Westchester County, Westchester Rat Control Situation:
HI FROM WESTCHESTER COUNTY NY. DESPERATELY NEED YOUR HELP. ALMOST every night rats come into our motor home under the hood. SOME nights they eat 2 or 3 blocks of poissen other nigh they eat 8 or 9 blocks of poison. IF its on the market we have probably tried it. THEY chew up the wires and everything under the hood. SO far all we can do is just keep putting out more poissen. THE neighbor has many bird feeders out so he is just feeding the rats. HE just laughed when I talked to him. WE are the only ones on the block seemingly bothered with them. WE live close to farms in this area. PLEASE is there anything we can do to keep them off this property? WE ARE DESPERATE. THANK YOU
Hi David, I was just on your site and I really, really wish we had some companies in this area that will help 'resolve' the problem once and for all, rather than come back and keep charging me insane prices to trap my rats and tell me they have no idea how they're getting in my house!! I've cut down my hedge, and done numerous other things to keep them away, but they still come back. Other than rip the vinyl siding off my house (covers up the old stucco) to find out where the little devils are coming in, I'm lost in Victoria Any help or suggestion you may be able to offer would be so appreciated. PS: I love your website - very thorough
Westchester Rat Control Tip of The Week
How To Deal With A Rat On The Roof
Also known as a homeowner's furry little nightmare, rats are a kind of household pest no one wants to have in their roof. These pests can keep you up at night with their scurrying sound, contaminate your environment with their feces and nesting materials, and spread all kinds of diseases.
Unlike having rats in other parts of your home, their presence in your roof can be quite difficult to deal with. The roof is a difficult place to reach and inspect. If you have to remove them from your roof, you will have to either hire a professional to help you or carry out a difficult process by yourself.
If you feel you can deal with the rats in your roof without the help of a wildlife removal agent, there are certain things you need to put in place before going ahead to remove them. First, you need to find a way to put away all the things attracting them into your home. The major things that attract rats are the availability of food and a hiding place. To make your home unattractive to them, you need to keep all the food in your home in a place that is inaccessible by the rats and keep your house clean. When you do this, they will find it difficult to stay in your home and will not find their way into your roof.
The best way to handle rats in the roof is to set multiple snap traps in the roof, bait them with attractive baits, and place them in different locations on the roof. These traps will help trap as many as possible humanely. If you are considering using poison to help kill the rats in your roof, you will be causing yourself more troubles. Having shared this, you need to use only snap traps when it comes to removing rats from your roof.