Have you been hearing scratching in your walls or animals scampering around in your attic? These noises are most likely due to a mice problem. Mice are not very good about staying out of sight or out of mind of their human housemates. Unfortunately, these rodents are very common throughout the United States, so the chance of you encountering them throughout your lifetime is inevitable. Mice are very quick and nimble climbers, which means they can enter very small places. If you suspect that you have a mice problem, call Critter Control of Bloomington today or use our contact form HERE!

House Mice Removal Services

Unfortunately, there's no be-all-end-all prevention method that guards against house mouse infestations. Property owners often have to employ multiple techniques to reduce the possibility of encouraging the rodents. Some easily implemented and helpful tips include:

  • Brown Mouse in Bloomington YardCleaning homes regularly
  • Sealing cracks in building foundations
  • Eliminating clutter in attics and basements
  • Keeping food stored in airtight and rodent-proof containers
  • Removing collections of debris in yards

Common Mice Problems

Here at Critter Control of Bloomington, we know just how much damage can be done to your house due to mice, especially in large populations. Here are some of the common problems associated with mice:

  • Homes with central heating make for an ideal nesting opportunity for these rodents during the winter months.
  • As their teeth will grow rapidly and continuously, mice must chew on things to keep their teeth from overgrowing.
  • House mice also chew on electrical wires, which can lead to shorts or even electrical fires.
  • They also can mutilate crops, gnaw through containers of food, and even contaminate packages with their urine and droppings.
  • These rodents have the capacity to spread salmonellosis, leptospirosis, rat-bite fever, and tapeworms and may carry fleas, ticks, and similar parasites.

How Can You Tell If There Are Mice In The House?

Some common signs of mice inside your home are as follows:

  1. Perhaps the most obvious way to tell there's mice in your home is finding mouse droppings.
  2. Mouse prints indicate the path the rodents travel around your Bloomington home. You can also sometimes see tail prints along with the paw prints.
  3. Chewing—this will often show up on wires or soft areas like walls/trim, cardboard and pipes.
  4. Scratching noises and shuffling that often happens in walls or attics.
  5. If you have pets, they might be investigating certain areas curiously; this could be due to mice.

Full-Service Mouse Removal

House mice aren't very sneaky; infestations can be detected early. When the first signs of activity appear, contact the professionals at Critter Control of Bloomington. Our trained technicians have the tools and extensive knowledge of house mouse behavior to quickly and safely remove mice. Call Critter Control of Bloomington today or request more information on our mouse removal process HERE!

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The house mouse is the most successful rodent at adapting to people. It is the most troublesome and economically impactful pest, contaminating untold millions of dollars worth of food, damaging possessions, and causing electrical fires with its constant gnawing.
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