Alafaya 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 Alafaya 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 Alafaya 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 Alafaya, 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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Pelleted or loose cereal anticoagulant baits are used extensively in tamper-resistant bait boxes or stations for a permanent baiting program for Norway rats and house mice.
They are sometimes found living in rice fields or around poultry or other farm buildings as well as in industrial sites where food and shelter are available.
Just like Norway rats, roof rats destroy far more foodstuffs by contamination from feces and urine than from consumption.
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For a one-time fee, we trap and remove all rats, and identify and reconstruct all rat entry points.
How to Control Rat Situations and Infestations.
Our pest management professionals (PMPs) practice all techniques involved in Integrated Pest Management for rodents.
Trichinosis may be contracted through eating undercooked meat of animals that have fed on rats.
Black or brown, can be over 40 cm long, with a long tail, large ears and eyes, and a pointed nose.
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.
Walk only on the wooden beams in the attic, never the sheet rock, or you could fall through the ceiling! Be careful, an attic is a hazardous place, where it can be easy to fall, or poke a roofing nail in your head.
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.
Both roof rats and Norway rats have a well-developed sense of smell and are wary of new things that are introduced into their home range.
Roof rat droppings are 12 to 13 mm with pointed ends, whereas Norway rat droppings are 18 to 20 mm and capsule shaped.
Raisins, prunes, peanut butter, nutmeats, and gumdrops make good baits and are often better than meat or cat food baits.
Rats (especially Roof rats) are wary of new objects, new foods or changed in environment.
Rats rely more on their keen senses of smell, taste, touch, and hearing than on vision.
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Rats usually begin searching for food shortly after sunset.
They move faster than Norway rats and are very agile climbers, which enables them to quickly escape predators.
Roof rats are polygamous and group themselves into colonies of multiple males and females.
If you have rats in your home, it's very important to do the job right the first time! I have seen dozens and dozens of cases of nightmare scenarios over many years, in which homeowners have paid pest control companies for a monthly contract that never ends.
Between 9 and 14 days, their eyes open, and they begin to explore for food and move about near their nest.
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