Rat Patrol of Illinois provides a free inspection in all of Chicago and surrounding areas to discuss all animal removal or rodent control tactics and prices. You can rely on our 50 years of local experience to get the job done right. Call us today to schedule your free consultation!
At Rat Patrol of Illinois, we provide integrated animal control & wildlife management solutions, which are environmentally sound and ecologically responsible. Animal control, bird control, animal removal, exclusion and repair services are provided to home owners, property management companies, industrial and commercial clients, and municipalities.
Rodent Control in the Chicago area has many different options. There are companies that are ready and willing to help you with your infestation. Here is some information about successfully diagnosing your problem, information regarding some do it yourself rodent removal, information to help you choose the right rodent control business if that is the best option.
Effects of Common Rodents in Your Home
All around the world mice and rats help to spread over 35 different diseases. They spread the diseases by direct human contact, touching the rodents, contact with the animal feces, urine, or saliva, and through their bites. Humans can indirectly get diseases through ticks, mites, and fleas that have been infected as well.
Many different rodents can be accessing your home including deer mice, house mice, Norway rats, and roof rats. Deer mice rarely try to get in your house but are found more frequently in rural areas. The most common rodent is the house mouse. They can breed very quickly and adapt to the conditions around them. Norway rats have smaller eyes than other rats and have shorter tails. Roof rats can often be found in the upper parts of buildings and have very strong senses of hearing, touch, smell, and taste. They can grow up to 8 inches in length, not including their tails. If you have pinpointed what rodent you may have in your area, you can work with your exterminator to get rid of the vermin today.