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Mice Control & Treatment

Do you have a mouse problem in or around your home? Looking for help with mouse prevention? Plunkett’s has the answers and services you need! Contact us today for rodent proofing and treatment to get rid of unwanted pests, fast!

Mice Pest Control

Mice are extremely destructive pests. Unfortunately, mice are common in homes and businesses—so, if you’ve got an infestation in your space, you’re not alone!

Not only are mice a nuisance, they can also pose significant health threats through diseases they carry as well as property threats from gnawing and nesting.

What Types of Mice are There?

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


Why Do I Have So Many Mice?

Mice reproduce quickly. One of the worst things about pest mice being in your home is that they multiply in the blink of an eye.

Rapidly breeding mice adapt quickly to their conditions, which can make them difficult to control and get rid of. Mice often multiply before you even realize you have a rodent problem to begin with. With a rodent infestation, the key is to act fast!

How Do Mice Get in My House?

Controlling mice in and outside 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, it’s likely they were looking for food, water, and shelter ideal for nesting and snuck in through a small opening. A detailed inspection from Plunkett’s is a great place to start for getting and keeping rodents out.



Signs of a Mouse Infestation

Here are a few tell-tale signs that you need pest control for mice:

  • Small chew/gnaw holes
  • Greasy/oily marks along walls (residue from mice fur will transfer to the areas they travel near, such as baseboards)
  • Urine odor
  • Nesting materials
  • Scuffing and scampering noises
  • Odd pet behavior
  • Droppings

How Do I Prevent a Mouse Infestation?

Start Outside:

Your first line of defense against a rodent 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.

Check the Interior:

The second part of preventing a mouse infestation involves the interior of your structure. Frequent cleaning will remove crumbs, spills, and other mouse attractions. This also enables you to see the signs of a  mouse infestation before the problem, such as mice breeding, gets out of hand.

These measures will be the most cost-effective and long-term mice control solutions.

To learn more about preventing a mouse infestation, read these fall and winter tips.


How Can Plunkett’s Help with Mouse Treatment & Rodent Proofing?

Our expert mouse 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 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!

What Can Pest Control Do About Mice?

Plunkett’s Pest Control can remove a mouse infestation from your property quickly, efficiently, and safely. Additionally, we can prevent future infestations from returning. If you’ve got a rodent infestation in your home or business, it’s time to get in touch with Plunkett’s.

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