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University Park 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 University Park 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 University Park rodent trapping process.

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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 University Park, 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

Orange County is a county in the state of Florida, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,145,956, making it Florida’s fifth-most populous county. The county seat is Orlando. Wikipedia

Population: 1.288 million (2015)
Area: 1,003 mi² (903 mi² Land / 100 mi² Water)

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  • Rodent Proofing For Fall

Roof Rats are commonly called black rats and are smaller than Norway rats. Proper ladder safety is a must, as is roof safety. Most rats in attics enter via roof entry points - although they can get into the building a variety of ways. Bubonic plague was a scourge in Europe several times throughout history. Another important treatment component is customer education so the customer understands the concepts of the proposed control program. The muzzle of the roof rat is pointed and the overall appearance of the roof rat is much more streamlined and sleek looking than a Norway rat. It actually makes it worse, because the rats are multiplying, dying, defecating, destroying insulation, chewing wires and chewing air ducts, while you wait for your next service. You will know the bait is working when the bait is no longer being consumed.

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  • What Are Rats?

In agricultural settings, weasels, foxes, coyotes, and other predators prey on roof rats, but their take is inconsequential as a population control factor. They may try to sell you poison stations for exterior rat control, however the rats only find their way back into your attic or walls to die. Typically, 3 or more litters are produced annually. They move faster than Norway rats and are very agile climbers, which enables them to quickly escape predators. The first step in controlling a roof rat infestation is to properly identify the rodents. Between 9 and 14 days, their eyes open, and they begin to explore for food and move about near their nest. Some roof rat populations are skittish and will modify their travel routes and feeding locations if severely and frequently disturbed. Roof rats also have an excellent sense of balance.

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Many rats may cache or hoard considerable amounts of solid food, which they eat later. Trichinosis may be contracted through eating undercooked meat of animals that have fed on rats. Also, roof rats are likely to consume insects. Most of the states in the US interior are free of roof rats, but isolated infestations, probably stemming from infested cargo shipments, can occur. Roof rats are likely to found in coastal, near-coastal areas and port cities. No rat bait ingredient is universally highly acceptable, and regional differences are the rule rather than the exception. You will never solve a rat problem until you find all of these openings, and seal them shut with steel, which rats are unable to chew through. If the food is in an exposed area and too large to be eaten quickly, but not too large to be moved, they will usually carry it to a hiding place before eating it.

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