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Axbridge Rat Catchers (BS26): Discovering rats in your garden or even inside your house could be rather an alarming thing to go through and whilst it's not so frequent an occurrence in Axbridge in recent times, it's definitely not unusual. Rats breed quickly and will likely cause problems, especially when their numbers spiral out of control. An individual sighting of a lone rat may not be all that much of a concern, however if you are seeing them often it's best to take action.

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If you discover rats in Axbridge, the probability is that they're going to be brown rats, although there are in fact 2 breeds of rats currently living in the United Kingdom; black (or ship) rats and brown (common) rats. As you might know black rats were responsible for the Great Plague of the 17th Century at which time they were extremely widespread. Black rats are relatively rare now and in fact neither breed is a native of Great Britain, both arriving from Asia.

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The biggest of the 2 rats is the brown at approximately 9", whilst the black rat (Rattus Rattus) only grows to between 5" and 7". Most of the damage caused by brown rats is down to the fact that to keep their incisor teeth from growing too long, they have to constantly gnaw things. Their gnawing is oftentimes focused on items that's made from wood.

Rats cause a variety of problems in homes and business premises throughout Axbridge and they gnaw through insulation, wires, pipes and woodwork, leave behind droppings, transmit disease, and are generally troublesome. Any repeated incidences of rats need to be reported to the local council. Or even go HERE to report pest and rat sightings on the .gov dedicated webpage.

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It is not always by sight alone that you will be alerted to the presence of rats, their behaviour is oftentimes enough to enlighten you. Perhaps you may come across a rat's nest hidden away somewhere, you could spot holes chewed into floorboards or skirtings, you may hear noises coming from a floor, loft or wall or you might discover droppings in cupboards or on the floor.

If you're going to have this issue dealt with effectively you'll want to speak to a professional. You could either speak to your local authority or call in an expert Axbridge rat catcher or pest controller for yourself. There are no longer a lot of folks nowadays who only specialize in rat catching, you are also able to call them if you have moles digging up your lawn or even a wasp nest in your walls.

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Pest control and rat catching can be undertaken in Axbridge and also in: Cocklake, Weare, Draycott, Brinscombe,, Locking, Badgeworth, Crickham, Cross, Churchill, Cheddar, Banwell, Compton Bishop, Shipham, Sandford, Winscombe, as well as in these postcodes BS26 2AP, BS26 2HP, BS26 2AJ, BS26 2BX, BS26 2DQ, BS26 2BT, BS26 2BU, BS26 2PE, BS26 2BA, BS26 2AR. Locally based Axbridge pest controllers will most likely have the postcode BS26 and the telephone code 01934. Checking this out can ensure you are accessing locally based pest control. Axbridge property owners are able to benefit from these and numerous other pest related services.

Rat Poison

Using poison is one of the more nasty methods by which to eliminate rat infestations. Grains of wheat are covered using a poisoned chemical and strategically left for rats to ingest, it then takes them a few days to die. A sizable infestation of rats can soon be killed by this method providing the bait is placed correctly. In general bromadioline, difenacoum or brodifacoum are among the poisons used. You must be very careful to keep these poisons away from pets. Rat poison brands available in the United Kingdom include: Propest, Rentokil, Pest Expert, Elixir Gardens, Roshield and RatKil.

Rat Bites

Although not that common in Great Britain, rat bites certainly do occur every now and then, and in certain situations they can have serious consequences. When scared or cornered, rats can attack and bite, thus when you come across one in a confined space, it's wise to leave a clear exit route so it can easily escape.

You'd think that folks would be cautious about shoving their hand inside a rat's cage, but as rats are often kept as pets, this is a rising cause of rat bites. Although they aren't necessarily serious, rat bites can turn nasty or even fatal if they develop into "rat bite fever", consequently they should be avoided where possible. "Rat bite fever" (RBF) has a 10% mortality rate, if left without treatment.

Symptoms of Rat Bite Fever (RBF) - Some of the symptoms of "rat bite fever" are:

  • Muscle Pain
  • Redness or Swelling
  • Joint Pain or Swelling
  • Vomiting
  • Fever
  • A Rash
  • Headaches

You should promptly wash the wound with warm water, if you get bitten by a rat, then put on an antibiotic ointment to the bite area, and finally cover it with a clean plaster or bandage. Even if the bite doesn't seem that serious, you must book an emergency appointment with your GP or head to the closest A&E unit. If you haven't received a tetanus vaccine in the last five years or so, you should also get one of these too.

To Summarise

When you have a problem with rats in Axbridge you might possibly try to solve it on your own - and certainly plenty of homeowners in Axbridge do just that. By looking around supermarkets, hardware stores and shops in and around Axbridge, it's not too difficult to obtain rat poisons, rat traps and similar merchandise.

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A specialist rat exterminator in Axbridge is however the preferred person for the job, seeing that removing rats may not be as straightforward as you might believe.

Usually the newcomer's use of rat toxins isn't actually that helpful, and may even make matters worse - would you really want to take the chance of doing harm to your pets and children? When in doubt, call in the professionals for your rat control needs in Axbridge. (Tags: Rat Exterminators Axbridge, Rat Removal Axbridge, Rat Control Axbridge)

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Also find: Locking pest control, Shipham pest control, Compton Bishop pest control, pest control, Winscombe pest control, Cheddar pest control, Churchill pest control, Cocklake pest control, Draycott pest control, Weare pest control, Badgeworth pest control, Brinscombe pest control, Sandford pest control, Banwell pest control, Crickham pest control, Cross rat catchers and more. All of these areas are catered for by professional pest control. Axbridge home and business owners can get pest control quotations by clicking here.

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Rat Control Around Axbridge: Folks living in the following streets have recently enquired about rat and pest control services - Walnut Close, Bridgwater Road, Meadow Street, Back Lane, Houlgate Way, Winscombe Drove, Cross Moor Road, Barnabas Close, Strawberry Field, Jubilee Road, Manor Court Gardens, Wall Green, Parkfield Road, Church Lane, Starrs Close, Woodlands, Portmeade Drove, Parsonage Lane, Cross Lane, Winscombe Hill, Cross Moor Drive, The Square, Hippisley Drive, Bailiffs' Wall, as well as these local Axbridge postcodes: BS26 2AP, BS26 2HP, BS26 2AJ, BS26 2BX, BS26 2DQ, BS26 2BT, BS26 2BU, BS26 2PE, BS26 2BA, BS26 2AR. Work was achieved in these places by specialists in pest control. Axbridge residents enjoyed dependable and professional pest control services.

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