Welcome to Rat Control of Scranton! We are Pennsylvania rodent control specialists. Our specialty is rat and mouse control. Our special 32-point process is the single most effective method in the
country for permanently solving rodent problems inside houses and buildings. We are not a typical pest control Scranton rodent exterminator company that treats rodents in a similar way to insects, with repeated monthly
or quarterly poison treatments. That's a never-ending process. We solve the problem ONCE, and PERMANENTLY, by thoroughly inspecting every component of your building and completely sealing
shut all access points, to 100% rodent-proof your house. We physically trap and remove all rats or mice, a process that is completely effective once all access has been closed. The problem
is soved forever, usually in a week or less. Click on our Scranton Prices page to find out more about our prices for rat control work. Or give
us a call any time to schedule an appointment, usually within the next day. We look forward to hearing from you.
Scranton Rat Removal Tip: What Can I Change In My Home To Keep The Rat Population Down?
The rat population growing can lead to increased health risks and property damage for you. It is a terrible situation to be in, and exterminating them all at once is troublesome and may not work entirely.
To get the rats out, and keep them out, you have to look into population control. Population control is about more than killing the rats; you have to think about keeping them away, too.
It is unreasonable to think you could kill all of the rats easily and cleanly. They may not leave when you begin killing any, either, leaving you with a constant problem to which you have no solution.
There are better, effective ways of keeping the population down and keeping them away from your property.
Rats will live where they get their needs met. This means food, water, and shelter. As long as they have those three around, they will want to live there.
You want to take away as much as you can from them. Remove any open food and put it into sealed containers. Do not leave down pet food where the rats can smell it. Do not leave food in the trash overnight. If there is any scent of food, you can bet that rats will smell it and will go after it.
Be careful about times and positioning with food. You do not want to leave anything out for too long or during the night. Set up schedules and stay on top of it. Starve the rats until they have to leave to find food.
On top of picking up, do not leave bags or boxes where the rats can get them. If there is a container they can easily chew through to get food, they will.
Maintaining the Property
Removing their food alone is not enough. You also need a property that does not invite rats into it. While rats can chew through materials to get to food, you do not want to give them an open invite into your home or make the process easier for them.
Cover up holes, repair damage, and maintain the property over time. If there is no way for the rats to get in from the start, they are less likely to choose your property.
Exclusion tactics are great when the rats are already there and you want them gone. These can cut down on the population by making it impossible to reenter once they leave. Alongside removing food from in the house and all other access points but one, you can see an immediate drop in the population.
Between removing what they need and keeping the property inaccessible, you can cut down the rat population quickly.