How do I know if I have rats/mice in my house if I don't see them?

Pest Management In and Around Structures April 22, 2013 Print Friendly and PDF

Here are some signs to look for:

  • Fecal droppings
  • Tracks, burrows and pathways (rodents tend to run along walls and leave a visible greasy trail)
  • Fresh gnawings

If you think you have a rodent infestation, go to the links listed under related content for helpful information on how to deal with these pests.


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Find more information about pests in eXtensions Pest Management In and Around Structures Resource Area.

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