Rodents / Rats Control Bangalore
Rodents, Rats Control
An adult rat can squeeze into your home through a hole as small as the size of a quarter.
Rats are also responsible for spreading Bubonic Plague, also known as the "Black Death". Although fleas are primarily responsible for infecting humans, they were originally infected with the plague by feeding on the blood of rats.
Treatment : Rodent kill treatment Baiting, trapping and monitoring
Methods to control Rodents :
Ultrasonic Rodent Repellant
Rat Glue Pads
RECOMMENDATION FOR THE RESTRICTION OF RODENTS
Sometimes rats and mice get indoors, creating a nuisance. They damage property, contaminate food, and transmit diseases. Therefore, effective control methods are essential. The following suggestions should help in eliminating rodents in your home.
Cleanup inside and store food in glass and metal containers. Floors should be swept often to deny rats and mice food. Garbage should be placed in trash cans with lids. Food and pet food should not be left out overnight unprotected. Mice hoard food in inaccessible areas, so removal of known supplies may not reduce mouse infestations immediately. The control of weeds around the outside entryways is also an important factor.
Traps should be placed along walls and in paths where rodents travel. Beware of trap-shy rats and mice, and leave traps un-set until bait has been taken at least once. It is better to use too many traps than not enough. Traps do not have to be washed after a catch. Some recommended baits for traps are: peanut butter, pineapple, nuts, doughnuts, cake, fried bacon, raisin, chocolate and gum drops. Rats are attracted more to ground meat or fish.
Poison bait can be used along with trapping to increase capture and kill. There are some very good poisons available: Warfarin, Pival, Fumarin, Chlorophacinone, Bromadiolone and Cholecalciferol. BE SURE TO USE THESE ACCORDING TO LABEL DIRECTIONS. Mice tend to nibble, so expect a longer period of time to get control of them with poison. Also, poison may cause rodents to die in inaccessible areas leaving unpleasant odors of decaying carcasses. Children and pets should be kept away from poison baits. If the problem is too extensive, consult a private exterminator.
⦁ Rodent Proofing
Rodent proofing is a vital part of a complete rodent control program. The objective is to close all present and potential openings which may serve as entries for rats and mice. This means changing building details to prevent rats and mice from entering. It is important not to seal rodents indoors until baiting, trapping and removal is completed.
Inspect first! Begin with a thorough inspection of the premises and locate openings larger than one-quarter of an inch, and openings where utilities enter. Check floor drains and sewer pipe grates. Make sure doors, windows and screens are fitting tightly. Other possible rodent entries to consider are transoms and letter drops.
The materials for rodent proofing should be rodent resistant, such as sheet metal, heavy wire mesh, concrete, brick and mortar. Steel wool is a good substitute for plugging holes when other materials are not available, but it should only be used as a temporary measure. To prevent rats and mice from using wires and pipes to enter, the appropriate metal guards should be used, such as a flat funnel twelve inches wide for a single vertical line next to the building, and an eighteen inch radius disk guard for horizontal lines.