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tomcat rat poison review

Tomcat Rat Poison Review

Tomcat Rat Poison and Killer Review If you have a rat problem in your home or place of business, you want to respond to the threat before it gets out of hand. Rats can cause issues and spread if you don’t stop them during the first signs of trouble. You could be wondering what steps

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best night vision scopes for hunting rats

Best night vision scopes for hunting rats

A rat trap will only kill one rat at a time and quite often rats are way too wary of bait stations, so air rifle shooting can be a successful solution (and a bit of fun). And it goes without saying that the best time to catch a rat unaware, is at night. By using

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how to stop rats climbing bird feeders

How to stop rats and squirrels climbing up your bird feeder

According to experts, more than 50 million Americans actively participate in feeding birds. That’s a whole lot of potential bird food that’s either spilling on to the ground when the birds feed or is easily accessible for rodents such as rats directly on the feeder. Best ways to stop rats climbing your bird feeder There

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how to stop rats in your backyard naturally

How to repel rats from your backyard naturally

What attracts rats to your backyard? Urban gardeners are likely to have encountered rats in their backyards on more than one occasion as gardens provide excellent rodent territory with regular sources of food, water, shelter and usually safety. Bird feeders and vegetable gardens will certainly attract rats without taking precautions. Use this guide to learn

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how to stop a rat infestation

How to stop a rat infestation

The rat population in the United States of America is continuing to rise – particularly in urban areas where food and places to nest are readily available – so it is imperative that we act fast to prevent rats infesting our homes. Even the thought of a rat infestation is enough to give anyone nightmares!

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who is responsible for pest control when renting - landlord or tenant

Who is responsible for pest control when renting? Landlord or tenant?

It’s always exciting when you move into a new rented condo, apartment or house, but what happens when you find yourself sharing it with some unwanted guests? Who’s responsibility is pest control – the landlord or the tenant? Understanding who is accountable for pest control when renting is a common problem for both tenants and

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How to stop rats from coming into your house

Having worked in the pest control industry I’ve seen first-hand the damage rats and mice can cause once they get inside your family home. They will wreak havoc on your house, gnawing and chewing on anything which they can use in building their nests, this can include chomping their way through wire insulation and causing

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how to stop rats in the toilet

How to stop rats coming up the toilet

The chances of lifting the lid of your toilet only to be greeted by a rodent treading water are slim but it does occasionally happen, especially in big cities with large sewer systems that encourage the spread of rat infestations. City sewers are often cracked and damaged allowing rats to enter easily, eventually turning up

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how to find a dead rat in the wall

How to find a dead rat and dispose of it safely

Your guide to dead rat removal and disposal I’m often called to private homes and commercial properties because the owners can smell something truly awful – the body of a decomposing rodent in their walls, attics or garages. Rats are extremely agile and highly effective climbers but they can fall into hard to reach cavities

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are rat bites dangerous to humans

Are rat bites dangerous to humans?

In all my time working as a pest control specialist, I was fortunate enough to have never been bitten by a rat. Fleas, ants and other nuisances yes, but never a rodent of any kind. That said, I was always aware of the risks when dealing with any wild animal, as they are often unpredictable

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how to get rid of rats without poison

How do you get rid of rats without using poison?

Ways to get rid of rats without poison Rats are filthy rodents which spread disease. If your property becomes home to a rat you will need to act quickly to stop an infestation. Poison is an extremely popular method of killing the rats in your home. It’s cheap to buy and can kill a large

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using a cat to get rid of rat infestations

Can cats get rid of rats and are rats afraid of them?

Most of us are terrified of rats. Just the mere mention of them is enough for some people to start running for the door. Small skittish pests, they urinate everywhere there go, spreading disease and causing destruction. But what if we could turn the tables and have them running in the opposite direction instead? It

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is rat poison bad for dogs

Is rat poison bad for dogs?

If you’re going to use rat poison in or around your home, it’s important to use extreme care — especially if you have pets or young children. Wondering is rat poison bad for dogs? The answer is definitely! Some pest control products are only harmful to specific species like insects but dogs and humans are

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how to kill rats instantly

How to kill rats instantly using traps

Best traps for controlling and killing rats instantly Are you looking for the best ways to get rid of rats and how to kill them instantly? We all know how insidious rats can be – they are invading our homes and our businesses – making nests and starting families in places we own and want

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