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General Info

According to the National Pest Management Association, a female house mouse can give birth to a half dozen babies every three weeks and can produce up to 35 young per year.

Known Issues

Bites or Stings

Contaminates Food

Damages Structures

Difficult to Eradicate

Damages Fibers

Hazard to Health

Spreads Illness

Structure Invading


House Mice

One of the most common rodents here in the United States and in much of the world is the house mouse. If you have one, you can bet there are more. These rodents breed quickly; a pair of mice can quickly turn into a full-blown infestation.  While these mice can survive outdoors, they prefer to live in structures.

What do house mice look like?

House mice are light grey or light brown with small eyes, large ears and long tails. They can range in size from 2 1/2” long to 3 3/4”.

House mouse habits and behaviors

  • These mice tend to be active mostly at night but will come out during the day to search for food.

  • House mice will eat any kind of food but they prefer seeds, cereal grains and insects.

  • While they can climb really well, they can also jump, almost a foot vertically!

Are house mice dangerous?

House mice can bring diseases, ticks and parasites into your home. They can also contaminate food and surfaces with their feces and urine. Droplets of mouse urine can cause an allergic reaction in children. House mice can also chew through electrical wiring causing a fire hazard.

Does Aiken get rid of house mice?

Yes we do! When it comes to getting rid of mice, you may think it’s something you can take care of on your own, but it is a job better left to the professionals! These pests can reproduce and multiply before you even realize they’re there! Eliminating a few mice here and there on your own will not resolve the overall mouse issue in your home. Besides being difficult to eradicate by yourself, these pests also pose some serious health risks to humans. This is where the experts at Aiken know exactly how to proceed! Our technicians are trained individuals who have the experience, knowledge and appropriate equipment to handle these pests. Contact us today to learn more about our home pest control program and how we can keep your property free of house mice as well as other rodents!  We also offer a commercial pest control program that will address mouse and rat infestations.