Published by Fosca Siciliano on October 30, 2018

FAQs On Pest Control

What are the common types of damage caused by rats?

Statisticians assess that rats abolish a staggering 20% of the global food supply annualy by feeding, and through indirect contamination. Their jaws are strong enough to bite through fabrics wall coverings, electric wires,plastic covered cables and other materials, as if that is not bad enough chaos, their urine and feces contain bacteria that leads to severe respiratory related elements and in past has even caused epidemics such as the black death in Europe.

Is a rat infestation controllable?

The key is to address a population of rats and not just one, if there is a rat you cannot get your hands on, chances are that there is a family of them lurking around without you realizing it and to get rid of the problem at hand it is important to use an efficient electronic pest repeller.

Foundation cracks, loose-fitting screens, and holes for pipe access are often common reasons the rats get inside. Modifying the structure with sealants, wire mesh, or other barriers with the assistance of a trained professional is the most practical way to see an end to it, and to eradicate reoccurring infestations you can place rat traps, bait stations or a deterrents of your choice.

In addition to rats what are the other kind of animals that are considered ‘’pests’’?

In different times. Climates and seasons human functional spaces are visited by birds, rabbits, possums and even snakes and that’s just me getting started. Yearlong there is the case of mosquitoes, house flies, spiders, snails and slugs too.

Why would you refer to snails and slugs as pests?

To plantations, house gardens and greenhouses snails and slugs pose a threat as they can consume the produce. The copper self-adhesive tape is among of the humane insect repellers that provides a slight electric charge as snails & slugs try to cross it. They can also be mounted on pots and containers and is non-toxic, posing no threat to other animals, pets and children.

What do I look for to Distinguish between Venomous and Non-Venomous Snakes?

The most logical steps of action to take would be to contact a trained wildlife removal expert, and until they get there here are a little things that can give away if the snake in question is venomous.

Venomous snakes’ scales tend to appear in a single row on the undersides of their bodies, harmless snakes sport two rows of scales.

Most venomous snakes apart from the coral snakes tend to have triangular or spade-shaped heads.

deep depressions are found on either side of the heads of venomous snakes, midway between their eyes and nostrils