Orange County Rat Removal – Orange County, FL Rodent Pros
Voted Best Rat Removal Companies in Orange County
At Orange County, FL Rodent Pros, we know how to get rids of rats in your Orange County 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 Orange County 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 Orange County, 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 Rat Control in Orange County Florida
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.
Their burrowing habitats include soil along building foundations, under woodpiles and other piles of debris.
The most common rat in the area is the Norway rat.
Eliminate vines growing on buildings and, when feasible, overhanging tree limbs that may be used as travel routes.
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With lemons they may eat only the rind and leave the hanging fruit intact.
Gnawing holes - Gnawing holes from Roof rats are about 2 inches or more in diameter and will have rough edges.
The whiskers and guard hairs enable the animals to travel adjacent to walls in the dark and in burrows.
Exclusion is an important rodent control technique.
It is recommended for use in homes because, unlike with poison baits, there is no risk of a rat dying in an inaccessible place and creating an odor problem.
Their presence is typically detected by the occurrence of their droppings, holes chewed into bags and containers, and chewed nesting materials.
Distinctions must be made as to which rodenticide (registered product) to use, the method of application or placement, and the amount of bait to apply.
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).
It will get rid of the rats by making it difficult for them to enter the home or structure.
Roof rats are adept climbers and not surprisingly are apt to build their nests in locations above ground.
Selection of rodenticides and bait products must be done according to label instructions.
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Liquid baits may be an effective alternative in situations where normal baits are not readily accepted, especially where water is scarce or where rats must travel some distance to reach water.
All anticoagulants provide excellent roof rat control when prepared in acceptable baits.
Roof rats are more aerial than Norway rats in their habitat selection and often live in trees or on vine-covered fences.
Successful long-term rat control is not simple.
Read more about what rats eat.
Removing clutter and any debris that creates hiding places rats can use as harborage sites.
Rats are nocturnal and are not commonly seen.
Florida Roof Rat Removal