Rat Exterminator Whitmore Lake MI

Whitmore Lake Rat Removal

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We offer commercial roof rat removal services in Whitmore Lake, 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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Are cage traps a good option for rats?

Will a rat chew through the ceiling?


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Nests and Burrows - check behind shelves, boxes, behind the fridge, anywhere that a rat might like to use as a hiding space. PLEASE read my how to trap a rat guide for good tips and methods on proper rat trapping. In dense populations, roof rats will establish a social hierarchy, wherein dominant males mate more than subordinate males. Rats, like mice, are omnivorous rodents. Within a population, some rats will be easy to control, some difficult. Like the Norway rat, the roof rat is implicated in the transmission of a number of diseases to humans, including murine typhus, leptospirosis, salmonellosis (food poisoning), rat-bite fever, and plague. Products sold as general animal repellents, based on taste and/or odor, are sometimes advertised to repel animals, including rats, from garbage bags. Roof rats are more aerial than Norway rats in their habitat selection and often live in trees or on vine-covered fences.

Shooting Rats


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Roof rats have a strong tendency to avoid new objects in their environment and this neophobia can influence control efforts, for it may take several days before they will approach a bait station or trap. Listen for rat evidence, like their scurrying and running noises in the attic, and scratching in the walls. Many rats may cache or hoard considerable amounts of solid food, which they eat later. The young may continue to nurse until 4 or 5 weeks old. Wire-mesh, live traps (Tomahawk®, Havahart®) are available for trapping rats. Care must be exercised to ensure that baits are properly placed and the use instructions on the product’s label are strictly followed. Setting a trap to collect a few specimens may be the only sure way to identify the rat or rats involved. In tree crops, some cultural practices can be helpful. Once you are confident that you have caught all of the rats that are in the attic, then it will be time to check for any insulation or wires in the attic that need to be replaced, and for any nesting material to remove, and feces to clean up. Roof rats leave a hind foot track of about 3/4-1 inch. Norway rats are also polygamous and form colonies of many males and females.

What Do Rats Eat?


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The first and most crucial thing is to inspect the house and find all possible entry holes, and before starting any trapping, carry out repairs and seal the attic so the rats can't get in again. Rats that are captured should be humanely destroyed and not released elsewhere because of their role in disease transmission, damage potential, and detrimental effect on native wildlife. Remove pre harvest fruits or nuts that drop in backyards. Both roof rats and Norway rats have a well-developed sense of smell and are wary of new things that are introduced into their home range. 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. In landscaped yards they often live in overgrown shrubbery or vines, feeding on ornamentals, vegetables, fruits, and nuts. If you have rats in your home, it's very important to do the job right the first time! I have seen dozens and dozens of cases of nightmare scenarios over many years, in which homeowners have paid pest control companies for a monthly contract that never ends. Once you are confident that you have caught all of the rats that are in the attic, then it will be time to check for any insulation or wires in the attic that need to be replaced, and for any nesting material to remove, and feces to clean up. This means there are no more rats to feed on it because they are dead. The Norway rat produces six to eight litters of six to nine young per year. The damage control methods used for roof rats are essentially the same as for Norway rats.

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