Valley Mobile Home Park Rat Removal – Orange County, FL Rodent Pros
Voted Best Rat Removal Companies in Valley Mobile Home Park
At Orange County, FL Rodent Pros, we know how to get rids of rats in your Valley Mobile Home 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 Valley Mobile Home Park 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 Valley Mobile Home 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
Population: 1.288 million (2015)
Area: 1,003 mi² (903 mi² Land / 100 mi² Water)
Humane Roof Rat Removal in Valley Mobile Home Park Florida
While you are preventing future rat population growth through inspection, sanitation, and exclusion, you will also want to begin working towards elimination of the population that is already present through trapping and baiting.
To prevent a colony from nesting in your home, make sure that all the windows and vents are screened.
Roof rats prefer to nest in locations off of the ground and rarely dig burrows for living quarters if off-the-ground sites exist.
Many rats may cache or hoard considerable amounts of solid food, which they eat later.
Use enough traps to eliminate the rodents quickly.
Sightings & Sounds - Since rodents are nocturnal and live secretively under normal circumstances, you can be sure that regular daytime rodent sightings indicate a heavy infestation.
Some of the more important diseases associated with rats include Rat-Bite Fever and Leptospirosis.
Rats are nocturnal and are not commonly seen.
Sometimes rats get into the kitchen area and feed on stored foods.
The most commonly found rat pest in United States is the Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus).
Such caches may be found in a dismantled wood pile, attic, or behind boxes in a garage.
Wire-mesh, live traps (Tomahawk®, Havahart®) are available for trapping rats.
Droppings - Roof Rat droppings are 1/4 to 1/2 inch in length, capsule shaped, with blunt ends.
Plug or seal all openings of greater than 1/2 inch (1.
Raisins, prunes, peanut butter, nutmeats, and gumdrops make good baits and are often better than meat or cat food baits.
Taste perception of rats is good; once rats locate food, the taste will determine their food preferences.
Anticoagulant paraffin-type bait blocks provide an alternative to bait stations containing pelleted or loose cereal bait.
Rickettsial Diseases - various forms of Typhus fall into this category and can also be carried by rat-borne parasites.
Most commercial baits are registered for both species of rats and for house mice, but often they are less acceptable to roof rats than to the other species.
Exclusion is an important rodent control technique.
Roof rat droppings are 12 to 13 mm with pointed ends, whereas Norway rat droppings are 18 to 20 mm and capsule shaped.
Roof rats usually require water daily, though their local diet may provide an adequate amount if it is high in water content.
They have coarse, brown fur, with lighter fur on the undersides.
Roof rats have a strong tendency to avoid new objects in their environment and this neophobia can influence control efforts, for it may take several days before they will approach a bait station or trap.
Florida Roof Rat Removal