The Dangers of Mice
A common nuisance pest, mice are known for burrowing into wall spaces, damaging property and ruining food supplies. Of course, mice are sometimes domesticated, and some people find them adorable. But make no mistake: a free mouse has a voracious appetite and will go out of its way to find food. Trust the professionals at Great Lakes Pest Control Company. There are plenty of reasons to do so they carry diseases, transmit pathogens, cause destruction and smell. Great Lakes Pest Control Company can provide you with an effective rodent control service.
1. Carry Diseases:
Deer mice are known carriers of Hantavirus, which causes the extremely dangerous and sometimes fatal Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, you shouldn’t take any chances with handling mouse carcasses or droppings.
2. Transmit Pathogens:
Mice waste products can transmit pathogens for human diseases like salmonella food poisoning, rickettsialpox, meningitis, ringworm, and dermatitis.
3. Cause Destruction:
Mice will chew and gnaw through walls, baseboards, and other materials to create access tunnels through your home. If they chew through electrical wires, a fire could result.
The mousy odor they carry, not to mention the smell of urine and droppings, is highly unpleasant.