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Oundle Rat Catchers (PE8): Although it's not such a frequent problem in Oundle nowadays, homeowners do have issues with rats every so often. Spotting a rat in your garden or inside your property isn't a pleasant experience, and will be enough to give some homeowners nightmares. Single rats should not cause that much of a problem, but naturally rats reproduce rapidly and will cause problems as soon as they grow in numbers.

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Despite the fact that neither of the two species of rat presently living in the United Kingdom are natives of these islands, they've definitely made themselves at home. The brown rat is particularly commonplace whilst the black rat just isn't so much so these days. Both of these breeds escaped from Asia and made their way to the United Kingdom on ships.

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Brown rats are bigger than black rats weighing in at half a kilo and reaching lengths of about nine inches. To wear down their constantly growing teeth, brown rats must keep gnawing at things, which is why they're the cause of such a lot of damage and destruction. Wooden items are especially more prone to their gnawing.

Rats cause numerous problems in homes and business premises throughout Oundle and they gnaw their way through woodwork, wires, insulation and pipes, transmit diseases, leave behind droppings, and are generally troublesome. Property holders should report incidences of rats to their relevant local authorities. Or alternatively post a report to record pest problems and rat sightings on the .gov website HERE, which will be passed onto the relevant local authorities.

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You'll occasionally become aware of the existence of rats not by actually physically seeing them, but by their announcing their activity in other ways. Perhaps you might come upon a rat's nest hidden away, you could come across distinctive rat holes chewed into skirtings or floorboards, you may hear noises coming from a loft, floor or wall or you may discover droppings on floors or in cupboards.

If you are going to have this situation remedied correctly it is advisable to call in an expert. You could get in touch with the local authority or call in a specialist Oundle rat catcher or pest controller yourself. There aren't very many people nowadays who specialise only in issues with rats, you can also bring them in if you've got a problem with moles digging up your lawn or maybe a wasp nest in your loft space. (Tags: Pest Control Oundle, Rat Catchers Oundle )

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Rat catching and pest control can be undertaken in Oundle and also in nearby places like: Aldwincle, Armston, Barnwell St Andrew, Upper Benefield, Barnwell, Southwick, Tansor, Barnwell All Saints, Ashton, Warmington, Eaglethorpe, Glapthorn, Elmington, Brigstock, Great Gidding, Haddon, Polebrook, Fotheringay, together with these postcodes PE8 4QB, PE8 4DU, PE8 4AL, PE8 4JL, PE8 4BJ, PE8 4JS, PE8 4BX, PE8 4QF, PE8 4EW, PE8 4LN. Locally based Oundle pest controllers will likely have the postcode PE8 and the telephone code 01832. Verifying this will guarantee you access local pest control. Oundle property owners can benefit from these and lots of other comparable services.

Rat Burrows

A thing which rats like to do is dig burrows, and the location that they most like to do it is at the side of solid structures and objects such as garden shed bases, paths, garage foundations and patios. These are not just simple holes, but substantial networks of burrows, designed to use as food storage, shelter and nesting. A sure sign of a rat burrow is often a smooth sided hole adjacent to a solid structure, where the comings and goings of furry bodies have rubbed and polished the burrow entrance. When you notice holes but aren't certain if they're made by rats, they will generally be two to four inches in diameter. Chuck some stuff into the entrance and look the following day to ascertain if it's been shifted. This should determine if the rats are still in situ.

Rat Traps

Rat Traps

Rat traps are amongst the most effective techniques for dealing with a rat situation, whether you are handling it by yourself or bringing a professional in. You'll find many different types of rat trap these days, some that actually exterminate the rats and others which capture rats for release elsewhere. The capture type of rat trap are the perfect choice for folks who hate to think of animals harmed in any way, even pests. Rat traps are available all size and shapes and include the likes of: enclosed poison traps, cage traps, spring loaded bait traps and electronic rat traps.

What Attracts Mice and Rats?

With their twitchy whiskers, pointy faces and fur covered bodies, some folk may find rats and mice to be rather cute, however they're certainly not the sort of animals that you want to be living in your house or garden in Oundle, and can be more dangerous than you would think. Mice and rats can cause damage to your property by gnawing through plasterboard, plastic, floorboards and electric wires, and are sometimes to blame for fires and other accidents. Spreading conditions like typhus, listeria, Weil's disease, toxoplasmosis, bubonic plague, rat bite fever, salmonella, trichinosis and tularemia, mice and rats can cause over thirty types of disease. Among the things that will definitely attract rats and mice to your home or garden are:

  • CLUTTER - General clutter and jumble in a shed, cellar or loft will be particularly attractive to rats and mice, especially if there's a food source close by.
  • COMPOST/PET WASTE - Incredibly pet waste and even piles of compost can attract mice and rats - there are likely to be some tasty morsels hidden in there!
  • TRASH/RUBBISH - Accumulations of junk and garden waste piled up on your property (particularly in the garden) will attract rodents.
  • WATER - Active rats and mice have to drink like any other living creature, therefore sources of water like birdbaths, leaking pipes, pet water bowls and dripping sprinkler systems are a big enticement for these pests.
  • FOOD - Food that is left lying around or discarded is one of the principal attractions for mice and rats.
  • ENTRY POINTS AND HOLES - Mice and rats can squeeze through the smallest of holes, so keep an eye out for spaces around pipes, doors, crawl spaces and vents.

Problems With Moles

Whilst not such a common issue nowadays moles can also be handled by rat catchers. Moles cause problems in another way to to rats and are not detested anywhere near so much. The chief trouble with moles is that they will cause a fair amount of damage to your garden, particularly lawns. Evidence of their destructive activity can plainly be seen in the form of randomly scattered heaps of earth on perfectly mowed lawns. Moles could be caught in traps and re-released someplace else, if you favour the most humane resolution.

In Conclusion

When you've got a rat problem in Oundle you may be tempted to try to resolve it yourself - and naturally a lot of property owners in Oundle do just that. There are plenty of products available to help you to achieve this and you will buy rat poisons, rat traps and other similar products in supermarkets, hardware stores and shops in the Oundle area.

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Calling in a specialist Oundle rat exterminator would however be preferable, unless you know exactly what you are doing, since the correct approach isn't always the most obvious one.

Because of the risks to pets and children, the novice's use of rat poison is not really advised, and it's not always successful in any case. If you know what is better for you, always use a specialist rat control service in Oundle for resolving your rat problems.

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Also find: Eaglethorpe pest control, Upper Benefield pest control, Brigstock pest control, Tansor pest control, Barnwell pest control, Ashton pest control, Great Gidding pest control, Aldwincle pest control, Polebrook pest control, Armston pest control, Glapthorn pest control, Barnwell All Saints pest control, Warmington pest control, Haddon pest control, Fotheringay pest control, Elmington pest control, Southwick pest control, Barnwell St Andrew rat catchers and more. All these places are catered for by local pest control. Oundle residents can get pest control estimates by going here.

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Oundle rat catchers will likely help you with household pest control Oundle, pest control for fleas, thermal imaging surveys for pest indentification, garden pest control Oundle, powder treatments in Oundle, ultrasonic pest control Oundle, rat deterrents, pest control services Oundle, insect heat treatments in Oundle, bird proofing, residential pest control Oundle, carpet beetle pest control Oundle, the removal of contaminated loft insulation, pigeon control, bird nest clearance, domestic rat control Oundle, rat baits, environmental pest control Oundle, bird pest control Oundle, the control of pests in Oundle, bed bugs pest control, rat poison, dead bird removal, anti-bird spike installation, ants pest control Oundle, mole catching, the installation of pheromone stations, pest extermination, ingress pest solutions, pest netting, cockroach pest conrtol and other pest control in Oundle, Northamptonshire. These are just a handful of the activities that are carried out by those specialising in pest control. Oundle providers will be happy to inform you of their whole range of services.

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Rat Control Around Oundle: Households in Mason Close, Duck Lane, Riverside Maltings, Clifton Drive, New Street, Inkerman Way, Pavilion Drive, Fletton Way, Barnwell Road, Walcot Close, Nene View, Nene Way, Cotterstock Road, Pexley Court, St Peters Road, Stoke Hill, Hillfield Road, Turners Yard, St Christopher's Drive, Ashton Road, Crown Court, Rockingham Hills, Mill Road, have needed rat control services just recently. Pest control was also provided in the following local Oundle postcodes: PE8 4QB, PE8 4DU, PE8 4AL, PE8 4JL, PE8 4BJ, PE8 4JS, PE8 4BX, PE8 4QF, PE8 4EW, PE8 4LN. These areas recently saw activity by experts in pest control. Oundle home and business owners were given trusted and competent pest control services in every case.

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(This pest control Oundle article was compiled by S. N. Locke 20-07-2022)