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Professional and reliable rat control solutions by licensed and insured exterminators.

Rat Exterminator Hamilton. Our professional rat exterminators are highly trained to provide effective pest control services in both residential and commercial settings. Our experts will come to your place to determine the nature and extent of the rat infestation and then provide rat extermination recommendations for your situation.

We use the most effective methods to make sure that your property is free of rats. Our experts don’t only address the current rat problem but also can make your property rat proof to prevent reoccurring infestations. We guarantee 100% satisfaction and will return during the warranty period if the problem was not solved. Call us today to book an inspection.

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Types of Rats

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Norway rat

Scientifically known as Rattus norvegicus, the Norway rat has brown or gray coloured fur. It can reach up to 40 cm in length, with the tail measuring about 21 cm, and may weigh more than 500 grams.

Norway rats tend to live in attics, basements, underground spaces, crawlspaces, woodpiles, and sewers. They tend to stay in hiding and won’t typically be found in the open unless their habitat is disturbed. These rats can reach sexual maturity in less than five months, and the females can have 3-12 litters each year, with 4-22 babies per litter.

Roof rat

Its scientific name is Rattus rattus. The roof rat is typically smaller than Norway rat is usually black or brown and have large eyes and ears. Its tail is longer than its body.
Roof rats are excellent climbers and prefer to live in elevated areas, such as the attics, wall voids, roofs, rafters, and trees. They mainly consume fruits, seeds, and grains, and they like to stash plenty of food in their nests. The lifespan of a typical roof rat is about a year. It attains sexual maturity in two to five months and can have up to six litters per year.

Types of Rats

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The Main Differences Between Rats And Mice

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Rats are normally bigger than mice, with a typical rat weighing about 150 -300g and measuring up to 40 cm, while mice are about 3-10cm in length and weigh about 12-45g. Mice have long thin tails that are covered with hairs, and their bellies tend to be lighter coloured than the rest of the body. Rats have thicker hairless tails, and their feet and head are bigger. In terms of behaviour, mice are quite curious, while rats tend to be cautious. Roof rats prefer to nest high up, but mice love to make their nest close to the ground.

What Attracts Rats To Your Yard And Home

Rats are often attracted to locations where they can find food and shelter. If you don’t dispose of waste properly and your garbage bins are not tightly covered, rats will be attracted to your home. Also, pet food, birdseed, grass seed, and fruits and nuts that fall from trees attract rats as well. The piles of wood in your yard, as well as uncut grasses and thick shrubs, can provide rats with comfortable shelter. Apart from producing fruits and seeds, which attracts rats, trees can serve as channels through which roof rats can climb up to your roof.

Do It Yourself Rat Control: You Need A Professional Rat Control service

There are several DIY rat control methods, such as rodenticides, repellants, glue traps, other traps, high-pitch sound systems, and cats, which people use to manage rat infestations, but those methods don’t always work for obvious reasons.

Rats are very adaptable animals, so they can easily evade all the DIY methods you may want to use on them. They make their nests in hidden places where you cannot easily find them, and they breed very fast. Before you know it, you have an overwhelming infestation.

But even if you can catch the infestation early and eliminate the rats, new ones can still come into your home because the root cause of the infestation has not been identified and taken care of. It takes a professional to identify the various things that will attract rats to your home.

Moreover, it’s only a professional rat exterminator who can identify all the hidden entry points through which rats enter your home. Without sealing off the entry points, after eliminating the rats, other rats can still come in.

Apart from the ineffectiveness of the DIY methods, some of them may pose dangers to your health and the health of your family. The chemicals in rodenticides can be very poisonous to humans and pets if they are mistakenly consumed, so they should only be handled by professionals. Call our Rat Exterminator Hamilton services for profession rat exclusion and control. 

Furthermore, rats are known to spread some very dangerous diseases, such as plague, Hantavirus, and salmonellosis, so rat infestation is not something that you want to handle on your own. You need the services of a professional rat exterminator to ensure that your rat problem is safely solved once and for all.

Rat Extermination Methods

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There are several DIY rat control methods, such as rodenticides, repellants, glue traps, other traps, high-pitch sound systems, and cats, which people use to manage rat infestation, but those methods don’t always work for obvious reasons. Rats are very adaptable animals, so they can easily evade all the DIY methods you may want to use on them. They make their nests in hidden places where you cannot easily find, and they breed very fast. Before you know it, you have an overwhelming infestation.

Even if you are able to catch the infestation early and eliminate the rats, new ones can still come into your home because the root cause of the infestation has not been identified and taken care of. It takes professional pest control knowledge to identify all possible things that attract rats to your home. Moreover, it’s only a professional rat exterminator who can identify all the hidden entry points through which rats enter your home. Without sealing off all entry points, after eliminating the rat infestation, other rats can still come and re-infest your property.

Apart from the ineffectiveness of the DIY methods, some of them may pose dangers to your health and the health of your family. The chemicals in rodenticides can be very poisonous to humans and pets if they are mistakenly consumed, so they should only be handled by professional pest control technicians. Furthermore, rats are known to spread some hazardous diseases, such as plague, Hantavirus, and salmonellosis, so a rat infestation is not what you want to handle on your own. You need the services of a professional rat exterminator Hamilton to ensure that your rat problem is safely solved once and for all.

Rat Extermination Process

INSPECTION

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EXTERMINATION

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EXCLUSION

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Our rat extermination process is very effective and reliable. We always investigate the cause of the rat infestation and provide rat-proofing recommendations after the extermination. 

Inspection: Our technicians will thoroughly inspect the property both the inside and the surroundings to identify the current and potential sources of rat infestation. This helps us to determine how big the infestation is, what caused it, and the scope of the project. It is at this time that our professional exterminators search for all the possible rat entry points, where the rats are nesting and breeding, and their usual routes. After assessing the situation, our technicians will recommend the best extermination method to you.

Extermination: Our technicians will set up bait stations and put the snap traps at the right places. Then, we will be coming from time to time to check our setup and remove all trapped rats. We also search and remove all the baby rats that may not be able to move.

Exclusion: Once the rats are eliminated, we will do everything possible to prevent a re-infestation. We will seal off all the possible entry points on the property, such as doors and gaps, holes in the walls or roof, and all forms of cracks. In addition, we will use a strong mesh to cover all the roof and wall vents.

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Why choose us

We have several years of experience in rat extermination services, and our technicians are equipped with the most advanced tools for safe and effective rat extermination. At Exterminator Hamilton, we have well-trained and licensed professional pest control Hamilton and rat exterminators who are dedicated to making your home rat free.

Book for an inspection now and get all the answers to your rat infestation problem, as we will investigate the source of the problem and provide a customized and effective solution to it. Plus, we will help you prevent any future rat infestation. Our services come with a warranty—if rats return, we will kick them out.

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