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Appearance: Grey, brown or black, with small eyes and ears and tails shorter than their bodies; up to 12 inches.
Habitat: The Norway rat is the largest and most common structure-
Diet: Norway rats will eat practically anything, although they prefer meat, fish and cereal.
Rodent control: Successful rodent control is a multi-
Appearance: Black or brown, 7 to 10 inches long, with a large tail, large ears and eyes, and a pointed nose. Body is smaller and sleeker than Norway rat. Fur is smooth.
Habitat: Roof rats get their name from their preference for the upper parts of buildings.
They mainly present a rodent control problem in coastal states, particularly in the
Southeast. They have very poor visions and are colour blind. They only need a crack
or opening the size of a quarter to enter a building, and once inside are known for
the damage they cause by chewing on materials and eating stored foods. Historically
they were known as carriers of the highly dangerous bubonic plague, and continue
to transmit serious diseases.
Diet: Omnivorous, but shows a preference for grains, fruits, nuts and vegetables.
Rodent control: roof rats
To prevent roof rats from entering your home, seal up any holes or cracks larger than a quarter. Remove sources of moisture and harborage, such as indoor trash cans, dripping faucets and open food in pantries. Your Rose Pest Solutions technician can inspect for early warning signs and implement customized rodent control strategies.
WTC Pest Control
WTC Pest Control works in the Leek, Cheadle Stoke on Trent, Biddulph, Stafford, Sandbach, Stone, Eccleshall, Newcastle Under Lyme, Uttoxeter, Macclesfield, Congleton areas.