Best rat poisons, blocks and pellets From Chicago to New York, America’s biggest cities are being overrun by rats. Having spent decades ridding residential and commercial properties of pests, we have tried and tested first hand a number of different ways to eliminate rodents – all with varying success. Selecting the best rodenticide for your
One rat, two rats, three rats… more. Chances are if you have seen one rat foraging for food there are countless more scampering around your property. But rest assured that you are not alone, as it is widely reported that nearly 30% of all US households experience a rodent infestation. Often seen in cartoons for
I appreciate that this blog post is going to divide opinions, with many people arguing that rat shooting is an inhumane way of getting rid of rodents. I, however, firmly believe that if carried out in the correct way, shooting rats is actually far more humane than other forms of pest control, such as poison,
Pack rats are also known as white-throated wood rats or trade rats. Brown or gray in color with white bellies and bushy tails, they are often mistaken for large mice. But don’t be taken in by their cute and fluffy appearance, as these small creatures can cause serious damage, honing their large teeth by chewing.
Best Glue Traps for Mice Glue traps are an economical and effective solution for rodents in and around your home. The main downside of glue traps is they aren’t humane, although it is possible to release trapped mice from the glue if you wish to release them far away from your home. The best way
If you are overrun by rats on your property, then you may want to consider keeping numbers down. One of the best ways to do this is to control them through shooting. Now, I appreciate that this is not a solution for everyone – especially those who are faint hearted – but when executed successfully
At this time of year as the weather gets colder, vermin such as rats and mice will find their ways into our homes increasing the chances of our pets coming into contact with any poison we may have laid down. As a dog owner myself I know the risks involved and advise against rat poison
If you see even a single rodent in your home, you can expect there are many more. It’s important to treat the problem as soon as possible because two rats can produce up to 84 offspring in one year. Tomcat rat poison is a popular solution to kill both rats and mice in and around
If you want to deter pests from visiting your home, but don’t want to use toxic poisons, powders or sprays; then pest repellers offer a more humane approach to pest control. Designed to distract, annoy and discourage common household pests such as rats, mice, squirrels, birds and bugs; these ultrasonic pest repellers will scare them
You don’t want rodents living in your home but you don’t want to kill them, either. Humane traps offer the perfect solution. A humane trap catches the mouse, rat, or chipmunk without injury and allows you to release it safely far away from your home. These traps are even reusable, easy and safe to use,
Rats are renowned for causing chaos – gnawing through cables, spreading diseases and leaving filth and destruction in their wake – so, the quicker you can eliminate these bothersome rodents with a rat bait station, the better. Rat bait stations are a great option if you have children or pets living in your property, where
For anyone who has ever wondered whether or not rats can climb walls, I can give you a definite “yes” and a definite “no.” Believe it or not, it depends upon the kind of rat you’re dealing with. To stop rats from climbing your walls you can use a smooth surface like a sheet of
The sound of rats scratching is synonymous with fingernails being scraped down a blackboard and is enough to put anyone on edge. But when you catch sight of a rat scampering brazenly around your property, you know it’s time to act. Rats are our non-native foes, known for spreading disease and destruction wherever they may
The fast way to get rid of rats in your house Rats are a universal problem. They can chew up your walls and home, carry disease, leave droppings and terrify residents. They are tricky creatures who find their way into homes by squatting in basements or under porches and build nests behind your walls or
So there you are, lying in your bed trying to sleep and you hear it again… the scurry of little feet running through your attic. You can only imagine what kind of critter could possibly be making all that noise! Quietly you put on your housecoat, grab a flashlight and head up to the attic.