Rats are well known to spread disease, damage property and contaminate food and animal feed. If they are able to gain entry into your home or business, they can introduce other unwelcome parasites like fleas, lice and ticks.
Acting at the first sign of a suspected problem can help to drastically reduce the length of time needed to effectively control an infestation. Rats are able to breed quickly and a small problem has the potential to develop into a serious issue if left unmanaged. Discovering rats in your home or business can be very distressing. Luckily there are ways you can deter rats and prevent an infestation.Proofing your home to deny them entry and removing easy access to food and water can really make a difference. Rats need easy and consistent access to a water source, even though they only drink between 15 - 60ml per day. They will eat almost anything available, but they do prefer to eat small amounts of a variety of different foods.
If you have spotted signs of a rat infestation, such as droppings or an unpleasant urine smell, it is time to get professional treatment. Regular pest control is often the most reliable form of prevention. Rat bait stations professionally managed by Aerobeam Professional Pest Management is a trusted rat deterrent and is safe to use even in locations where children or pets are present.