Rats are one of the most common pests in Perth, and they can be a serious nuisance. Not only do they carry diseases that can be harmful to humans, but they also cause damage to property by gnawing on electrical wires and chewing through food packaging.
In addition, rats are known to be aggressive, and they will attack people and pets if they feel threatened.
It is illegal to keep or sell Rats in the state of Western Australia unless you have approval. They are also a major threat to the environment and public health, so rat control programs are common in urban areas.
In Perth, Rat infestation has been linked with several outbreaks of Rat-borne diseases including Rat Bite Fever (RBF) and Hantavirus.
As a result, it is important to take steps to get rid of rats in Perth homes as soon as possible before they turn into large numbers and destroy food sources.
The fast-acting baits you get from the Rodent Control section at Bunning are usually RATSAK
. While this might be ok for a single rat, It's rare they will be only 1 rat in your house.
Further adding to the problem, once rats and mice consume these baits, they go for the nearest form of water. If you don't have a pool, then they will go for your aircon.
They sometimes crawl up the drain tubes looking for water and die inside your aircon entry points. damaging property from destroyed electrical cables.
This is why mouse and rat removal the right way is so important.
Termipest guarantees the whole colony will be taken care of with slow-acting bait, which is more humane for rats and easier on you.
The dominant rat may have territory over 8 or so houses, but Termipests' baits and traps take into account that a single Rat might not eat it all in time before dying from exposure to their own poison - making sure your house won't go back infested if one of them dies too early.
If you see Rat droppings or Rat burrows (holes in the ground) around your home or yard, it's a good idea to get professional Rat control services such as the exterminators at Termipest.
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