Florida is home to a variety of wildlife, rodents and pests that thrive and grow in a very lush environment. Florida provides the perfect setting for rodents to breed, invade homes and spread disease. Many Florida homeowners have come into contact with a variety of pests ranging from ants, cockroaches, spiders and other pests. The most common pest that Florida homeowners come into contact with are the local rodents. These rodents generally consist of Norway rats, roof rats and the common house mouse. These rodents can easily gain access into your Florida home by searching for small cracks, crevices and holes around the exterior of your home. These areas act as an open invitation for rodents to walk right into your home and begin to wreak havoc on your house. PestMax Pest Control will eliminate the presence of rodents from your Florida home.
How to Get Rid of Roof Rats in the Attic of Your Home
Roof rats in Florida are also known as black rats, ship rats, fruit rats or citrus rats. Roof rats get their most common name because they spend about 90% of their time above ground. Roof rats run on power lines, crawl through the tops of trees, skip across fence tops and their favorite place to dwell is inside the attic of a residential home. Female roof rats have 6-8 young per litter and 4-6 litters per year. So if only a couple of roof rats are able to gain access into your attic, you could have a healthy roof rat infestation inside of your attic in a very short time. Roof rats are nocturnal, so if they are in your home, you will indeed hear them scampering around at night while you are laying in bed. The best way to eliminate the presence of roof rats from your home is with the assistance of PestMax Pest Control.
Norway Rat Identification & Facts
Not as common as the roof rat, the Norway rat is still a pest that Florida homeowners are forced to deal with. The Norway rat is a giant rat that can grow twice the size of a roof rat, up to 16 inches in length. Norway rats are highly dependent upon people for food and shelter and can often be found scavenging through garbage bins on trash night in search of any kind of leftover food to eat. Keep Norway rats away from your garbage bins and your home with the professional pest services of PestMax Pest Control.
Rodent Pest Inspections, Prevention, Control & Removal in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Bonita Springs, Estero and Naples, Florida
Whether you are dealing with roof rats, Norway rats or the common house mouse, PestMax Pest Control uses only the most proven and effective methods for complete rodent removal and control. There are specific ways to remove the droppings and urine to ensure that the air quality in the home is not contaminated with bacteria. We offer a complete rodent pest inspection and assessment and then discuss the results with the customer. Our expert technicians will help in the development of a custom plan specific to individual needs from identifying the extent of the problem, sealing entry areas, cleaning up the droppings and nesting left behind, removal of rodents, and following up until all rodents have been removed. Contact PestMax Pest Control, your number one source for complete and professional rodent removal.