As the temperature starts to drop and summer transitions to fall, some homeowners may begin to experience problems with pest infestations. Other than witnessing a pest run across your kitchen floor with your own eyes, there are additional signs that you may have a problem with bugs or rodents. If you notice any signs of problem pests, it’s best to get help from a professional. Here are some clues that you may possibly have a pest infestation in your home.
One of the biggest clues that there may be a pest infestation is what is left behind, their droppings. Mouse droppings are small, dark pellets and can be found in hidden spots such as on the inside of drawers, behind appliances, and in basement crawl spaces. Roach droppings look similar to coffee grounds, and they may be visible inside of drawers or along cabinet interiors. If you have a larger pest, such as a squirrel, droppings may be a little larger. It’s best to take the necessary safety precautions in order to clean up larger pest droppings. (more…)