A mice problem in the attic can wreak havoc on your home.
You've removed the mice from your attic, but what about the mess they've left behind? Mice not only carry disease-causing bacteria that can affect your family's health, but they also damage insulation which can cost you more to heat and cool your home. Home Environment Solutions can remove attic insulation that has been soiled or damaged by mice and replace it with new insulation.
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Before cleaning the attic, any rodent infestation should be removed by trapping. Once the infestation is gone, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends waiting 5 days before beginning cleanup.
We follow the CDC's guidelines for handling mouse droppings and urine in the attic. We typically:
During the cleanup and restoration process, our technicians always wear protective clothing and keep the area well ventilated.
Breathing in dust that's contaminated with rodent urine or droppings can lead to severe and sometimes fatal respiratory diseases. Hantavirus is the most common airborne virus carried by mice and other rodents. Where there's a mice there's also the threat of Lyme Disease. Ticks infected with the disease can hitch a ride on a mouse until they find their next victim: you or one of your family members.
Urine, droppings and pheromones left behind after removing a mice infestation can attract more mice if not properly removed. This includes disinfecting and removing contaminated insulation.
Home Environment Solutions is a trusted expert for restoration and insulation services in Pittsburgh, Weirton, Washington and surrounding areas in West Virginia & Pennsylvania. We offer free estimates on attic cleaning, insulation removal and replacement. To schedule your in-home evaluation, contact us today!