Rat Catchers Castlereagh

Castlereagh Rat Catchers Contractors (BT6): Although its not that common at present, finding rats in your home or garden in Castlereagh is not a pleasing thing to go through. Just one rat sighting might not be that much of a problem, however, if you notice rats more regularly or notice several rats you could potentially be heading for trouble as they tend to breed so quickly.

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If you happen to discover rats in Castlereagh, the probability is that they are going to be brown rats, even though there are actually two types of rats at present found in Great Britain; brown (common rats) and black (ship). As you might know black rats were blamed for the Great Plague (17th C) and at that time they were pretty widespread. Black rats are quite rare nowadays but in fact neither variety is native to the British Isles, both of them coming from Asia.

The longest of the 2 rat varieties is the brown rat at around 9 inches, whilst the black only measures 5-7 inches long. Most of the damage and destruction caused by brown rats is due to the fact that to prevent their incisor teeth from getting too much, they must constantly gnaw on things. Rats especially prefer to gnaw at woodwork.

An infestation of rats cause a number of issues for business owners and householders throughout Castlereagh, they transmit diseases, gnaw their way through wires, woodwork, pipes and insulation, leave behind droppings, and contaminate foodstuffs. Sightings of rats should always be reported to the local council. Or otherwise post a report recording pest and rat problems on the .gov website HERE, which is forwarded to your local authorities.

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You won't have to physically see rats to know of their existence, since there are a range of telltale signs that could alert you to their activity. It is possible you could come across a rat's nest in some tucked away location, you may come across holes chewed in skirting boards or floorboards, you could start seeing droppings on the floor or in cupboards or you could hear noises coming from a floor, loft or wall.

If you're going to have this issue resolved correctly you have to call in a specialist. You can get in touch with your local council or bring in a professional Castlereagh rat catcher or pest controller for yourself. In the world today rat catchers normally come under the umbrella category of pest management, and pest elimination companies not only deal with rats but additionally cockroaches, moles, fleas, mice, wasps, bedbugs and a variety of other household and garden pests.

Rat Prevention Castlereagh: Discouraging rodents before they even show up is certainly the easiest way to avoid having problems with them. Consequently, even though you don't actually have a problem with rats, deterring mice and rats must be high on your priority list. Among the primary causes of rat infestations is domestic rubbish littering gardens. You will just encourage rats if you give them both the place and materials to build nests. Furthermore, refrain from providing them with easy food by leaving domestic scraps of food laying around and putting bird feeders out with grain that's only going to attract rats and mice.

Signs of Rats: When you have an inkling you may have rats in your home or business, there are a variety of ways in which you could tell. You can watch out for rub marks where their greasy fur leaves marks on walls and skirting boards, be on the lookout for burrows or tunnels close to solid objects, hunt for tail trails or footprints in dusty areas, keep an eye out for droppings (faeces), they look similar to large grains of rice and are dark brown in colour, listen closely for continual scratching noises coming from walls and rooves, especially during the night, check for gnawing in wires, wood and cables, particularly in lofts.

Burrowing: Digging and burrowing is a thing that rats really like to do and it's next to and under solid structures and objects such as garage foundations, terraces, garden shed bases and walkways that they mainly prefer to dig. These are often not simple holes, but substantial networks of burrows, created to use as shelter, nesting and food storage. A certain indication of a rat burrow is often a hole with smooth sides near to a solid surface, where the ins and outs of hairy animals have polished and rubbed the entrance. Generally approximately 2" to 4" across, entrances to rat burrows are not difficult to identify. Toss some debris into the hole and check the following day to determine if it has been shifted. This will show you if rats are still in situ.

Reporting Rat Sightings: This is a bit more information on a topic that we talked about earlier. The local authority Environmental Health Department is where you should report it if you spot rats in a public area, in a neighbours garden or in your own garden. Sometimes councils offer a free service for dealing with rats but charges are generally made for most other unwelcome pests for instance bed bugs, cockroaches and wasps. It's also easy to report sightings of rats via the Government (.gov) webpage which you can visit HERE. You can of course organize your local rat catcher to come over and tackle the problem by going HERE.

Needless to say rodents aren't only an issue in Castlereagh itself, you could also find them in Crossnacreevy, Carryduff, Dundonald, Drumbo, Hannahstown, Finaghy, Andersontown, Lisburn, Newtownards, Saintfield, Comber, Moneyreagh, Belfast, Ormeau, Ballgowan, Dunmurry and other locations close by.

Castlereagh pest control: ReSource Pest Control Solutions BT16 1QT, Enviro NI Pest Control Solutions Ltd BT12 7AG, Hygiene Zone BT13 2AU, ERG Pest & Vermin Control Services Belfast BT12 7EF.

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