Some people keep mice as pets but not all mice live in cages. Mice enter your home uninvited and cause many problems. They’ll seek out and eat your food, cause damage to your floors and walls, and leave droppings everywhere. If you’re experiencing a rodent home invasion, here are 10 ways to get rid of mice now.
1. Keep food in sealed containers
As mice are attracted by food, keeping food in sealed containers will help to prevent mice finding it. While it won’t stop them coming in your home, it will keep your food safe and will ultimately leave mice looking elsewhere for food.
2. Keep firewood away from your home or garage
Food isn’t the only attraction – warmth and shelter are high on the priority list for mice. A pile of wood looks like an ideal shelter for a mouse to move in to, and the closer it is to your buildings, the more likely the mouse (or mice) is to enter your garage or home. Do yourself a favor and keep firewood at least 25 feet from any structure.
A vacation should be a time of relaxation and enjoyment, so you will do everything you can to ensure that everything goes to plan. Unfortunately, while you may have your eye on the bigger picture, there are a lot of smaller things that can conspire to ruin your fun.Today, we are going to give you some advice on how to avoid bed bugs and other pests while traveling on vacation.
Bed bugs and other parasites and pests can be a nightmare if you encounter them on your travels. You might think staying in top-class hotels, being careful when packing your cases, and keeping to the tourist areas of the beach will keep you safe…but you’d be wrong.
As 2018 came to an end, we always like to take a few moments and reflect on the past year. 2018 has been one of the most memorable, fun and generally just successful. Plus this past year had several big ‘firsts’.
For centuries, bats have been the subject of folklore and myths, some of which still exist today. But at Erdye’s, we focus on fact not fiction. Although they may not be the cutest creatures in the animal kingdom, bats are extremely helpful to humans in many ways. Contrary to popular belief, bats are actually friendly, useful creatures. Bats help to control mosquitoes and other pesky insects so you can enjoy spending time outdoors.
What ISN’T okay is allowing bats to live in your home or attic. While they’re only looking for dark secluded places like the ones they’d choose in nature, bats can pose a serious health threat to humans. Some of those risks are lung disease caused by fungi living in bat droppings, bat mites and bat bugs (which will bite humans) and the small percentage of bats infected with rabies. Because bats are protected by law in Wisconsin, it’s even more important to choose a licensed professional to bat-proof your home.
Spring is an exciting time, especially when you live in a region where the winters are long and can seem to last forever. It’s a time for birth, regrowth and renewal. The sun emerges, the rain comes, and all is washed new in preparation for the warm weather ahead, and that welcomed time outdoors. Many of us are cleaning our homes, ridding of things we no longer need, and making small repairs. Along with the clearing and renewal, we also see the re-appearance of some “not so invited” things too. The spring is prime time for the re-emergence of ants and beetles, and we often times see them in our homes at this time. While professional treatments done in the fall will easily prevent us from having to deal with these issues, those of us who have forgotten are feeling the need to take action now.
So many people inquire about the best ways to rid of the spring pests that begin to plague our homes, and want to know the most effective ways of taking care of them. It’s a popular desire to want to take care of ants or beetles on your own…hoping for a simple solution to the annoying issue. The most popular questions are typically regarding what type of baits or chemicals are best to rid of these critters. The simple answer is this: