Rodent/rat/mice infestation is one of the most common problems in US households. Rats, mice may look harmless, but actually they are destructive and may carry with them fleas or many of the numerous diseases that can be dangerous especially if you have kids in the house. For those reasons, you need to have rodent control / Inspection on a regular basis. Rodent removal services involve locating many places where rats reside and breed, and eradicating them from your homes or businesses. In most cases, you won't notice rats/mice in the house, but you can easily detect them with the noises or traces they leave behind.
What kind of rodent do I have?
The most common types of rats found in households around the US, are: Roof Rats otherwise know as black rats they are smaller in size and have tails longer than the body. Roof rats, as the name suggests, can climb up to your roofs and other places like trees, gutters and even at times into weep holes. They will most often build their nests above ground, such as attics and ceilings, atop stored items in the garages. Although roof rats are often found in homes close to a body of water. They are as clever and dangerous and bacteria, flea covered as Norway rats.
Norway rats otherwise known as brown or sewer rats, Norway rats are heftier and larger in size. They will usually burrow to get to your homes, and you can spot their burrows along with homes foundation or building, moist areas, like gardens, and other places usually not monitored by the owner of the home, building or business. Norway rats will typically just stay underground. You can do a number of things to avoid breeding these rats in and around your home:
Getting rid of them
Stack things like firewood away from the building and up off the ground. Remove or Keep all food and consumables out of the reach of rodents, especially a t, livestock food. Keep garbage can lids tightly closed at all times. When planting bushes, shrubs be sure to plant them at least 24-36 feet from the building. Never feed them. Be careful of birdseed, bird feeders, fruits and vegetables around your lawn or garden. Always use strong containers for storing food or other consumables. Rats will chew them.
Should you need help with your rodent removal. Gulf Coast Pest Control specializes in rodent extermination for homes and businesses. We can help you take back your property, from rodent to pest/termite. Call 281-342-7378 today or visit our web site