Q: Are Rodents Harmful in Your Home or Office?
A: Rodents Control in NJ can be difficult to keep out of buildings. It seems unbelievable but Mice can squeeze through spaces as little as a dime and rats can fit through gaps the size of a quarter. For proper rodent pest control, Action will seal any cracks and voids.
If you do find signs of a rodent infestation, contact Action Termite and Pest Control as soon as possible. Action will inspect your home or business, confirm the type of rodent and recommend a course of rodent control treatment.
It is very import to inspect for rodent droppings, especially in areas such as pantries, under baseboards and along walls. Rodent droppings most often cause allergic reactions in people but can also cause disease, including the potentially deadly Hantavirus. Keep in mind that Rodents serve as vectors, carrying bacteria, such as salmonella, on their bodies and they may contaminate food sources, kitchen surfaces and equipment.
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Building Damage Caused by Rodents:
• Holes are a major source of damage causes by rodent infestation.
• Air Duct or other insulation piping damage
• Torn insulation in walls and ceilings
Q: Are rodents a fire danger?
A: Rats are known to start fires by carrying matches to their hiding places, chew through gas pipes causing asphyxiation, and causing short circuits by gnawing on electrical wires.
Q: Do rodents carry disease?
A: Disease organisms may be transmitted directly through the rodent’s bite. Rodents may also carry disease via fleas, ticks, or mites which bite men, women, and children. Rodent also contaminated food and water with feces and urine that is pathogenic.
Integrated Pest Management Plans for Businesses
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a common sense way for commercial businesses to address its pest problems. This method of pest control focuses on three basic techniques:
- Inspecting for pests
- Identifying pests
IPM bases its pest control recommendations on each individual business’ unique needs. Action Termite and Pest Control will not use a “one size fits all” approach. Whether sealing cracks, removing a food or water source or employing product treatments, integrated pest management is about finding the best options to get rid of infestations.