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Get Rid Of Attic Rats in Michigan

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Nuisance Rodent Trapping and Prevention

Rats, mice and other rodents can become a nuisance when they come in close proximity to humans. In addition to spreading disease to both humans and household pets, rodents can also cause property damage and contaminate food sources. Our team specializes in rodent control and removal to help you get rid of rodents in your home or business.

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Our procedure “Rodent Proofing” is often misinterpreted by homeowners whose attics are infested with rodents. Pest control companies and specialty animal removal companies remove rodents from the attic. While it is rare for pest control companies to include the service of sealing the roof openings, it is more common for specialty companies to do so. To effectively eliminate rodent entry, roofing shingles, tile and/or metal roof covering must be removed.

What are Rats?


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With lemons they may eat only the rind and leave the hanging fruit intact. Gnawing holes - Gnawing holes from Roof rats are about 2 inches or more in diameter and will have rough edges. If you need to hire professional help, you can call us. At present there are three rodenticides—zinc phosphide, cholecalciferol (vitamin D3), and bromethalin—registered and available for roof rat control. They prefer to consume fruits (sometimes referred to as the “fruit rat” or “citrus rat”) and nuts, although roof rats are omnivorous and will feed on almost anything available to them. 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. Mice can enter an opening as small as 3/8" wide. Trapping 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. In residences where rats may be living in the attic and feeding outdoors, the damage may be restricted to tearing up insulation for nesting or gnawing electrical wiring. The roof rat is more at home in warm climates, and apparently less adaptable, than the Norway rat, which is why it has not spread throughout the country.

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Burrows Or Nests Holes in the ground around foundations, plus nests in attics or trees are evidence of a rat problem. Tracking powders. Rodents sniff out the bait and return to feed upon it continuously until the poison kills them. We service 99% of the USA. Labels will specify where and under what conditions the bait can be used. All openings greater than 1/4" should be sealed to exclude mice. However, when a Norway rat population grows so large that competition from other rats for food, water and harborage increases, some members of the rat community may seek to find new areas to colonize during the daytime. These can be identified by the brown smudges of grease that comes from the rat's fur, and should all be sealed to prevent future rat infestations in the attic.

Do I have Rats?


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Newer rodenticides are much more efficacious and have resulted in the phasing out of these older materials over the last 20 years. In the third week they begin to take solid food. They usually don't leave the attic for very long. These techniques include improving sanitation for the affected location, eliminating hiding places, exclusion and may also include lethal methods such as traps and rodenticides. Then they return to the attic. Just like Norway rats, roof rats destroy far more foodstuffs by contamination from feces and urine than from consumption. They are constantly exploring surroundings and notice changes and are suspicious by nature. The 5 to 8 young in the litter develop rapidly, growing hair within a week. Resistance is of little consequence in the control of roof rats, especially with the newer rodenticides presently available. They prefer to consume fruits (sometimes referred to as the “fruit rat” or “citrus rat”) and nuts, although roof rats are omnivorous and will feed on almost anything available to them. Between 9 and 14 days, their eyes open, and they begin to explore for food and move about near their nest.