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We offer commercial roof rat removal services in Farmington Hills, FL for large and small buildings. There is literally no pest or rodent problem that we can not solve. We truly care about finding every entry point so if we find an opening we document it well. You have find more information on our blog concerning pests and pest control procedures, which covers residential rat trapping as well. The work we provide today will last years years, we don’t simply put down a rodent treatment and hope you call us back.

Wild rodents can cause home damage, contaminate food, and cause illness in people and pets.  Rodent infestations are more likely to occur when events, such as flooding, displace them. To avoid rodent infestation, remove potential rodent food and water sources and store food for people and pets in sealed containers. Clear away debris and other material that rodents can hide in.  Safely clean up rodent droppings, urine and nesting areas, always wearing gloves and spraying material with disinfectant until thoroughly soaked before attempting to remove or clean.

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Rat Control in Farmington Hills –

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What Are Rats?


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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. They are sometimes found living in rice fields or around poultry or other farm buildings as well as in industrial sites where food and shelter are available. Store pet food in sealed containers and do not leave it out at night. These tactics have been ruled fraudulent by the FTC, and they DO NOT WORK. They may live in trees, such as palm, or in attics, and climb down to a food source. Any reputable nuisance wildlife company will have spent money on licensing, liability insurance, and a host of other business expenses. In food-processing and food-storage facilities, roof rats do about the same type of damage as Norway rats, and damage is visually hard to differentiate. Rats have acute hearing and can readily detect noises.

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Norway rats are also polygamous and form colonies of many males and females. Western Exterminator is the expert in rat removal and rat control services and we have the latest methods for finding where rats are getting in and preventing them from returning. Females can breed year-round. Read more about where rats live. In homes, the attic and garage rafters close to the infestation are the best trapping sites. Having completed the repairs to wires, and possibly vacuumed feces or replaced insulation (not usually necessary) fumigate the attic to kill any remaining parasites or spores from the rats. For further information see Norway Rats. The commercially available, expanded plastic treadle traps, such as the Victor Professional Rat Trap, are particularly effective if properly located in well-traveled paths. Roof rats also have an excellent sense of balance. Any reputable nuisance wildlife company will have spent money on licensing, liability insurance, and a host of other business expenses. Disturbances such as habitat modifications should be avoided until the population is under control.

Dealing With Roof Rat Problems


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The long, sensitive whiskers (vibrissae) near their nose and the guard hairs on their body are used as tactile sensors. Rats leave the attic during the night, to go out and forage for water and food. Trap at left is modified by fastening a piece of cardboard to expand its trigger size (traps with expanded treadles can also be purchased from several manufacturers). They usually don't leave the attic for very long. Body is smaller and sleeker than the Norway rat’s. With lemons they may eat only the rind and leave the hanging fruit intact. They may also enter through ill-fitted doors, windows, or screens, and air vents that are not in sound or working order. In most instances, rats are very wary. Listen for rat evidence, like their scurrying and running noises in the attic, and scratching in the walls. Most pest control companies set rat traps, perhaps squirt some flammable expansion foam at very obvious holes, and then put you on a monthly service to remove the rats that are still getting in to your home. Overhead trap sets are particularly useful for roof rats.

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