How to Get Rid of Rats with Rat Control

Successful rat control relies heavily on the understanding of rat behavior, structural design, strategic planning, multiple tools, and methods.

Generally, the most common rats are the Norway Rat and the Roof Rat. Understanding the habits of both will help you understand how to inspect and control the rat population.

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Basically, there are roughly a dozen diseases directly linked to rats, with leptospirosis being the most common disease spread by rats in Malaysia. In addition, rats carry secondary parasites such as fleas, mites, and ticks in their fur. Moreover, rats are tenacious creatures, and if they gain entry into your house or business, they may transmit diseases, cause significant damage, and contaminate food. Hence, rat control is necessary to prevent the spread of a number of dangerous diseases that rats are known to spread.

Step 1

Inspection is an important first step in getting rid of rats. Firstly, get to know their location, set traps or place baits. This step determines the source, entry exit points, shelter and food source. Also, look out for drains, landscapes and roofs.


Step 2

Exclusion is an important rodent control technique. Because it gets rid of rats by making it difficult for them to enter the home or structure. Common entry points are windows, door gaps, drains, toilets and roof.

Step 3

Lastly, resort to other rat control solutions or contact us for more information

Reduce Rat Populations By Traps

Traps have advantages over baiting. They provide alternatives for those who do not want to place rodenticides.

You can dispose of dead rats before their odor becomes a problem in an inaccessible area.

Furthermore, disinfection is necessary to prevent spreading of diseases.

Get Rid Of Rats With Rodent Bait  

Rodenticides are poison baits and are used in areas such as drains and rubbish areas.

For protection against accidental poisoning, use tamper-resistant bait stations that hold the baits in place and keep children and pets out.

Also, use single feed bait (requires just one feeding for a lethal dose).

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This article is for informational and educational purposes only and does not constitute legal or professional advice. Although we strive to provide accurate general information, the information presented here is not a substitute for any kind of professional advice, and you should not rely solely on this information. Please opt for a one-to-one consultation with us or a relevant professional for your specific concerns regarding the business solutions in Malaysia before making any decisions.

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