How a Rat Infestation Can Compromise Your Property

Rats are some of the most destructive pests that you could have the misfortune of sharing your home with. Rats are potential disease carriers and many of these can be transmuted to humans including plague, Salmonellosis, rat-bite fever, Leptospirosis and Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome.

rat poop in attic

Can Rats Infest Your Attic?

Rats can infest your attic. In fact, attics are some of rat’s favourite hiding places. This is a big problem from homeowners since most attics tend to be inaccessible and contain gaps, cervices and eaves where rats can hide successfully. This problem may be further compounded if your attic doesn’t have good ventilation or sturdy …

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Can Rats Attack Your Pets?

Rats tend to be even-tempered, neither aggressive nor docile. Rats can, however, become very aggressive if cornered, injured or protecting a litter. Run-ins between rodents and pets are inevitable especially considering that dogs and cats have it in them to chase down, kill and even consume small wildlife. This shouldn’t be much of a problem …

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I caught a rat now what?

I Caught a Rat Now What?

You noticed some rat activity and got a rat trap. A few days later your trap has yielded a reward; you have caught the rat that has been destroying your kitchen and causing a lot of sleepless nights because of its endless gnawing and scratching at night. Now what? If you have managed to trap …

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