Rodent Control

Rodent Pest Control

Your Go-To Experts for Rodent Infestation

We specialize in tackling challenging rodent problems. Our experienced team swiftly addresses rat and mouse infestations, offering both integrated pest control packages and dedicated rodent control services.

 

Detailed Rodent Extermination Approach – Our process begins with a meticulous inspection of your property. We identify and seal potential entry points to prevent rodents from entering. Our team then implements a strategic removal plan, utilizing a blend of traps and baits to effectively clear your home of rodents.

 

Rodent Trapping and Continuous Monitoring

We employ a proactive approach to rodent trapping. We strategically place traps in key areas and monitor them over a five-day period, ensuring all rodents are captured. Our bait stations, placed around your property’s perimeter, are checked and replenished monthly, forming a robust barrier against future infestations.

 

Satisfaction Guarantee- We stand by our rodent control services with a satisfaction guarantee. If rodents return post-treatment, our team will revisit and retreat your property at no additional cost, ensuring your complete peace of mind.

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Common Rats Found In South Florida

Norway Rat (Rattus norvegicus)

Appearance: Large and robust, with brown fur and a shaggy coat. They can grow up to 16 inches in length, including the tail.

Habitat: Often found in burrows, under buildings, and in piles of debris. They are excellent climbers and swimmers.

Diet: Omnivorous, with a preference for grains, meats, and garbage.

Impact: Known to cause structural damage and can carry diseases.

 

Roof Rat (Rattus rattus)

Appearance: Sleeker than the Norway rat, with a darker coat and a longer tail. They typically measure around 13 to 18 inches long, including the tail.

Habitat: Prefers high places like attics, trees, and upper levels of structures.

Diet: Primarily fruits and nuts, but will eat a variety of foods.

Impact: Can cause significant damage to electrical wires and home structures. Also known carriers of diseases.

 

Wood Rat (Neotoma floridana)

Appearance: Also known as pack rats, they have a furry tail, large ears, and big eyes. They are generally 6 to 8 inches long, excluding the tail.

Habitat: Found in wooded areas, often building nests in trees or dense vegetation.

Diet: Herbivorous, feeding mainly on seeds, fruits, and nuts.

Impact: Less likely to invade homes but can cause damage to gardens and outdoor structures.

 

Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris)

Appearance: Small to medium-sized, with a brownish-grey coat. They are typically 5 to 7 inches long, not including the tail.

Habitat: Common in marshy or wetland areas, often near water sources.

Diet: Omnivorous, eating seeds, insects, and aquatic plants.

Impact: Rarely a household pest, but can affect outdoor areas and potentially carry diseases.

 

Cotton Rat (Sigmodon hispidus)

Appearance: Stocky build with a short tail and coarse fur, usually grey or brown. They range from 5 to 7 inches in length.

Habitat: Prefers overgrown areas with tall grasses and shrubs.

Diet: Omnivorous, feeding on plants, seeds, and insects.

Impact: Generally not a household pest, but can damage vegetation and crops.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kills rats instantly?

 

Snap traps are among the quickest and most effective means of killing rats if placed properly and when a large number of traps are used. As technology continues to progress, electronic rat traps are being developed and sold. While these traps show considerable results and are electronically connected to cell phones or other devices a homeowner will know immediately when a rat is caught. It is best to ask your pest control professional whether they recommend and use these products.

Which Scents Keep Rats Away?

 

Rats have an initial aversion to some odors and tastes, but no repellent products have been found to solve a rat problem for more than a very short time, plus no truly effective rat repellents are presently known to be registered for use.

Smoke or gas cartridges are registered and sold for controlling burrowing rodents. When placed into the burrows and ignited, these cartridges produce toxic and suffocating smoke and gases. Because Norway rat burrows can extend beneath a residence and have several open entrances, toxic gases can permeate the dwelling. For this reason and because some fire hazard is associated with their use, smoke and gas cartridges aren’t recommended for rat control in or nearby homes.

DIY Rodent Control

 

DIY rat control can sometimes rid your home of rats but can also pose hazards. In most cases, safe and effective rat control is best left to professionals  For numerous homeowners, household methods of getting rid of rats are commonly used; however, there is a critical need to focus on educating the consumer about potential dangers and drawbacks when using self-help rat control and then let the consumer make the decision about how to proceed with eliminating the rat problem.

The answer to this question is directly related to the degree of caution exercised when using rodenticides and traps. To maximize safety, always place traps or other rat control products in protective containers designed for protection of people and pets. Also, one must always avoid handling dead rodents with bare, unprotected hands and prevent contact with rat ectoparasites or diseased animals.

 

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