Does digging always cause mice?
They are widening the street right behind my townhouse. I have a 90 ft long backyard, and then right behind my gate (maybe 4 feet or so) they have a dug VERY DEEP, I believe it's to put in new storm water management now that the street will be widened. They purchased some of our common area to do this.
Anyway, I was wondering, will this most likely mean mouse infestation if my townhouse is 90 ft from the digging. At the other end before my townhouse there is about 6 ft concrete patio. Mice would LOVE my house house -- plenty of entry on the patio perimeter, I'm sure of it. I'm doing stuff this weekend like getting rid of paper boxes, getting plastic bins, etc. I'm a clean person and don't even take food or drink (except water) upstairs.
Is there anything I can put down around my townhouse to maybe ward them off if it's pretty much sure thing they are coming? they just started the deep digging around Monday or Tuesday. If they're coming, how long before they come? Any suggestions would be appreciated.
Oh, if this means anything, they just completed work across the road from me, but that digging didn't cause anything. Here's a picture of my backyard of that helps at all.