In order to assist as quickly and efficiently as possible we have listed some of our most
frequently asked questions below. Each month we shall feature questions and answers on a
different type of pest.
If you have anything further you would like to ask then please do not hesitate to get in
touch and one of our dedicated specialists will be happy to advise you in any way that they
Q. Why do I have Rats on my premises?
A. The most common cause for either rat, mouse or even insect infestation is there being a
locally, readily available food source.
Q. How are they getting in?
A. When full grown, an adult rat can get through gaps as small as an inch due to their
collapsable skeleton and will easily travel under floorboards or in roof spaces once an
access point has been located.
Q. Are they a threat?
A. Rats carry viels disease which is transferred via their urine and once contracted will
show similar signs at first as those of the common cold. The black death that ravaged up
to 60% of Europe's population in the mid 14th century was believed to have been carried
by the fleas that live upon black rats.
Frequently Asked Questions