If you’ve been reading some of our previous posts, you’ll notice how frequently we mention rat intelligence. It’s true that they’re super-smart and very careful creatures. Rats will make the most of every tiny opportunity that you present them with. Chimney stack? Perfect for a nest. Trash overflowing from the waste container? A meal for … Continue reading Keeping Rats from Nesting in Your Vehicle
More than any other pest, the majority of people really, really don’t want to find rats inside their homes. Ants, flies, cockroaches and even stink bugs all bring their own problems, but rats are a different pest altogether. They carry disease and parasites, and some species spend much of their time in sewers. As well … Continue reading Keeping Rats Out the Humane Way
We’re sure that when winter arrives, you’ll have other priorities. You’ll be looking after your house, staying warm, and enjoying cozy meals by the fireplace. You probably aren’t spending too much time thinking about what rats eat in winter. But it’s important that even if you don’t study it to diploma-level, you at least have … Continue reading What Do Rats Eat in Winter?
Think you smell a rat? Well, there’s a good chance they probably smelled you first. In fact, they probably smelled you some time ago, and they’ve hidden out of sight since. Everybody’s aware that rats are incredibly clever animals, yet we still downplay their intelligence and their abilities. If they weren’t such creepy and potentially … Continue reading How Good is a Rat’s Sense of Smell?
Across the country, there are growing numbers of rats in Canadian homes. More and more people are suffering from the scavenging pests and unfortunately, many victims aren’t sure how to deal with the problem. Instead of seeking rat control from the experts, they can be too embarrassed to admit that rats are in their home. … Continue reading Are You Having a Problem with Rats in Your Home? You’re Not Alone
Most of us are somewhat aware of the problems a rat infestation can cause and do our very best to prevent them access to our homes. However, they can squeeze through impossibly small spaces, are surprisingly quick and will scope out a viable food source before you even know it exists. Even for rat control … Continue reading Truly Nolen Pest Control: Can Rats Swim?
Everybody’s seen the classic cartoons. An unwelcome rodent causes mischief throughout the property before the owner decides enough is enough. A delicious-looking cube of cheese is spiked on to a rat trap and is hilariously unsuccessful in actually catching the rodent. Unfortunately, this scene isn’t really that far removed from reality. Rat traps are incredibly … Continue reading Rat Control – Why is it So Difficult to Trap Rats?
Rats are a highly adaptable species, they can survive in the harshest environments and easily make themselves at home in wall cavities, attics, yards, sheds, drains, and basements. In fact, there is not a single space that is not rat-friendly in your average urban home, making rat control extremely tricky. And while your home may … Continue reading St. Catharines Rebate Program for Rat Control a Success
If you’ve ever wondered how rats find themselves in odd places way up high, the answer is that rats are excellent climbers. They can climb any surface that has texture. They’re good at climbing brick, concrete, plastic, wood, stucco, sheet metal, dry walls, and even trees. Not only are they good climbers they excel at … Continue reading Are Rats Good Climbers?
Rats in and around your property can be extremely frustrating to homeowners. It is early morning; you open your door and notice a dead rat on your lawn. You quickly dispose of it without giving it much thought. After time, however, this becomes like a recurring problem; you keep finding dead rats at different spots … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Rats in Your Yard