Wayne County, Michigan Rodent Exterminator

Wayne County, Michigan Rat Control Services

life span of rats

Rodent entry elimination: We see many attempts by handymen, pest control companies, and Wayne County, Michigan rodent extraction companies that do not include the removal of any roofing material. Often the prevention includes the emptying of a can of foam into the void. Without the removal of roofing material, there is no assurance that rodent entry will be eliminated. When we encounter these substandard attempts, we must first remove the previous application.  When this includes foam, the extraction of the foam takes longer than the application of our wire prevention product.

domestic rat bite

Rodent elimination by those who are not insured exposes you, the Wayne County, Michigan homeowner, to unnecessary liabilities. It is in your best interest to request proof of insurance for worker’s compensation and public liability before work begins on your roof. It’s doubtful that you will find these companies or individuals carry such insurance.  Those who do not often work in this environment typically cannot afford expensive roofing insurance.

What can rats chew through?


rat nest removal

  • How to get rats out of the garage

  • What is the best bait to trap a rat?

  • How to Stop Roof Rat Damage

If rats are seen during the day that usually means a very large rodent population is nearby. Without this knowledge, both time and money are wasted, and the chances of failure are increased. Rub marks - rats get coated with dirt and they like to rub against the walls to find their way around a room’s perimeter, since they can't see so well. Within a population, some rats will be easy to control, some difficult. Successful long-term rat control is not simple. Got a rat problem? Let rat removal experts get rid of your rat problems so you don’t have to! Many people want to know how to kill rats, but the reality is that killing the rats may not be the best solution to your rat infestation problem. They are usually a shiny black, but may vary according to diet. Knowledge is limited on interspecific competition between the different genera and species of rats. Rats, like mice, are omnivorous rodents. Sounds Noises produced by scurrying rats, scratching in the walls or other noises from nest building may tip off the property owner to a rat problem. Mice can enter an opening as small as 3/8" wide.

Will a rat chew through the ceiling?


can rats eat

  • Will a rat chew through the ceiling?

  • How to Make a Rat Trap

  • Rat Proofing

Rats, like mice, are omnivorous rodents. Burrows Or Nests Holes in the ground around foundations, plus nests in attics or trees are evidence of a rat problem. Once you know the location of the rats, you can set traps or place bait. Since none of these are anticoagulants, all can be used to control anticoagulant resistant populations of roof rats. Read my comprehensive guide to rats in the attic. Baiting - This method uses poisons, or rodenticides, to attract and kill rodents. Wire-mesh, live traps (Tomahawk®, Havahart®) are available for trapping rats. A new second-generation anticoagulant, difethialone, is presently being developed and EPA registration is anticipated in the near future. Roof rats are susceptible to all of the various anticoagulant rodenticides, but less so than Norway rats. However, they may sometimes also build nests in burrows. They are particularly useful for house mouse control in situations where other methods seem less appropriate.

What animals do rats kill?


how long do rats live?

  • How to Make a Rat Trap

  • Clean Up and Damage Repair

  • Do rats attack human necks?

Pocket gopher box-type traps (such as the DK-2 Gopher Getter) can be modified to catch rats by reversing the action of the trigger. Historically, infected fleas have transmitted serious plagues from rats to humans. A preferred categorization would be “anticoagulants” and “non-anticoagulants” or “other rodenticides. The first step in controlling a roof rat infestation is to properly identify the rodents. No chemical repellents are specifically registered for rat control. Generally, Roof rats stay within 100 miles inland. Rickettsial Diseases - various forms of Typhus fall into this category and can also be carried by rat-borne parasites. The ears and tail are nearly hairless and they are typically 12 to 18 inches long including the tail and weigh 10 to 16 ounces.