Have you been waking up in the middle of the night from strange noises around the home? If you are hearing any bumps, bangs, or pitter-patters it is very likely there are pests in your home, keeping you awake. As the temperatures in St. Louis cool down, many animals including mice, squirrels and raccoons are searching for a warm place to reside. And unfortunately, this could mean in your home.
There are many potential dangers of rodents and wildlife infesting your living space and some of these dangers include:
The spread of bacteria and diseases that can make you and your family ill.
Contamination from their urine and droppings throughout the home.
Damages to the structures in your home as well as your belongings.
Introduction of other pests like fleas and other small bugs.
Risk of biting if you attempt to handle wildlife.
Risk of fire if rodents or other animals chew on electrical equipment.
So, if your spouse thinks you are out of your mind for your concern at the strange noises in the night, we are here to tell you that it is better to be safe than sorry. If not dealt with quickly, infestations of rodents and wildlife can get out of hand. Mice breed rapidly and wildlife such as raccoons could very well have a litter of babies in your home. And the more animals there are, the more of a threat to you, your family and your home.
If you do not already have regular scheduled home pest control in St. Louis, now is the time to sign up for a year round pest protection plan that will ensure that your home remains pest free no matter what the season. Having a professional St. Louis pest control technician come on a routine basis to inspect your home, help pest-proof your home, and also apply preventative treatments will give you the peace of mind and restful nights.