Scientific Name: Rattus norvegicus (Berkenhout)
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How do you get rid of Rats in the house, garage, attic, shed etc.?
Extermination & Control:
Important components of a successful Rat extermination and/or Rat control program.
- Insuring proper identification of all species of rodents onsite.
- Sanitation problems identified and rectified.
- Locate and eliminate all areas utilized by invading Rats as their food sources, water sources and harbourage.
- Locate all Rat entry points and/or possible entry points.
- Implement Rat extermination and/or Rat control program in conjunction with Rat exclusion tactics.
FREQUENTLY ASKED RAT EXTERMINATION & CONTROL QUESTIONS
Q. HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET RID OF RATS?
Q. HOW DO YOU CLEAN-UP RAT DROPPING?
Q. HOW DO RATS GET IN YOUR HOME?
Q. WHAT'S THE BEST WAY TO EXTERMINATE RATS?
Being one of the biggest commensal rodents which translates (sharing one’s table) in terms of the Norway rat relates to the fact they live off animals and humans and not providing any benefit and/or any worth whatsoever. The Norway Rat has a chunky body and weighs in anywhere from 6 to 20 ounces with a body length of 6 to 11 inches and their tails adding another 5 to 8 inches in length. Their fur is a brown colour, rough and bushy with some scattered black hairs, They have a blunt nose combined with small eyes and ears finished with their bi-coloured tail which comes in a little shorter then the overall length of their body and heads combined with their drooping anywhere for ¼ to ¾ ‘s of an inch with the ends looking like there pinched off or blunt.
Norway Rats will reach sexual maturity anywhere from 2 to 5 months with a lifespan ranging from 7 to 13 months depending on environmental conditions in conjunction with food supplies. Female Rats giving birth to 3 to 7 litters per year. Having keen hearing, taste, touch and sense of smell the Norway Rat suffers from poor eyesight.