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4 Facts About Mice You Didn't Know

Each winter, mice and other rodents invade an estimated 21 millions homes in the United States. So, if you find yourself dealing with a rodent infestation, just know you're not alone! Mice can be a super nuisance if not handled quickly and efficiently. To better prepare you for dealing with mice, we're sharing with you 4 facts about mice you may not have known.  1. Think Thin Mice are great at getting into small spaces and can wriggle through a crack or hole that is as small as a half-inch wide. Their bodies are collapsible, allowing them amazing access through even the smallest hole. This means that a small crack or opening on the exterior of your home (such as where utility pipes enter) is like an open door for mice. Prevent mice from gaining access to your home by sealing any openings on the exterior with a silicone caulk. You can also fill gaps and holes inside your home with steel wool. 2. That's a LOT of Babies! If you spot a mouse the house, it is safe to assume the

Dealing with a Raccoon Infestation

If you've ever been woken up at night by sounds of a critter scurrying around in your attic, you know the feeling of dread that comes along with the experience. What the heck is up there? And what kind of damage is being done? With the colder weather setting in, now's the time when homeowners are likely to experience uninvited house guests such as rodents and other unwanted mammals. This week, we're talking raccoon infestations . Read on to learn about how raccoons can find their way into your home, the damage they can cause, and how to get rid of them.  Do You Have Raccoons? Common signs that raccoons might be on your property include noises on the roof or in the attic or chimney. If you notice droppings, tracks or signs of feeding in your home, it's likely that you have raccoons. Because they're nocturnal, you'll typically see them out at night, especially around food sources, like your trash cans.  Raccoons and Roof Damage Roof damage is often the result of r