Rats

How Coronavirus Closures Can Force Rats into Your Homes

Norway Rats Can Transmit Influenza

Influenza, or the flu for short, is perhaps the most common virus in the world. And while humans have been getting it for hundreds of years, where it comes from is still a question. That question may have been solved. The flu has been tracked in many, many different species of wildlife but base on…

The Danger of Hantavirus with Rat Infestation

Anyone who has been in contact or around mice and rats should always be careful as according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention informational brochure “…Only some kinds of mice and rats can give people hantaviruses that can cause HPS. In North America, they are the deer mouse, the white-footed mouse, the rice…

Rat Droppings Covid-19

Rat Droppings: A Potential Risk During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, also commonly called Hantavirus or HPS for short, is a rare disease carried by rodents. Not all rodents carry HPS, but because there is no way of knowing which ones do and which ones do not, it is best to avoid handling rats, their nests, or areas they soil with their droppings…

How to control a rodent infestation?

What Attracts Rats to Your Home?

As hard as you have tried to stop them you can’t seem to understand what attracts rats to your home. That’s because there are several factors encouraging the continued invasion of your home by rats. And possibly are yet to deal with some other factors attracting rate to your residence or office. Rats are no…

How to Prevent Rats in Your House - 3 Strategies

How to Prevent Rats in Your House: 3 Strategies

Rats are not your friend hence you need to know how to prevent rats from your house before calling a rat exterminator in Toronto. They might have some economic value to the environment but not to your home. Unfortunately, over the years the activities of rats like Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus) and roof rats are…

How Coronavirus Closures Can Force Rats into Your Homes

Why You Need Professional Help to Deal With Rats

Do you really think you need professional help to deal with rats? Well, don’t get fooled, you can deal with rats yourself using DIYs and other control measures. But the question is what do you seek, immediate or long-lasting solutions? Managing rodents is more than just a one night stand. It is actually a full-time…

How Do You Get Rid of a Rats Nest?

How do you get rid of a rats nest and be sure you have done a thorough job to guarantee no re-emergence? Getting rid of rats might not come as easy as you want it to. But with the right tools, preventive measures, and professional rat control assistance, you could become rat-free sooner. One thing…

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What Are Natural Rat Deterrents and Do They Really Work

Many homeowners are skeptical about poisoning rats and rightly so. Rat poison may be effective but works just as well for human beings, pets and small children. Keep in mind that there are strict regulations regarding the use of rodenticides in Toronto especially for indoor use so make sure that you are familiar with this…

rats nests in the gardens

Seeing Rats in Your Garage- Tips to keep them Away

It’s quite unnerving to step out into a dark garage, and upon switching on the light, rats scamper away. If you have this problem, then it’s likely that your garage is indeed a welcoming place for them to be. The rule is that, if you spot a rat, living or dead, there’s a high chance…

How to Prevent Rats from Making Nests in Your Garage

Rats are not as cheeky as they have been made out to be. They can be timid, cautious and sometimes take the risks of going into your house. In case you have a garage that is filled with greenery or a garage that is full of old junk, then you have a few reasons to…