If you think you might have mice or indeed if you know you have them living in your Devon or Cornwall property, then it is extremely important that you get it dealt with straight away. Mice, whilst they may appear cute and furry, can not only cause damage to your property but they also carry diseases that you don’t want yourself or your family to be subjected to. First of all you need to establish if you actually have mice living in or around your property then you need to have them removed.
Mice aren’t fussy. From the inner suburbs of Plymouth to the rural areas of Cornwall you will find mice. Where there is warmth and food that is easily accessible, they will find it and build a nest. The first signs may be that you hear scratching at night. Mice are nocturnal creatures so will look for food at during the hours of darkness. Other signs that you have mice include:
From the external outbuildings of you property to the corners of food stores and attic spaces wherever there is a dry and dark space the mice will find it. Some of the areas to check include
What starts off as one or two mice soon becomes as many as 60 – then you have a heavy infestation on your hands. A mouse usually lives for one year in the wild – in that time the female can produce up to 5 or 6 litters of 10 mice at a time. In the house where they have a constant supply of food and warmth their life expectancy increases along with the number of offspring they can produce.
At Falcon Environmental Services we take an environmentally friendly approach to pest control in Plymouth, Exeter, Truro and the surrounding areas of Devon and Cornwall. We will come to your home, find the source of the problem and remove it and any evidence that the mice were there to begin with. If you think you have a mice problem then call us today on 01752 929292