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Get Rid Of Attic Rats in Michigan

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Nuisance Rodent Trapping and Prevention

Rats, mice and other rodents can become a nuisance when they come in close proximity to humans. In addition to spreading disease to both humans and household pets, rodents can also cause property damage and contaminate food sources. Our team specializes in rodent control and removal to help you get rid of rodents in your home or business.

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Our procedure “Rodent Proofing” is often misinterpreted by homeowners whose attics are infested with rodents. Pest control companies and specialty animal removal companies remove rodents from the attic. While it is rare for pest control companies to include the service of sealing the roof openings, it is more common for specialty companies to do so. To effectively eliminate rodent entry, roofing shingles, tile and/or metal roof covering must be removed.

Rat Diseases


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  • Are rats dangerous to cats, dogs, or other pets?

  • Are cage traps a good option for rats?

  • What Are Rats?

From causing plague epidemics (the "Black Death" of Europe) to rat-bite fever, whether feeding on stored grain or gnawing electric wires, rats are enemies of humankind. Overhead trap sets are particularly useful for roof rats. The latter two were ineffective for roof rats. In food-processing and storage facilities, they will feed on nearly all food items, though their food preferences may differ from those of Norway rats. The underside of the roof rat’s body is grayish to white. The Norway rat produces six to eight litters of six to nine young per year. They prefer to consume fruits (sometimes referred to as the “fruit rat” or “citrus rat”) and nuts, although roof rats are omnivorous and will feed on almost anything available to them. Mating may occur year round in locations where the environmental conditions are sufficient. Many rats may cache or hoard considerable amounts of solid food, which they eat later. Tracking powders. Norway rats are usually active at dusk or during the night and are inactive during daylight hours.

Rat Repellents


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  • What are Rats?

  • What if a rat got inside my house?

  • What Are Rats?

These tactics have been ruled fraudulent by the FTC, and they DO NOT WORK. Roof rats are likely to found in coastal, near-coastal areas and port cities. The smallest imperfections during the construction and roofing of a home can lead to a rat infestation. They do very well on feed provided for domestic animals such as swine, dairy cows, and chickens, as well as on dog and cat food. Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome is transferred via inhalation of rodent urine, droppings or saliva. A rat does not want to be exposed to danger outside for very long! If you think you can just seal shut the entry holes into the house during the daylight when they are outside, that is incorrect. Once you're satisfied that there is no more evidence of rats, and you are not trapping any new rats, you should clean the attic or whatever area they were living in, to remove the contamination and biohazard, and also to eliminate the rat scent, which will attract new rats to try to chew their way into the house in the future. Bait blocks are easy to place in small areas and difficult-to-reach locations out of the way of children, pets, and nontarget species.

What are Rats?


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  • Do rats have bones? How can they fit in such small holes?

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Products sold as general animal repellents, based on taste and/or odor, are sometimes advertised to repel animals, including rats, from garbage bags. This is a great supplementary treatment to trapping when you are dealing with larger rodent populations, or for outdoor populations. Sometimes rats get into the kitchen area and feed on stored foods. They may be frightened by sound-producing devices for awhile but they become accustomed to constant and frequently repeated sounds quickly. At birth they are hairless, and their eyes are closed. Some traps should be placed on the floor, but more should be placed above floor level (for example, on top of stacked commodities). Traps should be placed flush with walls in areas of highest travel (as determined by Inspection). In some situations, pet food and poorly managed garbage may represent a major food resource. Roof rats are susceptible to all of the various anticoagulant rodenticides, but less so than Norway rats. However, when a Norway rat population grows so large that competition from other rats for food, water and harborage increases, some members of the rat community may seek to find new areas to colonize during the daytime. From causing plague epidemics (the "Black Death" of Europe) to rat-bite fever, whether feeding on stored grain or gnawing electric wires, rats are enemies of humankind.