Rat Catchers Sandown

Sandown Rat Catchers Contractors (PO36): Noticing a rat in your garden or even inside your home can be rather a horrifying thing to experience and whilst its not so common an occurrence in Sandown these days, it is definitely something that happens every now and then. Rats tend to breed rather quickly and can cause issues, especially when they are seen in numbers. A single incidence of a solitary rat may not be too much of an issue, however if you are noticing them regularly you should seek help.

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Though neither of the two rat species currently living in Great Britain are natives of these shores, they've unquestionably made themselves at home. The brown rat is particularly common (hence its name) while the black rat is not so much nowadays. Both breeds escaped from Asia and got to the British Isles as stowaways on boats.

The black rat at 5" to 7" long, isn't as large as the brown variety, which attains lengths of up to about 9" and weighs in at about half a kilogram. Brown rats often cause damage as they have to continually gnaw at stuff to stop their teeth from growing too long. Timber is especially susceptible to their interest.

Rat infestations will cause a variety of issues for business and home owners throughout Sandown, they will leave droppings, gnaw their way through insulation, pipes, wires and woodwork, spread diseases, and contaminate foodstuffs. The local authority should be notified whenever rats are observed. Or alternatively post a report to record sightings of rats and other pest problems on the .gov website HERE, which is forwarded to the relevant local authorities.

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You'll often be alerted to the presence of rats not by in fact seeing them, but by their indicating their existence by other means. Perhaps you could uncover a rat's nest hidden away somewhere, you could notice droppings on the floor or in cupboards, you might come across holes gnawed into floorboards or skirtings or you might hear scratching coming from a floor, loft or wall.

If you're going to have this problem dealt with correctly you have to bring in an expert. You could either contact your local council or use the services of a professional Sandown pest controller or rat catcher for yourself. Nowadays rat catchers generally come under the umbrella category of pest management, and pest elimination businesses not only deal with rats but also moles, fleas, mice, cockroaches, wasps, bedbugs and all manner of garden and household pests. (Tags: Pest Control Sandown, Ratcatchers Sandown )

Have You Got Rats?

If you've got an inkling you could have rats in your property or business, there are a variety of ways by which you can tell. You should listen for continual scratching noises coming from walls and rooves, in particular at night, watch for rub marks where their greasy fur leaves marks on skirtings and walls, keep your eyes open for faeces, they look just like large grains of rice and are dark brown in colour, hunt for signs of tail trails or footprints in dusty areas or on loose soil, look out for burrows or tunnels next to solid surfaces, pay attention to gnawing in wires, cables and wood, particularly in attics.

Rat Burrows

If you have rats appearing in your garden, the chances are there is going to be a burrow somewhere. Rats like to burrow and they mostly dig them near to solid objects or structures such as terraces, garage foundations, shed bases and pathways. These are the best spots to look if you believe there are rats about. Providing nesting places, shelter and food storage, burrows are excavated into extensive systems which could even cause damage if they remain unchecked. Keep an eye out for holes having smooth sides, which have been rubbed by the frequent comings and goings of these busy little critters. If you spot holes but are not positive that they're rats, they will typically be 2" to 4" in diameter. You should check if rats are still about by partially blocking the entrance hole to determine if they return and remove it.

Of course rodents aren't only found in Sandown itself, they may occur in Brading, Ninham, Yaverland, Whiteley Bank, Ventnor, Merstone, Arreton, Luccombe, Queens Bower, Alverstone, Wroxall, Apse Heath, Godshill, Lake, Adgestone, Shanklin, Newchurch, Winford and additional places nearby.

Sandown pest control: Rentokil Pest Control PO33 3QN, ERG Pest & Vermin Control Services Sandown PO36 9JP, ERG Wasp Control Sandown PO36 9PL, 5 Star Pest Control (IW) Ltd PO11 9EY.

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