Rodent Control

Type of Rodent Species:

  • Norway Rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • Roof Rat (Rattus rattus)
  • House Mouse (Mus musculus)

Rodents are nocturnal pest that are active at night. Rodents are known to be highly adaptable to their surrounding . They are able to adapt to new environment for habitation and change their routine when disturbed. 

Facing any Rodent issues?

Sign of rodent infestation

Signs of Rodent Infestation

Rodents Droppings
(First sign of rodent infestation)

Different rodent species has different shapes and size of dropping.
Norway rats - Blunt ends with an average length of 3/4 inch
Roof rats - Pointed ends with an average length of 1/2 inch
House mouse - Pointed ends with an average length of 1/4 inch

Tracks

Grease rub marks made by the rodents when come in contact with the wall/pipes and footprints on dusty surfaces

Nestings

Rodent nest usually can be found in garages, utility closets or ceilings. The nest can be made of shredded paper, plastic bags or cloth.

Gnawing Marks

Rodents have the habit of gnawing due to their four prominent incisors, two each on top and bottom. The incisors are rootless, in other words, they never stop growing. Therefore, rodents need to gnaw in order to survive

Urine Stains

The urine stain has a musky odor and is usually yellow in color.

do rodents spread diseases?

Rodents are one of the most common pestiferous pest as they are vectors for diseases such as Leptospirosis, Hantanvirus Pulmonary Syndrome, Murine Typhus and etc. 

These disease can be transmitted by either through direct or indirect contact with the rodents.
Direct contact diseases like Leptospirosis and Hantavirus can be transmitted through rat bites, food that is contaminated by rats  feces or urine. 
Indirect contact diseases like Murine Typhus is transmitted by the bite of infected fleas that live mainly on rats and their feces.  

did you know...

Rats are among the top 10 smartest animal on Earth and they have excellent memories, in which they will never forget a direction finding route that they have learnt. Like human, rats have the ability to think and make decisions based on what they know and do not know.