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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Observation Rats are not usually seen during the day unless disturbed from their protective harborage or because of intolerable competition from other rats.
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.
Adult roof rats usually live about one year.
If roof rats are seen exposed, it often indicates their hiding spaces are all filled by other rats or that they have been disturbed, such as by construction.
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 whiskers and guard hairs enable the animals to travel adjacent to walls in the dark and in burrows.
Sometimes they transmit the disease directly by contaminating food with their urine or feces.
However, a few differences must be taken into account.
Rat treatment involves both non-chemical and chemical methods.
The young are born in a nest about 21 to 23 days after conception.
Norway rats and the roof rats are very different in their habits, habitats and behavior, so the first requirement of a rat treatment program is to correctly identify the rat and develop a treatment plan that works for that species.
Rats have acute hearing and can readily detect noises.
Some roof rat populations are skittish and will modify their travel routes and feeding locations if severely and frequently disturbed.
The muzzle of the roof rat is pointed and the overall appearance of the roof rat is much more streamlined and sleek looking than a Norway rat.
Therefore, the body oils on a rat’s fur gets deposited on corners and edges of walls and around holes and gaps they use to enter into a wall void.
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.
A rat does not want to be exposed to danger outside for very long! If you think you can just seal shut the entry holes into the house during the daylight when they are outside, that is incorrect.
They are considered to be color-blind, responding only to the degree of lightness and darkness of color.
The commercially available, expanded plastic treadle traps, such as the Victor Professional Rat Trap, are particularly effective if properly located in well-traveled paths.
Citrus trees, having very low hanging skirts, are more prone to damage because they provide rats with protection.
There's nothing fun about finding rats around your home or property.
Only construction grade materials are used.
Okay, the first and most important thing you have to do is find out how rats are getting into the building.
Roof Rats are predominate in coastal areas.
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