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Mouse Control & Treatment

Do you have a mouse problem in or around your home? Contact us today to get treatment and get rid of unwanted pests!

What are pest mice?

Unfortunately, pest mice are commonly encountered rodents in homes and businesses. Not only are they a nuisance, but they can pose significant health and property threats as well. Mice breed rapidly and adapt quickly to their conditions, which can make them difficult to get rid of.

What kind of mice are there?

There are many different types of mice in the US and around the world. However, the most common mice species that enter U.S. homes are:



How do mice get in my house?

Keeping mice out of your property can be difficult because they can enter a home or building through a hole the size of a dime!

If you have mice in your home, they most likely snuck in through a small opening looking for food, water, and shelter that is ideal for nesting.

How do I prevent a mouse infestation?

Your first line of defense against a pest mouse infestation involves the outside of your home or business. You will need to inspect the exterior of your property for any holes, gaps, or cracks bigger than ¼”. Crucial spots to check, include:

  1. Around the foundation—especially where it meets the siding
  2. Around the basement windows and around doors and door frames
  3. Where pipes, electrical, and phone lines enter the building

Repair any gaps and holes you find where mice could sneak inside.

The second part of preventing a mouse infestation involves the interior of your structure. Frequent cleaning will remove some of the crumbs, spills, and other material mice use for food, it also enables you to see the signs of a  mouse infestation before the problem gets out of hand. To learn more about preventing a mouse infestation, read these fall and winter tips.



How can Plunkett’s help with my mouse problem?

Our expert pest control team will start with a thorough investigation of your property, beginning with inspecting the outside of the structure for possible entry points. We will plug small mouse entry points and make recommendations to repair larger ones.

Other, more extensive repairs—including installation of garage door-bottom seals and door sweeps—will be identified, recommended, and documented.

We will take all necessary steps to control any existing mouse population and prevent future infestation. Our service plan for mice includes at least one follow-up call, plus a final visit at 60 days to collect any equipment remaining.

We offer a 60 Day Guarantee, beginning upon completion of our initial service visit. Schedule a service today!

Mouse Control With Plunkett's

At Plunkett’s, our goal is to help you quickly, conveniently, and in the most cost-effective way. We make every effort to be with you asap, usually within a day or two.

Frequently Asked Questions About Mice

Can Mice Hibernate?

Do Mice Hibernate? No. Mice can’t hibernate or reduce their caloric or body temperature needs in any way. The only way mice can survive freezing temperatures is by taking shelter in a warm place where they can find food. Learn more!

Do Cats Actually Help with Mouse Problems?

Unfortunately, it all depends on the cat. Some cats will help and others won’t, and there’s no sure way to tell which way it’s going to go. If you’re planning to get a cat for the sole purpose of eliminating mice, be aware that your feline friend may let you down. Learn more!

How Did Mice Get into My Home?

Some of the most common places mice get into your home include cracks along foundation, gaps and holes in doors, holes or tears in the screens, gaps and holes along the windows, utility openings such as pipes, and garage door frames. Read more about how mice get into your home!

What Happens to Field Mice in the Winter?

Field mice don’t hibernate, so they have to get creative to survive in the winter. A few ways that field mice survive the winter include burrowing, nesting, climbing, and sneaking inside homes or buildings. Read more about field mice habits in the winter!

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