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
Outstanding service. Cooper was very knowledgeable and good to work with. He answered all of our questions and communicated with us on a regular basis throughout the process. He seemed to care just as much about fixing our critter issue as we did. Also learned a few interesting squirrel facts along the way. Our only regret was that we didn't call Critter Control earlier!
First, allow me to say that I've been with Critter Control for a year now and I've been pleased with the service for the most part. Today however was different. Raymond was my service guy and introduced himself as my new technician going forward. He was very thorough and explained to me how the bait stations worked and even showed me the inside of them. Unfortunately, there was a snake in one of the bait stations and because he knew of my fear, he called for backup to have it removed. He takes great pride in his job and worked diligently until all issues were resolved. Thank You Raymond for your excellence service. You are greatly appreciated!
Jack was our Wildlife Damage Control Technician from Critter Control of Dayton. Jack was very professional and explained exactly what he would do and when. He then followed through performing his service for two weeks. Although he did not catch any animals in the two traps he placed on our roof near two holes, he checked them daily, reset them as necessary, verified there were no animals nesting in the holes, and then sealed them with painted steel plates. If anyone has a problem with critters in or around your house, I highly recommend Critter Control as the solution to your problem.
Critter Control came right out and explained what they were going to do, how they would retrieve the squirrel and how they would capture it. I would definitely call on them again!
We had a family of squirrels in our attic. Our technician did an excellent job an over a couple of weeks to eliminate our invasion. He communicated daily including photos to document entry points and his progress. We were very satisfied.
This company has been great. The technician Kensi was very through and checked everywhere to make sure all access points were found. After a skunk was found in the trap on a Saturday morning they came to pick it up very quickly.
Michael was super friendly and knowledgeable. He checked my entire house and recommended and installed the solution within an hour.
We are under contract with your company and so far they are doing a fine job. Many thanks.
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Great company and amazing service, the staff is extremely knowledgeable and friendly! Thank you to the staff and especially to Bubba for taking care of my property and giving it that "personal touch" to rid and maintain it from pests and bugs! Appreciate you guys and look forward to continuing business together!