Erie Rat Removal – Manatee County, FL Rodent Pros
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Rats can cause significant damage to structures inside your Erie 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 Erie 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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If you have heard noises in your walls or attic, chances are you have rats.
Within a population, some rats will be easy to control, some difficult.
Gnaw Marks Rat need to chew and gnaw on wood, plastic and other hard surfaces in order to keep their teeth chiseled down.
Trapping is the preferred method of indoor control.
Visual sightings of live or dead rodents indicate rodent activity.
From causing plague epidemics (the "Black Death" of Europe) to rat-bite fever, whether feeding on stored grain or gnawing electric wires, rats are enemies of humankind.
The roof rat is more at home in warm climates, and apparently less adaptable, than the Norway rat, which is why it has not spread throughout the country.
Rub marks - rats get coated with dirt and they like to rub against the walls to find their way around a room’s perimeter, since they can't see so well.
Tracking powders play an important role in structural rodent control.
The efficacy of such products for rats is generally lacking.
The great adaptability of rats to human-created environments and the high fertility rate of rats make for quick recuperation of their populations.
Their burrowing habitats include soil along building foundations, under woodpiles and other piles of debris.
Killing the rats may not be the best answer (it is not as simple as just exterminating them all) .
Traps should be placed flush with walls in areas of highest travel (as determined by Inspection).
Only construction grade materials are used.
There are two basic methods of rat population reduction:
Anticoagulants (slow-acting, chronic toxicants).
They approach new food or object with caution.
Where legal and not hazardous, shooting of roof rats is effective at dusk as they travel along utility lines.
Since roof rats rarely dig burrows, burrow fumigants are of limited use; however, if they have constructed burrows, then fumigants that are effective on Norway rats, such as aluminum phosphide and gas cartridges, will be effective on roof rats.
They prefer gnawing on wood but may also damage property, electrical wiring, and food packaging.
Roof rats usually require water daily, though their local diet may provide an adequate amount if it is high in water content.
Norway rats are a common mammalian pest of rice, but sometimes roof rats also feed on newly planted seed or the seedling as it emerges.
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