Complete Pest Control use either traps or baits to eradicate rodents, depending on whether they’re mice or rats.
Rodents often take refuge in roof voids, especially during winter. Consequently, they can cause major damage to electrical wires by gnawing through them, therefore increasing the risk of fire damage.
Without a doubt, rodents such as rats and mice, can cause great harm to you and your family by hosting a number of external parasites such as fleas and ticks, which directly cause several diseases. They also contaminate food supplies with germs and bacteria and soil your indoor environments with urine and faeces. Studies have shown that these droppings are a major allergen for children with asthma.
In Australia, a number of rodent species are agricultural pests. Two species, the house mouse and black rat, were introduced around the time of European settlement. House mice are found throughout agricultural cropping areas and around sheds and farmhouses. When conditions are favourable, their numbers can increase to plague levels. Black rats are found throughout temperate and tropical Australia in human-modified environments.
To treat rodents, Complete Pest Control uses:
It’s worth knowing too that rodents are repelled by the smell of mint, camphor and pine tar. Cats and dogs (especially terriers) are helpful for hunting small numbers of rodents in the early breeding stages.