Mice / Discussions

Are mice droppings and urine toxic?

...mice and their droppings is definitely a health risk for humans. Mice sometimes carry dangerous viruses (hantavirus) and humans can contract it by breathing in ...

Posted by JT Nov. 14, 2017, 4:49 p.m. Pest control 1 Responses

How can I prevent animals from getting behind the siding on my house?

I am having an older home resided. At this point there is no strapping between the sheathing and siding, but I want that added to help with moisture control. W...

Posted by Connie Curtin Feb. 22, 2020, 1:52 p.m. Pest control 1 Responses

What kind of foam board should I use to insulate rim joists in Wisconsin?

...mice in some places, and just plain not working in others. But what to replace it with? I'm leaning toward 4" of polyiso, with a <25 fire spread. It won't wor...

Posted by Matt Kime Sept. 12, 2021, 10:31 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Why do you shim up basement walls?

...mice or bugs coming in through the gap. There has been flooding here, but if it ever happens again, I don't want it getting behind the wall, which would probabl...

Posted by t b March 2, 2021, 3:17 p.m. Basements improvements 4 Responses

How do you fix radon and water infiltration in a dry stone foundation?

...mice galor! So thinking of caulking rim/joists and filling w rock insulation btwn. Heard they hate that stuff. Many thanks in advance for any advice and/or vali...

Posted by john flannery July 14, 2020, 4:24 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 5 Responses