- Caulk, seal or otherwise repair gaps, cracks, crevices, flashings and all holes and gaps everywhere -- including screens, filters, door sweeps, utility penetrations, drop-ceilings, equipment mezzanines, dock plates, door thresholds … the list goes on.
- Look beyond the production floor. Don't overlook sanitation in break areas and waste disposal areas; here, too, prevention is a lot simpler than chemical remediation and the risk of lost production time.
- Attend to landscaping by trimming bushes and maintaining a foot-wide gravel perimeter around the building with the appropriate rodent trapping stations.
- Watch declining temperatures and talk to agricultural neighbors ready to harvest, cut or burn fields, which can chase rodents to your doorstep.