Rodents such as rats, squirrels and mice can cause significant problems for houses and apartments. Older urban buildings are particularly vulnerable. Rodents can cause damage by attacking electrical wiring, wood, plumbing and insulation. The most important strategy for homeowners is prevention of entry with good structural repairs. Poor maintenance and leaving doors and windows open present an open invitation for rodents to infest your property. You can read more over at John’s pest control article on how to keep your garage free of mice.