Rodent Rundown: Keeping These Dangerous Pests Away From Your Phoenix Property | Eco Valley Pest Control

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Rodents can wreak havoc when they invade your Phoenix home or commercial property. These pests can cause damage to your property and endanger people's health, so it is crucial to find a way to keep them out. Welcome to our "Rodent Rundown," where we explain how to achieve successful rodent control on your Phoenix property

We'll start by reviewing the signs of rodents to help you catch a problem in its earliest stages. We'll also describe their risks and provide practical tips to help prevent troublesome rodents. Read on to learn how to protect your property from rodents with the pros from Eco Valley Pest Control.

Signs Of Rodent Activity: How To Detect A Problem Early

Most rodents that invade Phoenix homes and buildings are commensal, so they are comfortable sharing our space and food. But these pests tend to shy away from contact with people, so you may not catch sight of an actual rodent. The following signs of a rodent infestation can help you notice a problem sooner rather than later:

  • Gnaw marks on belongings, furniture, or walls
  • Droppings that are either rod-shaped or capsule-shaped
  • Footprints or greasy rub marks along the runways they use
  • Scratching sounds in the walls or ceilings
  • Damaged food packages¬†

Whether you see a rodent or notice signs of their activity, taking action as soon as possible is crucial to protect your property. Contact us today at Eco Valley Pest Control to learn how our pest control services can help get rid of rodents and keep them from coming back.

Rodent Dangers: Health Risks And Property Damage

Rodents on your property can endanger the health of people and the structure of your home or business. These pests can spread diseases through direct contact or by contaminating food and surfaces. Dried rodent waste can also spread diseases, cause seasonal allergies, and exacerbate asthma.

Rodents in walls and attics will ruin insulation with their waste and nesting habits. These pests also create a fire hazard when they chew on wires, and some can even gnaw through plastic and lead pipes to gain access to food. If you suspect rodents are infesting your property, contact us today at Eco Valley Pest Control for assistance in getting rid of them and protecting your property from future problems.

Rodent-Proof Your Property: Key Steps To Keep Unwanted Guests Away

The best way to prevent rodents on your property is to work with a professional pest control company, but there is a lot you can do to help. Here are some of our best rodent prevention tips:

  • Seal any holes or gaps rodents might use as entryways.
  • Store trash in receptacles with secure lids.
  • Store food in glass or plastic containers with airtight seals.
  • Eliminate clutter in storage areas to reduce hiding areas.
  • Eliminate sources of moisture and ensure areas with high humidity have adequate ventilation.

Eco Valley Pest Control offers expert rodent control for homes and businesses to eliminate these problematic pests and prevent them from returning. Contact us today with any questions or to schedule an appointment.

Professional Rodent Control: Why Expertise Matters

Working with a local company that offers rodent control near you is the most effective way to keep these pests out. The pros at Eco Valley Pest Control know how to strategically attract rodents to baits and traps, quickly removing them from your property, and our prevention techniques will ensure they won't be coming back. Call us today to learn more about our services or to request a free inspection.

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