• When to Call a Rodent Exterminator

When to Call a Rodent Exterminator in Portland OR- Vancouver - Longview - Kelso WAThe presence of mice or rats in your home is a very serious matter. These rodents can put your family’s health at risk, affect your home’s structural integrity, and just overall affect your quality of life. This is why we recommend you contact a rodent exterminator at the first sign of rodent problems in your home. So they can take care of it before the problem becomes worse.

DIY Rodent Control

Like most homeowners, your initial instinct may be to take care of the problem yourself. However, if you’ve spotted the rodent, there is a good chance, it’s already too late. Rats and mice are nocturnal pests and they avoid being in open spaces. So if you see even a single one of these pests out in plain sight, it often means the infestation has grown too large, they have no more room. In this case, you’ll want to contact a rodent exterminator immediately.

When to Call an Exterminator for Rodents

Most homeowners are unable to tell the difference between pest infestations that can be handled themselves or when a professional is necessary. Below are some factors that will help you know when it’s a good time to call for help.

  • You’re afraid or don’t have the resources to do it yourself
  • You’ve already tried everything to get rid of the rodents
  • You fear for your family’s safety and health
  • You hate pests
  • You have young children and/or pets in the home
  • The infestation has gotten out of hand, damaging your belongings, structure, and more
  • Your home smells of rodent urine and waste
  • The rodents have brought other pests and/or fleas, ticks, or mites into the home

Professional Rodent Exterminators

Rats and mice have very rapid breeding cycles. As much as you may want to take care of your rodent problem yourself, an infestation can get out of control quicker than you can imagine. So if you believe you have a mouse or rat infestation, contact a rodent exterminator immediately, like us at Interstate Pest Management. We understand the behaviors and habits of these pests. We’ll not only eliminate the problem, but we’ll identify the exact cause of the infestation, helping prevent future ones from occurring. We treat Norway rats, roof rats, house mice, deer mice, and field mice. So give us a call today for fast and effective rodent control services, guaranteed!