Plymouth FL Rat Control

Plymouth Rat Removal – Orange County, FL Rodent Pros

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  • Mice & Rats - How to Exterminate Them From Your Home

  • Baiting Tips for Mice

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At Orange County, FL Rodent Pros, we know how to get rids of rats in your Plymouth 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 Plymouth 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 Plymouth, 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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Rat Diseases

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  • How to keep rats out of my garbage

  • What is the best bait to trap a rat?

  • Can rats swim? Do they drown?

Statisticians estimate that rats destroy 20 percent of the world's food supply every year by feeding, and indirectly through contamination. Rats are responsible for the spread of many diseases. At birth they are hairless, and their eyes are closed. While they may not kill the stalk outright, secondary organisms generally invade and reduce the sugar quality. Roof Rats can enter homes and other structures through openings as small as ½ inch. In food-processing and storage facilities, they will feed on nearly all food items, though their food preferences may differ from those of Norway rats. Norway rats are common around human residences and industrial and commercial areas. Roof rats can also nest on the ground if necessary.

Rat Diseases

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  • What should I do with a rat after I catch it?

  • Dealing With Roof Rat Problems

  • Baiting Tips for Mice

Setting a trap to collect a few specimens may be the only sure way to identify the rat or rats involved. Scientists have noted that the roof rat’s long tail is adapted to enhance their ability to climb and functions to assists them in balancing. There is less tendency to see droppings, urine, or tracks on the floor in buildings because rats may live overhead between floors, above false ceilings, or in utility spaces, and venture down to feed or obtain food. You hear the scratching rodents in your attic at night, correct? So you might assume that the rats are entering your attic at night. Other indicators can include grease marks along surfaces as well as nests. Floor drains and sewer pipes should have tight-fitting grates with openings less than 1/4 inch in diameter. Our pest management professionals (PMPs) practice all techniques involved in Integrated Pest Management for rodents. Roof rats are likely to found in coastal, near-coastal areas and port cities.

Will a rat chew through the ceiling?

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  • What animals do rats kill?

  • What are the types of rat snap traps?

  • What if you are bitten by a rat

Rats that are captured should be humanely destroyed and not released elsewhere because of their role in disease transmission, damage potential, and detrimental effect on native wildlife. In food-processing and storage facilities, they will feed on nearly all food items, though their food preferences may differ from those of Norway rats. The underside of the roof rat’s body is grayish to white. See Rat Trapping Tips and Rat Baiting Tips. Their tails are longer than the rest of their body and are uniformly dark colored. Tunnel boxes or bait boxes specially designed to expose a layer of toxic powder will reduce potential contamination problems and may actually increase effectiveness. Shooting is rarely effective by itself and should be done in conjunction with trapping or baiting programs. There are two basic methods of rat population reduction:

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