Rodents are incredibly adaptable, resilient pests. Because they reproduce so quickly, a rodent invasion can go from a minor inconvenience to a full-on infestation in just a matter of weeks.
Pest Authority is here to help eliminate rodent infestations of all kinds. Call us as soon as you notice any signs of rodents on your property, and we’ll implement a comprehensive rodent control and prevention plan right away. Rodents are more than just a nuisance – they can be seriously dangerous. Rodents have been known to cause house fires by chewing through wires, destroy personal belongings, contaminate your food, cause severe allergic reactions, and spread diseases like salmonellosis, campylobacteriosis, and dysentery.
At Pest Authority, we’re experts in designing custom rodent control and prevention plans using technology and techniques that are backed by science, research, and years of rodent control experience. Our goal is to address the root cause of your infestation, so rodents stay away for good. No Contracts. No Commitments. No Rodents. Guaranteed.
Rodent Prevention Tips:
- Dispose of any cardboard that you have on your property. Rodents use cardboard to build their nests, and it has been shown to attract them.
- Clear away all food waste as soon as possible after meals. Even small crumbs can attract rodents.
- Keep dry goods in tightly sealed containers, and make sure to properly store all produce.
- Don’t leave food waste out on counters or in sinks.
- Make sure all your garbage cans have tight-fitting lids that are always replaced after use.
Facts about Rodents:
- More than 1,000 rodent species exist worldwide.
- Rats can jump three feet vertically into the air from a stationary position.
- Rats can swim over half a mile in open water and tread water for three days straight without rest.
- Many rodents’ teeth never stop growing, and gnawing on things is what keeps them from getting too long.
- Many rodents are more active at night because they have extremely poor vision but excellent senses of smell, touch, and hearing.
- Rodents have been known to eat drywall and tear through insulation. They will eat almost anything to get the nutrition they need to survive.
- Rats can chew through a wide variety of materials, including lead, cinder block, brick, mortar, aluminum, wood, glass, vinyl, and improperly-cured concrete.
- Many rodents can fall 50 feet without suffering any injury.