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We offer a full range of pest control services to your family home or business large or small, regardless of the pest problem you have, we aim to provide solutions for you whether you have a home. Shop, restaurant, office block or shed in the back yard, our services and treatments are provided.
4 step advanced solutions for rat control
Rat control becomes more popular for us, in the winter period as rodents start looking for shelter and warmth, usually in the roof space of your property.
Rats are not often seen by people as they are nesting through the day and make their presence at night time, evidence of rats are visible through the marks left on skirting boards, rat feces, and gnaw marks to materials, a large population of rats to your home will be distinct in the smell they generate.
Rats are determined to get that food
Rats are some of the most troublesome rodents and can cause considerable damage to homes and businesses. They eat and contaminate food, damage structures, and property, transmit parasites and diseases to your home and yard. Rats can make nearly anywhere a home. They infest homes, farming, and food, and they adapt easily to their environment.
Despite poor eyesight, they make up for this with their keen senses of hearing, smell, taste, and touch. rats explore and learn about their environment, rats are more active at night. Rats are constantly exploring and learning, memorizing paths, obstacles, food and water, shelter, and their environment features.
It can be difficult to control rats because they avoid new objects such as traps and baits. Consider checking your entire property for other signs of rats which may include droppings, nests, gnaw marks, or a dead rat.
Rats Mulitiply Overnight
Rats are adaptable, persistent, and breed rapidly to produce a large rat infestation, by proofing your home or business will make it less attractive for rats.
Keep your home in good repair; rats can squeeze through gaps of 15mm to gain access, cut back weeds and overgrown areas, keep lawns short and tidy, remove any build-up of waste to eliminate nesting sites for rats.
Rats are good climbers; make sure you trim back any vegetation in contact with the roof, repair any broken or loose tiles, ensure drain covers are fixed correctly and in place, rats have known to climb up downpipes to gain entry, use a fine wire mesh fixed to the base of the pipe, seal any gaps around pipework entering into the building with mortar or caulking, place fine wire mesh over ventilation bricks.
Food sources that are attracted to rodent’s pet food, fruits, bread crumbs, food waste, grease (e.g. such as a BBQ), and rubbish. If you provide food for them, they will stay.
Observe runs and smear marks – rats establish certain routes when traveling to and from their nesting site, these black greasy smears left by their fur rubbing against surfaces.
Droppings – rat droppings are between 10 and 20 mm long and often found concentrated in runs.
How can I prevent rat infestation?
Rats are adaptable, persistent and breed rapidly to produce a large rat infestation, by proofing your home or business will make it less attractive for rats.
Keep your home in good repair; rats can squeeze through gaps of 15mm to gain access.
Cut back weeds and overgrown areas, remove any build-up of waste to eliminate nesting sites for rats.
Rats are good climbers; make sure you trim back any vegetation in contact with the roof, repair any broken or loose tiles.
Ensure drain covers are fixed correctly and in place, rats have known to climb up downpipes to gain entry, use a fine wire mesh fixed to base of the pipe.
Seal any gaps around pipework entering the building with mortar or caulking, place fine wire mesh over ventilation bricks
Roof rats nest outside in trees and dense vegetation, inside roof rats prefer to nest in roof space, tops of walls.
Slender body 180 – 250mm in size with a tail longer than head and body
Fur smooth and soft, usually black or grey.
Pointed with excellent sense of smell and taste, eyes are large and prominent.
Norway Rat is sexually mature at 2-4 Months.
6-10 young in a litter, 4-5 per year
Large droppings 12mm pointed
Lifecycle between 9-18 months
Non-Burrowing, nests mainly in walls, roof space, vines, trees, excellent climbers, normally seen in high places.
The brown rat, also referred to as common rat, street rat, sewer rat, one of the best known and most popular rats.
Heavy set about 200 – 250mm in size with a tail shorter than head and body
Fur harsh and shaggy. brown and black on upper head and body, grey or off white underneath.
Heavy set body with blunt nose and small eyes
Norway Rat is sexually mature at 3-4 Months.
8-10 young in a litter, 6-10 per year
Large droppings 18mm blunt
Lifecycle between 9-18 months
Burrows, lives inside, will come from the sewers, swims well, outside will nest in various places, refuse tips, gardens, hedges.
With trained Pest Control technicians and more than 20 years of experience treating termites and pests, we will make sure you are protected from pests.
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