Rat Catchers Weston-super-Mare

Weston-super-Mare Rat Catchers Contractors (BS22): While it's not really a frequent problem nowadays in Weston-super-Mare, folks can still have issues with rats every now and then. Discovering rats in your garden or inside your house is not a pleasant thing to experience, and would be enough to cause some householders the shivers. Single rats are unlikely to create much of an issue, although rats tend to breed rapidly and may start to cause issues as they grow in numbers.

Rat Catchers Weston-super-Mare Somerset BS22

If you happen to notice rats in Weston-super-Mare, the chances are that they will be common brown rats, although there are in fact 2 kinds of rats at present found in Great Britain; black (or ship) rats and brown (or common) rats. As you might be aware black rats were responsible for the spread of the Great Plague (17th C) and at that time they were extremely widespread. Black rats are quite rare nowadays but in fact neither type is a native of Great Britain, both of them hailing from from Asia.

The black rat at 5-7 inches, is not as big as the brown rat, which reaches a length of almost 9" and weighs in at about half a kilo. To stop their teeth from growing too long, brown rats need to keep chewing stuff, which is the reason they cause so much damage. Rats particularly love to gnaw on woodwork.

An infestation of rats lead to lots of different problems for home owners and businesses in Weston-super-Mare, they leave behind droppings, gnaw through pipes, insulation, woodwork and wires, spread diseases, and build nests. The local council ought to be advised when there are sightings of rats. Or perhaps post a report recording pest problems and rat sightings on the .gov website HERE, which should be passed onto your local authority.

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It isn't only by appearance that you'll be alerted to the presence of rats, their behaviour is sometimes enough to enlighten you. It could be that you may spot rat holes gnawed into floorboards or skirting boards, you could uncover a rat's nest in some hidden location, you could hear noises coming from a loft, floor or wall or you could notice droppings in cupboards or on floors.

If you don't wish to wait around for the local council to remedy this problem you could always call a local Weston-super-Mare rat catcher or pest controller who'll be a specialist in the art of pest removal. In these modern times rat catchers commonly come under the category of pest control, and pest control providers not only control rats but also fleas, bedbugs, moles, wasps, mice, cockroaches and many other kinds of garden and household pests.

Rat Poisons: A rather horrible way to eradicate rat infestations is by using poison. A rat will die just a few days after consuming a poisoned bait, normally wholewheat grain. The positioning of the rat poison is critical and may result in the success or failure of this procedure. Generally difenacoum, brodifacoum or bromadioline are among the poisons used. Rat poison won't just kill rats, dogs, cats and other pets can be affected, consequently care needs to be taken in its use. Well known brands of rat poison in Britain include the likes of: Roshield, Pest Expert, RatKil, Propest, Rentokil and Elixir Gardens. (Tags: Rat Poison Weston-super-Mare, Rat Poisons Weston-super-Mare)

Rats - Telltale Signs: When you've got an idea that you could have rats in your home or business, there are several means by which you are able to find out. You can keep your eyes peeled for droppings, they're darkish brown and look much like large grains of rice, watch out for rub marks where their greasy fur leaves marks on skirting boards and walls, search for signs of tail trails or footprints in dusty areas, listen closely for continual scratching noises emanating from rooves and walls, especially at nighttime, look out for holes or burrows alongside solid surfaces, pay attention to gnawing in wood, cables and wires, particularly in lofts.

Burrows: Burrowing and digging is one thing that rats really like to do and its next to and beneath solid objects or structures such as garden shed bases, pathways, garage foundations and terraces that they mainly like to dig. These are often not straightforward holes, but rather extensive systems of burrows, built to use as food storage, a nesting place and shelter. A certain indication of a rat burrow is a smooth sided hole next to a solid structure, where the ins and outs of hairy animals have rubbed and polished the burrow entrance. If you spot holes but are not sure if they are rats, they'll usually be approximately 2" to 4" in diameter. Toss some stuff into the hole and check back the next day to determine if it has been moved. This should show if the rats are still living there.

Reporting Rats

The following is more information on a subject we highlighted previously. The local authorities is the place to send a report if you witness rats in a public area, in your own garden or in a neighbours garden. When it comes to rats this is quite often a free service, though you'll usually be required to pay for some other pest infestations like wasps, cockroaches and bed bugs. You can check out the Government (.gov) webpage HERE to report rat infestations. Click HERE to book a local rat catcher and get the problem sorted promptly.

Naturally rodents are not just found in Weston-super-Mare itself, they may occur in Worlebury, Clevedon, Milton, Locking, Oldmixon, Worle, Bournville, Ashcombe, Burnham on Sea, Kewstoke, Uphill, Lower Canada, Batch, Bleadon, Loxton, West Wick, Nailsea, Hutton and other Somerset areas.

Weston-super-Mare pest control: Xpress Pest Control - Weston-Super-Mare BS23 3TP, Able Pest 24/7 BS23 4NH, ERG Pest & Vermin Control Services Weston-Super-Mare BS40 5RJ, Rokill Ltd BS40 5TE.

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