Rodent FAQ

Can I treat rodents on my own?

Rats, mice, and other rodents are elusive creatures that can be very tricky remove. It is best if you have a professional pest control company come out to handle your rodent problem.

Why are rodents dangerous to have in your home or business?

Most people do not know that rodents are very dangerous. They are vectors for spreading diseases such as salmonella and jaundice. They also carry disease-causing parasites such as ticks, fleas, and lice. In addition, studies have proven that rodents are proven to cause asthma in children, cause fires, and even damage the structure of your building.

How common are rodent problems in people’s homes?

Rodents are actually very common in American households. Roughly 29% of Americans have had a rodent problem in their home.

Where do the majority of rodent infestations take place?

Rodent infestations can occur anywhere in your home. However, studies have provided us with information on what rooms are more prone to rodent infestations.
• Kitchen = 50%
• Bedroom = 22%
• Basement = 27%
• Living room = 25%
• Attic / Garage = 24%
• Bathroom = 11%
• Other = 9%

How do you treat rodent problems?

Kentucky Termite and Pest Control treats rodent infestation using exclusion methods. Our priority is treating the root of the rodent problem- not just the symptoms. Our pest control experts will inspect your home to identify entry points and sealing these spots to avoid entry in the future.

We hope that the information above helps to answer some of your general rodent questions. If you think that you might have a rodent infestation it is important that you seek help from a pest control expert sooner rather than later. Kentucky Termite and Pest Control offers FREE quotes! Call today to schedule an appointment, (502)448-8040!