How To Get Rid Of Rodents Inside Your New Jersey Home For Good

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If you have rodents inside your home, you've likely researched and looked up various methods online to eliminate these nuisance pests. However, if you tried them, you quickly found that those removal methods may work but are short-lived. Getting rid of rodents in your home for good will require stronger forces than solely implementing one deterrent, such as sprinkling peppermint oil around your home. 

Fortunately, Heritage Pest Control, a New Jersey pest control company, has dealt with all types of rodents for over 30 years and has the tools, products, and equipment necessary to rid your home of these nuisance pests. When it comes to safeguarding your home from troublesome rodents, enlist the best pest control in New Jersey.

Do Rodents Travel In Air Vents?

The short answer to this question is yes. When rodents travel, their main focus is to find food and shelter, and air vents provide them with the best of both worlds, a place to nest and a road to their food. You would think rodents are too big to fit in an air vent, but rodents like mice can fit through openings the size of a dime! If a rodent can't squeeze itself through a vent, its next move is to chew through it. 

You may feel like rodents in New Jersey are relentless, but the truth is that all rodents will stop at nothing in their quest for food and shelter. This poses a serious problem for New Jersey residents; once rodents enter your home through air vents and reside within the walls, the risk of house fires and structural damage increases, as these pests are notorious for chewing through electrical work, drywall, and wood.

How To Block Mice And Rats From Living In The Walls

The key here is prevention. To keep mice and rats from living in the walls of your home, you will need to actively try to stop them from entering your home:

  • Seal any cracks, crevices, and additional openings on the exterior of your home.
  • Repair or replace damaged door sweeps and screens.
  • Inspect any packages before bringing them into your home.
  • Place a screen over your chimney opening.

These preventive measures will keep these wild rodents out of your home and walls, but if you already have rodents, these measures will only keep the mice and rodents trapped within your walls. You will need professional rodent control services first before starting preventive measures to keep them out. 

What Are Non-Toxic Ways To Get Rid Of Rodents?

As frustrating as rodents can be, you still want to practice humane removal when they've entered your home. The great news is that there are non-toxic ways to get rid of rodents without getting your hands dirty:

  • Essential oils (peppermint)
  • Mothballs
  • Radio set to a talk or music station

When it comes to rodents, they come in all different sizes, from big to small. Trying to get rid of them on your own is just not safe. Letting Heritage Pest Control handle your rodent control problem is the safest and most effective non-toxic pest control measure you can take.

Rodent Control The Easy Way In New Jersey

If you want to get rid of rodents inside your New Jersey home for good, Heritage Pest Control is the way to go. Our experience in the pest control industry expands well beyond 30 years, making us the state's trusted and reliable pest control experts. Trust only the best pest control in New Jersey for all your nuisance needs. Call Heritage Pest Control today!

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