Orange County 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 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
These tactics have been ruled fraudulent by the FTC, and they DO NOT WORK.
They may try to sell you poison stations for exterior rat control, however the rats only find their way back into your attic or walls to die.
They can often be seen at night running along overhead utility lines or fences.
Our professional wildlife professionals may not show you how to kill the rats but instead use rat repellents, rat fumigants and rat trapping systems to ensure the effectiveness of the rat control method, without physically harming the rats.
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In the third week they begin to take solid food.
Their tails are longer than the rest of their body and are uniformly dark colored.
As mentioned above, roof rats prefer above ground nesting locations in shrubs, trees, and dense vegetation.
They are constantly exploring surroundings and notice changes and are suspicious by nature.
Rub marks - rats get coated with dirt and they like to rub against the walls to find their way around a room’s perimeter, since they can't see so well.
Because roof rats are fast and agile, they are not easy prey for mammalian or avian predators.
In tropical or semi tropical regions, the season may be nearly year-round.
Shooting is rarely effective by itself and should be done in conjunction with trapping or baiting programs.
Resistance is of little consequence in the control of roof rats, especially with the newer rodenticides presently available.
The young may continue to nurse until 4 or 5 weeks old.
When necessary, roof rats will travel considerable distances (100 to 300 feet [30 to 90 m]) for food.
Rats can also transmit rat bite fever through bacteria in their mouth.
In urban settings, cats and owls prey on roof rats but have little if any effect on well-established populations.
The elimination of food and water through good warehouse sanitation can do much to reduce rodent infestation.
Roof rats are polygamous and group themselves into colonies of multiple males and females.
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.
Bait stations are sometimes difficult to place for roof rat control because of the rodents’ overhead traveling characteristics.
Sounds Noises produced by scurrying rats, scratching in the walls or other noises from nest building may tip off the property owner to a rat problem.
Trim all tree branches to further prevent entry.
Florida Roof Rat Removal