Nosies in the Attic and Walls- Rats are usually more active at night, being that they are nocturnal most hear movement and scratching in the early evening, into the night and early morning. This is easily solved by our trained inspectors. We can identify the possible entry points and devise a plan to clam your home back.
Rat Droppings and Odors- Unfortunately once these pest have entered into your structure they can then create health hazards. You can usually find there droppings and urine stains in the areas they frequent. Rats use urine to mark areas that they use frequently and there in lyes the odor issues some experience from their attic, walls and even crawlspace. Chewed Wires and Pipes- Rodents have been known to chew wires and pipes while in structures. This has lead to leaks, floods and fires. We work hard to mark sure your home is protected from these rodents to protect you and your family.
Signature Home provides full rodent exclusion for homes or business. The most effective form of rat control in structures is exclusion. That means inspecting the outside of your home and repairing holes even as small as a dime. Small openings are frequently found in roof flashing, behind gutters, in rotting fascia, foundation cracks, and tears in vent screens. We perform our rodent exclusion in San Jose and surrounding ares.
Rats damage structures and property. And, rat infestations can actually be dangerous. Rats love to chew the insulation on electrical wires. If an electrical short occurs due to bare wires touching – fires can occur. Rats are Expanding Rapidly in the Northern California Bay Area Rats live and thrive in a wide variety of climates and conditions. The moderate climate in the Bay Area is ideal for the spread of rats, mice and rodents.
Mice can have litters of five or six babies every three weeks and rats can produce litters up to 15 times per year. A single pregnant female rodent invading a home can create a large rodent invasion in no time. Rodent Exclusion and Rodent Proofing The most successful and long-lasting form of rat control in structures is exclusion, or “building them out.” We seal cracks and openings in building foundations. This includes small openings around water pipes, electric wires, sewer pipes, drain spouts. All venting must be sealed. To exclude both rats and mice, any opening larger than 1/4 inch must be sealed.
Rats and house mice are excellent climbers; all openings above ground level must be sealed. We rodent proof for roof rats. Roof rats travel using overhead utility wires. Roof rats will often enter buildings at the roofline. We seal all access points in the roof area.
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