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
It is also capable of transmitting a number of diseases to domestic animals and is suspected in the transference of ectoparasites from one place to another.
The underside of the roof rat’s body is grayish to white.
Mating generally peaks in the warmer months of the year, but may occur year round in some areas.
Exclusion and sealing of sites greater than ½ inch (about the size of a dime) using screens, flashing, door sweeps and other materials to keep rats from entering a structure.
Some of their habitats include garbage dumps, sewers and fields.
In homes, the attic and garage rafters close to the infestation are the best trapping sites.
When droppings are seen, it is a good practice to remove those droppings and later inspect to see whether new droppings were deposited.
Specifications may vary depending on bait manufacturer even though the active ingredient may be the same.
In sugarcane, they move into the field as the cane matures and feed on the cane stalks.
The number of litters depends on the area and varies with nearness to the limit of their climatic range, availability of nutritious food, density of the local rat population, and the age of the rat.
One of the more common techniques for bait use is to place the bait formulation in a tamper proof rodent bait station that protects the bait from accidental exposure to non-target animals or people.
Trapping is the preferred method of indoor control.
Remove pre harvest fruits or nuts that drop in backyards.
Rats have acute hearing and can readily detect noises.
Droppings Rats produce a lot of feces and the presence of their fecal droppings is a surefire way to spot an infestation.
Roof rats are omnivores and will feed on many types of vegetation such as fruits, grains, seeds and grocery produce.
Trapping is an effective alternative to pesticides and recommended in some situations.
With lemons they may eat only the rind and leave the hanging fruit intact.
Urine Stains & Odors - Rodent urine deposited on rodent runways appear as a line of fine drops or streaks under an ultraviolet flashlight, or black light tool.
All anticoagulants provide excellent roof rat control when prepared in acceptable baits.
In controlling roof rats with rodenticides, a sharp distinction must be made between control in and around buildings and control away from buildings such as in landfills and dumps, along drainage ditches and streams, in sewer water evaporation ponds, and in parks.
Nests and Burrows - check behind shelves, boxes, behind the fridge, anywhere that a rat might like to use as a hiding space.
Using traps and other mechanical means to remove rats.
For a one-time fee, we trap and remove all rats, and identify and reconstruct all rat entry points.
Florida Roof Rat Removal