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Local Animal Control Specialists Can Assist You with Wildlife Removal

Written by admin. Posted in Local animal control service, Pest control schaumburg il, Rodent exclusion

Dead skunk odor

Rodents and other pests can cause a considerable amount of damage to a home. Many of the fires that are of unknown origin, for example, may have been caused by rodents. Approximately 25% of these fires are believed to be caused by rodents that gnawed on or through gas lines, electrical wiring, and matches.

Rats and Mice

A rat’s territory tends to consist of a 50 to 150-foot radius from its nest. They are able to enter a home or other structure through a 1/2-inch hole.

Mice, on the other hand, tend to live within a 10 to 30-foot radius of their nests. They are able to enter a home or other structure through an even smaller opening than a rat. In general, a 1/4-inch opening is large enough for them to pass through.

It’s important to note that a typical house mouse may have a liter