How to control a rodent infestation?

How to Control a Rodent Infestation?

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There are various reasons why your home might be considered a heaven for rodents to stay in indefinitely. The main reason why rodents flock to homes in the first place is to seek shelter from the cold and harsh environment from the outdoors.

By being in a warm and comfortable place rodents can find the opportunity to multiply and to build nests in peace with the source of food a few meters away. This combination makes it likely that rodents 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 rodents to your home as leaky pipes make up a good source to quench the rodents’ thirst with ease. 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. It is best to contact rat control Toronto in the Greater Toronto Area to declare your home rat-free as soon as possible!

To make things even more unappetizing is that rodents 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 what they have in store. Being in contact with their urine and droppings can also be a way to transfer the diseases over. To prevent the rodents from breaching in your home it is advised to check the whole perimeter of your house as rodents 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.

To do this effectively to ensure that rodents cannot gain access to 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 can be done 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.  

In these turbulent times where hygiene and up keeping the house is essential to limit the chance of infection. It is strongly advised to call Pest Control Toronto – The Exterminators Inc based in the Greater Toronto Area as certain houses have certain structural weaknesses that are known to the technicians through experience. Rodents and mice seemingly seem innocent, but can carry diseases with them that have severe consequences. If you spot any droppings, call your pest control service right away to take care of the problem immediately.

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Joe The Exterminator
Joe The Exterminator

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.