Macomb County, Michigan Rat Control

Macomb County, Michigan Rat Control Services

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Rodent entry elimination: We see many attempts by handymen, pest control companies, and Macomb 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 Macomb 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.

How to Make a Rat Trap


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  • Do rats bite sleeping babies?

  • Do rats attack human necks?

  • Do cats keep rats away?

Your inspection process must include ladder work and climbing on a roof. No rat bait ingredient is universally highly acceptable, and regional differences are the rule rather than the exception. Many rats may cache or hoard considerable amounts of solid food, which they eat later. In general, glue boards are more effective for house mice than for either of the rat species. Timing a sealup for rats is impossible, because they leave for short periods, and they don't all leave at the same time of night. Roof rats are not accomplished swimmers and are not usually found in sewers. Glue boards will catch roof rats, but, like traps, they must be located on beams, rafters, and along other travel routes, making them more difficult to place effectively for roof rats than for Norway rats or house mice. Read more about where rats live. Use enough traps to eliminate the rodents quickly. They also consume seeds, nuts, berries, and insects. The long, sensitive whiskers (vibrissae) near their nose and the guard hairs on their body are used as tactile sensors.

How to Make a Rat Trap


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  • Do rats carry rabies?

  • How to Make a Rat Trap

  • Do rats dig holes? Do they burrow under houses? How deep?

These rats are nocturnal and are excellent climbers. Roof rats can also enter openings in walls, eaves and roof from the branches of trees. Like Norway rats, they are omnivorous and, if necessary, will feed on almost anything. Bubonic plague was a scourge in Europe several times throughout history. In homes, the attic and garage rafters close to the infestation are the best trapping sites. Roof rats are likely to found in coastal, near-coastal areas and port cities. However, they may sometimes also build nests in burrows. A few baits are strong enough to cause death with a single feeding. Care must be exercised to ensure that baits are properly placed and the use instructions on the product’s label are strictly followed. Using traps and other mechanical means to remove rats. Store pet food in sealed containers and do not leave it out at night.

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


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  • The Invasion Of Roof Rats

  • Can rats swim? Do they drown?

  • What can rats chew through?

Always be sure that fresh bait is available continuously until rats stop feeding. A vegetation-free margin around the grove will slow rat invasions because rats are more susceptible to predation when crossing unfamiliar open areas. These rodents have been known to consume tree bark, meat and grain. Look for fresh droppings. Other indicators can include grease marks along surfaces as well as nests. If you have heard noises in your walls or attic, chances are you have rats. Please also read the section on Sanitation, as it is an important consideration in rodent control. Walk only on the wooden beams in the attic, never the sheet rock, or you could fall through the ceiling! Be careful, an attic is a hazardous place, where it can be easy to fall, or poke a roofing nail in your head.