The Ick Factor
Unwanted guests are the worst. They disrupt your life and often leave behind a mess. Few visitors are as unwelcome as rats and mice. (You might classify your in-laws as unwanted too, but unfortunately, we can’t help you there.) Droppings are the most common sign rodents have invaded your home (ick!). You’ll often find this evidence in cabinets, closets, or drawers. Do you suspect some vermin have invited themselves into your home? Then you need a rodent exterminator Baton Rouge trusts.
Protect Your Home and Health
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals recently released a rodent infestations report. It turns out, the “ick factor” of rodents in your home has some merit. Rats and mice in your home can cause damage, contaminate food, and spread disease.
- They can gnaw through cables or pieces of your home, creating more expense.
- Droppings can contaminate food, making it inedible or even making you sick.
- The lice, mites, and fleas that bite rats and mice can then bite your pets. Their bites can infect your dogs and cats—or even you.
- The report lists all the diseases known to be carried by rodents. The good news is that many—such as the Plague—haven’t ever been seen in Louisiana. But some have. These include Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, Murine typhus, rat-bite fever, Leptospirosis, and a variety of bacterial infections.
What To Do If You Find Signs Of A Rodent Infestation
If you find signs of a rodent infestation, call Arceneaux at (225) 791-9911 right away. We’re the rodent exterminator Baton Rouge trusts. After calling us, you’ll probably want to clean up the mess right away too—that “ick factor” is too real! According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control, protect yourself and thoroughly disinfect the area. Wear gloves and a dust mask and use a bleach solution or a household disinfectant. After you clean up—and especially if the droppings return—check for other signs. Rodents and mice typically seek out warm spots. Survey your home and see if there are any signs of burrowing. We’ll do the same when we visit to best assess how to treat your home to prevent further damage and infestation.
A Rodent Exterminator Baton Rouge Relies On
For all of your pest control needs, you can trust Arceneaux Pest Management Services. When it comes to mice and rats, you need to find a professional rodent exterminator. We use a combination of baits, glue boards, mechanical traps, and exclusion techniques. Our team serves homes and businesses in Baton Rouge, Denham Springs, Walker, Gonzales, and the surrounding areas. We’re local, experienced, and have thousands of satisfied customers. We always guarantee our work—rodent control is too important to leave to chance. Call us or contact us online to protect your home and your family’s health.