We’re not the only ones who have chosen to make Florida our home. Rats and mice sometimes make your home theirs. But, you can take measures before and after rodent removal in Boca Raton to ensure your home stays healthy and comfortable for you and your family. Keep reading to learn more:
Keep Your Kitchen Clean
Crumbs can hide under appliances on your counters and on your floor. Crumbs can attract unwanted furry creatures. So, the simplest thing you can do to keep them away is cleaning your kitchen top to bottom on a regular basis.
Properly Dispose of Trash
You may think bagging up trash and tossing it outside is good enough. However, rodents can sniff it out and make themselves all too comfortable lingering around your home. Be sure to properly disposes of trash, meaning put it in a hard trash can or dumpster and leaving away from your front door.
Keep Cardboard Up High
Cardboard is all too easy for mice and rats to chew through and all too welcoming and warm for them to burrow into. Be sure to put any cardboard boxes higher up. This way, rodents won’t be tempted by them.
Don’t Leave Pet Food Out
Your dog may turn up its head at dry food when you’re snacking, but rats and mice won’t. Be sure to pick up leftover dog food to make sure you don’t end up with a few extra pets under your roof.
Seal Up Cracks & Crevices
You may notice cracks or crevices throughout your home – inside and outside – over time. Try to handle these as they occur so that small critters can’t get inside.