You are an excellent housekeeper. You put food away immediately, you wipe off the counters after every time you prepare a meal, and your trash can has a tightly closing lid. Look at that floor. You could eat off it. Your kitchen gleams like a showroom model at Home Depot. You couldn’t possibly have mice in your kitchen. Could you?
What do mice eat, anyway? When people set mouse traps, they use cheese, or maybe peanut butter. Is this what they live on?, they eat grains, seeds, fruits, and various other plants. They also eat insects, already dead animals, and if things are really tough, they will eat each other. Can they find any of these things in your spotless kitchen?
If you see scratch marks on the baseboards, a slightly widened gap in a corner of the floor, or worse yet, mouse droppings…there is a mouse in your kitchen. Probably more than one. If your power cable on your blender is mysteriously frayed, it could have been chewed by a mouse. If there are little shreds of sawdust alongside the fridge, probably wall material chewed by a mouse. And let’s not forget sounds and smells. You may hear scratching or scurrying noises in the walls or ceiling. You may smell a musty smell that has never been there before. And remember, if you see one mouse, the chances are extremely high that there is a lot more in the area.
If mice have entered your home, the kitchen is going to be a favorite location. And when we say the kitchen, we also mean expertly evaluate and detect these telltale signs, and take appropriate action., up in the kitchen ceiling, and inside the kitchen air vents. Not just in the kitchen, near the kitchen as well.
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