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What Every Tucson Resident Should Know About Rodent Exclusion Tactics

October 25, 2022

As the weather starts to cool down in Tucson, all types of rodents begin seeking warmer places to nest. Unfortunately, this often means that they will try to enter homes and other buildings in search of food and shelter. If you suspect that rodents are trying to get into your property, it is important to take action to prevent an infestation. Green Home Pest Control is here with all you need to know about rodent entry points, including how Tucson pest control can help you keep these pests out.

Top Rodent Entry Points

There are many ways that rodents in Tucson can enter your home. Some of the most common entry points include:

  • Cracks in walls or foundations:  Small rodents and big ones alike can squeeze through very small spaces, so it is important to check for cracks or holes in your walls or foundation.
  • Gaps around doors and windows: Rodents can also enter through gaps around doors and windows. Check for any gaps and seal them up with caulk or another type of sealant.
  • Vents and chimneys: Rodents often enter homes through vents and chimneys. Make sure to check these areas and seal any gaps or holes that you find.
  • Holes in screens: Rodents will take advantage of holes in screens to enter your home. Repair any holes in your screens to keep rodents out.

Once they're in your house, rodents can be very difficult to get rid of. That's why it is so important to take action quickly if you suspect they may be trying to enter your property.

What To Do If You Spot A Rodent Entry Point

If you spot a rodent entry point, the first thing you should do is try to seal it up. This can be done with caulk, expanding foam, or another type of sealant. If you are unable to seal the hole, you can also try to block it off with a piece of metal or wire mesh.

If you have rodents in your home, the best course of action is to call a pest control company like Green Home Pest Control as soon as possible. We will be able to inspect your property, identify the entry points, and help you get rid of all kinds of rodents.

How To Patch A Rodent Entry Point

Once you have identified a rodent entry point, you can start to seal it up. The type of sealant and method will depend on the location of the entry point:

  • For cracks in walls or foundations, you can use caulk, expanding foam, or another type of sealant.
  • For gaps around doors and windows, you can use weatherstripping or door sweeps.
  • For vents and chimneys, you can use wire mesh or metal flashing.
  • For holes in screens, you can use a patch kit or screen repair tape.

If you're unsure of how to seal up a particular entry point, you can always call a pest control professional like Green Home Pest Control. We'll help you seal up the hole and prevent all rodents from entering your home.

Rodent Entry Point Elimination Service By Green Home Pest Control

If you suspect that rodents are trying to enter your Tucson home, it's time to call a pest control company like Green Home Pest Control. We'll get rid of rodents that are already in your home and help you prevent them from coming back.

We guarantee our services, so you can rest assured that the rodents will stay out, and you will have peace of mind. Contact us today to learn more or to request a free estimate for our rodent exclusion services in Tucson.