Rodent Control Services

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Have you heard the sounds of rodents scurrying within your walls or gnawing in your home or business? Then you may have a rodent problem and it is very important to begin rodent control immediately. Rodents multiply at very fast rates and an infestation could escalate rapidly. Rodents chewing through wiring is a leading cause of house fires.

 

According to the Centers for Disease Control, worldwide, rats and mice spread over 35 diseases. These diseases can be spread to humans directly, through handling of rodents, through contact with rodent feces, urine, or saliva, or through rodent bites. Diseases carried by rodents can also be spread to humans indirectly, through ticks, mites or fleas that have fed on an infected rodent. Inhaling dust from dried rodent urine, feces and nesting material can also result in illness.  Pregnant women, children, the elderly and those who are immunocompromised should be particularly careful to protect themselves from rodent carried illnesses.

 

In Florida the most common diseases cause by rodents are Zoonoses, Rat Bite Fever, Lymphonocytic Choriomeningitis, Leprospirosis, Salmonellosis, Hantavirus, and Rabies. If you think you have come into contact with rodents and are having symptoms contact your health care professional immediately.

 

Wild rodents can cause home damage, contaminate food and cause illness in people and pets. To avoid rodent infestation remove potential rodent food and water sources, and store food for people and pets in sealed containers. Clear debris that rodents can hide in.  Safely clean up rodent droppings, urine and nesting areas, always wearing gloves and spraying material with disinfectant until thoroughly soaked before attempting to remove or clean.

 

The best way to prevent rodents from living space is by sealing up holes inside and outside your home or business to prevent entry. Mice can squeeze through a hole the size of a dime, and rats can squeeze through a hole the size of a quarter!

 

Prevent rodents from entering the home by checking inside and outside the house for gaps or holes.

 

NaturZone can quickly rid your home or business of rodents, using our green pest control technologies. We also offer rodent proofing and decontamination services.

 
Call us now toll free at 1-866-390-PEST (7378) or click here for a free no obligation quote.