What are rats?

Rats have a pointed nose, large ears and a slender body. They are very smart, cautious, and afraid of new things. They can travel along walls and pipes. They can contaminate food and cause damage to structures.

They are capable of transmitting a variety of bacteria, viruses and diseases through their saliva, feces and urine. They are medium-sized, long-tailed rodents in the order Rodentia, with the stereotypical rat found in the genus Rattus. Other species include Neotoma, Bandicota and Dipodomys. Their size distinguishes them from other rodents.

Where are rats found?

They are usually found outdoors and prefer to live in secluded areas. If there are food sources, they will burrow and nest close to or inside structures. They can squeeze through a hole the size of a quarter to enter a property.

Rat droppings, gnaw marks, tracks, burrows, and rub marks are common indicators of the presence of them.

Rats breed and spread quickly. If you think you have them, give us a call! We will conduct a through inspection of your home and property and provide you with a customized treatment plan to deal with the rat issue. You will receive a detailed report of the service provided and helpful recommendations to remain rat-free!

If you have faced this problem in any way and can’t find a way to solve this problem, our team at Telos Pest Control is always ready to help you. So without further delay contact our professional team Telos Pest Control today.

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