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House Mice

Class: rodent
Color:
dark grey with cream belly
Size:
between 2.5 and 3.2 inches
Legs:

Diet:
seeds, crumbs, anything from your table
Natural predators:
snakes, cats, foxes, birds of prey
Hazard:
can contaminate food, introduce fleas, lice, mites and ticks into your home
Interesting Fact:
Mice have facial expressions.

Did Mice Take Over Your Home? The Brody Brothers Can Help

House mice in Maryland are very resourceful animals, as you might have noticed. They are small enough to fit through the tiniest hole, fast enough to travel unnoticed, and as long as you have food, they have it too. The problem is that mice can produce up to 35 young a year.

And while these mice might seem small and harmless, house mice can cause a lot of damage to your property and health:

  • Mouse droppings can contaminate your food and food preparation areas
  • Mice can carry salmonella and other diseases, as well as bring fleas, ticks and lice into your home
  • Mice can cause damage to insulation, drywall, food supplies and other items
  • Wires chewed by mice can lead to house fires

Here Are 4 Tell-Tale Signs that You Have a Mouse Problem:

  • Black rice-shaped droppings in cabinets, closets or other dark, secluded spaces
  • Damaged food packaging in your pantry or stockpile
  • Piles of food, such as pasta or dog food, stashed in odd places
  • Scratching noises behind the walls or inside the ceiling

Why Hire an Exterminator in Maryland If You Can Just Set Traps?

Trapping (or poisoning) mice is the means of population control, but it doesn’t solve the underlying problem – mice getting into your home. These pests can enter through foundations cracks, gaps around piping and windows, and virtually any hole the size of a pencil. Believe it or not, if the skull fits, the entire mouse can fit.

Brody Brothers Practice a Comprehensive Approach to Rid Your Property of Mice:

  1. Our exterminators inspect the outside of your home and seal any openings that may serve as entry point for mice.
  2. We help you identify all food sources and work with you to remove or make them inaccessible to the rodents.
  3. We place traps, rodent bait or other treatments close to where the mice are living or feeding, yet inaccessible to your children and pets.

Call us today to talk about a tailored home protection plan designed to rid your home of mice and prevent future infestations.

Our trained exterminators will leave you with a fact sheet to help you better understand the pest you are dealing with and how to keep it away in the future.

6 Tips to Further Discourage Mice from Settling in Your Home:

  • Don’t leave food out on the tables and counter tops.
  • Keep the floor clean from crumbs.
  • Store food supplies in rodent-proof containers.
  • Make sure the kitchen trash can has a lid and is tightly sealed.
  • Keep areas like basement and garage free of clutter.
  • Trim back trees and bushes from overhanging or touching your home.

Contact us today if mice become a nuisance and let Brody Brothers’ team of exterminators in Maryland take care of the problem: 443-379-8857

 

Not the right mouse? Check out our Mice and Rats page to correctly identify the pest in your home.

What Our Clients Are Saying
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“I have been with Brody Brothers for 5.5 years. Ari has been coming to my home for all this time. He does a great job. I hardly ever have an issue. He keeps us pest free which isn't easy living in the woods.”

Jessica Lubek
Owings Mills, MD

“Over 10 year. Service is always top notch. They are always on time and take care of any problems.”

Larry Goldberg
Reisterstown, MD

“We have been using Brody Pest control for about 40 years! We were always very satisfied by their service,alrays on time and very pleasant and knowledgeable.”

Morris & Greta Lasson
Baltimore, MD

“We have been using Brody Brothers for around 5 years and we love that they are personal and they will keep coming back until a problem is resolved.”

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Pikesville, MD