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Rodent Control in South Florida is crucial if only because of how warm
our climate is. Don’t
wait for that loud screeching “Eek!” to come from your significant
other. Rats are the most destructive pests in South Florida.
responsible for over 40% of house fires, and parasites, fleas and ticks
thrive around them. Rodents can transmit up to ten diseases and carried
the black plague decades ago, making Rodent Control in South
Florida a top priority.
Florida rats usually grow up to 14 inches long, with their tail comprising half of their entire length. These rodents are different in color, ranging from dark black, to a reddish tan. Florida rats reach their sexual maturity around two to three months old. These rats reproduce, every two months, averaging about 9 pups per litter. These rats can live on just one-half ounce of garbage and water per day. Be careful if you ever see a Florida rat! Their teeth grow up to 5 inches a year, causing them the constantly gnaw on clothes, furniture, electrical wires and more, to shorten their incisors.
Where are Florida rats found?
Florida rats can be found in the ground or high in perches. Common locations include: nests, attics, under rocks, fruit trees, and under cabinets.
How Do I Prevent a Rat Infestation?
To prevent a rat infestation, Rodent Control in South Florida is necessary. Be sure to seal all food sources, including animal food. Remove any rocks, or debris, from the perimeter of your home and seal all cracks that measure larger than a quarter inch.
Specialized Pest Control will carefully inspect your home, searching
for all possible entry points. Spring traps, cages, or poisons may seem
like sufficient options, but these tools often prove impotent in the
fight against rat infestation.
The most effective way to combat Florida rats is with an inspection by Specialized Pest Control. If you suspect that your home or property has been invaded call Specialized Pest Control immediately and we will help you keep your rat related costs to a minimum.
Don’t take that risk! Schedule a thorough inspection from Specialized Pest Control and we will help you protect your home from Florida Rats!
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