Huntsville Mouse Species
Huntsville, AL, supports populations of jumping, deer, and house mice. True to its name, the house mouse is the most likely to be found in area homes. The pests typically have five-inch-long bodies with gray, brown, or black fur and cream-colored undersides. The long whiskers around their pointy noses aid in navigating through tight spaces. Each mouse also has a pair of tiny, black eyes, large ears, and a hairless tail. Their bodies are smaller and darker than those of rats, although these pests share many traits. Upon reaching full maturity, adult mice weigh about one ounce.
Problems with Mice
Mice are known to hang out in stored boxes and are often brought into homes inadvertently. Due to their ability to eat many foods and survive for long stretches of time without water, it can be tough to deter these pests. Mice produce 25 to 60 young per year and can cause Salmonella poisoning when they contaminate food or water with their waste. Although not always visible to the naked eye, the pests’ fecal and urine stains can be seen with the help of a black light. Ring worm, tapeworm, and ticks can all be passed to humans and pets through mice as well.
Mice leave evidence of their presence by damaging food containers, tearing upholstery, and leaving droppings. To prevent the pests from coming indoors, avoid keeping windows or doors open for long periods of time. Any gap a fourth of an inch or larger near air ducts, piping, or roofing can also be used by mice to infiltrate homes.
Mice enjoy hanging out in cluttered kitchens and seldom-used storage rooms. As a result, cleaning up food scraps and organizing messy rooms can deter them.
Mouse Exterminator in Huntsville
Snap-style mouse traps, multiple-catch treadle door traps, and glue boards can be effective methods of dealing with house mice. However, populations of house mice are best dealt with by trained professionals.
Excluding mice from homes is a tough but necessary task. Even after homeowners or technicians remove an infestation, the same conditions that attracted these rodents are likely to draw more.
Wildlife control experts can do a thorough home inspection to find and fix problem areas and avoid future mouse issues. Not only do Critter Control specialists have up-to-date tools and extensive knowledge regarding mouse behavior, they are educated in humane methods of house mouse removal that keep homeowners safe.
Common Wildlife Issues in this Location
- Animal Damage
- Animal Droppings
- Animal Noises
- Animal Odor Removal
- Animal Tracks in Yard
- Animals on the Roof
- Animals Under Homes & Porches
- Bats in Homes
- Bats in the Attic
- Carcass Removal from Homes
- Chimney Repairs
- Dead Animal Removal
- Humane Animal Trapping
- Mice in Walls & Attics
- Raccoon Trapping
- Raccoons in Attic
- Rats in Walls & Attics:
- Seal Animal Entry Points in Homes
- Skunk Control
- Skunk Trapping
- Skunks Under Heating Units
- Squirrel Trapping
- Squirrels in Attics
- Squirrels in Homes
- Venomous Snake Removal
We provide trapping & removal services for the following types of animals:
- House Finches
- Pack Rats
- Roof Rats
- Wild Hogs
- Bird Control & Municipal Animal Control
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Thank you for the help.
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Terry did a great job with the initial bird removal and covering up the hole where the birds had nested afterwards. He was also very polite and explained everything that he was doing. I couldn't ask for a better experience.
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