Rodent Control

RODENT CONTROL SPECIALISTS

Rats and mice are the last things you want to see in your home. They 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 the rodent control specialists at Pest Aid.

As a leading, 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. Book a rat and mice control treatment online today.

 

RODENT PEST CONTROL TREATMENTS

Signs of mice or rat infestation

  • Droppings: these are small and dark, and often found along walls, under sinks or in cupboards
  • Noises: you may hear scratching noises in the walls or ceilings
  • Nests: these will be in hidden places (like behind the fridge). They’re usually made of shredded material like newspaper or fabric. 
  • Mice and rats: if you’re constantly seeing rats or mice, it’s most likely that you’ve got an infestation

Our local technicians have expert knowledge and experience with a variety of mice and rats. We can offer advice on how to spot the early signs of a rodent infestation and then provide you with an effective, targeted treatment for your property.

Common types of rats and mice

Norway rats

Usually between 20-40cm in length and brown to grey in colour. Can squeeze into holes the size of a 50c piece. Typically found in dark areas like outdoor burrows, nests in or near the ground and around chicken coops.

Roof rats

Usually between 16-25cm in length and dark brown or black in colour. They nest in higher areas, such as roof voids and trees. 

House mice

Usually between 7-10cm in length and can squeeze into holes the size of a 10c piece. Indicators of an infestation can include droppings and gnawed materials such as plastics and wood, and holes in food containers.

How WE get rid of YOUR rodents?

The easiest and most effective way to get rid of mice and rats is to book a rodent control treatment. An experienced technician will survey your property to assess the problem and then come up with a mice or rat removal treatment plan. This could involve the following:

  • An inspection of all garden areas, roof void and grounds
  • Determine the species to enable a target control program
  • Baiting with Anticoagulant rodenticides enclosed in tamper resistant stations and trapping in areas of know rodent highways  
  • Proofing access areas into dwellings with rodent proof materials
  • Follow up to replenish baits, remove deceased rodents and reset traps.

How to book a rodent pest control treatment online:

  • Head to our online booking system
  • Click on “single specified pest treatment” (if you only need a rodent treatment)
  • Enter in your contact details 
  • Choose “rodent” as the pest you want treated
  • Add in some details like the size of the property, the areas you want treated etc.
  • Book a time and date

How to prevent rats and mice

While it’s impossible to eliminate rats and mice altogether, there are some measures you can take to prevent them. This includes:

  • Ensuring food is stored in containers or sealed so it doesn’t attract the rodents 
  • Removing outdoor food sources
  • Sealing up any holes or gaps in the doors/walls
  • Removing piles of debris, clutter and garbage around your yard
  • Not leaving food (including pet food) sitting around in your home for long periods of time
  • Using pest control treatments

More pest control services

Dealing with another pest, or need another type of treatment on top of your rodent control? Pest Aid is here to help. We can treat all kinds of pests, including termites, possums, wasps and bees. Click below for more information.

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