As we enjoy the comfortable autumn weather, it’s important to acknowledge that winter is right around the corner. When you think about preparing for winter, your to-do list might include things like snow tires, firewood and ice melt. But have you considered rodent-proofing your home?
When the cold of winter sets in, rodents need to find a safe and warm place to hunker down. Your home is a primary target for rodents seeking shelter. Given the fact that mice can sneak through a hole as small as the width of a pencil, it doesn’t take much for your home to become vulnerable to rodents.
The good news is you don’t have to be defenseless. This is where rodent exclusion comes into play. Rodent exclusion is the process of identifying and remedying all of the vulnerabilities of a home. Common trouble spots include window and door frames, vents, where siding meets the foundation, and utility entry points. Proper rodent exclusion will discover all of the cracks and gaps in the exterior of your home and seal them up so rodents can’t use them to get inside.
Fall is an excellent time for rodent exclusion. Your home can be sealed up and ready to fend off shelter-seeking rodents before winter arrives. The best rodent control is prevention, so we highly recommend rodent exclusion.
If you would like to discuss rodent exclusion for your home, contact us to schedule a free inspection. We service the greater Capital District area including Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga and Rensselaer Counties.