While some may keep rats as pets, the kind that find their own way into your home or business are not friends to humans. They can carry diseases — like the bubonic plague, salmonella poisoning, rat-bite fever, and leptospirosis, to name a few — and cause damage to your home or property.
Some of these diseases can be fatal even with medical treatment and internal damage that rats cause to homes and businesses can be tough to repare, which is why we're going to discuss how Markle prevents rats from ever entering.
What are some of the ways to prevent rats from entering a home?
Rats are attracted to properties that provide them with an easy to access food source and/or a place to live. The best ways to prevent rats from entering the home are:
Making sure the garbage is tightly closed and put into trash bins
Cleaning up left over foods after eating outside
Keeping the inside of a home tidy by vacuuming, sweeping and cleaning counter tops
Using rat traps in areas the rodents may enter
Spraying rodent repellent spray around the foundation of the home
Sprinkling rodent repellent powder around the foundation of the home
Keeping pet bowls off the floor when not being used
Keeping crumbs picked up and food sources tightly closed in the pantry or kitchen cabinets
What should be done if rats are invading your home?
Our solution prevents and exterminates rats from your home or business, and stops rodents from entering in the future. After all, your home is meant to be a safe place and free from rodents that can pose a risk to your familiy's health.
Final thoughts when dealing with rats...
Keep in mind, not dealing with a rodent problem as soon as it is noticed can lead to increased property damage and health concern.
If you're in the Dallas area and have a rodent problem, call Markle for help with prevention and safe extermination and rat control.