Do Rats Leave On Their Own or Should I Call An Exterminator?

Do Rats Leave On Their Own or Should I Call An Exterminator?

Rats invade relentlessly our dwellings, restaurants and business environments on a worldwide level. They are just looking for a source of food and water and a warm shelter to exist. Considering the fact that our properties can cover all their basic necessities, they not only leave on their own, but they actually choose to establish their nests and eventually multiply. Rats can be very dangerous animals for multiple reasons as we are going to discuss beneath, and hence you should rush contacting a professional pest control company. Contact rat exterminator experts Toronto as soon as possible!

There are three main reasons that require you to hire a professional pest control company:

Rats Are Vectors Of Numerous Diseases

Rats carry and therefore can transmit more than 35 reported diseases. The category of these diseases includes: Bubonic Plague, Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, Rat-bite Fever, Weil’s disease, Salmonellosis and Flea-borne (Murine) Typhus among others. A number of them can cause permanent damages to our health while some have even proved to be fatal, if not treated on time. The transmission of the bacterias can either occur through direct contact with the animal or with infected food, objects with urine sprinkles and rat droppings. That is why it is very important to keep restaurants and food courts rat free. We recommend reading this article that explains what is the best way to keep rodents out of food rooms.

Rats Are Causing Damages To Our Properties

Rats are utilizing their dexterous and sharp teeth to gnaw on pretty much everything they encounter on  their way such as glass, plastic, rubber, wood, aluminum, rock, and even cement. They might destroy books, papers and even some of your most important documents. Additionally, rats have the tendency to gnaw pipes and destroy plumbing systems and chew on electrical wires that can result in fire hazards.

Rats Reproduce At An Exponential Pace

Female rats give birth to about 5-10 rat pups and they do this about 6 times a year. They become sexually mature at about the sixth week, but attain social maturity 5-6 months later. They breed at an exponential rate and therefore one rat family can transform into a rat infestation rather quickly. Therefore, the more the problem is left untreated, the more the hazards are multiplying.

The health risks, the damage costs and the troubles that come along with a rat infestation are of a high severity level. We strongly advise you to call immediately a professional pest control company in the Toronto area to assist you. Contact Pest Control Toronto at 647 – 496 – 2211.

 

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Joe is a professional pest control exterminator with over 15 years of experience and enjoys sharing his knowledge about different pests and how you can deal with them.