The average house mouse is 6-8 inches in length, the body makes up for half the length of the rodent and the tail makes up for the other half. They are grey or patchy brown in color with large ears and eyes. The female house mouse can have on an average 8 litters a year producing 48 babies. The life span of a house mouse is approximately one year. Most mice can fit into holes bigger than a ¼ inch wide and are able to climb very well.
Signs of Rodents: A major sign that you have rodents is seeing feces, usually black in color and shaped like small grains of rice (rat feces is larger and will be around ¾ of an inch), you will find them near cupboards, the pantry, your closet, underneath the sink. Other signs of rodents are hearing scratching, squeaking or scurrying in your walls, floors, or ceilings. If you have holes in bags of grains, boxes of cereal or tiny bites taken out of food that’s laid out on your counters are also signs that you have rodents in your home