Wewahotee 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 Wewahotee 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 Wewahotee 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 Wewahotee, 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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Rat droppings are small, dark, cylindrically shaped, and are about one-half inch to three-fourths inch long with blunt ends.
Roof rats are found in more temperate climates, since they do not do well in cooler temperatures.
These rodents have been known to consume tree bark, meat and grain.
While they may not kill the stalk outright, secondary organisms generally invade and reduce the sugar quality.
Adult females are able to reproduce at 3-5 months old, can produce up to five litters each year with about 5-8 young in each litter.
In landscaped yards they often live in overgrown shrubbery or vines, feeding on ornamentals, vegetables, fruits, and nuts.
Products sold as general animal repellents, based on taste and/or odor, are sometimes advertised to repel animals, including rats, from garbage bags.
Strip and destroy all unwanted fruit when the harvest period is over.
Roof rats can also nest on the ground if necessary.
Some traps should be placed on the floor, but more should be placed above floor level (for example, on top of stacked commodities).
Gnaw Marks Rat need to chew and gnaw on wood, plastic and other hard surfaces in order to keep their teeth chiseled down.
Females can breed year-round.
They may be frightened by sound-producing devices for awhile but they become accustomed to constant and frequently repeated sounds quickly.
Roof rats are susceptible to all of the various anticoagulant rodenticides, but less so than Norway rats.
If rats are seen during the day that usually means a very large rodent population is nearby.
It is also capable of transmitting a number of diseases to domestic animals and is suspected in the transference of ectoparasites from one place to another.
Trap at left is modified by fastening a piece of cardboard to expand its trigger size (traps with expanded treadles can also be purchased from several manufacturers).
This is a great supplementary treatment to trapping when you are dealing with larger rodent populations, or for outdoor populations.
Gnawing holes - Gnawing holes from Roof rats are about 2 inches or more in diameter and will have rough edges.
Roof rats are prodigious breeders.
These rats are primarily active at night.
Inspection is an important first step in getting rid of rats.
Excellent climber that can often be found in the upper parts of structures.
Roof rats are also food hoarders, stashing supplies of food such as seeds and nuts.
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