Rodent Control in Lexington, SC and Columbia, SC
The House Mouse, is a common issue for many in need of pest control. Lamp's Pest Solutions provides expert rodent extermination in all of Columbia and throughout the Midlands. House mice flourish in many types of environments. They are found in and around homes and commercial structures as well as in open fields. House mice devour and contaminate food meant for individuals, pets, livestock, or other animals. Furthermore, these four legged creatures cause considerable damage to homes and property. Mice spread pathogens that cause diseases such as salmonellosis, a form of food poisoning.
We have the Expertise in Rat Control and Mice Control
Knowing the different behaviors, food preference and specific habits of the Norway Rat, Roof Rat or the common house mouse ( the three common rodents in our geographical area) gives us a advantage when we plan out the best course of action for your homes particular needs.
Each and every home is different and each rodent extermination should always start off with an inspection to determine how to approach the the the problem at hand. Lamp's Pest Solutions offers several options for rodent control and we will tailor our approach to the specific needs of your home.
Trapping- We use our skills to trap the invader without the use of poison
Exclusion- sealing off entry ways so a new infestation does not start
Habitat modification- Modify the environment to eliminate conducive conditions for rats and mice
Our last option in the tool box is poison bait or rat bait. We use poison as a last resort in homes for several reasons:
- Lack of control as far as where the rat dies.
Some rodents ingest the poison and return to their nesting are where they eventually die. This may be in a wall next to your bed or some other inconvenient place leaving your home with an unpleasant odor.
- Causing harm to a family pet that may come into contact with or ingest the poison
- Possible harming of wildlife
Fearful of Mice and Rats?
You are in the normal group! Seeing a mouse is the third most common fear of most Americans, right behind the fear of public speaking and the fear of going to the dentist. In fact, fear of mice is so common, it even has it's own name: musophobia. For most of us living in the Midlands of SC, the experience of meeting face-to-face with one of these furry creatures can be terrifying.
Do You Have Mice or Rats In Your Home?
Most homeowners will have a mouse or rat infestation sooner or later. Since you are looking at this web page concerning mice and rats it's most likely safe to say you have or suspect you are having mice in your house. Dont delay another day with a mouse in the house. Solutions are available to have a rat and mouse free home
CALL RICK AT LAMP'S PEST SOLUTIONS TODAY FOR YOUR FREE CONSULTATION 803-414-0588
Where Do Mice and Rats Live
Mice or rats in the attic are very common.
Mice in the walls.
Rats and mice live under the sink
Mice and rats often use a crawlspace for a home.
Garages are a great place for a rodent to first enter your home.
A mouse living in a shed turns into a mouse in the house
Cupboards provide lots a space and food for a house mouse
Interesting Facts about Mice
Did you know a full grown house mouse can squeeze through a very small gap smaller than the size of a dime to gain access to your home. Its true every day mice are finding their way into our homes in Lexington and Columbia.
Once in your home she uses her little whiskers to sense a surfaces roughness, temperature changes and breezes as they are sneaking about in your cupboards?
Can see best in dim light. Her vision is weak, but her other senses are pretty sharp.
Mice prefer to travel along walls and other edges in their (I mean your home) home.
Prefer to gather food close to their nest. usually not more than 10 to 30 feet.
Love to explore their territory daily, they seem to enjoy exploring new objects.
Mice may make up to 30 visits to different food sites each night taking a little food at each spot.
Mice produce up to 8 litters of 4 to 16 pups per year. They begin breeding at two months of age. Now that is getting started early
Mice use urine as markers to determine where they have been. Disgusting as it is when they walk across your table or kitchen counter you can pretty much count on them to have urinated on it.
Mice can produce up to 80 droppings a day which are scattered everywhere rather than one place..
Evidence of Mice and Rats
Often you will hear scratching sounds of mice in the walls or attic
Actually see the rat or mouse
Droppings in out of the way places
Just wander around your house with a flashlight often will reveal a plethora of evidence of rodent activity. Rats and mice are not something you want to allow any longer than you have to because of the harm they can cause to your home and the diseases they can spread to you and your family.
CALL TODAY TO SET UP YOUR Rodent Removal CONSULTATION 803-414-0588