Orange County FL Rat Trapper

Orange County Rat Removal – Orange County, FL Rodent Pros

  • Do rats carry rabies?

  • Rat Diseases

  • What Do Rats Eat?

Voted Best Rat Removal Companies in Orange County

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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.

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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 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

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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Humane Rat Control in Orange County Florida

Biology of Black Rat


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  • Biology of Black Rat

  • Do rats chew on wires? Why?

  • Will a rat in the attic have a nest of babies?

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. Body is smaller and sleeker than the Norway rat’s. Where anticoagulant resistance is known or suspected, the use of first-generation anticoagulants should be avoided in favor of the second-generation anticoagulants or one of the non anticoagulant rodenticides like bromethalin or cholecalciferol. All openings greater than 1/4" should be sealed to exclude mice. The older rodenticides, formerly referred to as acute toxicants, such as arsenic, phosphorus, red squill, and ANTU, are either no longer registered or of little importance in rat control. These rodents have been known to consume tree bark, meat and grain. Trim all tree branches to further prevent entry. Mating may occur year round in locations where the environmental conditions are sufficient.

Rat Droppings


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  • What is the best bait to trap a rat?

  • How to get rats out of the garage

  • Do rats destroy insulation in an attic?

You hear the scratching rodents in your attic at night, correct? So you might assume that the rats are entering your attic at night. Resistance is of little consequence in the control of roof rats, especially with the newer rodenticides presently available. They usually don't leave the attic for very long. Rats are easier to exclude than mice because rats a typically larger. Mice can enter an opening as small as 3/8" wide. Remove pre harvest fruits or nuts that drop in backyards. Their tails are longer than the rest of their body and are uniformly dark colored. Citrus trees, having very low hanging skirts, are more prone to damage because they provide rats with protection.

Rat Infestation


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  • Rodent Proofing For Fall

  • Dealing With Roof Rat Problems

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

They may live in trees, such as palm, or in attics, and climb down to a food source. Many rats may cache or hoard considerable amounts of solid food, which they eat later. All openings greater than 1/4" should be sealed to exclude mice. Tracking powders play an important role in structural rodent control. In some agricultural areas, roof rats cause significant losses of tree crops such as citrus and avocados and, to a lesser extent, walnuts, almonds, and other nuts. They may eat the bark of smaller citrus branches and girdle them. Damage - a rat's teeth are constantly growing and that means they have to chew on hard things like wood to trim them back. Eliminate vines growing on buildings and, when feasible, overhanging tree limbs that may be used as travel routes.

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