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Facts About Rats
1.  Rats don‚Äôt sweat like humans, nor do they pant to relieve the heat like a dog. Rather, rats control their body temperature by expanding and contracting the blood vessels in their
 tails.
2.  Antarctica is the only continent uninhabited by rats.
3.  Rats can have as many as 20 babies at a time.
4.  Rats have an incredibly strong sense of smell.
5.  Rats destroy about 20% of agricultural products worldwide each year.
6.  The Norway Rat did not originate in Norway.
7.  The bush rat is the most common indigenous species of rat in Australia.

8.  A kangaroo rat can go its average 10-year life span without any water.
9.  Rats have such good sense of smell, they have been used to detect landmines and diagnose diseases such as tuberculosis
10.  Rats are mammals referred to as "rodents" because they belong to the scientific order of Rodentia..

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11.  Mice can live for up to three years if there is a reliable food and water source
12.  Mice are most active during the night time
13.  Rats and mice can be found living in homes, sheds, garages, gardens, in walls and cavities of buildings.
14.  Female mice can be fertile from as young as four weeks meaning their population can rapidly expand.
15.  Rats are color-blind and have a poor eyesight.

16.  Under the Public Health Act 2010 residents are responsible for the control of rats and mice on your properties due to the risk of damage to houses, generation of odour and potential risk to human health.

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Rat Control Campbelltown

RAT CONTROL in CAMPBELLTOWN

Rat Control Campbelltown

If you have detected rodents in your home, be it rats or mice, coming to our site was the first step in the right direction.

Do you need to get rid of rats or mice in Campbelltown? Ocg Pest Control's comprehensive treatment to get rid of rats, rat nests, and mice is just what you need. Call us immediately and forget about those pesky rodents.

Our procedure assurances, with virtually zero margin of error, that your home, office or building will be free of rodents of any kind. Our final report will reveal the type of treatment applied and the treatment results for the location of the work and the surrounding area.

We apply methods that are not only 100% effective but also look after the well-being and health of people, animals and plants living in and around the site. We take care not to use products (whether gases, liquid or solid poisons) that are harmful to health or could cause any nuisance in the home. We recommend bait stations for rats and mice because they are safe, hygienic and efficient.

The Ocg Pest Control Campbelltown team has everything you need to provide fast and efficient service. They offer one of the best pest control services in the country and are available whenever you need them.

Rats are detrimental to the health and infrastructure of your home, building, office or workplace. They are rodents; therefore, they will gnaw through anything they come across, from groceries to food, wiring in rooms, furniture, doors, and basically anything in their path. That's why you shouldn't wait to locate us. Once you have detected the rat infestation problem, please pick up the phone and call us immediately.

The sooner we start doing our job, the less risk you run.

But that's not all. In addition to hiring our service, there are a series of measures that you should maintain in the house to minimise the incidence and appearance of these rodents. In this way, you protect your health and that of your family, neighbours and friends.

As citizens, it is our responsibility to look after the health and well-being of the individual, the family and the neighbourhood.
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Pest control rats - These measures we are talking about are:

  • Check the house daily. Although it may seem tiresome, it is actually an activity that you do every day, albeit unconsciously. You just have to pay a little more attention to the signs that you may find that you have pests in your home (rats in this case).
  • Vacate areas where stuff accumulates such as attics, basements, storage rooms, etc. These rooms are always overcrowded. These rooms are always full of things that we think we will need at some point, but that we never use. Keep this room clean and tidy, we don't want rats to make their nests there.
  • Check that there is no, or minimal, food and water available for rats in or around the home. If you have a pet, its food and water are a safe food source for rodents. You should always keep an eye out for them.
  • Avoid at all costs leaving food scraps indoors. Be sure to clean food serving surfaces, check that dispensers are clean and that there are no food scraps (e.g. crumbs) on the floor.
  • Throw out rubbish daily and do not allow it to remain inside the house at night. Take out the rubbish every night before going to bed. This is one of the most important measures. If you have rubbish bins, make sure you close them properly
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It is important to note that when we refer to any type of food that is accessible to rats or mice we are also including that which we serve to our pets, both indoors and outdoors. That’s why it’s vital to maintain proper cleanliness in and around the home, including pet play areas and patios or decks, where food debris accumulates on a regular basis.

Rats and mice are rodents that generally tend to make burrows where they find food and shelter. It is your duty not to provide such housing conditions. If they do not find food or shelter, then they have no reason to burrow in your home.

However, this is not a foolproof technique. If you have a problem with rats in Campbelltown then all you have to do is locate us and hire our pest control service (rats specifically) and our technicians will come to your home, centre or office to assess the situation and completely exterminate the pest without any material loss or damage to your property.

Some diseases transmitted by rats:

Rats are not only annoying because of the small disasters they can cause by gnawing everything in their path, but also, and taking into account how unhygienic they are, these animals are transmitters of various diseases that are harmful to the life of man and your pets.

Among these rat diseases we can mention:

  • Parasites: Rodents can be carriers of parasites and bacteria that can be transmitted to humans if they bite them.
  • Salmonellosis: If food contaminated with rodent feces is ingested, both humans and animals can contract Salmonellosis.
  • Leptospirosis: Probably the best-known disease. It is a urine-borne bacterium that can survive for weeks or months in soil or water.
  • Weil's disease: Only 10% of cases develop this life-threatening disease that can cause organ failure, internal bleeding, and even death.
  • Rat-bite fever: If you are bitten or scratched by a rat, you are likely to get rat-bite fever, which is caused by two bacteria frequently found in rodents: streptobacillus moniliformis and spirillum minus. Complications can include heart infections, meningitis, pneumonia, and internal organ cysts.
  • Hantavirus: Many rodents carry this virus whose symptoms are similar to fever, but can cause a syndrome known as Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, which has a high mortality rate.

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Rat Control FAQ

       1. Keep Your Garden Clean.

Rats dislike open spaces, so keep your grass and garden trimmed, clean, and clutter-free; this is the best way to discourage them from setting up shop. Trim your lawn often, pick up piles of wood and leaves, close and lock all storage sheds, patch any holes in the siding and seal exterior trash bins. Finally, make sure the rats don't have access to food.

Because of these simple measures, rat populations will be significantly lowered.

       2. Give the birds a chance.

One natural way to get rid of rats is to let the birds do it for you. Birds like owls and hawks will eat rats, so if you live in an area where these predators are present, they can help keep the rat population under control‚ÄĒ a great reason to let the birds fly freely in your yard.

       3. Use Dry Ice 

One effective way to eliminate rats without poison is to use dry ice. Place a block of dry ice in an enclosed space, such as a rat-infested room or garage, and wait for the rats to suffocate. This method is most effective in small, enclosed areas with little ventilation. Dry ice produces carbon dioxide, which inhibits and kills rats. For best results, place the dry ice near the entrances to burrows. Be sure to use gloves and protective gear since dry ice can damage your skin.

       4. Set Traps

Snap traps are an excellent method to get rid of rats quickly. Use snap traps, a quick way to deal with rats rapidly and effectively for the best results. Keep traps away from other animals by placing them in a box or under a milk crate. Bait the traps with peanut butter, which is relatively inexpensive and attractive to rats.

If you see rodents eating a specific item in your house, setting up a trap with that item might be helpful. For example, rats eating apples off the counter may respond well to a trap set with sliced apples.

       5. Use Baits & Poisons Outside

Baits and poisons should only be used outside the home, as they are potent chemicals that can be dangerous. If you place poison inside the house, rats can spread it around, making your home hazardous for all human and animal inhabitants.

If you plan to use baits or Poisons, carefully read and follow all label directions. Always keep rat bait in a fully enclosed bait station, where kids, pets, and other animals can’t reach it.

Before using bait or position, understand local statutes and ordinances. It may also help to work with a professional exterminator with a company like OCG Pest Control if rats are in your home. Natural Rat Repellents are another choice for using rat baits and positions.

      6. Contact A Professional Pest Management Company

You might be able to keep rodents from inside your home through pest control services, but they can also be used to help manage rat populations elsewhere. OCG Pest Control uses eco-friendly methods to regulate rat populations in your home, such as trapping and deterrents. Contact us to learn more about how we can assist you in keeping a rodent-free exterior.

The best strategy on how to keep rats away is to work to keep these pests out of your home to start with. Once an infestation has begun they are hard to get rid of. Try these eight suggestions to make sure you never deal with such a predicament again.

     1. Fill holes, cracks and gaps

Rats can find openings about 0.65 cm wide and size larger. Inspect your home for any gaps of this size or greater and seal them with the appropriate materials. These include steel wool, hardware cloth, caulk, cement, and plaster. Weather-strip doors and windows if there are inner cracks.

     2. Don't feed them

Rats are especially practical. You'll be diligent about protecting your home from them and will take precautions to prevent waste from being left outside - cover garbage cans for as long as possible. Eat fruit from your tree and garden as it grows, and collect and compost vegetables and fruit that fall to the ground. Feed outdoor pets during the day, and don't leave leftover food around. Avoid storing pet food outside.

      3. Remove their habitat

Keep your property free from mud, carcasses, and other trash so vermin won't have any hiding place. Store wood, heavy brush, and other debris at least 45 cm thick and 30cm away from your home and other walls. Remove tall grasses and vegetation near your property so rodents will have no place to hide.

      4. Trim trees, shrubs and limbs back one and a half meters from your home

Rats are a common problem in many homes. They can be a nuisance, and they can also carry diseases. One of the best ways to keep rats away from your home is to trim trees, shrubs and limbs back one and a half meters from your home. This will create a barrier that rats will have difficulty getting through.

Make sure to trim back any dead branches as well, as these can provide easy access for rats. If you have fruit trees, pick up any fallen fruit as soon as possible, as this can attract rats. In addition, keep your yard clean and free of debris.

      5. Set traps inside

Non-harmful methods that repel rats from your home do not use traps that aren't safe for dogs or children. A knowledgeable certified pest controller from OCG Pest Control can place rat traps. An OCG Pest Control specialist will install an assortment of bait-resistant rat traps.

      6. Use baits and poisons outside

You should not leave toxic baits or poisons outside your home. Rats may bring poison inside your home, making it unsafe for everyone. Always be sure to read and follow label directions. Make sure to secure rat bait in a closed bait container. Please keep it in a location that kids and pets cannot access.

      7. Check your neighbours

Chances are, rats are a neighbourhood issue. If you have a rat problem, probably, you won't be the only one dealing with these rodents. Band together with neighbours to check community areas for rat activity. Take the same steps listed above in these areas.

      8. Call the experts

The best way to eliminate rats is to get in touch with a professional rat exterminator when you first notice indications of infestation. Rats are dangerous, so you must be careful when dealing with them. Expert help will achieve better results than just doing it yourself.

Rats are one of the most aggravating household pests. They carry diseases, damage your home, and contaminate your food. To learn how to remove rats and many other pests inside your home, get in touch with our pest professionals at OCG Pest Control. They can quickly treat the problem and get rid of the rats for good!

Will a rat leave on its own?

No. Rats need constant sources of food. If there is no food source, then the rats will move on.

What are rats afraid of?

Rats have a great deal of fear of human activity because they are so prominent in comparison to how small rats are. Animals that rats fear include cats, rat terriers and other dogs that hunt rodents, snakes, eagles, and other prey birds.

Rats, by nature, are fearful of new things. Therefore it is difficult to manage them effectively with baits.

Because of their heightened sense of smell, rats cannot tolerate odours such as ammonia, mothballs, peppermint oil, crushed cayenne, and pepper spray.

Rats have superior hearing, so they fear loud sounds.

 

 

 

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