Rats are in almost all parts of the world. If you have found rats in your home, you can be sure that you are in for some inconvenience, and even trouble. Rats are carriers of disease and can create an unhealthy and unhygienic environment. You should not tolerate them in your home, because they could pose a health risk.
You should be especially diligent of these rats in your home during winter months, since they will take refuge in your warm house. Their comfort they can make life far from comfortable for you.
It is important to stop up and seal any place in which rats can enter the home. Rats may be able to access your home through the plumbing or duct work. This is where a professional is very useful s they know exactly where and what to look for.
It may be necessary to use special seals as nailing wood over openings may not be enough. A professional pest control technician will use spray foam, escutcheon rings, steel wool and even steel sheets.
While mousetraps are a traditional pest control measure, you may need to call a pest control professional. As a matter of fact, a lot of people are not sure how to set mousetraps up and how to use this effective tool for getting rid of rats.
You could actually try a lot of things on your own, which is perfectly alright; many home owners will try to deal with rats themselves. Using the services of a professional pest Control Technician can save a lot of time and money in the long run. Rats cause damage and if you do not know how to properly get rid of the rats you can cause damage getting rid them.
In most instances the cost of hiring a Houston pest control technician will be less than the cost of fixing the damage.
Hartz Pest Control can rid your home of all pests even rats.
Hartz Pest Control
1814 W. Sam Houston Parkway North
Houston, Texas 77043