rat infestation

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Case Study: Crawl Space Cleaning and Disinfection in Toronto

Exterior Inspection¬† A technician was called in to disinfect a crawl space that was heavily infested with rats. The total area that needed to be disinfected was 144 Square feet with two feet of clearance. Technicians need to work in incredibly tight spaces in order to do work in crawl spaces and such. ¬†Initial Measures…

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How Do Rats Protect Themselves From Predators?

Rats are fascinating rodents. They roam around in the search of food and happen to make a few enemies on the way. The rat is one of the most sought-after prey as it is wanted by numerous predators including cats, weasels, hawks, owls, coyotes, foxes, to even raccoons. If you have rats on your property…

How do I know if rats are gone?

There are a few indicators that can determine whether rats are gone. The most obvious sign is audible. If you had a severe rat infestation, you could have heard rats scurrying about late at night since rats are nocturnal in nature which means that they are highly active at night . Rats can audibly gnaw…

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How Does Bromadiolone Rat Poison Work?

Bromadiolone is a popular choice when it comes to rodenticides. It is usually deployed in the form of bait blocks used to eradicate rat or mouse presence. Bromadiolone is an anti-coagulant which means that it avoids blood from clotting. The body does not recycle Vitamin K eventually which leads to rats perishing. The reason why…

How long does it take for rats to die after poison

How long does it take for rats to die after poison?

There is not an exact time when rats die after eating poison. Some estimates say that rats can die as fast as 12 hours while other poisons may cause the rat to die after 3-4 days, and others say that rats can die within a week. It all comes down to what is being affected…

Rat Droppings In Basement

Rats are a serious issue around the world. The UN considers them a severe danger to humanity similar to global warming. The UN stores food for emergencies, this food is often infested by rats and the destruction numbers in the billions per year. Rats were once treated by the governments of major cities like new…

Where Do Rats Burrow And How Do They Get In The House

Rats are a serious problem and have been getting worse ever since the 2008 economic crash. The governments of major cities would treat rats in sewers and parks but when the crash occurred there had to be cutbacks and those government treatments and rat task forces were disbanded. There is no one in the government…

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Case Study: Rats Infest Basement Walls in Dundas West

The following case study details a rat extermination in Toronto. A home in the Dundas West area suffered an interior and exterior infestation and had them removed with a comprehensive removal program and pest-proofing of the house. Dundas West, Toronto Dundas West, a heavily gentrified neighborhood in west Toronto, has come a long way in…

Severe Rat Infestation in a Davenport Home

This article will analyze and recount a rat infestation case that required more than one visit. It will detail the steps taken in both exclusion and pest control, by the technician, to control and eliminate a rat infestation in Davenport. This is located between Davenport and Wallace Emerson and is near to several restaurants as…

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. To avoid all this, it is important that you know how to…