There is a big reason as to why rats are attracted to your home. The main reasons are warmth, food, and shelter. By being in a heated and comfortable place rats can find the opportunity to multiply and to build nests in peace with the reservoir of food a few meters away. This combination makes it likely that rats can make nests in your home and that they can birth offspring for several generations. The abundance of water also seems to be a determining factor in attracting rats to your home as leaky pipes make up a good source to quench the rats’ thirst with ease.
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The diet of the rat is far from specific and they are known to consume feces, dumpsters, and from our trash cans. What might be trash for you is a full multi-course buffet. To make things even more unappetizing is that rats are known to be the carrier of several diseases including being the cause of the infamous plague, salmonellosis, leptospirosissis, and tularemia to give you an idea of what they have in store.
To prevent the rats from breaching in your home it is advised to check the whole perimeter of your house as rats are known to be very agile, They can slip through cracks, devices, structural gaps, and through exposed gaps and pipes. The key here is to limit any access possible through which the way can find its way into your house.
Rats can get into your house numerous way depending on what species you are dealing with. The most common species of rats that are invasive are the Norway Rat and the Roof Rat. Roof Rats thrive on the lower levels of the house and are the kind of rats that dig burrows in gardens. These rats take advantage of the weak spots around the perimeter or an left-open garage door.
Roof rats as the name might already imply, climb gutters to get to the upper floors of the property. They live in colonies and find themselves in the attic.
To make sure that rats cannot get into your house, it is strongly advised to hire a reputable pest control service to perform an exterior inspection to point out any potential breaches to seal up. The technician install tamper-prove exterior bait stations in places that are most effective where the rat is attracted to by smell and perishes. To take precautionary measures pay attention to your back and garage doors in addition to any foundational gaps as previously mentioned.
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