Nobody wants rats in their home. Not only do they carry disease and leave droppings all throughout your house, but they can also cause damage to your electric wires, household appliances and more! But what can you do to keep rats away from your home? Pesky Possum Bird & Pest Control have been providing effective and humane pest control services to South East Queensland for decades. We have become the trusted name in pest control services in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast. We offer a range of pest control services including residential pest control and commercial pest control. In this blog article, the Pesky Possum Bird & Pest Control team will be taking a look at some of the ways you can help keep rats away from your home.
Inspect Your Home & Seal Any Gaps
In order to get into your home, rats actually need to find a way in, and we haven’t heard of any rats ringing the doorbell! Instead, rats will look for gaps and holes in the walls, windows and doors of your home to sneak their way in. The good news is there is something you can do about this. Try to do a thorough inspection of your home to identify any potential entry points for rats. By sealing these up you will be able to stop rats from entering your home.
Keep Your Home Clean
Rats absolutely love clutter. It provides space for them to find shelter and hide from predators. If your home is full of clutter then it will be very attractive to rats. Keep your home clean and clear of clutter to avoid rats invading and taking up residence in your property.
Clean Up Food Scraps and Crumbs
Another way to avoid rats entering your home is to clean up any food scraps and crumbs and ensure food waste isn’t staying in your home for too long. Rats are always looking for a food source and the last thing you want to do is provide them with an easy food source available in a nice cozy home. If you do, don’t be surprised to find you have a rat problem in no time at all. Keep your home clean of food scraps and crumbs to avoid rats.
Get In Touch With The Experts at Pesky Possum Bird & Pest Control
If these tips don’t work then you need the professionals at Pesky Possum Bird & Pest Control. We offer affordable rat pest control services to residents across Brisbane, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast. Plus, we will also check for any visible electrical wiring that has been exposed through rodent activity. Get your rat problems solved with the professionals at Pesky Possum Bird & Pest Control. Call us today on 1300 767 786.
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