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Is Rat Extermination Really the Way to Move Forward

Is Rat Extermination Really the Way to Move Forward?

Extermination is sometimes uncomfortable and difficult to accept. Having pests in the house is a nuisance, but do the animals have to get hurt? Regarding rats, yes – rats should unfortunately be put down. This is because rat populations quickly get out of control and the rodents are hazardous to human health. Rats carry diseases…

Can Rats Attack my Pets when they are Indoors

Can Rats Attack My Pets When They are Indoors?

Rats and pets are not a good mix. If there are rats in your home, there is indeed the risk of an attack. Rats are generally cautious and easygoing creatures, but they can do some serious harm if they feel threatened. Your pet may want to hunt them down and get hurt in the process.…

Is There Any Way I can Lure Rats out of My Garage

Is There Any Way I Can Lure Rats Out of My Garage?

Rats are terrible pests to have in the garage. They’re destructive, hazardous, and frightening. Rats carry diseases with them wherever they go, and they’ll cost you hundreds – if not thousands – in damages to the structure of your home. It’s important to get the rats out as soon as possible. If there is a…

How to Stop a Rat Infestation

How to Stop a Rat Infestation

Rats are terrible pests that are a nightmare to deal with. These animals are highly destructive and reproduce so quickly that a small infestation will soon become a huge problem. The damage they will cause to your property will cost you thousands of dollars and an awful lot of stress. If you think there are…

Can a Rat Trap Break Your Finger

Can a Rat Trap Break Your Finger?

Rats are destructive pests that are hazardous to your health and wellbeing. These animals reproduce quickly and will wreak havoc on the structure of your home should you leave them be. Tackling a rat infestation immediately is the key to solving any rat problem. Handling traps yourself however could result in injury. It is why…

Can You Reuse a Rat Trap

Can You Reuse a Rat Trap?

Handling a rat problem requires some financial investment, so reusing the traps you purchased is not a bad idea. Thankfully, most rat traps can be reused multiple times. Using rat traps however requires some understanding of how rats behave, and they should be used with caution because they can harm you as well. If you’re…

Where do Rats Nest

Where Do Rats Nest?

Rats are highly adaptive animals that you may have spotted anywhere in the city. Rats are commonly seen in parks, subways, alleys, basements, attics, and even in restaurants. These pests will travel far and wide for food. It seems like they could go anywhere, but where do they nest? Rats do have homes they go…

How to Find a Rats Nest in your House

How to Find a Rat’s Nest in Your House

Rats are highly agile and active little animals that will fully take advantage of your home if given the chance. These pests will wreak havoc on the structure of your home and put you and your family at risk of getting sick. The longer you wait, the worse the situation will be. If you’re seeing…

Does Home Insurance Cover Rat Infestation

Does Home Insurance Cover Rat Infestation?

Rat infestations are difficult to get rid of and can cause a whole lot of trouble. Rats not only carry dangerous diseases but actively damage the structure of the home, risking power outages, fires, and increases in energy bills. One would hope that their insurance provider would help cover these costs. If you suspect a…

I caught a rat now what?

I Caught a Rat Now What?

You noticed some rat activity and got a rat trap. A few days later your trap has yielded a reward; you have caught the rat that has been destroying your kitchen and causing a lot of sleepless nights because of its endless gnawing and scratching at night. Now what? If you have managed to trap…