Wayne County, Michigan Rodent Exterminator

Wayne County, Michigan Rat Control Services

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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.

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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.

Are cage traps a good option for rats?


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  • Rat Repellents

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

  • What can rats climb?

The common wooden snap traps that are effective for Norway rats are effective for roof rats. Pesticides must be registered for rat control by federal and/or state authorities and used in accordance with label directions. Lights (flashing or continuously on) may repel rats at first, but rats will quickly acclimate to them. Therefore, the body oils on a rat’s fur gets deposited on corners and edges of walls and around holes and gaps they use to enter into a wall void. Rats can squeeze into a hole the size of a quarter. Roof rats range along the lower half of the East Coast and throughout the Gulf States upward into Arkansas. Females can breed year-round. Also, be careful when setting snap traps. With lemons they may eat only the rind and leave the hanging fruit intact. No, they sleep in the attic all day. Other indicators can include grease marks along surfaces as well as nests.

What if you are bitten by a rat


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  • How to keep rats out of my garden

  • Rat Infestation

  • What if you are bitten by a rat

Burrows Or Nests Holes in the ground around foundations, plus nests in attics or trees are evidence of a rat problem. How to Control Rat Situations and Infestations. Damage - a rat's teeth are constantly growing and that means they have to chew on hard things like wood to trim them back. For more info on general rat control, go to my main rat removal page, or my extensive instructional how to get rid of rats page. Rats may live up to three years, but a lifespan of one and a half years is more common. METHOD OF CONTROL: First of all, mothballs or ammonia won't make them leave, nor will ultrasonic sound emitters or strobe lights. Female adults will produce about seven litters per year and will mate again about 18 hours after giving birth to her litter of about eight pups. For a one-time fee, we trap and remove all rats, and identify and reconstruct all rat entry points. Caution should be taken to avoid trapping nontarget species such as tree squirrels. Roof rats frequently enter buildings from the roof or from accesses near overhead utility lines, which they use to travel from area to area. 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.

Rat Proofing


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  • Building Inspection and Rat-Proofing

  • Clean Up and Damage Repair

  • What animals do rats kill?

Indoors, runways appear as clean paths through dust or dirt. The long, sensitive whiskers (vibrissae) near their nose and the guard hairs on their body are used as tactile sensors. Other rat signs may also assist, but be aware that both species may be present. Inspection is an important first step in getting rid of rats. Rats are responsible for the spread of many diseases. The smallest imperfections during the construction and roofing of a home can lead to a rat infestation. Cage trapping is often considered to be the most humane way of dealing with an animal problem, and certainly when it comes to larger animals it is fair to say that it can be effective. Roof rats entering homes are generally found in raised or secure enclosures such as walls, cabinets, attics, and false ceilings.