Rat Catchers Pudsey

Pudsey Rat Catchers Contractors (LS28): Despite the fact that it isn't such a frequent problem in Pudsey nowadays, householders still have trouble with rats every once in awhile. Seeing a rat in your garden or inside your house is not a good thing to experience, and is sufficient to cause some homeowners the shakes. Single rats are unlikely to cause very much of a problem, however rats tend to reproduce rapidly and can cause problems when they grow in numbers.

Rat Catchers Pudsey LS28

If you do happen to discover rats in Pudsey, the probabilities are that they will be common brown rats, although there are in fact two species of rats currently found in the British Isles; brown (or common rats) and black (ship). As you might know black rats were blamed for the Great Plague of the 17th Century and at that time they were pretty widespread. Black rats are quite scarce now and in fact neither breed is native to the United Kingdom, both coming from Asia.

The black rat (Rattus Rattus) at 5 to 7 inches, isn't as large as the brown rat, which attains lengths of nearly nine inches and weighs in at close to 500g. To stop their incisor teeth from growing too long, common brown rats must keep chewing stuff, which is why they cause so much damage and destruction. Their attention is often focused on things that's made of timber.

An infestation of rats may cause a variety of problems for business and home owners in Pudsey, they'll leave behind droppings, transmit diseases, gnaw their way through pipes, wires, insulation and woodwork, and build nests. Home owners must always report sightings of rats to their local authority. Or perhaps report pest and rat problems on the .gov website HERE, that will be forwarded to the relevant local authorities.

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You will often be alerted to the existence of rats not actually by physically observing them, but by them announcing their existence in other ways. It could be that you might hear noises coming from a loft, floor or wall, you could come across distinctive rat holes chewed in skirtings or floorboards, you could detect droppings in cupboards or on the floor or you could come upon a rat's nest hidden away somewhere.

If you're going to have this problem managed effectively you need to speak to a specialist. You could either get in touch with your local environmental health department or bring in a professional Pudsey pest controller or rat catcher yourself. There are not all that many individuals nowadays who specialise only in rat catching, so you can also contact them if you have a wasp nest in your walls or maybe moles causing damage. (Tags: Rat Catchers Pudsey, Pest Control Pudsey )

Rats - Telltale Signs

There are plenty of ways by which you can find out if you've got rats. When you have your suspicions that there might be rats in your home or business you could listen closely for constant scratching noises emanating from walls and roofs, in particular during the night, search for footprints or tail trails on loose soil or in dusty areas, pay attention to gnaw marks in cables, wires and wood, especially in lofts, keep your eyes peeled for faeces (droppings), they look just like large grains of rice and are darkish brown, watch for rub marks on skirting boards and walls where greasy fur has left marks, be on the lookout for tunnels or burrows near to solid surfaces.


The one thing that all rats love to do is dig burrows, and their favoured area to do it is alongside solid structures and objects like pathways, garage foundations, terraces and garden shed bases. Rats create extensive burrow networks which provide them with nesting places, shelter and food storage. Keep an eye out for holes having smooth edges, which may have been polished by the continual coming and going of these busy pests. The entrance holes to rat burrows are usually about 2" to 4" in diameter. Toss some debris into the entrance hole and check back the following day to find out whether it has been shifted. This should show if the rats are still about.

Reporting Rats and Pests

We're going to go into it a bit more here, though this topic was outlined further up the page. It is always smart to report it to the local authority Environmental Health Department if you see rats in a neighbours garden, in your own garden or in a public area. When it comes to rats this could occasionally be a cost-free service, even though you will normally be faced with a charge for some other pest infestations for instance bed bugs, cockroaches and wasps. You can head over to the .gov webpage HERE to report rat sightings. To get the issue taken care of quickly book a rat catcher HERE.

Problems With Mice in Pudsey

Although not as distressing as discovering rats in your garden or house, mice may be nearly as much of a problem. While a lot smaller, mice still gnaw at things, leave droppings, breed rapidly and contaminate food. Also, much like rats, poisoning and trapping are the favoured techniques for solving mouse problems in Pudsey. Pudsey rat catchers can also help you solve mouse infestations, so get in touch with one or visit RATED PEOPLE to get the problem resolved.

Obviously rodents are not just a problem in Pudsey itself, you may also come across them in Gildersome, Horsforth, Churwell, Woodhall Hills, Armley, Swinnow, Stanningley, Kirkstall, Rodley, New Farnley, Laisterdyke, Calverley, Bradford, Bramley, Farsley, Hough End and similar West Yorkshire places.

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