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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I highly recommend snap traps, not live cage traps, certainly not glue boards, and most definitely not poison! Never poison rats, it doesn't solve the problem and it just creates more problems.
You can't ignore wildlife problems, because of the damage and health risks that rats cause.
Female adults will produce about seven litters per year and will mate again about 18 hours after giving birth to her litter of about eight pups.
Roof rats are susceptible to all of the various anticoagulant rodenticides, but less so than Norway rats.
This type of rat control service does not ever solve the problem.
Setting a trap to collect a few specimens may be the only sure way to identify the rat or rats involved.
No, they sleep in the attic all day.
Breeding seasons vary in different areas.
Their burrowing habitats include soil along building foundations, under woodpiles and other piles of debris.
Norway rats can climb, but not as well as roof rats, and are strong swimmers.
Read my comprehensive guide to rats in the attic.
Taste perception of rats is good; once rats locate food, the taste will determine their food preferences.
That is not the case! They sleep in your attic all day, and then at dusk they wake up, and start moving around, and that's why you hear them after dark.
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.
Unfortunately, the rat’s great adaptability to varying environmental conditions can sometimes make this information elusive.
Rats (especially Roof rats) are wary of new objects, new foods or changed in environment.
Also, Norway rats may prey upon fish, poultry, mice, birds, small reptiles and amphibians.
Most pest control companies set rat traps, perhaps squirt some flammable expansion foam at very obvious holes, and then put you on a monthly service to remove the rats that are still getting in to your home.
Unless the suitability of the rat’s habitat is destroyed by modifying the landscaping, improving sanitation, and rat-proofing, control methods must be unrelenting if they are to be effective.
At birth they are hairless, and their eyes are closed.
Adults range in weight from about 5-10 ounces.
They use their keen sense of smell to locate and select food items, identify territories and travel routes, and recognize other rats, especially those of the opposite sex.
Tracking powders play an important role in structural rodent control.
Many rats may cache or hoard considerable amounts of solid food, which they eat later.
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