Rodent Pest Control Services in Mt. Vernon

 
 
In Mt. Vernon & Anacortes, WA

 

RODENTS


HOUSE MOUSE

The House mouse is a commensal (living in close association with Humans) The house mouse is usually light grey or brown and is 3"-4" long and weighs 1/2-1 ounce. The muzzle is pointed, the ears are large, & the eyes and body are small.
  • The House mouse may produce 8 litters per year averaging 4-7 young per litter.
  • The House mouse may spread salmonella contamination & leptospirosis.
  • The house mouse can cause damage by gnawing plumbing, electrical, & damage to insulation.


ROOF RAT

The Roof Rat is a commensal (living in close association with Humans) The Roof rat is dark brown to black in color & measure 13"-18" in length including tail. They weigh 5-9 ounces. The muzzle is pointed, eyes and ears are large.
  • Adult Roof Rats may produce 4-6 litters per year each averaging 6-8 young per litter. Adults may live from 9-12 months.
  • Rats can spread disease. Sometimes they transmit disease directly by contaminating food with their urine or feces.
  • Roof Rats can cause damage by gnawing plumbing, electrical, & damage to insulation.


NORWAY RAT

The Norway Rat is the largest of the Commensal (living in close association with humans) rodents. The Norway Rat is grayish-brown with a pale grey belly and can grow up to 18" long including the tail. They weigh 7 to 18 ounces. The muzzle is blunt, eyes and ears are small and the tail is shorter than the head and the body.
  • Adult Norway rats may produce 3-6 litters per year each averaging 7-8 young 'Adults may live from 6-12 months.
  • Rats can spread disease. Sometimes they transmit disease directly by contaminating food with their urine or feces.
  • Norway Rats can cause damage by gnawing plumbing, electrical, damage to insulation, & damage to foundation & structures from burrowing.