Star Valley Mouse Trapping
Understanding mice and thier habits is key when it comes to solving a problem in your home. Mice will use thier scent of smell to help map out thier environment. This helps them establish a new location or location with previous or current rodent issues; we call this thier "scent trail".
Fighting off a infestation of mice is a common problem with homes here in Star Valley. Our teams vast experience with mice can guarantee the results you are looking for in your home.
Do you have a infestation of mice? Call today and schedule a inspection.
Mouse Facts & Information
Types of Mice in Wyoming
There are 7 types of mice that call Wyoming their home; the Western Harvest Mouse, Northern Grasshopper Mouse, Plains Harvest Mouse, White-Footed Mouse, Pinyon Mouse, Canyon Mouse, and the Deer Mouse - most common mouse that infest homes.
- Size: They are round and slender, ranging from 7 to 10 cm long in body length.
- Head: Deer mice have a pointed nose and large, black beady eyes. Their ears are large with little fur covering them.
- Color: Their bodies are bicolored with a light brownish-reddish top and white underbelly and feet.
- Tail: These pests have short tails, distinctly bicolored (dark on top and light on bottom), and covered with short, fine hairs and can be 5 to 13 cm in length.
How Serious Are Deer Mice?
Depending on the severity of infestation level from deer mice, it can become a health concern. Deer mice are a problematic problem when they seek shelter inside of your home, storing a surplus of grains, nuts, and fruits. They build their habit to better suit themselves, create messy nesting sites, food storage, and their bathroom use is abundant in your home.
Do Deer Mice Carry Diseases?
As innocent as a deer mouse may look, they are known to carry dangerous diseases; they can be spread through contamination of food or parasites the mouse may be carrying. Deer mice should not be confused with one of the important reservoirs of Lyme disease, the white-footed deer mouse.
Deer mice are on of the main rodents to carry hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, an illness that is spread through their waste. People can inhale this airborne virus by using incorrect methods and tools when cleaning up their droppings.