RATS & MICE ON THE GOLD COAST
Both species of pest Rats came to the Gold Coast with Europeans on ships, which is how they spread to many other places in the world too.
Rats are most famous for spreading Black Death, the bubonic plague pandemic which occurred in Western Eurasia and North Africa from 1346 to 1353. It is the most fatal pandemic recorded in human history, causing the deaths of 75–200 million people, peaking in Europe from 1347 to 1351. and mice are the last things you want to see in your home.
Rat and mice on the Gold Coast still pose health risks because they carry and spread diseases, and they can also start fires by chewing on electrical wiring. If you notice any of the early warning signs of mice or rats, it’s time to call Gold Coast’s rodent control specialists at Pest Aid.
As a leading, Gold Coast family-owned pest control company, you can get peace of mind when you choose Pest Aid. Enjoy excellent customer service, cost-effective services and helpful pest control technicians. Request an online quote for rat or mouse control today.
ISSUES RATS & MICE CAUSE ON THE GOLD COAST
The Gold Coast is a known hotspot for rat and mouse plagues rats and mice are a public health pest and cause a variety of health effects and economic loss, some of these include:
- Carry diseases such as leptospirosis and typhus fever
- Contaminate food with their hair, droppings and urine, resulting in food poisoning and spoilage
- Chew and gnaw on wiring and can cause fires
- Cause economic loss to crop on farms
- Generate unpleasant odours
- Carry fleas or ticks which can harm pets or humans