Rat Control and Removal

Rats are one of the worst pest problems to have. They carry a number of dangerous diseases and other pests. Even if you have no direct contact with them. Their droppings can be even more dangerous than their bite and there is a strong, undesirable odor associated with an infestation. Typical indications of a rat problem are indicated by noises being heard at night and scratching in the attic. They leave small droppings and dig tunnels in insulation and other materials as well. You may also see them at night in your yard or home. Although it is far more likely you will hear them or see what they leave behind. We have knowledge and experience that will work to help you get your home back from these pests.

Dangers of Rats

There are several reasons you should not handle a problem with rats on your own. They can carry external parasites such as fleas, flies, maggots, ticks, and mites. Viruses, such as Hepatitis E, are not uncommon. While most homeowners will not come in contact with them in their home, it’s for sure that the food stored in the family pantry will. Contamination can put your health and the health of your family and pets at risk. Do not allow these rodents to eat and drink from pet bowls spreading diseases to the family pet. You do not want to come in close contact with them, call us instead.

Rats In The Attic, Walls

If you see one in your attic, more than likely, it is not alone. They breed very quickly and they need to be removed from your walls before you have an infestation. An average litter is 6-12, gestation is 22-24 days and new young reach reproductive maturity at about 3 months. This means your problem can get out of control rapidly and the expense only gets bigger along with the infestation. Make no mistake, these critters can and will create serious damage to your home if allowed to stay. They will chew electrical wires causing fire hazards.

Your plumbing and water lines are also vulnerable leading to leaks and possible flood damage. They will leave an odor in your home that will need professional deodorization and the droppings and urine will need to be cleaned up and sanitized to remove the risk of disease. Insulation, wood and drywall in your attic can all be damaged. You need to have them removed as soon as you are aware of them. Do not wait, call us now for an inspection.

Rat Extermination

Our team is made up of trained exterminators. We will set traps to capture those that are in your home. We understand the behavior of these animals and know the best traps and where to place them. There are many DIY options out there, but you shouldn’t put yourself or home at risk. These rodents are covered in fleas that are full of terrible diseases that can be life threatening. Let us help you with an extermination and exclusion plan.

Rat Damage Repair

After we seal up the entry points so that they can no longer get into your home, we will safely clean up the damage. Droppings, dead bodies, contaminated insulation and drywall that is left behind can be hazardous to you and your family. We will sanitize the area and repair the damage that they may have caused. The health hazard and damage doesn’t end in the home. rats, and the disease they carry, is a danger to businesses as well. We have control options available for both commercial and residential customers. Don’t let these pests from hurting your employees and patrons, consult with a professional to create a plan to protect your business. Call us today!