Answering Vail's Most Commonly Asked Mouse Questions


January 15, 2021

Mice are some of the most common home pests in Vail, but they are also some of the most mystifying invaders as well. Many residents have questions about how, where, when, and why mice appear in their homes.  
To effectively combat misinformation and confusion, RAM Wildlife & Pest Management has put together a shortlist of FAQs for curious homeowners.

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RAM Wildlife & Pest Management’s House Mouse FAQ

The following questions are some of the most common queries we get here at RAM Wildlife & Pest Management. Get your pressing questions answered below, and find the tips you need to continue protecting your Vail home from infestation all year long.

Can Mice Climb? Are They Able To Climb Walls?

Mice have been known to jump up to a foot in height and climb over 13 inches up a smooth, featureless wall. Although they are unable to crawl like ants or roaches, mice are perfectly capable of climbing around your home’s smooth interior.

Can Mice See In The Dark?

Although many types of pests are unaffected by light levels, rodents (including mice) have very poor eyesight and are unable to see well in the dark. However, the poor vision of your local house mouse will not keep it from infiltrating your pantry, cupboard, or closet, so remain vigilant.

What Attracts Mice Into The House?

Like many other types of Vail pests, mice require a minimum of three factors to survive:     food, water, and shelter. While you might not feel as though your home is offering refuge to mice, it is never fully immune from the risk of a rodent infestation, no matter how secure you feel. 

How Do I Keep Mice Out Of My House?

The best form of pest control is keeping mice out of the house in the first place: begin by mitigating access to food sources, dirty dishes, and garbage cans. Run dehumidifiers in the home to reduce air moisture, and repair leaky pipes and clogged drains that could be causing water buildup. Finally, reduce the number of entry points around the home by sealing gaps, caulking cracks, and replacing torn window screens. 

Does One Mouse Mean I Have An Infestation?

Unfortunately, spotting a single mouse in the home is often the first sign of a full-blown infestation developing out of sight. Mice reproduce quickly and wean young even quicker, which allows them to take over a house with relative ease.

How Do I Get Rid Of Mice?

It’s easy to assume that rodent infestations will go away on their own, or weaken slightly over time, but nothing could be further from the truth. If your home is facing a mouse infestation of any kind, it will be imperative to contact professional pest control agents immediately. For free home inspections and proven local assistance, call the Vail office of RAM Wildlife & Pest Management right away.

Ridicule Rambunctious Rodents With RAM Wildlife & Pest Management

No matter how many or how few mice you have in your Vail home, it will be important to strike them down while the iron is hot. The knowledgeable professionals at RAM Wildlife & Pest Management are perfect for the job, offering a full range of rodent trapping, removal, and exclusion services. 

Get answers to your pressing mouse problems by booking a home inspection through RAM Wildlife & Pest Management now. Our host of quality treatments, safe products, and follow-up visits have been protecting homes just like yours for over 25 years. Make our FAQ all about you with the folks at RAM Wildlife & Pest Management today!

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