University Park 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 University Park 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 University Park 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 University Park, 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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The elimination of food and water through good warehouse sanitation can do much to reduce rodent infestation.
Roof Rats can enter homes and other structures through openings as small as ½ inch.
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In landscaped yards they often live in overgrown shrubbery or vines, feeding on ornamentals, vegetables, fruits, and nuts.
Scientists have noted that the roof rat’s long tail is adapted to enhance their ability to climb and functions to assists them in balancing.
Out-of-doors, roof rats may be present in low to moderate numbers with little sign in the way of tracks or droppings or runs and burrows.
Trim all tree branches to further prevent entry.
Grease marks (from the oil and dirt of rats) often appear along walls next to runways.
Read my comprehensive guide to rats in the attic.
Avoid using poison and glue traps, as these are inhumane and cause more problems than they solve.
Landscaped residential or industrial areas provide good habitat, as does riparian vegetation of riverbanks and streams.
In tree crops, some cultural practices can be helpful.
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.
Selection of rodenticides and bait products must be done according to label instructions.
Their design makes them more rat-specific when used out-of-doors than ordinary snap traps that sometimes take birds.
Seal any openings larger than ¼ inch with caulk, wood, mesh, or other appropriate materials.
Also, roof rats are likely to consume insects.
Unless the suitability of the rat’s habitat is destroyed by modifying the landscaping, improving sanitation, and rat-proofing, control methods must be unrelenting if they are to be effective.
The efficacy of such products for rats is generally lacking.
All openings greater than 1/4" should be sealed to exclude mice.
Roof rats are polygamous and group themselves into colonies of multiple males and females.
These rats are nocturnal and are excellent climbers.
Rat removal expert’s rat control technicians are properly trained in how to get rid of rats and the elimination of rat problems using a variety of rat control techniques.
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