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Pest Control and Mice

Since the spread of towns, cities and businesses, the original habitat of the common mouse has been encroached upon. Those rolling hills where mice once lived (well, they still do, but there are less rolling hills now) have created the ‘opportunity’ for them to find food and housing within man-made dwellings.
One could say that some mice populations have now become dependent on humans for their sustenance. Flourishing cities, once established, has cause mice to migrate in droves and become permanently settled. Because of this, mice have brought with them a host of problems for people; in their homes and places of business.
A Little History of Mice and General Population
Both mice and rats have played big roles in the days of yore as the well-known stories of death and disease is sometimes attributed to them. For example, the Black Death of London in 1665 is one such calamity in the history of mankind that is connected to the large populations of mice and rats. Back then, pest control for mice consisted of people hunting them down, trapping them and then burning the carcasses. But, instead of being able to eradicate them, their population numbers grew.
Mice vs. Gmp Guidelines Pest Control Rats
Common house mice can be just as dangerous as their cousins, the all too notorious rat. While in your home, mice and rats can chew on your food, gnaw at electrical wiring and household fixtures while also transferring diseases to humans.
The Importance of Pest Mouse Proof Yard Control for Mice
These very common house mice can produce approximately 50 young each year. These large numbers of mice and the growth of their population while in your home easily illustrate the importance of pest control for mice. Since mice produce rapidly, their population must be contained quickly, or at least before they become uncontrollable.
Pest Control in the U.S.
In the United States there are many pest control companies and many different techniques for handling pests, pest control and especially eradication of mice from homes and business. Some methods include the use of chemicals (mostly because it is quick and effective), but some also use the technique of trapping in order to ree your home, office or business of rodents in only a couple of days.
Some people opt to try and control pests on their own, forgoing the cost of hiring a pest control company. Though, hiring a pest control company is suggested based on their extensive experience and past successes. But, for those who choose to try and eradicate homes and offices on their own, the good ole mouse trap is an option. Whether it is effective or not depends mostly on its design and placement. Experiences and research shows that mouse traps that contain an expanded trigger can often catch more mice than the traditional, standard mouse trap. It goes without saying and many would agree that using food as your bait is an effective means of greatly increasing the chances of catching a mouse — of course as a home-brewed method of pest control.
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