How Do I Know If There Are Mice In My Home?

Having mice in your home can make you feel like your home is a hotel to a bunch of unpaying, unwelcomed guests. The presence of mice in the home can be hazardous to your health and well being. Having mice in the home is the last thing homeowners want to be dealing with during the holiday season. At ProTech Termite and Pest Control, we provide a range of services that help keep the home protected against pests and insects. We can provide a full inspection of the home and recommend any services needed to keep your home pests free.

Signs Of Mice In The Home

Mice can be tricky pests to have in the home. Some homeowners may not even realize they have mice because they have never seen one in the home. Mice are great at hiding in small places where people may not find them. However, there are some tell-tale signs of the presence of mice in the home. Here are some signs to look out for if you suspect you have mice

  • Teeth or chew marks. If you notice any small teeth or chew marks on things like boxes, bread bags, or furniture, which may be a sign of mice in the home.
  • Droppings on the floor or the counter. If you notice small droppings throughout the home, then you may have mice.
  • Scratching or scurrying sounds. Even if you don’t see the mice, you may be able to hear them running around or even through the walls.
  • Pay attention to your pets. If your pets are paying particular attention to certain areas of the home, they may be trying to alert you to the presence of mice in the home.