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How to get rid of rats

Rat infestation pose a variety potential harms to home and business.

  • Rats are known to spread infections such as Salmonella, Hantavirus and Leptospirosis. Rats also transmit tape worms and fungal skin infections. Rats are also known to introduce secondary pests into your premises, such as fleas and biting mites.

  • They cause damage to stock and buildings. A rat's sharp teeth can gnaw through cables, plastic, wooden doors and even mild steel. Rats can causing short circuits and subsequently fires if they chew on insulation and cables.

  • They contaminate food stuffs and goods. Wet fur on the underbelly of rats soaked in urine can transmit diseases to work surfaces, table tops or anywhere the rat has climbed.

Professional rat removal is the quickest and most effective way to get rid of rats. Expert services offer a reliable form of rat control and a long term solution to a rat infestation.

Getting rid of rats with Rentokil PCI

At Rentokil PCI, our qualified local service technicians are backed by global knowledge and innovation. If you have spotted signs of a rat infestation, such as droppings or an unpleasant urine smell, it is time to get professional treatment.

Call Rentokil PCI today on 1800-212-212-5 for an expert site inspection. Alternatively, you can drop us an enquiry online.

Rodent proofing

Don't want rodents in your premises? Rodent proofing from Rentokil PCI is the first line of defence in rodent management strategy. Done both internally and externally, rodent proofing block all the most obvious and less obvious routes of entry for rats. We can install bristle strips to protect doorways and gap seals for doors and windows.
We'll also carry out a complete programme of bespoke void filling to block hidden access points such as holes, airbricks, splits and so on. All our rodent proofing is carried out using non-corrosive materials such as hardwearing nylon, galvanised steel and aluminium.

Benefits of rodent proofing include:

  • Available in all sizes and shapes to fit your premises.

  • Saves you time, money and trouble by minimising the risk of rodent entry.

  • Can reduce the use of pesticides on your premises.