Sometimes customers tell us that there is mice poop or dead rodents in the location we are cleaning out. First and foremost, we thank every customer that tells us this info from the start. It makes a difference in the way we remove junk in the desired location. This information also keeps our employees protected from the potential diseases rodents can carry.
Mice, Rats, and Chipmunks although cute at times can often carry harmful and potentially deadly viruses. An example of same of the viruses are listed below.
– Rat bite fever (RBF)
– Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus (LCMV)
Now this blog post is not designed to scare you from rodents, but is to be informational about cautions to take when dealing with rodents, rodent poop or dead rodents. For all you who decide to clear out a location around or, inside your home that has rodents please wear a dust mask and gloves. Better yet you can go to your local hardware store and pick up a toxic dust respirator to protect you from the hazardous dust. Toxic dust respirators cost around $30, if that is too expensive ask yourself “what are my lungs worth?” Once your done wash your hand and take a shower before doing anything else, it will keep you disease free.
Whether you decide to clean out rodent infested locations by yourself or hire a company to do it in a fast and timely manner Junk Aide LLC is here to help you with all your junk removal and hauling needs for Northern Va.