Pest Control Direct

Mice exterminator service in Lansing area, MI


Mice look for cozy, gloomy spaces in your house. This might be in your basement, inside walls, or underneath your refrigerator. Once inside your house, they will devour anything they can find and gnaw through wiring, plastic, and other materials. Mice are not as pleasant and cuddly as they are represented in children's films, as homeowners who have dealt with infestations will attest. You might witness mice skitter across the floor, or your dogs may be warning you that you have a mouse infestation if they are barking, hissing, or pawing beneath appliances. Pest Control Direct is here to assist. We are here to help you feel secure in your home and have years of experience eliminating mice. Call or text today at (517) 618-1908 to get your pest problem eradicated.

Signs that you may be experiencing a mouse infestation

Here are some of the most typical indications a mouse exterminator will check for, even if you may already be aware that you have a mouse infestation.

The first indication of a mouse infestation is the presence of droppings.
Mice don't have a particular preference for where they leave their droppings, thus they can be found anywhere the mice are hanging out, such as the underside of heaters or water heaters, within pantries or cabinets, in basement or attic spaces, or on the inside of drawers, just to name a few spots.
Mice may produce noise at night, usually in the form of scratching and/or squeaking.
Bite marks:
It is common knowledge that mice are rodents, and so they have teeth that are always growing. They have a strong impulse to chew anything like plastic, cardboard, wood, or food containers to wear down their teeth.
A mouse may be spotted in the open when searching for food, water, or shelter; however this is less common than the other mouse warning signals.

You should be aware that mice are considered rodents because their front teeth (incisors) never cease growing. Mice need to chew on objects all the time to maintain their incisors. This might be anything on or around your property, including brick, textiles, food, etc. The little creatures will chew a hole through your wall even without food if they have to. Because mice can cram their bodies into exceedingly small places, access points could include holes no bigger than a dime. Getting rid of mice is essential to preventing their establishment in your home. Once they are inside, they create the risk for you and your family of catching illnesses including hantavirus, salmonella, and lymphocytic choriomeningitis, which are spread by rodent bites, urine, or droppings.

Helpful mice prevention tips

  • Sealing common access points
  • Storing food in airtight containers
  • Repairing leaky faucets
  • Reducing hiding places in the kitchen and other areas of the house where food is kept

How can I get rid of mice in Lansing, Michigan?

  1. Contact us: Do you believe that there may be a mice infestation in your home or on your property? For a free estimate, email us or call Pest Control Direct.
  2. Schedule: We'll arrange for one of our qualified professionals to provide timely mice control service.
  3. Get service: After performing a complete evaluation of your home or property, your specialist will provide you the most appropriate course of action.
  4. Obtain a report: You'll get a thorough account of the assistance rendered, along with practical suggestions for staying pest-free.
  5. Follow-up: To make sure the mice don't return; we'll conduct routine follow-ups. Simply give us a call if you notice any activity from the mice, between what has been scheduled regularly. We'll return without charge!

Mice FAQ:

Q: How can I eradicate mice?
A: Filling up small cracks and gaps around the house as well as repairing foundation cracks are preventative methods that work best for treating a mouse infestation. To deter them from coming into your home, store your food in sealed containers. Call Pest Control Direct as soon as you suspect that a mouse has already entered your home, so that we can help you feel safe and secure once more.
Q: What harm do mice in homes cause?
A: When mice invade a home, the main concern is frequently contaminated food and chewing through electrical wiring, containers, furniture, fabric, and other household items. You should hire a mouse exterminator like Pest Control Direct once it reaches that point.
Q: How can I tell if there are mice in my home?
A: Mice can be identified by their chewed clothing or paper, feces that have been dumped, squeaks, squeals, odd noises, and movements, especially at night. Little mouse paw prints, mounds of food or dirt, holes eaten in walls or food containers, and strange or trained house cat or dog behavior.
Q: Do mice pose a threat?
A: Diseases like salmonella, leptospirosis, and hantavirus can be carried by mice. Moreover, they might carry ticks or fleas inside with them.
Q: How did mice enter my home?
A: Mice have a remarkable capacity to cram themselves into small spaces. A mouse can squeeze through a hole that is no larger than the diameter of a dime if the house's exterior has any openings.
Q: Do mice fit in confined spaces?
A: Mice can squeeze through openings or crevices as small as a cent or a dime. The mouse's distinctive bone structure enables it to pull itself through gaps and holes so long as its tiny head can pass through.
Q: Why are mice attempting to enter my home?
A: Once inside your home, mice will seek out hiding locations where there is easy access to food and water. The kitchen or food storage areas are therefore logical sites for hiding.
Q: What do mice consume?
A: Mice can consume a wide variety of foods, particularly those heavy in protein or sugar. Nonetheless, they have keen senses of smell, actively seek out their favorite meals, and are commonplace in kitchens. Because of this, it's crucial to store all your food, including pet food, in airtight containers.
Q: What distinguishes a mouse from a rat?
A: Mature mice are substantially smaller than adult rats in terms of body size. Feces from mice are brown or black, and they resemble rice grains in size and shape. The feces of Norwegian rats are bigger and more cylindrical, whereas those of roof rats are bigger and more banana shaped. Rat tails are either hairless or have hairs. Rat tails are shorter relative to their body size than mouse tails. Rat ears are a little bit narrower than mice, while mouse ears are more rounded than a rat's. Body shape: Compared to mice, rats, particularly the Norway rat, have a more hunched appearance.