Rat & Mice Infestations – What Should You Do?

rodents mice rat infestation pest control Portland OR Vancouver WAThey have a high reproductive rate and compete well for resources with other scavengers (they have been known to attack other animals such as fish, birds, and other mammals). Mice and Rats can burrow long distances to obtain food and shelter from predators. Most can survive a fall of up to fifty feet, making them fearless climbers and able to travel across power lines and tree branches. Pioneer Pest are expert mice and rat exterminators, and they take measure to prevent them from returning.


Mice and Rats can be vectors for various diseases and bacteria. Rats were historically the carriers for the Bubonic plague, and have been responsible for millions of deaths worldwide. Rats are especially problematic as carriers of disease because they so often attempt to live as close to humans as possible (food and garbage/waste provide a major source of food and harborage for rodent populations). Ignoring a rat or mice infestation can put you and your family in danger of contracting various diseases through contact with their fecal matter, nesting areas, or their contact with your family’s food.

Get an INSTANT quote for Pioneer Pest Managemment!

Click the button below to leave your information and we’ll be in touch in 30 mins or less.

Rodents can also cause more basic damage in a variety of ways. They can contaminate our attics and crawl spaces with their droppings and urine; they can chew through expandable foam, electrical wires, and even the wood inside of our homes; they can destroy gardens and eat contaminate food; and perhaps most damaging, they can destroy our peace of mind and sense of security.


Typically it’s best to contact an experienced pest control company that specializes in rodent extermination. An experienced rodent exterminator will not only help you removal your rodent problem, but they will also help determine entry points into your property so these points can be sealed, keeping the mice and rats outside.