Rats carry and transmit diseases through their urine. Most commonly Leptospirosis (Weil's Disease), Salmonella and Listeria.
Rats constantly urinate to mark their territory.
Rats cause damage to buildings by commonly gnawing at electrics and pipework in order to keep their constantly growing incisors short.
Rats are estimated to cause 20% of damage a year to the food industry (approximately £11 billion)
A single female rat can produce a litter of 6-8 young every 6 weeks and produce between 18-96 young every year.
A Common Brown adult rat is approximately 23cm (9 inches) from head to rump.
WHAT are the signs?
Scratching noises (particularly at night)
Ripped food packaging
Damage to property
WHERE are they found?
Anywhere warm with a food or water source, debris, dense shrubbery.
Walls, cavities, lofts, kitchens, gardens, sheds, decking, garages, undermaintained buildings and warehouses are particularly at risk.
WHEN do they cause a problem?
Rats breed all year round and call outs for rats are all year through however, autumn/winter months sees a rise of rat infestations when crops are harvested and the weather turns cold.
WHO guarantees to get eradicate Rats?...
...A Quick Kill Pest Control!
HOW do we get rid of Rats?
We make at least 3 visits over the course of approximately 2 weeks to monitor the situation and gain insight to the level of infestation. This may very depending on many environmental factors and level of infestation.
On our first visit, we carry out a survey, giving you as many suggestions and advice unique to your situation and when all other preventative measures have been taken we will apply the use of rodenticides (bait) in lockable boxes and discreet locations.
We remove and dispose of any dead rats found during visits.
We do not charge extra if extra visits are needed, it is OUR GUARANTEE that we will eradicate rats in your property.
If you would like to find out more about the work we carry out or obtain a quote call us on 01902 470533, we will be happy to answer any questions or concerns.