color but may sometimes be yellowish white or pale brown.
It might be droppings or noises in the walls, but they can also be easier to spot than that
Rodents carry diseases and can contaminate food supplies
Killroy Pest Control
Killroy Pest Control can keep rodents away for good!
If you’re tired of rodents running through your yard or having to deal with a rat infestation, Killroy’s pest control service in Morgan Hill can help. We have been in business for over 50 years and are family owned and operated. We use the latest technology to provide our customers with the best service possible, ensuring that your rodent problem is taken care of. If you are worried about rodents in your home or business, it’s time to call in the professionals from Killroy Pest Control.
Call 888-669-3460 today!
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We provide commercial and residential pest control services in the South San Francisco Bay, Tri-Valley areas, and Santa Cruz County.