Rodent infestations are one of the major concerns of many Plano, Texas home and business owners. Rodents, such as rats, mice, squirrels and raccoons leave their urine and feces that contain harmful parasites and bacteria. Not only that, these rodents are able to contaminate the food and other nearby materials along with structural damage to your property in Plano, Texas.
The most common signs of active rodents will start with visible sightings or noises. Many Plano residents will see active rodents climbing spouts, fences, and nearby trees in the late evening or at night. Most rodent activity will usually take place in the deep night or early mornings. Therefore, a lot can be missed given their peak operating hours for these sneaky rodents. Aside from visible evidence, most home and business owners in Plano, Texas will hear activity in their attics amongst other areas in their home or business.
Some of the most common rodents that can be found living in the Plano, Texas area include the following:
These rodents tend to have a long, thin body covered in dark brown or black fur with gray hairs sprinkled throughout, and a lighter-colored belly. They have a pointed nose, large ears, and large dark-colored eyes. Their scaly, hairless tails are usually longer than their head and body.
Wood rats live in marshy or wooded areas. The most common species of Wood Rat found in Texas is the bushy tail Wood Rat which is distinguishable from other Texas rat species because of its long tail covered in a visible layer of fur. Male Wood Rats can grow to be over a foot in length and can weigh over a pound.
One of the most common species of mice invading homes and yards is the common house mouse. They are light brown to gray and have a light cream-colored underbelly. These mice have a pointed nose, large ears, and their tail has a light layer of fur.
Where will I find rodents?
Rodents like to nest in quiet, darker areas, away from humans and where they can be close to food sources. Rodents are highly adaptable and can be found living in suburban, urban, and rural areas all around Plano and the surrounding cities in Texas. Outdoors, rodents live in tall grasses, trees, gardens, dense vegetation, etc.. Indoor nesting spots include above the ceiling, under the floor, in attics, crawlspaces, and behind large appliances.
How do I get rid of rodents?
Protect your Plano home or business by getting rid of rodents the easy way with partnering with an experienced, local pest control expert! At Topper’s Wildlife Removal, we're a family owned and locally operated wildlife removal company that has many years of experience keeping homes and businesses in the Plano area rodent-free.
The great news is that there are many solutions to getting rid of rodents, and one of them is to have Topper’s Wildlife Removal help with that process and our monthly services to maintain your home or business in Plano, Texas to be rodent and critter free. Given the normal habits of rodents, they may evade detection by climbing above the attic floor. The most common signs are tunneling/valleying of insulation, droppings, urine markings, and gnawing. Many of these signs can go unnoticed, but it is important to take the time every so often to look for these signs before the situation worsens. Rodent infestations can show up quickly if left unchecked over periods of time.
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