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Rats can cause significant damage to structures inside your Palm View home. Rats’ teeth grow constantly, so they need to gnaw on things to wear down their teeth. Unfortunately for you, that means they can – and will – chew through anything to get where they want to go, including drywall, wood and wall studs, plumbing pipes, and electrical wires. They will also help themselves to the food in your pantry, leaving behind unsanitary droppings and contaminated food. For help call the Manatee County, FL Rodent Pros today!
Rats can also carry a number of disease-causing germs that are harmful to adults, children, and pets, such as Salmonella and E. coli, which can cause food poisoning or other infections. Rats can also transmit rabies, bubonic plague and Weil’s disease (leptospirosis). For these reasons, it is extremely important to call our Palm View rodent control service and get rid of rats in your house as soon as you realize you have a rat infestation. We offer the best guarantees on rodent exclusion for homes.
We also service Sarasota of course. Our range includes most of the south end of Tampa Bay, including Palmetto, Memphis, Ellenton, Oneco, Whitfield Estates, Bayshore Gardens, Cortez, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria, and Palma Sola.
Manatee County, Florida
Area: 743 mi²
Population: 363,369 (2015)
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Roof rats can also enter openings in walls, eaves and roof from the branches of trees.
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.
Touch is an important sense in rats.
Roof rats are likely to found in coastal, near-coastal areas and port cities.
In the third week they begin to take solid food.
Norway rats are also omnivores and will eat just about anything that is found near where humans discard food.
Rodenticides were once categorized as acute (single-dose) or chronic (multiple dose) toxicants.
To prevent a colony from nesting in your home, make sure that all the windows and vents are screened.
When practical, remove extraneous vegetation adjacent to the crop that may provide shelter for rats.
Gnawing holes - Gnawing holes from Roof rats are about 2 inches or more in diameter and will have rough edges.
Hantavirus - a potentially lethal virus if humans come in contact with rat urine or feces.
Exclusion and sealing of sites greater than ½ inch (about the size of a dime) using screens, flashing, door sweeps and other materials to keep rats from entering a structure.
Only after you've sealed the openings shut, you should start trapping and removal.
The damage control methods used for roof rats are essentially the same as for Norway rats.
Parks with natural and artificial ponds, or reservoirs may also be infested.
Removing clutter and any debris that creates hiding places rats can use as harborage sites.
There are several other types of lethal traps, including the crocodile trap, which has teeth that close on the rat, and even gas chamber traps.
Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome is transferred via inhalation of rodent urine, droppings or saliva.
Roof rats are more aerial than Norway rats in their habitat selection and often live in trees or on vine-covered fences.
Roof rats are omnivores and will feed on many types of vegetation such as fruits, grains, seeds and grocery produce.
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.
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.
That is very costly! Do the job ONCE by a wildlife operator, NOT A PEST CONTROL COMPANY, get it done, and you'll be rat-free forever.
Once established, they readily breed and thrive within buildings, just as Norway rats do.
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