Pest infestation is a great problem for many households and properties. A pest control visit from expert professionals is often needed to safeguard the property. Scheduled monthly visits or any needed frequency usually works. However, there are some sings that should tell you to get an instant pest control visit. Most of these signs are pest infestations or signs of pests that many people usually miss.
Some remedies can help slowing pest infestations down and also stop them from happening. However, if your property has already been run over, only professional pest control services will be able to help. Immediately call up on your local pest control service providers. Get quick pest control visit to have all unwanted buggers removed from the property.
1: Unexplained Sounds in Walls or the Ceiling
Mice, rats, and all other rodents are known to make weird noises. Gnawing sounds and tiny footsteps can be heard in properties where rodents roam. Also, mice and rats usually settle inside ceilings, walls, and/or floors. If you don’t want these to keep you up all night, call Vancouver bed bug control or any local services today.
If you often get strange weird sounds from your ceiling or walls, they are probably mice or rats. They will regularly produce such sounds. Aggressive rodents may fight among each other. Fast movements will cause tiny sounds as well. You need to identify these rodents sounds and act accordingly. A quick pest control visit should follow as soon as you identify these sounds successfully.
2: Visible Mosquitoes, Fleas or Any Other Pests
Flying pests including mosquitoes and fleas are not only the most annoying but able to multiply fast too. Female mosquitoes will lay several hundred eggs on smallest of water collections. Fleas will reproduce quickly close to any rotting or fresh food sources. Fleas can keep you from enjoying your meals any day. Mosquitoes can certainly keep you awake all night.
Whenever you see too many mosquitoes or fleas in your property, it is time for a pest control visit. Delaying this will only give more time for their populations to strengthen even more. Mosquitoes also bring threat of malaria with them and fleas can be filthy and perfect bacteria or virus carriers. Get them removed to get peace back in your home.
3: Hollow Sounds from Wood Upon Knocking on It
Dreaded termites are everywhere even if you don’t see them. These shy pests stay out of the light and into the dark inside woods, floors, walls and ceilings. From time to time, do a light knock on your wooden fixtures, walls, floorings or ceilings. If you hear hollow sounds, chances are they have been eaten from the inside by none other than termites.
Another termite sign can be sawdust sprinkled in tiny amounts on surfaces. Termites can cause quite a bit of property damage when left unattended. Call your pest control Surrey or any other local service providers for instant pest control visit. Also look for their tiny wings collected in a small stack. Termites are best kept away from your home or any property.
4: Tiny Mud Tubes Along the Floor or the Walls
Unfortunately, when termites really get a grip on your property, they will start moving around. They do not wander anywhere in light. Their trick to avoid light and fresh air is to build tiny mud tubes along floors or on the walls. Termites are very efficient at building mud tubes as well. From any starting points, you can see a whole network or maze of mud tubes on your walls or floors.
Termites are particularly shy and no one ever sees any usually. Their signs are pretty visible though. If you see mud tubes running along the floor or on the wall, a pest control visit is needed. Termite control is also one of the hardest pest control jobs. Make sure to get service from a well reputed agency with the ability to provide permanent termite removal.
5: Rodent Droppings Especially Mice and Rats
Mice and rats roam the property they find refuge in. They will move along in different parts of the property in order to look for food sources. Usually, you can find their belly marks along the edges of the floors near walls. This is because mice and rats tend to avoid light and also avoid being seen. They will move in the dark most probably in the night.
Mice and rat droppings will be blackish to very dark grey in color and about a centimeter in diameter. They will be round and should be found scattered along the floor. Do a survey often of your property. Also look in places where people don’t often visit. Basements, ceilings and wall cracks are common grounds for mice and rats. A pest control visit is in order when you find any droppings.
6: Eaten Up Wires, Plumbing Pipes and Trash
Unfortunately, mice and rats love eating away wirings, plumbing pipes and just about anything they can get their teeth on. If you find any eaten-up electric in-wall wires or plumbing piles, it’s a sign of rat or mice infestation. Similarly, chewed up piece of paper, thick clothes and plastic are also telltale signs of rodent infestations.
You will need a quick pest visit in case you find any wires eaten up, plumbing pipes damaged or small pieces of trash everywhere. Mice and rats both can multiply very quickly as well. Best get your pest control visit soon rather than delaying the process. Call up a service provider and let them know exactly what and where you found for quick action.