Although small, mice can pose several dangers and annoyances to humans in our homes and properties. Damage to your home and possible negative effects to your health means that mice problems need to be managed sooner rather than later.
Mice can be rife with diseases that can spread to humans easily through their urine that can get on food and even their saliva when they take bites out of foods from your cupboards. A mice infestation can spread diseases in many ways. You only need look back to the 14th century with the black plague, to see the damage diseases from rodents can cause. Although nowadays, thankfully not as serious.
Mice can also play host to other pests and bring them into your home. Fleas can easily be transferred from the fur of a mouse to places in your home, meaning your pets could be infected with the blood-sucking pests. Along with this, mice can be a nightmare for allergy sufferers whose exposure to the mouse allergen that is left in the air can cause asthma.
Your houses can also fall victim and suffer a host of damage to a mouse infestation can cause. The teeth of these rodents are strong and versatile, and mice have a tendency to gnaw through a variety of materials such as insulation, cardboard, and even wood. Some mice even chew through electrical wiring, which can be highly dangerous, leading to exposed wiring around the home that you will likely be unaware of. In some cases, this can even lead to becoming a fire hazard.