Oakland County, Michigan Rat Trapper

Oakland County, Michigan Rat Control Services

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Rodent entry elimination: We see many attempts by handymen, pest control companies, and Oakland 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 Oakland 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 rats dangerous to cats, dogs, or other pets?


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  • How to get rats out of a wall

  • What are Rats?

  • Dealing With Roof Rat Problems

Hundreds may be nesting in a city block-in underground burrows, in sewers, on roofs, inside buildings-with few people in the area realizing it. Within a population, some rats will be easy to control, some difficult. Parks with natural and artificial ponds, or reservoirs may also be infested. Excellent climber that can often be found in the upper parts of structures. Floor drains and sewer pipes should have tight-fitting grates with openings less than 1/4 inch in diameter. We provide the most extensive service and the best warranty plan in the industry. Historically, infected fleas have transmitted serious plagues from rats to humans. You can also read about How much does rat control cost? Get rat extermination prices. Hundreds may be nesting in a city block-in underground burrows, in sewers, on roofs, inside buildings-with few people in the area realizing it. Sometimes rats get into the kitchen area and feed on stored foods. Rats can squeeze into a hole the size of a quarter.

Do rats make good pets?


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  • Clean Up and Damage Repair

  • Do rats chew on wires? Why?

  • Do cats keep rats away?

The only way to solve a rat or mouse problem is to find every last point of entry into the house, and seal it shut. Rat control requires an integrated approach that includes non-lethal tools such as careful inspections, upgraded sanitation, and rat-proofing structures. The 5 to 8 young in the litter develop rapidly, growing hair within a week. Selection of rodenticides and bait products must be done according to label instructions. They approach new food or object with caution. Rats contaminating food or food preparation surfaces can transmit food poisoning. Then they return to the attic. Check the repairs you've done, to make sure no new areas have been chewed open. Roof rats are adept climbers and not surprisingly are apt to build their nests in locations above ground. PLEASE read my how to trap a rat guide for good tips and methods on proper rat trapping. Indoor nests usually are constructed in insulation such as in attics.

Do dogs keep rats away?


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  • What Do Rats Eat?

  • What is the best bait to trap a rat?

  • What are Rats?

Roof rats are likely to found in coastal, near-coastal areas and port cities. Breeding seasons vary in different areas. Rodent-proofing against roof rats usually requires more time to find entry points than for Norway rats because of their greater climbing ability. It is difficult to find suitable places to lay the tracking powder that will not create a potential problem of contaminating food or materials below the placement sites. You can also read about How much does rat control cost? Get rat extermination prices. Removing clutter and any debris that creates hiding places rats can use as harborage sites. To prevent a colony from nesting in your home, make sure that all the windows and vents are screened. Roof rats frequently enter buildings from the roof or from accesses near overhead utility lines, which they use to travel from area to area.