Mice can multiply quickly and will do significant damage to your home, business and furniture through their gnawing activities. They will also contaminate food and other materials through the droppings they leave behind. Their droppings have even been implicated as potential asthma triggers in children.
Not only are mice destructive they have also been known to cause house fires after chewing through electrical cables.
Rats cause a lot of damage. As the teeth of rodents continue to grow over their lifetime, they need to gnaw on hard substances such as lead and plastic pipes, insulation material and electric wiring. This habit increases the risk of short circuits and fires. In addition to this, they transmit a number of dangerous diseases such as Salmonella, Leptospirosis (Weil’s disease), Tuberculosis and even tape worms.
Rats cause a lot of contamination. One single rat equals more than 25000 droppings per year, which contain allergens that can cause acute allergic reactions.
Rats introduce secondary pests. Rats are also known to introduce other pests, such as fleas, mites and ticks into the premise, causing additional damage.
Mice and Rats can be found not only in our homes, but supermarkets, restaurants, warehouses, food processing facilities and farm fields. They also cause damage to our buildings by their burrowing and gnawing activity. Rodents will gnaw through many types of materials to reach a location including cinder block, aluminum siding and some concrete. Rodents are suspected for causing fires by gnawing on electrical wiring.
Rodents also contaminate a huge amount of the world’s food supply by their urine and feces.
Diseases caused by them: Salmonellosis, Leptospirosis, Rat bite fever, Plague.