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.

Is it legal for me to trap a rat?


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Rats are nocturnal and are not commonly seen. Elsewhere, reports indicate that roof rats are slowly disappearing from localized areas for no apparent reason. 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. Black or brown, can be over 40 cm long, with a long tail, large ears and eyes, and a pointed nose. They use their tails for balance while traveling along overhead utility lines. Once established, they readily breed and thrive within buildings, just as Norway rats do. Their presence is typically detected by the occurrence of their droppings, holes chewed into bags and containers, and chewed nesting materials. Okay, the first and most important thing you have to do is find out how rats are getting into the building. They approach new food or object with caution. Okay, the first and most important thing you have to do is find out how rats are getting into the building. Roof rats are more aerial than Norway rats in their habitat selection and often live in trees or on vine-covered fences.

What should I do with a rat after I catch it?


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  • Are cage traps a good option for rats?

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. PLEASE read my how to trap a rat guide for good tips and methods on proper rat trapping. Anticoagulant paraffin-type bait blocks provide an alternative to bait stations containing pelleted or loose cereal bait. Their design makes them more rat-specific when used out-of-doors than ordinary snap traps that sometimes take birds. Young rats generally cannot be trapped until about 1 month old. This is a great supplementary treatment to trapping when you are dealing with larger rodent populations, or for outdoor populations. In some situations, pet food and poorly managed garbage may represent a major food resource. It is also capable of transmitting a number of diseases to domestic animals and is suspected in the transference of ectoparasites from one place to another. A new second-generation anticoagulant, difethialone, is presently being developed and EPA registration is anticipated in the near future. Black or brown, can be over 40 cm long, with a long tail, large ears and eyes, and a pointed nose. Care must be exercised to ensure that baits are properly placed and the use instructions on the product’s label are strictly followed.

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Trapping The first step in controlling a roof rat infestation is to properly identify the rodents. Rats (Rattus spp. They can transmit these diseases through physical contact, bites, by contamination or by fleas that are feeding on the rodent. At about 3 months of age they are completely independent of the mother and are reproductively mature. Roof rats have hairless, scaly tails that are longer than their heads and bodies. They also exist all along the Pacific Coast and are found on the Hawaiian Islands (Fig. The great adaptability of rats to human-created environments and the high fertility rate of rats make for quick recuperation of their populations.