Getting rid of rats, mice and other rodents


Getting rid of rats, mice and other rodents                                                                                                 Approved Trader can help you reclaim your house from unwanted guests, Rats are extremely resilient and can be hard to remove once they have moved in to your home, here at approved trader we have many rat control professionals from all around the UK, offering a highly effective service in getting rid of rats and other pests infestations you may have.

Approved Trader also has information on how to deal with a rat infestation in our home improvements blog with details on using rat poison, rat traps as well as help and information on deterring rats from moving in to start with.

Rats can cause a number of different problems from eating your food, causing electrical problems, gnawing the wiring or being unhygienic with rat droppings and urine, there are a number of ways you can eradicate your rats yourself but on many occasions professional rat control professional who can help you with expert help. When looking at removing rats from your property the first stage is to find how they are getting in and block the entrance, they can get through extremely tight spaces and you should check your plumbing pipes, roof space and other small spaces they may gain entry. Once easy access has been eliminated, you need to remove any possible food sauce or make it more difficult to get to, when removing the food remember rats also need water, ensure water is not openly available, no dripping taps and keep toilet lid down, in the event of you using poisoned food this will increase the effectiveness.

Rat Poison

Poison is a highly effective way of eliminating rats, but should be used with care some rat poisons can be highly toxic and should be handled with care, remember the poison may also be deadly for your dogs, cats and other household pets as well as being dangerous for children to consume, this should be carefully considered when placing the poison.

Rat Traps

There are many differing types of traps available on the market, designed to eliminate rats, firstly you need to consider the placement of traps, consider placing them were rats have been spotted, by food and water sauces, rats also urinate a lot so this can be a way of finding where they travel around your home. There are also "humane" rat control traps, most common of which is the rat cage, these can be used to catch a rat to be released, but ensure you release them a good distance from residential properties else you will just be creating a problem for another home owner.

Expert Rat Control Help

Sometimes it is better just to call in the cavalry, there are pest control professionals who`s job it is to remove rats and then help you make your home rat proof to stop future infestations, complete our simple online enquiry form and get a competitive free quote from a professional pest control provider who will work with you to reclaim your home.

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