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Rats can cause significant damage to structures inside your Anna Maria 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 Anna Maria 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.
Droppings are another good indicator of roof rat activity.
Various sounds that indicate rodent activity include gnawing, scratching, and digging noises.
Check the repairs you've done, to make sure no new areas have been chewed open.
A new second-generation anticoagulant, difethialone, is presently being developed and EPA registration is anticipated in the near future.
Presently, only one such modified trap is commercially available.
Roof rats entering homes are generally found in raised or secure enclosures such as walls, cabinets, attics, and false ceilings.
Proper ladder safety is a must, as is roof safety.
Exclusion is an important rodent control technique.
They prefer gnawing on wood but may also damage property, electrical wiring, and food packaging.
In situations where rats are not controlled with conventional products, fumigation of transport vehicles or rat ground burrows may sometimes be needed.
They usually don't leave the attic for very long.
For more info on general rat control, go to my main rat removal page, or my extensive instructional how to get rid of rats page.
For further information see Norway Rats.
It is recommended for use in homes because, unlike with poison baits, there is no risk of a rat dying in an inaccessible place and creating an odor problem.
The reproductive potential of one female Norway rat is about 50-60 young per year.
At birth they are hairless, and their eyes are closed.
Disturbances such as habitat modifications should be avoided until the population is under control.
For more detailed information, see Rodent-proof Construction and Exclusion Methods.
Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome is transferred via inhalation of rodent urine, droppings or saliva.
Resistance is of little consequence in the control of roof rats, especially with the newer rodenticides presently available.
Roof rats are omnivores and will feed on many types of vegetation such as fruits, grains, seeds and grocery produce.
They are considered to be color-blind, responding only to the degree of lightness and darkness of color.
Statisticians estimate that rats destroy 20 percent of the world's food supply every year by feeding, and indirectly through contamination.
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