Pestguard has noticed a marked increase in calls regarding rat infestations in flood hit areas. The increase is anywhere between 30-35%.
Home owners need to be really aware that as the flood waters rise the rats and mice are being forced from there normal habitat and are finding their way into our homes and business through previously undiscovered access points. Rats carry a multitude of diseases that can be easily passed on through contact with affected water systems and infected rodents.
Take the time to check your homes and business premises for any sign of rodent activity. If found call a professional pest control service to ensure that all treatments and carried out in a professional and legal manner. Find out more.