Rat Control – Pest Control Glossop Are Experts At Vermin Control
Rat control is an increasing problem in the UK. Surveys show a continuing increase of infestations in both domestic and commercial properties. These rat control problems are in both urban and rural areas. If you have a Glossop rat control problem give me a call on 07940 062670 I can be with you within the hour.
It is estimated that there are over 10 million rats in the UK and that there are more than a million domestic properties in the UK infested with rats. The dominant species of rat in the UK is the Norway or Brown Rat (rattus norvegicus). They are not always brown and neither are they from Norway. It is often found living in sewers and drains, refuse tips, farms and waterways,
Apart from the obvious health issue, rats can cause considerable damage to property. It is imperative that a rat control problem is dealt with quickly. Otherwise it can result in significant damage through rats gnawing through electric cables in roof spaces and walls. this can result in major damage to property caused by fires.
If you have a problem with rat control it is a serious situation as rats pose a health risk to people and pets. They carry nasty contagious diseases such as Salmonella, Weil’s disease, E.coli, Cryptosporidiosis, Tuberculosis and Hantavirus. Rats have around 7 litters per year and can soon overrun a property if not dealt with quickly.
If you think you may have a rat control problem, these following signs may help you to confirm it.
- Scratching or scurrying noises in roof spaces, walls, underfloor or under decking.
- Damage to mild metal, plastic or wood as rats try to keep their ever growing teeth trim.
- Torn food packaging.
- Nests built in paper or fabrics found in warm, sheltered areas.
- Distinctive ammonia like smells, particularly strong in enclosed spaces.
- Droppings that are ½″ to ¾″ long, dark in colour, tapered and sausage shaped.
If you think you have a rat control problem in the Glossop area then call me give me a call on 07940 062670. Pest Control Glossop can also solve your rat control problems in Tameside, Saddleworth, Oldham, Stockport and Manchester.