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Olney Rat Catchers (MK46): Even though its not all that commonplace nowadays, observing rats in your garden or house in Olney just isn't a nice experience. Just one sighting of a rat may not be too much of a problem, nevertheless, if you witness rats more frequently or see more than one you may be in for trouble since they tend to breed so quickly.

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There are two types of rat which you may spot in Olney, brown (or common) rats and black rats. It's quite improbable that you'll ever see a black rat, and if you have stumbled upon a rat recently chances are it will have been one of the more common brown rats (Rattus Norvegicus). Black rats (also known as ship rats) were common at one time and were responsible for the Great Plague, they are quite scarce nowadays, however where they are found they are excellent climbers, have an acute sense of hearing, and the females can produce between 20 and 100 baby rats in a single year.

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The longest and heaviest of the two rat breeds is the common brown rat at approximately 9 inches, whilst the black rat (Rattus Rattus) only measures 5-7 inches. To wear down their constantly growing incisor teetn, brown rats have to keep on chewing things, which is the reason they cause so much damage and destruction. Wooden items are particularly more prone to their gnawing.

An infestation of rats lead to a number of issues for home or business owners throughout Olney, they spread diseases, gnaw through insulation, wires, pipes and woodwork, leave droppings, and get up to all sorts of mischief. The local authority needs to be informed whenever rats are seen. Or even head HERE to report pest and rat problems on the .gov dedicated webpage.

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You will from time to time discover the existence of rats not in fact by physically observing them, but by their announcing their activity in other ways. It could be that you may observe distinctive rat holes gnawed into floorboards or skirting boards, you might find droppings in cupboards or on floors, you could hear scratching coming from a floor, wall or loft or you could come across a rat's nest in some out of the way location.

If you do not wish to wait around for the local environmental health authority to remedy your rat problem you can also call in local Olney rat catcher or pest controller who will be knowledgeable in the world of pest removal. There aren't a lot of folks nowadays who specialise only in issues with rats, so you can also call them if you've got a wasps nest in your loft space or even moles causing damage.

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Rat catching and pest control can be done in Olney and also in: Warrington, Sherington, Newton Blossomville, Newport Pagnell, Lavendon, Milton Keynes, Chichekey, Ravenstone, Weston Underwood, Clifton Reynes, Hardmead, Emberton, together with these postcodes MK46 4DQ, MK46 4BW, MK46 5HW, MK46 4LA, MK46 5FQ, MK46 5AA, MK46 5DQ, MK46 4DZ, MK46 4AA, MK46 5DY. Locally based Olney rat catchers will likely have the telephone code 01234 and the postcode MK46. Verifying this can guarantee you access locally based pest control. Olney householders can utilise these and numerous other related services.

Kinds of Rat

You'll only ever run across 2 types of rat in Olney, Buckinghamshire and anyplace in the United Kingdom. The Black Rat (Rattus Rattus) and the Brown Rat (Rattus Norvegicus).

The Brown Rat (Rattus Norvegicus)

In Olney, the remainder of Great Britain and Europe the most widespread type of rat is the brown rat (common rat, Norwegian Rat (Rattus Norvegicus), sewer rat or street rat), this is the kind you'll most likely spot in your home or garden. This grey or brown coloured rodent attains lengths of 4-9 inches (plus tail) and weight approximately 140 - 500 grammes. This species was named Norway Rat (Rattus Norvegicus) as it was believed to have arrived in the British Isles by boat from Norway. The brown rat is nowadays understood to have originated in Central Asia/China. Brown rats dig extensive burrows and climb effectively, they have an acute sense of hearing but bad eyesight, the female rats can give birth to five litters each year, they will feed on more or less any foodstuffs (omnivores) but favour cereals.

The Black Rat (Rattus Rattus)

Originating in Southeast Asia (India) the black rat, (Rattus Rattus), ship rat or roof rat is also not a native of the UK or Europe. Most likely traveling in shipments of spices in Roman times, the black rat then spread throughout Continental Europe. At one time widespread in the UK, the black rat essentially disappeared as the brown rat appeared. Weighing in at only 75g to 230g, the black rat grows to a length of about 5-7 inches. Well known for causing salmonella, toxoplasmosis, listeria, Weil's disease, rat bite fever, trichinosis, typhus, bubonic plague and tularemia, black rats are notorious spreaders of disease and pathogens.

Reporting Rats and Pests

We outlined this topic before, so now let's go into it a bit more. Should you spot rats in a public area, in a neighbours garden or in your own garden it is smart to report it to the local environmental health. Certain councils offer a cost-free service for rat issues but payment is generally needed for most infestations like cockroaches, bed bugs and wasps. You can head over to the .gov webpage HERE to report sightings of rats. Click HERE to book your local rat catcher and get the matter sorted straight away.

To Summarise

Having a rat problem in Olney is something that most of us dread, and when you find yourself in this scenario, you may have the urge to try to solve it yourself. There are loads of products that are currently available to help you to accomplish this and you can find rat poisons, rat traps and other products in shops, supermarkets and hardware stores in the Olney area.

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Bringing in an experienced Olney rat exterminator would however be a better option, unless you know precisely what you are doing, given that the correct approach isn't necessarily the most obvious one.

Usually the newcomer's use of rat poisons is simply not that effective, and could even do more harm than good - do you really want to risk doing harm to your children and pets? You'd be far better off enlisting the assistance of a specialist when you are in need of rat control in Olney. (Tags: Rat Control Olney, Rat Exterminator Olney, Rat Removal Olney)

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Olney rat catchers can normally help with rat proofing in Olney, electronic pest control Olney, commercial pest control Olney, domestic pest control Olney, rat infestations in Olney, mouse control Olney, pest extermination, the removal of contaminated loft insulation, thermal imaging surveys, bird pest control Olney, residential pest control Olney, carpet moth pest control Olney, spray & fogging treatments, rat poison, rat pest control in Olney, bed bug heat treatments, anti-bird spike installation Olney, wildlife management, commercial rat control Olney, pigeon pest control, household pest control Olney, wasp pest control Olney, rat extermination, emergency 24 hour pest control, pest netting, pest control for fleas Olney, powder treatments (for wasps nest), guano removal, rat catching, ant control, environmental pest control Olney and other pest control in Olney, Buckinghamshire. These are just a handful of the activities that are handled by those specialising in pest control. Olney professionals will keep you informed about their entire range of services.

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Also find: Ravenstone pest control, Chichekey pest control, Lavendon pest control, Newport Pagnell pest control, Warrington pest control, Sherington pest control, Clifton Reynes pest control, Emberton pest control, Hardmead pest control, Milton Keynes pest control, Weston Underwood pest control, Newton Blossomville rat catchers and more. All these places are catered for by local pest control. Olney householders can get pest control quotes by clicking here.

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