Resolving Pest Control Issues

Resolving Pest Control Issues

Buying A House But See Rodent Waste? What To Do

by Lance Burke

If you are moving into a new home and can see that there are rodent droppings around the property, it's better to take action before you move into the property. If rodents may have been inhabiting the house since it was empty and for sale, you have to know that they are out before you start moving in your belongings and residing in the property. Here are some of the things to do and to talk about with the experts about before you make the move into the space.

Removing the Rodents

The most important thing to know is that the rodents have to be removed right away. The rodents cause the following problems. 

  • Inhalation of rodent waste can cause severe illness
  • Rodents can chew electrical wiring and cause fire hazards
  • Rodent bites and scratches are a health hazard
  • Rodents will damage the property and eat human food

You want to have the rodents removed by professional rodent control service that has experience with removing rodents from residential properties.

Sanitizing the Necessary Areas

There are areas of the home that need to be cleaned by professionals to ensure that the house is sanitary and safe when you move in. These professionals and areas include:

  • Carpet cleaning to remove bacteria and waste
  • Duct cleaning to remove debris from the rodents and to improve air quality
  • Attic and crawlspace or basement inspections to check for rodent waste

You want to know that after the rodents have been removed from the property, that all of the dangerous waste and debris has been removed as well.

Taking Preventative Measures

Rodents often transmit and carry diseases, and you want to be 100 percent confident that they are out of the home before you move in. Once they are removed, make sure to check all of the areas where they may have gotten into the house so that you can caulk and seal them. This way, you know that they won't be a problem again.

There are a lot of different issues that arise in a home that is infested with rodents or event that has a minor rodent problem. If you know that there is rodent waste and you don't know how bad the rodent problem is, get the exterminators into the space before you move in your belongings so that you know that all of the rodents are out and that it's safe to move in.


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Resolving Pest Control Issues

Dealing with rodents, spiders, and ants is never fun, especially when it comes to protecting your family members and pets. I began thinking about various ways to protect my family, and I realized that the best way to take care of things was going to be working with a trained professional. I met with an exterminator who talked with me about my options, and I was really impressed with his approach to pest control. Within a few weeks, our family home was a cleaner, more sanitary place, and I could sleep without worrying about scurrying insects and rodents. Enjoy these posts on pest control today.