Heat and rising water levels flush the rats out of their hovels deep underground and force them to look for nests closer to homes. When incoming waters force them through the sewers Rodents keep moving, sometime right past the trap and into toilet bowls. Sealing vents, windows, garage door gaps, structural gaps and floor drains can keep rats from entering home or commercial business building. Smaller rats can fit through holes as large as a quarter in diameter.
Rats love an easy bite, and bird feeders are a major attraction. By emptying these out, Removing any source of food is a strong deterrent to local rat and mice population. The same goes for garbage and compost piles. If these are accessible at all, rats will get to the food sources and multiple in great number in a short period of time. Inspect these receptacles for holes, weak spots, or entry points and patch them up. Don’t leave pet food outside either.
Today, rats were seen running out of a known ravine, in the Eastside of Seattle. Searching for higher ground and food. Although there is no specific Season for rats the rodents will be on the move looking for shelter and food as the weather gets colder. The motorist thought what kind of rats are those. It didn’t take long before the rats found the perfect home to start nesting. Someone is going to need to know
Where rat sightings have been spotted More in the Greater Seattle area: It has been reported that Seattle has ranked number one for rat infestation across the nation. Pretty scary thought. Pest Control businesses are being kept busy.
The wet and cooler Autumn weather has arrived in Seattle and this means spending more time in the home. Due to the drop in temperature, Rats are determined to find homes to set up residency and be near sources of food. Yep, the rats seen running out of the ravine, found new digs. It didn’t take the nasty rats long and hit the jackpot of accessible holes around the perimeter of the residence. The rats went immediately to the kitchen to find food. Which was available on counters, the floors and open garbage cans. It’s not true that rats only populate in filthy homes. The rodents will be wherever it can get in and feed on whatever it finds. It’s like the rat pack sniffed out the few in the house and came squirming through the holed to join the smorgasbord meal.
How in the world could a Rat fit through a quarter size holes: It may be hard to believe but the rats were able to weasel through a hole that was the size of a quarter. The rats are diligent hunters and will find accessible ports of entry to the domain. Rats will even swim through sewer lines and scurry up drain pipes which is another way to get inside. Rats and mice need to eat too and humans can provide the best all-you-can-eat buffets. The vermins are so thankful the entry points that made it so easy to bust into the house. Rats love grains and will dine on rice, cereal, pasta, crackers and bread. Just check for torn open items, crumbs and droppings left around. Rats don’t discriminate and will eat just about anything. Rats are truly some dirty slobs as the evidence of the feast is scattered everywhere.
Some of the dangers and damages caused by Rats and Mice: Gnawing can cause considerable damage to the contents of the home. Rodents love to chew on things such as wires, furniture and piping. In some cases because of the rodents gnawing on wires has started house fires. Obviously losing the home could be fatal and costly. The greatest threat mice and rats would be the disease and bacteria that these nasty pests carry. Airborne germs and bacteria from droppings and urine are High risk issues to people.
Why Bellevue home was invaded by Rats in the mind pest control: It was obvious after the homeowner noticed the mess on the counter as he got ready to prepare a snack. When investigating further he found feces, urine. By this time the resident could not even imagine taking on this big headache. It was overwhelming and stressful and all he wanted was to get rid of this rat Infestation. The choice was made to call in a Seattle professional Pest Control Exterminator that could exterminate the rats. Decision was to call AMPM Exterminators. AMPM EXTERMINATORS is a pest control company that will work with the customers and treat the clients with utmost respect. It is a requirement that all technicians be professional and listen to the customers to get all details of the issue.
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Rodents, and large vertebrate such as raccoon, opossums, squirrels and cats can infest attics and crawlspaces causing damage and creating health issues.