Rat Catchers Thatcham

Thatcham Rat Catchers Contractors (RG18): Even though it isn't all that common at present, discovering a rat in your garden or property in Thatcham just isn't a pleasing experience to go through. One rat sighting shouldn't be that much of an issue, nevertheless, if you notice the presence of rats more regularly or notice several rats you could be heading for trouble since they tend to breed so rapidly.

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If you see rats in Thatcham, the probability is that they'll be common brown rats, although there are in fact two breeds of rat currently living in the British Isles; brown (common rats) and black (or ship rats). As you might be aware ship rats were responsible for the spread of the Great Plague of the 17th Century during which period they were very common. Black rats are quite rare nowadays but in fact neither species is native to Great Britain, both hailing from from Asia.

The largest of the two rat species is the common brown at about 9 inches, whilst the black rat only measures 5 to 7" long. A great deal of the damage and destruction attributable to brown rats is because to keep their teeth from growing too long, they've got to continuously gnaw things. Their gnawing is usually focused on things made of timber.

An infestation of rats cause a variety of issues for home or business owners in Thatcham, they will gnaw their way through woodwork, insulation, wires and pipes, transmit disease, leave behind droppings, and build nests. Home owners need to report rat sightings to their relevant local authorities. Or alternatively go HERE to report incidences of rats and other pest problems on the .gov dedicated webpage.

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It is not always by sight alone that you will be alerted to the existence of rats, their behaviour is sometimes quite enough to enlighten you. Its possible you might hear noises coming from a floor, loft or wall, you might find droppings on the floor or in cupboards, you could find a rat's nest in some hidden location or you might spot holes chewed in floorboards or skirtings.

If you do not wish to wait around for environmental health to take care of your rat issues it's also possible to bring in local Thatcham pest controller or rat catcher who will be a specialist in the area of pest removal. Long ago, rat catchers were just that, but nowadays they're called pest controllers and won't solely be willing to help with getting rid of rats but also removing mice, ants, wasps, moles, cockroaches and more. (Tags: Pest Control Thatcham, Rat Catchers Thatcham )

Rat Prevention Thatcham: Discouraging rodents before they even show up is the most effective way of avoiding having problems with them. So, even though you do not presently have a rat problem, rat prevention must be on top of your list of priorities. Among the primary factors that cause rat infestations is household waste in gardens. You will just attract rats if you provide them with both the place and materials to build a nest. When there's also an abundance of food available those rats imagine they are in paradise, so be mindful that bird seed feeders can attract rats, particularly when they're vulnerable to overflowing, and domestic food scraps should never be accessible.

Checking for Rats: There are plenty of ways that you can find out when you've got rats. When you've got a notion that there may be rats in your property or business you could watch out for rub marks on walls and skirting boards where greasy fur has left marks, keep your eyes peeled for droppings (faeces), they look similar to large grains of rice and are darkish brown, pay attention to gnaw marks in wires, cables and wood, particularly in attics, hunt for tail trails or footprints in dusty areas or on loose soil, be on the lookout for burrows or tunnels alongside solid objects, listen for continual scratching noises emanating from rooves and walls, especially at night.

Burrows: The one thing that all rats like to do is dig and burrow, and the location where they mainly like to burrow is close to solid objects or structures like garages, terraces, walkways and garden sheds. These are not just simple holes in the ground, but rather substantial networks of burrows, built to provide food storage, nesting and shelter. Keep an eye out for holes having smooth sides, which may have been polished by the endless ins and outs of these busy critters. Usually 2-4 inches in diameter, entrances to burrows are not hard to spot. Throw some debris into the entrance and look the next day to ascertain if it has been shifted. This can determine if rats are still in there.

Reporting Rat Sightings

The following is a little more information on a topic we mentioned further up the page. Should you notice rats in a neighbours garden, in a public space or in your own garden it is smart to report it to the local authority Environmental Health Department. In the case of rats this might sometimes be a cost-free service, although you will normally be charged for some other infestations for example wasps, cockroaches and bed bugs. It is also possible to report sightings of rats using the .gov webpage which you'll find HERE. You can needless to say organize a local rat catcher to pop in and sort out the issue by clicking HERE.

Obviously rodents aren't only an issue in Thatcham, they may also crop up in Greenham, Heads Hill, Midgeham, Reading, Bishops Green, Henwick, Curridge, The Slade, Ashmore Green, Shaw, Crookham Common, Colthrop, Benham Hill, Newbury, Cold Ash, Upper Bucklebury, Brimpton and other places in and around Berkshire.

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