One often plans a lot while buying a home. Investing your entire savings into your dream home! But some tiny creatures can cause a huge damage to the structures freaking you out.
Have you experienced strange rustlings in the night? A number of people are waking to the frightening sound of rats and mice scratching around their homes.
At this time of year, when cold weather forces rats and mice indoors to nest and hunt for food, infestations can multiple, with rodents spreading disease as well as causing damage by chewing through wiring, pipes and brickwork.
Latest news reported is as follows:
UK rat INVASION: 120 million rodents heading straight for Brit HOMES this winter
BRITAIN’S 120million-strong rat population is on the move and heading straight for our homes.
By Robin Cottle │Daily Star │ October 6, 2018
GNAW BLIMEY: Rats are seeking shelter from the cold in people’s homes
The disease-ridden vermin are seeking shelter as the cold winter months set in.
Pest control boss Paul Bates says the critters are on the hunt for somewhere “warm and cosy” to build nests.
Call-outs are set to rise by 40% in coming weeks.
The rodent invasion is set to cause millions of pounds worth of damage as they spark fires by gnawing through electric cables and beams.
A “double whammy” of conditions caused by the recent heatwave made rats even more likely to head for our homes, said Paul, of Cleankill Pest Control.
He claimed the scorching heat caused more of them to come out of hiding looking for water.
The expert warned Brits to “act now” and shore up homes as a blast of Arctic air threatens to send temperatures plummeting.
A Cleankill spokesman said: “At a time when we feel like bolting our doors and keeping the cold out, it’s not surprising mice and rats try to join us.”
Fall can mean home invasions by mice, rats
By Mari A. Schaefer │ Philly.com │October 15, 2018
Ah, fall! Colorful leaves, pumpkin spice lattes, football — and mice infestations.
Those curious little rodents that spent the summer foraging outdoors are now looking for a warm place to cuddle up and nest before chilly weather takes hold.
“We call it the fall invasion,” said Dion Lerman, an environmental health program specialist for the Pennsylvania Integrated Pest Management Program. “They follow plumes of warm air coming out of our homes that also carry food scents on them.”
About 85 percent of homes in the country, regardless of how modest or elegant, how clean or dirty, have had a mouse run through in the last six months.
Since these rodents are very common most of the people tend to get rid of them by using do it yourself methods like spray, traps, chemicals, ultrasonic repellers, etc. but are they really effective?
Mechanical traps stop working once a mechanical error occurs. The ultrasonic repeller is a device which emits a frequency that is unattractive to the rat’s ear. They serve to annoy the rat more than anything but rats can get used to the noise. The commonly used pest repellents contain diethyltoluamide which is harmful to humans and pests. Glue boards and Rat baits are more dangerous because there are cases where people have accidentally stuck to them.
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