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Have you ever had a rat infestation? If so, then you know the impact that it can have on your life. Rats are dirty creatures who carry disease and leave droppings everywhere they go. They also chew through walls, furniture, insulation, electrical wire and more. This blog post will cover everything to know about rats and how they can cause problems for your home or business!
Rats are also intelligent creatures. They can chew through almost anything, and they're clever enough to learn how to get out of any trap you set for them (and then return later). As a result, rats will eat most things, including your food supplies! This means that even if the rat infestation is stopped, it's likely there is still a rat somewhere near your home or business eating all of your food. They're also known to spread diseases like:
- salmonella - a disease that is spread through contact with the urine, droppings or saliva of a rat.
- Leptospirosis - a severe bacterial infection carried by rats and other animals like raccoons and possums. It can cause fever, headaches, vomiting, diarrhoea and more!
- Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome - is an acute respiratory illness caused by a virus carried by deer mice. It can cause fever, cough, shortness of breath and even death!
- plague - a severe bacterial infection that is very deadly and can be spread to humans from rats.
- Listeriosis - a disease caused by eating contaminated food, such as meat and dairy products. It's often contracted when someone eats food that has been in the refrigerator too long or after drinking unpasteurized milk.
If you think that you might have a rat infestation, it's essential to call a professional Preston on the Hill Rat exterminator right away for help. Rat control is not something that amateurs can do! They need to be carefully removed from your home or business. Then you can have a pest control company like Preston on the Hill Rat Control Treatments and Removal Service come in afterwards for follow-up treatments to keep the rat infestation from returning. Call today!
How Do Rats Enter A Property?
Rats are intelligent creatures who can find different ways to get into your property. They will often chew through plastic, rubber or metal pipes that lead to your home or business, or they'll build up enough of a nest near the opening you have big enough for them to squeeze inside. Make sure that all of these openings are sealed off with steel mesh if you want any hope of controlling rat infestations around your property!
Where Do Rats Nests?
Rats commonly build their nests in dark, enclosed areas near food sources like garbage or any food left out. Rats don't like to live near bright lights since they are nocturnal animals.
Destroying rats' habitats: Rats need caves, shelters and vegetation to thrive in, so destroying their habitats will make them leave your property for sure! This means removing items that can offer cover (rocks, woodpiles), removing trees and shrubs that they may nest in (including complete removal of hedges) and treating any potential haunts with high-powered pesticide sprays. Keeping your garbage cans tightly sealed with the lids closed is also an essential step in preventing infestation by controlling food source availability.
How to Prevent a Re-infestation?
In the aftermath of removing rats from your home or business, it's essential to take steps to prevent them from returning. This includes:
-Sealing off all entry points into your property with steel mesh
-Storing any food in airtight containers and keeping garbage cans tightly sealed
-Removing any potential rat habitats like rocks, woodpiles, trees and shrubs, and treating these areas with a high-powered pesticide spray
-Keeping your property well lit at night to make it less attractive for rats
-Designing a rat control plan that has Preston on the Hill Rat Control Treatments and Removal Service professionals come in and spray the outside of your home or business every month.
The rat infestation in your home is not something you should deal with alone. At Preston on the Hill Rat Control Treatments and Removal Service, we offer 24-hour professional pest control rat services that include an inspection to find out where they are coming from. We provide guaranteed results through our humane methods of eradication, ensuring a rat-free future for you and your family. Don't risk your health by using DIY products when dealing with rats; let us handle the problem instead!