PETALUMA — Richard Estrada: One of the things we recommend for homeowners is to walk around your home on a regular basis and identify any openings around your home that could be allowing rodents to enter. So typically you can take the size of your pinkie or even your index finger and probe around. If there are any openings that are the size of your pinky or your index, most likely a small rat or a mouse can enter.
The other thing that you want to utilize is a good flashlight. As you walk around your home, this will reveal to you where all those openings are and then should there be any openings instead of just filling them with steel wool, Read more