Rats – Ask The Exterminator


Recommended by Ronald Stiles, Published on May 22nd, 2015

The discovery of rat poop can be upsetting, at the very least. But, knowing what you are looking at can tell so much about your rat infestation.

Kangaroo rats can hop up to 6 feet at a time on large hind feet, yet the kangaroo rat is no relation to the kangaroos of Australia.

Watch Ask the Exterminator, Rick Steinau, show you the proper way to set up rodent control using rodent bait stations.

Roof rats can be a persistent pest requiring a lot of detailed exclusion work to keep them out of structures. This article will provide some good tips on how to fight Roof rat invasions.

Norway rats are the dominant rat species in North America and are also known as the common rat. Norway rats are well adapted to live near humans, so getting rid of an infestation can be difficult.

You may think you know how to set a rat trap, but there is an art to doing it properly. Rodents are very smart and learn quickly to avoid objects and areas that present possible danger.

A dog kennel business stores alot of dog food and rodents love dog food. To keep rodents under control dog kennel operators must commit to a daily regimen of flushing cages of uneaten food and excrement. A rodent's keen sense of smell will lead it to any left-behind foods, causing other rodents to follow.

A rat problemcan occur due toclutter, be it piles of wood, stacks of newspapers, compost pile or simply a cluttered garage. All those piles give the rats lots of holes to enter and places they can build nests without being easily discovered.

Believe it or not, the story of the "rat in toilet"is not such an uncommon occurence. Finding their way from the street sewer line into your household plumbing is a fairly simple task for a rat.

Catching rodents takes patience and some brains. Mice are easy to trap, but learning how to catch a rat takes a little more skill and knowledge.

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Rats - Ask The Exterminator

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