Eastgate Rat Removal – Manatee County, FL Rodent Pros
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Rats can cause significant damage to structures inside your Eastgate 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 Eastgate 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)
Humane Roof Rat Removal in Eastgate Florida
They are sometimes found living in rice fields or around poultry or other farm buildings as well as in industrial sites where food and shelter are available.
Bubonic Plague - the famous disease that nearly wiped out humanity during the Middle Ages was eventually traced back to parasites like fleas carried by rats.
Some type of clean food can be used to entice the rats to the boxes, or the tracking powders can be used in conjunction with an anticoagulant bait, with both placed in the same station.
Use enough traps to eliminate the rodents quickly.
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.
It actually makes it worse, because the rats are multiplying, dying, defecating, destroying insulation, chewing wires and chewing air ducts, while you wait for your next service.
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.
Roof Rats are predominate in coastal areas.
Strip and destroy all unwanted fruit when the harvest period is over.
Grease marks (from the oil and dirt of rats) often appear along walls next to runways.
This is a great supplementary treatment to trapping when you are dealing with larger rodent populations, or for outdoor populations.
Trim all tree branches to further prevent entry.
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.
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.
Roof rats are susceptible to all of the various anticoagulant rodenticides, but less so than Norway rats.
For rats, all openings greater than 1/2" should be sealed.
A few instances of first-generation anticoagulant resistance have been reported in roof rats; although not common, it may be underestimated because so few resistance studies have been conducted on this species.
Most commercial baits are registered for both species of rats and for house mice, but often they are less acceptable to roof rats than to the other species.
The young are able to breed before they are four months old.
Rats are nocturnal and are not commonly seen.
It is difficult to find suitable places to lay the tracking powder that will not create a potential problem of contaminating food or materials below the placement sites.
They use their tails for balance while traveling along overhead utility lines.
While rats can live in the walls, the kitchen, under the house, etc. the most common place for rats to inhabit in a house is the attic.
Rats may live up to three years, but a lifespan of one and a half years is more common.
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