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.

DIY Rat Extermination

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  • Biology of Black Rat

  • How to keep rats out of my garbage

  • What is the best bait to trap a rat?

Always be sure that fresh bait is available continuously until rats stop feeding. Young rats generally cannot be trapped until about 1 month old. They need not be baited. Exclusion is an important rodent control technique. We provide the most extensive service and the best warranty plan in the industry. Other rodenticides. You can't ignore wildlife problems, because of the damage and health risks that rats cause. In controlling roof rats with rodenticides, a sharp distinction must be made between control in and around buildings and control away from buildings such as in landfills and dumps, along drainage ditches and streams, in sewer water evaporation ponds, and in parks. These rats are nocturnal and are excellent climbers. The whiskers and guard hairs enable the animals to travel adjacent to walls in the dark and in burrows. Droppings Rats produce a lot of feces and the presence of their fecal droppings is a surefire way to spot an infestation.

Rodent Proofing For Fall

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  • Rats: How to Get Rid of Rats for Good!

  • Will a rat chew through the ceiling?

They are very strong, and can injure your fingers. The key is to control rat populations, not individual rats. It actually makes it worse, because the rats are multiplying, dying, defecating, destroying insulation, chewing wires and chewing air ducts, while you wait for your next service. There are holes all over - missing roof vent screens, plumbing stacks, gaps between the roof and fascia board, gaps in the siding, areas where pipes go into the house, etc. Distinctions must be made as to which rodenticide (registered product) to use, the method of application or placement, and the amount of bait to apply. Roof rats can be carriers of diseases. They also often chew on inedible materials such as books, soap, and cans. Roof rats are susceptible to all of the various anticoagulant rodenticides, but less so than Norway rats. A preferred categorization would be “anticoagulants” and “non-anticoagulants” or “other rodenticides. Sightings & Sounds - Since rodents are nocturnal and live secretively under normal circumstances, you can be sure that regular daytime rodent sightings indicate a heavy infestation. Removing clutter and any debris that creates hiding places rats can use as harborage sites.

Do I have Rats?

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  • What animals do rats kill?

  • Baiting Tips for Mice

  • Do cats keep rats away?

In dense populations, roof rats will establish a social hierarchy, wherein dominant males mate more than subordinate males. Historically, infected fleas have transmitted serious plagues from rats to humans. Traps should be placed flush with walls in areas of highest travel (as determined by Inspection). However, a few differences must be taken into account. Fur is smooth. In urban settings, cats and owls prey on roof rats but have little if any effect on well-established populations. The common wooden snap traps that are effective for Norway rats are effective for roof rats. Selection of rodenticides and bait products must be done according to label instructions.