Common Dallas Pests
Rats & Mice
Both rats and mice can cause damage to buildings and property by gnawing on wires, pipes, and insulation.
Rats and mice are small rodents that are found all over the world, including in urban and rural areas. They are known for their sharp teeth, long tails, and ability to quickly reproduce, making them a common pest in many households and businesses.
Both rats and mice can cause damage to buildings and property by gnawing on wires, pipes, and insulation. They can also contaminate food and spread disease through their urine and feces. Some species of rats and mice are known to carry dangerous diseases such as hantavirus, salmonella, and rat-bite fever.
There are many different species of rats and mice, each with their own distinctive characteristics. Some of the most common species found in North America include the house mouse, the deer mouse, the Norway rat, and the roof rat. These rodents are typically active at night and can be difficult to spot, as they are small and quick.
Preventing infestations of rats and mice involves keeping your home or business clean and free of food debris, sealing up any cracks or holes where rodents can enter, and eliminating any potential nesting areas such as piles of wood or debris. If you suspect you have a rat or mouse infestation, it is important to contact a professional pest control company to safely and effectively remove the rodents and prevent further damage or health risks.