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Signs of a Mouse Problem

What are the tell-tale signs that mice have settled in my home or business?
Our Prokill Pest Control Professionals can show you and provide the solution specific to your problem.

Signs of mouse infestation include droppings, fresh gnawing or furniture, tracks and rodent sightings. House mice have a characteristic damp, musky odour. Mouse nests, made from fine shredded fibres such as paper, are often found in sheltered locations. Mice are occasionally seen during daylight hours, however they will be active during night hours, especially in undisturbed areas.

Although there are over six varieties of Mouse living in the UK, the most serious damage by far is caused by the most common of these rodents – the ‘house mouse’ (Mus musculus). Small in size: with a total body length of between 3 and 10cm, the house mouse is a rodent pest that has been known to cause domestic and commercial damages by chewing through electrical cables, food stuffs, packaging, raw materials and boxed goods, and contaminate food or food preparation surfaces spreading disease, and actually breeding wherever they populate.

Mice have a very short gestation period: around three weeks, with litters reaching 16, the young in turn reach sexual maturity in as little as six weeks. This has earned the house mouse the title of  the world’s most economic and industrial pest. It doesn’t take a mathematician to calculate that one pair of mice can result in 2,000 offspring in a single year.

Seen these signs? Contact your local Prokill expert online or call 0800 328 9354.

Field Mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus)

The Brown rat, also known as the sewer rat, or the Norway rat, is the most commonly found of the two rats within the UK and Ireland. This rodent pest breeds throughout the year with remarkable success. The gestation period lasts for up to 21 days, and the young rat reaches sexual maturity at 8-12 weeks, able to have in the region of 6 litters per year with a litter size of up to eight baby rats.

House Mouse
(Mus domesticus)

This rat species is now very rare in the UK and Ireland. For this reason, their normally found in ports and similar transit areas. The black rat can be identified by their small body, large ears, pointed nose, tail longer than its body, and movement similar to that of a squirrel.

Yellow Necked Field Mouse (Apodemus flavicollis)

This rat species is now very rare in the UK and Ireland. For this reason, their normally found in ports and similar transit areas. The black rat can be identified by their small body, large ears, pointed nose, tail longer than its body, and movement similar to that of a squirrel.

Get Rid of Mice

Following a comprehensive pest control survey by a trained and qualified Prokill professional, plastic tamper-resistant baiting points will be placed in numerous and varied locations throughout the infested areas to coincide with the activities of the offending pest.

Local Mouse Control near your Home

Mouse in the House? Contact your local Prokill Pest Control Professional for a swift and comprehensive Mouse control solution. Our technicians will provide you with a treatment plan specific to your needs and helpful advice to prevent further infestation.

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“After over a year of no success with getting rid of rodents from the premises it was a great relief when I found out about Prokill. Finally there were people who really cared and wanted to take the extra time and effort to find a solution. Highly professional, extremely reliable and very reasonably priced I am delighted to give them my wholehearted recommendation.”
Susanne Z, Residential

Comprehensive Mouse Control for Businesses

Finding Mice in your business can deter customers, damage equipment and burden you with a poor reputation if the problem is not contained effectively and quickly. Contact your local Prokill Professional to help ensure you contain these costly creatures.

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“Regulatory compliance is paramount to maintain our accreditations and reputation. Prokill holds the required industry certifications and understand the needs of our business. Prokill’s pest control service is provided in a friendly yet professional way and responses to any queries are prompt and efficient.”
Andrew Bibby, Technical Manager

Prevention

What can you do? Follow these simple tips to help prevent a Mouse problem before it happens.

Helpful Tips

Measures you can take to prevent a mouse problem in your home or business focus on steps to prevent entry. Mice are great climbers and can find a way into buildings through small gaps in walls and roofing. Follow these steps to protect your home:

  • Fitting bristle (or brush) to the bottom of doors will prevent entry
  • Seal holes around pipework to prevent access to wall cavities
  • Cover vents and exterior holes with wire mesh
  • Trim tree branches and avoid growing plants on the side of the property – mice use these to get onto roofing and enter the home
  • Mowing lawns helps to reduce shelter and food sources

Your local Prokill Professional will provide you with advice like this and more in your FREE Prokill Pest Audit, as well as creating a comprehensive control plan that is specific to your problem and environment. Contact us to book yours today!