Can Pests Come Into Homes Through the Toilet? Experts Say Yes!

FAIRFAX, Va. (July 21, 2013) – You’ve probably heard of pests entering homes through tears in window screens, cracks in siding, or even electrical boxes and AC units. But what about toilets?

There have been several reports recently of animals like rats, squirrels, and snakes creeping through pipes and ending up in toilets. Although this is a less conventional way for pests to gain access homes, it definitely can happen.