Yes, mice and rats can be a hazard to your children. Rats and mice can carry disease. The most common is salmonella (an infection from the bacteria) which causes diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps. Humans can get infected with diseases after handling a rat or mouse, their feces, urine, or saliva from a bite), or by eating or inhaling contaminated food, water, or dust. Disease can also be spread from ticks, mites, or fleas that have fed on an infected rodent. Rats and mice carry many diseases such as Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, Rat-bite fever, Leptospirosis, and Lymphocytic Chorio-meningitis.
Rodents can contaminate food with their urine, feces, and fur. Rats and mice can damage property by Chewing through rubber, aluminum and other soft metals, cinder blocks, plastic, and wood. Urban environments provide excellent living areas or habitats for rats and mice During Winter. They eat almost anything and Breed very quickly. When there is a rodent infestation, humans are at higher risk of getting sick.
How do I get rid of them?
- Clean up any sources of food or water (e.g., open food on counters, pet food, etc.) and anything that might provide shelter for rodents
- Keep food in sealed containers
- Use a thick plastic bags to dispose of rat and mice dirt
- Simply contact Eco-Smart Pest Control
Eco-Smart Pest Control cares about your family and their health hence we offer ceiling and roof vacuuming.
What we do:
We remove any dust, dirt and rubble from your ceiling cavity. We then vacuum the cavity and provide a FREE rodent treatment in the ceiling. Finally we spray and eco-friendly contact residual insecticide on all the surfaces to treat for (but not limited to) dust mites, bird lice, termites and cockroaches.
Please feel free to contact Aaron on 076 509 4708 for an obligation free quotation.
Aaron: 076 509 4708 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Louis: 083 259 4805 or Louis@ecosmartpest.co.za
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