Rat pest guide
There are two main rat types in Canada.
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Rats are known to spread diseases, so a rat problem in your home or business should be treated as a serious pest issue. Even if rats are not entering a direct living area, any rat problem must be treated urgently.
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A few of the common signs of a rat infestation on your property are:
Rat droppings - Rats leave dark, tapered droppings about 12-20mm long.
Damage - Rats have been known to chew on wood and plastic causing serious damage. Rats can even cause fires by chewing through electrical wiring.
Nests - Rats build nests in warm, hidden places using shredded material such as newspaper, fabrics, and insulation. Nests will often contain young rats.
To deter rats from entering your property, practice the following prevention methods:
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Using rat bait stations is an effective way to control a rat infestation on your property. Rentokil specifically selects stations to be tamper-resistant. Our stations are safe to use even in areas where children or pets may be present. The rat bait or rodenticide contained within the device is only accessible to rats, offering an effective solution to your rat problem.
Our large selection of baits, suitable for use indoors and outdoors, are installed and distributed through these bait stations as part of a customized program to get rid of rats in your home or business.
Features of plastic bait station:
Call us at 1-877-690-2115 or contact us online for more information on how to get rid of rats or to arrange a visit by a Rentokil Pest Technician.