Myakka Head Rat Removal – Manatee County, FL Rodent Pros
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Rats can cause significant damage to structures inside your Myakka Head 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 Myakka Head 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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Anticoagulant paraffin-type bait blocks provide an alternative to bait stations containing pelleted or loose cereal bait.
In food-processing and food-storage facilities, roof rats do about the same type of damage as Norway rats, and damage is visually hard to differentiate.
Rodent-infested pallets of goods can be tarped and fumigated on an individual or collective basis.
Their tails are longer than the rest of their body and are uniformly dark colored.
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.
Rats have been plaguing humans for centuries, famous for their continuously-growing sharp teeth, their desire for human food, their tendency to get into homes and buildings and create nests and their health problems - rats are the essence of a pest.
Presently, only one such modified trap is commercially available.
It has often been said that Norway rats will displace roof rats whenever they come together, but the evidence is not altogether convincing.
It is found in every state.
Visual sightings of live or dead rodents indicate rodent activity.
When everyone is asleep and the house is quiet, the rats can be heard scurrying about.
Avoid using poison and glue traps, as these are inhumane and cause more problems than they solve.
Selection of rodenticides and bait products must be done according to label instructions.
Female adults will produce about seven litters per year and will mate again about 18 hours after giving birth to her litter of about eight pups.
Wire-mesh, live traps (Tomahawk®, Havahart®) are available for trapping rats.
Setting a trap to collect a few specimens may be the only sure way to identify the rat or rats involved.
Specifications may vary depending on bait manufacturer even though the active ingredient may be the same.
When necessary, roof rats will travel considerable distances (100 to 300 feet [30 to 90 m]) for food.
You don't want to over-pay of course.
Exclusion is an important rodent control technique.
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.
Norway rats are also omnivores and will eat just about anything that is found near where humans discard food.
Adult roof rats usually live about one year.
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