It is a common question among many people whether black pepper can effectively kill mice. While some may turn to natural remedies to address rodent issues, it is important to be aware of the fact that black pepper does not actually kill mice, but rather, it repels them for a certain period of time. The duration of this effect depends on the placement and potency of the pepper, as well as its preservation since many natural ingredients do have an expiry date that does have an effect on the efficacy.
If you have mice on your property and want to get rid of them as soon as possible hire fully insured and licensed professionals from Exterminator Peterborough.
It’s worth noting that natural ingredients do have their limitations and the outcome is not always guaranteed. The most reliable solution for getting rid of mice or rats is to hire professionally licensed and insured rodent control specialists who are well-versed in the behaviour and habits of these pests. Many people are unaware that rodents have a variety of methods for entering buildings, including mice, which are among the most commonly found pests in Canadian homes.
These seemingly innocent rodents can easily damage property for up to thousands of Canadian dollars. People underestimate the mouse and do think it is often one mouse they are dealing with. To the average person who cannot distinguish unique features, we might think that it is often one mouse that is coming and going while there might be multiple. It is important to know this because mice can multiply exponentially at an incredibly high rate since they are sexually active at a few weeks old.
Before you know it, the house will be full of mice and this can have devastating consequences for the house, in general, such as structural damage over time, People often find droppings and dead mice which can have adverse effects on health as well.
You may be wondering how mice are getting into your homes and spreading quickly to other rooms. They utilize entry points such as holes, gaps, and crevices, which can be caused by structural damage or weathering. They also take advantage of entry points like wall vents, poles, and utility line gaps, as well as open doors. Once pregnant, mice seek out sources of protection and nutrition for their offspring, often creating nests in concealed spaces. They also have remarkable climbing abilities, which allow them to access other floors and stories.
Mice are nocturnal and typically carry out their activities at night. They are omnivorous and will consume anything they can access. Due to their small stomachs, they must frequently go to the kitchen for food. If you want to guarantee the elimination of mice, it’s best to hire professional exterminators like Exterminator Peterborough. Our technicians have access to professional equipment and rodenticides that are handled with care and safety. Contact us now to schedule an appointment.