Rodent Traps and Rodent Control in Walnut Creek, Ca
When you think of disease ridden pests, rodents, particularly rats and mice are often the immediate thought that comes to mind. Rodents are able to gain access to your home through small holes, from basement entry, and other breaches in the building. Being often disgusting animals, rodents will leave their droppings everywhere, crawl through filth, and often bringing parasites along for the ride. Call (925) 329-3366 for rodent control in Walnut Creek or nearby Contra Costa County cities.
Realize that if you see one mice or rat in your house, there are likely many more. These species are known for their breeding abilities, and if one is spotted many of their relatives are probably not far away. For this particular reason, they are not often easily handled by setting up traps and poison. If there is a large number of rats or mice in your home or your business, there is a high probability you will need a pest professional to take care of the rodents inside. Our pest professionals will also destroy any nearby rat nests, and seal up any point of entry the rodents may have come through.
Along with rats and mice, other rodents that can be problematic for properties are moles, voles, gophers, and squirrels. Moles, voles, and gophers Squirrelare the diggers. They can ruin properties by digging holes everywhere destroying the grass. Voles will eliminate your garden by eating the leaves and roots of plants. Squirrels are problematic and can often get into your home in the attic. Call us for all rodent problems today at (925) 329-3366
How to Identify if there is a Rat or Mouse
Rats will poop and leave droppings near their shelter and also places they like to hide. Think of places that are hidden from view like closets, cabinets, pantries, and more.
When the house is quiet, listen attentively for places that you can hear scratching, gnawing, or scurrying.
With their ever sharp teeth, keep an out for holes in the walls and wood that rats may be gnawing on
If you see something say something. This means if you see a rat or a mouse, say something to those in the same building or household so everyone is everywhere. And then call a rodent exterminator to combat the intruder.
Rodents, like rats and mice often will breed within their own family. By doing so, they ensure their reproduction outdoes the rate at which they are killed. Their quick birthing cycle for more rats, mice, and gophers cause them to be a significant species to continue to prosper. With the ability for two rats to successfully breed within their family, is gross, yet, just what they do.
On our home page, we identified a couple of the common species we get calls for rodent control. The roof rat, and the norway rat are two of the common rats that we see around Walnut Creek. Another culprit is the door mouse. These rodents are certainly a problem you don't want to have, and if you do encounter it, make sure to call in a rat control company.
Rats can be a major threat to the structural portion of your house, as well as the functional portion. Same goes for commercial businesses. The reason for this is that rats and mice will chew through wires as well as bite and gnaw into wood. Rats can be very large in size, and when they grow, so do they length of their fangs. These fangs can absolutely do serious damage to the functionality of your structure, and if you don't get Walnut Creek rodent control in as soon as possible, the population is going to continue to grow, and the damage is only going to continue to get worse and worse.
If you see rat droppings anywhere, realize this is a major threat to the well being of anywhere around as rats particularly can carry and spread harmful and even deadly disease. These include Hantivirus, Rat Bite Fever, Leptospirosis, and the plague. If a person comes in contact with rat droppings, rat urine, or a rat bite, seek medical help immediately, and call a rat exterminator expert as soon as possible so that nobody else is affected. (925) 329-3366
<>Do not leave open food out in your house
<> Keep the lid closed on your garbage cans indoors and outdoors
<> Clean up food spills inside and outside
<> Clean up flavored liquid spills indoors and outdoors
<> Keep grass around property well trimmed
<> Keep trash and garbage around house to a minimum so as to not allow a place for a rat, mouse, or other rodent seek refuge and build a nest
<> Get a Walnut Creek rodent control expert in house
Contact (925) 329-3366
Walnut Creek Pest Control
1630 N Main St Suite 210
Walnut Creek, CA 94596