Rat Removal Services
Noises! Noises! Noises! It’s all you hear in the attic at night. It’s gotten to the point where you’re losing your sleep and peace of mind! Well, it sounds like you have a rat problem.
It’s very common to have a rat problem in Florida because of the abundant water sources and plenty of places to hide. You’re probably thinking, “How can this happen to me?” “ I clean my kitchen every day!” There is a misconception about rat infestations that make most customers embarrassed to get help.
Rats & Facts: South Florida is home to about 3 different types of rats. Roof rats, Norway rats, and Wood rats.
Roof Rats are very good climbers. It’s no wonder you can usually find them in the upper parts of most structures. The most common place you’ll find one is above ground. Usually, a roof rat will nest in trees, roof voids, and inside your attic or ceiling.
Norway rats are also known as “sewer rats.” These critters enjoy creeping around the basements, old piles of junk, and debris. Unlike the roof rats that are found in heights above ground, Norway rats like to live below ground.
Woodrats are also known as “packrats” are normally found in bushes, branches, wooded heavily wooded environments.
Rats in the attic: Every wildlife inspection starts with the attic and outside the home. Rats and mice can squeeze through any crack or crevice about the size of a quarter.
Rat Infestations and disease: There are several ways you can detect a rat infestation in your home. You’ll need a couple of items such as a flashlight, gloves, mask, and maybe a lot of nerve. Below is a list of key indicators that you have a rat infestation in your home or business. All of the items mentioned are also a way to prevent getting sick or catching a terrible infection from rodent feces. If you don’t feel safe always call a professional.