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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The most commonly found rat pest in United States is the Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus).
Their presence is typically detected by the occurrence of their droppings, holes chewed into bags and containers, and chewed nesting materials.
Exclusion is an important rodent control technique.
They use their tails for balance while traveling along overhead utility lines.
Usually the peaks in breeding occur in the spring and fall.
You hear the scratching rodents in your attic at night, correct? So you might assume that the rats are entering your attic at night.
The smallest imperfections during the construction and roofing of a home can lead to a rat infestation.
Excellent climber that can often be found in the upper parts of structures.
Between 9 and 14 days, their eyes open, and they begin to explore for food and move about near their nest.
Then they return to the attic.
Adult roof rats usually live about one year.
Therefore, the body oils on a rat’s fur gets deposited on corners and edges of walls and around holes and gaps they use to enter into a wall void.
Unfortunately, the rat’s great adaptability to varying environmental conditions can sometimes make this information elusive.
Its worldwide geographic distribution suggests that it is much more suited to tropical and semitropical climates.
They prefer to live in high places, but may live in a variety of environments.
Once you're satisfied that there is no more evidence of rats, and you are not trapping any new rats, you should clean the attic or whatever area they were living in, to remove the contamination and biohazard, and also to eliminate the rat scent, which will attract new rats to try to chew their way into the house in the future.
You might find holes in walls and wood.
Rats tend to segregate themselves socially in both space and time.
This means there are no more rats to feed on it because they are dead.
I'm not going to go into detail about harnesses and chicken ladders and such, but be careful! Then, when in the attic, wear a respirator - you don't want to breathe in fiberglass insulation, dust or mold, or the variety of diseases associated with rats.
Trapping is the preferred method of indoor control.
All openings greater than 1/4" should be sealed to exclude mice.
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