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What are mice?

The most common type of mouse to invade homes and properties is the common house mouse. This mouse averages about 5 1/2 to 7 inches in length with large ears and small dark eyes. They are grey or brown in color with a light tan belly. Mice are a type of rodent, this means that their front incisors constantly grow and so in turn they constantly chew to prevent overgrowth of those teeth. Also, they are considered to be “commensal” rodents which means that they like to be near humans or “share our table” in order to have a ready supply of food.

Why do I have them?

Mice enter into homes and other properties seeking shelter that is safe, secure and in close proximity to food and water sources.

Are mice dangerous?

Yes, mice are dangerous to have living in your home. They can contaminate your food and food prep areas with their urine and feces. They will damage the structure of your home by chewing through wires, insulation, drywall, pipes, and flooring. They can also destroy personal items, like pictures, boxes, furniture, and clothing. Mice can introduce parasites, like fleas and mites, into your home, and expose you to diseases like Hantavirus, Leptospirosis and lymphocytic diseases.

How do I get rid of mice?

Getting rid of mice can be a difficult process. They are mainly active at night and are very good at hiding out of your sight during the day. At Sandwich Isle, our rodent control services are designed to locate nesting and feeding areas, eliminate current problems with mice, help clean-up the mess they tend to leave behind, and rodent proof your home to stop future problems with mice and other rodents. If you are having problems with mice on your property, contact the experts at Sandwich Isle today.

Can I do it myself?

Hawaii rodent control is best left to the professionals. Do-it-yourself mouse control methods are generally ineffective and if used improperly, can be a danger to your family and pets. Also, they don’t address the route of the problem- how the mice are entering into your home. If you find that mice have made your home their home, it is best to contact professionals as quickly as possible to help you eliminate these dangerous and damaging pests from your home.

Is the treatment safe?

When controlling mice on your property and in your home, the technicians, whenever possible, will use natural products, baits, and exclusions techniques. If more traditional pesticides are needed, you can be sure that they are EPA registered and will be used in the smallest amounts necessary to eliminate your infestation. Also, if any pesticides are used, you can be sure that our technicians follow the strictest of guidelines to ensure that plants, pets and people on your property will not be harmed.

How soon can you get here?

Sandwich Isle Pest Solutions is committed helping you as soon as possible. In most cases, we can respond the same or very next day.

What is the warranty?

If you are not satisfied with the results of Sandwich Isle's Pest Prevention Service, we will provide the necessary service at no additional charge. After 30 days, should your pest problem persist, we will continue to provide service at no additional charge until you are satisfied, or we will refund half of your last regular service payment.

How can I prevent this in the future?

As a homeowner along with having year-round rodent control services in place there are several things that you can do around your property to help prevent mice from invading your home. Mice prevention tips include:

  • Sealing gaps or holes found around basements, and exterior windows and doors.

  • Place woodpiles, gardens, and compost piles a distance from the exterior of your home.

  • Make sure that outdoor trash cans are kept from the exterior of your home and that they have a tight fitting lid.

  • Make sure that any leaky pipes or fixtures are repaired.

  • Trim trees, bushes, and other landscaping away from the exterior of your home.

Where does Sandwich Isle service?

We provide service to Honolulu, Kailua, North Kona, and all of Oahu, as well as parts of Big Island.

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