Bay Hill Rat Removal – Orange County, FL Rodent Pros
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At Orange County, FL Rodent Pros, we know how to get rids of rats in your Bay Hill area building for good. With our vast knowledge of rat behavior and building construction, we will inspect every inch of your house or building – from top to bottom – and find every possible entry point. Once we have permanently sealed up all the holes, typically with heavy steel mesh or metal plating that rats can’t chew through, then we can start the Bay Hill rodent trapping process.
The best rat trap: Believe it or not, the tried-and-true, low-tech mouse trap (snap trap) – a simple piece of wood with a spring-loaded bar – is the most effective and humane way to kill a rat. Snap traps kill rats instantly, they are inexpensive and reusable, and they can fit in small spaces. Do not worry about the bait – you can use anything from peanut butter to fruit to – yes, cheese.
We service Orange and Bay Hill, including the towns of Apopka, Altamonte Springs, Casselberry, Longwood, Heathrow, Lake Mary, Oviedo, Fern Park, Maitland, Lockhart, Winter Park, Ocoee, Winter Garden, Pine Hills, Doctor Phillips, Pine Castle, Belle Isle, the Conway area, and College Park. The northern end of our range is Deltona and Kissimmee makes up the southern end.
Orange County, Florida
Population: 1.288 million (2015)
Area: 1,003 mi² (903 mi² Land / 100 mi² Water)
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They may eat the bark of smaller citrus branches and girdle them.
Rodent-proofing against roof rats usually requires more time to find entry points than for Norway rats because of their greater climbing ability.
The most common rat in the area is the Norway rat.
Just like Norway rats, roof rats destroy far more foodstuffs by contamination from feces and urine than from consumption.
Rats (especially Roof rats) are wary of new objects, new foods or changed in environment.
Use enough traps to eliminate the rodents quickly.
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In controlling roof rats with rodenticides, a sharp distinction must be made between control in and around buildings and control away from buildings such as in landfills and dumps, along drainage ditches and streams, in sewer water evaporation ponds, and in parks.
rat 003Broken foundations, utility entries and vents can also be an obvious entry point.
Lights (flashing or continuously on) may repel rats at first, but rats will quickly acclimate to them.
Roof rats leave a hind foot track of about 3/4-1 inch.
Parks with natural and artificial ponds, or reservoirs may also be infested.
Roof rats are also food hoarders, stashing supplies of food such as seeds and nuts.
A control operation, therefore, must reduce numbers to a very low level; otherwise, rats will not only reproduce rapidly, but often quickly exceed their former density for a short period of time.
Gnawing holes - Gnawing holes from Roof rats are about 2 inches or more in diameter and will have rough edges.
Okay, the first and most important thing you have to do is find out how rats are getting into the building.
Many rats may cache or hoard considerable amounts of solid food, which they eat later.
Attach rat guards to overhead utility wires and maintain them regularly.
The nature of damage to outdoor vegetation can often provide clues as to whether it is caused by the roof or Norway rat.
Droppings - Roof Rat droppings are 1/4 to 1/2 inch in length, capsule shaped, with blunt ends.
Adult roof rats usually live about one year.
From causing plague epidemics (the "Black Death" of Europe) to rat-bite fever, whether feeding on stored grain or gnawing electric wires, rats are enemies of humankind.
Norway rats are also polygamous and form colonies of many males and females.
The Norway rat produces six to eight litters of six to nine young per year.
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