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Rat Trapping

Trapping Rats

Rats can be some of the trickiest animals to trap. They are cautious, intelligent, and very aware of their shutterstock_295333178surroundings. If you do manage to trap a rat, they can become very aggressive and thrash out at you, putting you and your family in danger. If you have rats in your home, it’s best to hire a professional, like the ones at Critter Control® Gainesville, to trap them.

The Problem with DIY Trapping

Once you see a rat in your home, you’ll want it out immediately. However, attempting to catch a rat yourself can prove not only exhausting but dangerous to your and your family. Here are some reasons DIY trapping is difficult:

  • Because of their intelligence, rats can sense when their surroundings change, so they don’t fall easily to traps
  • Traps should be set around high-traffic areas, which can be located in hard to reach places like walls or in the attic.
  • Touching a rat, a rat’s home or its droppings can spread a variety of horrible diseases.
  • If a rat is caught, it can become extremely aggressive

Trust the Experts

At Critter Control® Gainesville, we know all the rat trapping tricks. You won’t have to worry about the damage done to your home by the rats either, because after the rats are trapped, we’ll clean up after them. So don’t go another day living with these rodents. Call us today at 352-372-3922 to set up your free consultation and take the next step towards keeping you and your family safe.