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Eek! New Survey Finds More Than One-Third of American Homeowners Have Spotted a Rodent in Their Home

GONE Pest Management recommends the following rodent prevention tips:

  • Check both the inside and outside of the home for cracks or crevices, and seal any openings with caulk or steel wool. Pay special attention to areas where utilities and pipes enter the home.

  • Replace loose mortar and weather stripping around the basement foundation and windows.

  • Keep basements and attics clear and store boxes off of the floor. Eliminate all moisture sites, including leaking pipes and clogged drains.

  • Screen vents and openings to chimneys.

  • Store firewood at least 20 feet from the home and five feet off the ground.

  • Keep shrubbery and tree branches cut back from the house.Keep food in airtight containers and dispose of garbage regularly.

  • If a rodent infestation is suspected, contact GONE Pest Management, a licensed pest control professional to assess the situation and suggest a proper course of treatment.



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