Fresno County, Fresno Rat Control Situation:
Hi David, I live in Fresno, CA and have roof rats. I hear them at night and am concerned about electrical problems and just getting them out ... and killing them off, too. I am in the San Francisco East Bay area. Cost is a factor so I've heard good things about a strobe light removing them for good. Any thoughts? Thank you. Garrett
Sir, I looked over your website and would like to inquire if you could recommend a reputable, cost efficient, high quality rat/squirrel exterminating service in the san antonio area? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Hi, The rats are taking over our shop at the ranch. My uncle used poison and I know that's not working. I know there are places that they are getting in that we have to seal. I think the worst nest is behind the work bench where we can't readily access. Would you ever consider coming to asses our situation and help us set up an extermination plan? Thanks, Terry in Fresno CA
I live in Fresno Ca. and am concerned about an abundance of rats I am beginning to spot in the garden...and am hearing on the patio roof. There seems to be quite a few of them, and I feel concerned that they might carry disease and at any rate are not clean! Am I right? I have three cats and I do not wish to poison them. We are very clean, keep the yard clean, and the house, none the less the rats seem to show up every Spring and into Summer. Do you have any advice for me? Thanks in Advance!
Fresno Rat Control Tip of The Week
Are Rats Nocturnal?
Biologically, rats are nocturnal. These animals come out at dusk to look for food and carry out other activities, then go back into hiding at dawn. Their choice of coming out at dusk is dependent on many things that have to do with their natural behavior and biology. Right here, we will be taking you through some of these factors.
The first factor is that rats are silent animals and will prefer to operate in an environment with less noise. Their involvement with humans and special liking for staying in places close to human settlements will make them want to stay in hiding during the day time because the activities of humans during the day causes noise that they can't cope with.
Another factor that modifies rats to being nocturnal is the fact that their instinct only makes it possible for them to feel relaxed and active when there is less danger. This is nearly impossible during the day time as many of their natural predators will be active during that exact time.
Third, rats like are sneaky and will always prefer to operate in hiding without the occupants of the house knowing. The night has limited light and the occupants are most likely to be at rest during this time. This gives rats all the time and opportunities they need to carry out their rat business without any form of interruption.
However, rats are also capable of moving around during the day if they have a safe route through which they can travel. The routes are usually dark and safe even during the day when there are noises and disturbances from humans.