Got a backyard bird feeder? Then, chances are, you’ve also got squirrels taking aim at it day after day. While you may not mind a few squirrels snacking on your bird seed, too many can overwhelm and will, likely, wind up destroying your feeder – or, even, marking and protecting it from the birds you’re looking to attract.

Mice and roof rats will try to gain access to your home for several reasons. Whether escaping the frigid cold, predators, or the extreme heat, once you have them inside your house it is important to identify this issue before it is too late. Besides causing damage to the home, they can spread germs and disease. Here are 5 signs you have a mouse/roof rat problem in your home.