How to Protect Your Home from Rodent DamagePenny Electric offers these tips.
- Either rodent-proof wiring or coatings are your first line of defense.
- Seal cracks and crevices. Take either steel wool, caulk or cement and seal off any cracks you find in your foundation, eaves and soffits. Stuff holes with steel wool. Then top with either caulk, sheet metal or cement.
- Become familiar with their food sources. They especially like grass seed and pet food. Both seeds and grains plus nuts and cereals are among their favorites also.
- Remove garbage from your kitchen both early and often. Place garbage bags outside in sealed containers.