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Rats can cause significant damage to structures inside your Bradenton 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 Bradenton 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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Damage - a rat's teeth are constantly growing and that means they have to chew on hard things like wood to trim them back.
They have coarse, brown fur, with lighter fur on the undersides.
Only construction grade materials are used.
Glue boards will catch roof rats, but, like traps, they must be located on beams, rafters, and along other travel routes, making them more difficult to place effectively for roof rats than for Norway rats or house mice.
Attach rat guards to overhead utility wires and maintain them regularly.
Rats leave the attic during the night, to go out and forage for water and food.
They are usually a shiny black, but may vary according to diet.
When droppings are seen, it is a good practice to remove those droppings and later inspect to see whether new droppings were deposited.
Tracks - Outdoors, the runways of Roof rats appear smooth, well packed, and free of vegetations.
Where label instructions permit, small blocks can be placed or fastened on rafters, ledges, or even attached to tree limbs, where they are readily accessible to the arboreal rats.
Also, carry out a visual examination of the attic to find the holes they were using to get in and out of the attic.
Control methods must reflect an understanding of the roof rat’s habitat requirements, reproductive capabilities, food habits, life history, behavior, senses, movements, and the dynamics of its population structure.
Parks with natural and artificial ponds, or reservoirs may also be infested.
These diseases often share similar symptoms, and medical professionals must perform the proper diagnoses.
Rat treatment involves both non-chemical and chemical methods.
Body is smaller and sleeker than the Norway rat’s.
Rodents sniff out the bait and return to feed upon it continuously until the poison kills them.
Traditional baiting or trapping on the ground or floor may intercept very few roof rats unless bait and/or traps are placed at the very points that rats traverse from above to a food resource.
Sounds in the attic are often the first indication of the presence of roof rats in a residence.
No rat bait ingredient is universally highly acceptable, and regional differences are the rule rather than the exception.
Tunnel boxes or bait boxes specially designed to expose a layer of toxic powder will reduce potential contamination problems and may actually increase effectiveness.
Rickettsial Diseases - various forms of Typhus fall into this category and can also be carried by rat-borne parasites.
Trap at left is modified by fastening a piece of cardboard to expand its trigger size (traps with expanded treadles can also be purchased from several manufacturers).
Rodent-infested pallets of goods can be tarped and fumigated on an individual or collective basis.
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