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Rat control

Rentokil can help you avoid costly damage to your property and prevent the transfer of disease by providing effective rat control services. Our qualified local technicians are backed by global knowledge and innovation and use safe and reliable rodent control methods to offer a long-term solution to any rat problem.

For over 50 years, Rentokil has been supplying effective rat control solutions designed to protect commercial and residential properties from rat activity.

Dual AutoGate Connect

Rentokil’s Dual Autogate Connect is a first-of-its-kind, patented rodent bait station designed to enhance your exterior rodent protection program. It’s an effective detection, monitoring and baiting solution for rodents. It provides time and date stamp data on rat activity delivered through Rentokil’s online reporting and analysis system, myRentokil.

Rat Riddance Connect

Rat Riddance Connect is an innovative and rigorously tested rat snap trap developed to meet the needs of businesses that require a non-toxic solution to protect their premises from internal rat activity. It sits within Rentokil’s award winning family of digital pest control solutions, PestConnect.

Rodent baiting

Rentokil’s large selection of baits is suitable for use indoors and outdoors, are installed and distributed through bait stations as part of a customised rat control program for homes and businesses. The rat bait or rodenticide contained within the bait station is accessible to rats and offers an effective solution to your rat problem. 

Rodent proofing

Proofing your business and home to deny rats entry, and removing easy access to food and water, can really make a difference. Your Rentokil technician can help identify ingress areas, opportunities for rodent proofing, including Rentokil’s Flexi Armour range, and denying access to places within your home or business that are ideal for rat shelter and nesting.

Rodent tracking

Your qualified Rentokil technician may use UV tracking gel to identify the movements of rats in your business or home. This will assist in the complete rodent inspection of your property including hard-to-spot places like roof voids, under floor boards, or nesting sites in walls. 

Rodent education and training 

Hygiene and housekeeping should be a key focus with thorough, regular cleaning taking place frequently to avoid rat infestation. Early detection of rat problems and dealing with them as soon as possible means saving costs in the long run. Rentokil can provide practical tips and training on food safety and storage practices, property maintenance, and reducing overall attractants to rat species.

How to prepare for your rat treatment

Once you’ve booked in with us, see how you can best prepare for our service visit with the below list of prep steps to ensure effective minimisation of rats numbers.

Your local rat control professionals

All Rentokil technicians are highly qualified and trained to industry standards. Voted Australian Environmental Pest Managers Association (AEPMA) Pest Manager of the Year 2020, our local teams offer a wide range of global innovations and rat control solutions for the most effective outcome.

Rat control expertise
Protecting commercial and residential properties from rat infestation and damage for over 50 years
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Australian Environmental Pest Managers Association (AEPMA) Pest Manager of the Year. Local, accredited pest controllers
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How much does rat control cost?

Your rat control costs will ultimately reflect the time and effort it will take to control numbers at your home or business. The first step in determining the cost of rat control is fully understanding the problem. Damaged stock from rat activity? Scratching noises coming from the roof? Grease smudges on surfaces? 

To answer all the above questions, Rentokil will need to visit your property and carry out an inspection for rat activity. Following on from that the below factors will help determine the most effective rat treatment solution and its associated costs.

Type of rat

There are two key species of rat of concern in Australia, the Brown Rat and the Black Rat. Identifying the type of rat infestation plays a key role in the solutions your Rentokil technician will recommend.

Size of property

The square footage of your property and premises will have a direct impact on the type of rat treatment used and the number of follow-up treatments required.

Severity of rat infestation and damage

If many rats are present, or if there is a large amount of rat damage within your property, you may require more extensive treatment. Often, the current rat infestation will need to be managed before a permanent control solution is installed.

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