Rat Removal & Pest Control
At QA Pest Control, our expert team of rat exterminator technicians offer fast and effective rat removal and rat control services. Using a variety of methods, we will make your home or business rat free! Careful attention must be paid when treating for rats, as improper training or use of bait can often lead to unintended consequences. Only the highest quality in equipment must be used by law to limit any domestic or wild animal poisoning.
By now you might be asking yourself: why do I have rats? The simple answer is, rat removal in Durham Region and York Region is becoming more and more common. With our Region expanding, this is constantly disrupting the natural rat habitat. As a result, these rodents are forced to look elsewhere for food and shelter. However, you are not at a loss if you suffer from this problem. We at Affordable Pest Control will make sure that your rat pest control needs are taken care of!
Everything you need to know about the rats in your home:
This nocturnal creature prefers to spend its time alone. It feeds primarily on vegetation, and scavenges around abandoned buildings and homes. In Canada, rats typically produce 1 litter annually (averaging 3-4 young). Black and brown rats have short, straight-haired coats and scaly, hairless tails. The brown rat is the larger of the two usually growing up to 68 cm. Both species inhabit populated areas, black rats being found only along the BC coast, brown rats, in almost every inhabited region of Canada. These species are gregarious. The black rat inhabits lofts and roofs of houses or farm buildings and are excellent climbers, Brown rats mainly burrow.
RAT-Bourne Diseases Considered responsible for the Black Plague during the Middle Ages, rats are still well-known carriers of over 70 diseases. Rat infestations can prove immensely harmful to human health. One of the most dangerous rat-borne diseases is the bubonic plague and its variants. Transfer occurs when infested rats or rat fleas bite human beings.
Preventing and Dealing with a Rat Infestation
Rats will eat almost anything, so keep your homes clean and don’t leave food out. Make sure that your home and storage areas are clean and dry. Make sure that you clean your sheds, crawlspaces, and garbage cans often. Close up any small holes and cracks they can come in through.
In the event that a rat infestation does occur in your home, rest assured that you can rely on the expertise of the GTA’s leading rat extermination team, experienced in eco-friendly, pet-safe, and affordable rat removal services. Our core specialties are residential and commercial pest control services, ensuring that your home or workspace remains comfortable, clean, and free of unwanted visitors.
Servicing all of Durham, York Region and entire GTA, including Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Brooklin, Bownmanville, Courtice, Port Perry, and surrounding areas, Quality Affordable Pest Control are experts at mice and rat extermination. We also provide rat control and removal services across the York Region, including Markham, Vaughan, Thornhill, Richmond Hill, Woodbridge, Stouffville, Uxbridge, Newmarket, East Gwillimbury, Maple, Georgina and King City.