Rats can be very persistent even gnawing through metal to get in, and if they do gain access into your home or business premises they can spread diseases, cause damage, and contaminate food. Rats can cause other problems, so it’s vital to eliminate a rat infestation quickly as rats can:
- Damage property with a constant gnawing, rats can damage insulation, chew through floor joists, pipes, doors, floorboards. Rats will also shred nearly anything for their nests, from paper to linen and plastic.
- Contaminate foodstuffs as pathogens are in a rat’s urine and droppings, these can transmit diseases such as Weil’s disease (Leptospirosis), Rat-bite fever, and Salmonellosis.
Check for common signs of rats which will help you identify a problem early, ensuring effective treatment can start as soon as possible.
Have you heard scuttling under the floorboards? Can you see signs of a potential rodent nesting site? And have you ever wondered what makes a mutant rat so “super”?
Whether you’re thinking about doing some DIY pest control from our shop or you’re looking to enlist the help of MIDS Pest Control the video below from the BPCA will give you additional advice.
Pest advise for controlling Rats - Video by The British pest control association
After watching the information video on Rats you will be thinking that you need professional support for your home or building, you just want them gone from your home or business. Well at MIDS Pest control it could not be easier. We have put in a four-stage plan for you the customer to follow so that you know what we will be doing once you have chosen the right come