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Rat Exterminator & Rodent Control


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For many homeowners, the sight, or even evidence, of a rat or mouse can be very alarming. These rodents can carry diseases and cause damage to property - including wiring, duct work, and insulation. It is important to take action as soon as possible. That's where rat exterminator services come in - wildlife removal professionals such as Critter Stop are trained to identify and eliminate rodent infestations quickly and effectively.

A single rat can turn into a severe infestation in a matter of months with their rapid reproduction rate, so every situation should be taken seriously. Rodent exterminators use a variety of methods to eliminate rodents, including traps, poison baits, and “exclusion,” or sealing up all possible entry points, to prevent future infestations. They can also provide guidance on how best to keep your home rodent-free, such as keeping food indoors and stored securely.

While some homeowners may attempt to solve a rodent problem themselves, it's often best to leave it to the experts. Rat exterminators are equipped with the tools, equipment, supplies, and knowledge to get the job done safely and efficiently, without putting your family or pets at risk. By choosing a reputable mice and rat exterminator, you can know with confidence that your home will be free of rats and other rodents for good.
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The Rapid Rat Reproduction Reality: Understanding Their Exponential Growth

Imagine this: a single female rat, in the perfect scenario, could become the matriarch of a staggering 204 little ratlings within a year. Every three weeks, she welcomes an average of 10-12 newborns into the world. With the potential for up to 17 litters annually, we're talking about a yearly baby boom ranging from 170 to 204 rats from one mother alone.

But let’s dive deeper into this rodent rabbit hole. Once these babies hit the 30-day mark, they're ready to start families of their own. Assuming our pioneering rat mother has a balanced mix of male and female offspring, and she starts off with 204 babies, half of which are females. Fast forward a year, and if each of these 102 daughters follows in their prolific mother’s footsteps, the numbers begin to skyrocket in a way that would boggle the mind. If they all breed to their full potential, and so do half of their offspring, and so on, the family tree could explosively expand to between 120,000 and 150,000 descendants in just a single year.

While this scenario requires a perfect alignment of the stars—optimal conditions for each rat to reproduce at this rate—it paints a vivid picture of the potential for exponential growth within the rat population. It's more than just a quirky fact; it's a fascinating glimpse into the wonders of nature and the incredible reproductive capabilities of one of its most notorious members. So, the next time you see a rat in your attic, remember that they are very fast on getting babies, so you have to be faster picking up your phone and calling us at Critter Stop to prevent it. 

We Are Professional Rat Exterminators

When it comes to rat infestations, it's important to hire a professional team that is experienced in exterminating these pests. Our team of rat exterminators has years of experience in identifying and eliminating rats from homes and businesses.

We understand that rats can cause significant damage to your property and pose a health risk to you and your family. That's why we take every infestation seriously and work quickly to eliminate the problem.

Our team uses the latest techniques and equipment to ensure that rats are completely eradicated from your property. We also take steps to prevent future infestations by identifying and sealing off potential entry points.

When you hire us, you can rest assured that you are getting a team of professionals who are dedicated to providing you with the best possible service. We take pride in our work and are committed to ensuring that our customers are satisfied with the results.

Rat Proofing Your Home or Business

Rats are a common pest that can cause significant damage to your home or business. Rat proofing is an essential step in preventing infestations and protecting your property. Here are a few tips on how to rat-proof your home or business:

  • Seal all entry points: Rats can enter through small cracks and holes in walls, floors, and roofs. Seal all potential entry points with steel wool, caulk, or other suitable materials.
  • Keep your property clean: Rats are attracted to food and garbage. Keep your property clean and free of debris to discourage rats from taking up residence.
  • Store food properly: Keep food in sealed containers and store it off the ground. Rats can climb, so make sure to store food at least 18 inches off the ground.
  • Trim trees and bushes: Rats can use trees and bushes to gain access to your property. Trim back any trees or bushes that are close to your home or business.
  • Install door sweeps: Rats can squeeze through small gaps under doors. Install door sweeps to seal the gap between the door and the floor.
  • Keep your property well-lit: Rats prefer dark, quiet places to hide. Keep your property well-lit to discourage rats from taking up residence.

By following these simple tips, you can help prevent rat infestations and protect your property. If you suspect that you have a rat infestation, contact a professional rat exterminator service to help you eliminate the problem.

Find the Best Rodent Control Services

When it comes to finding the best rodent control services, there are a few things to consider. First, it's important to look for a company with experience in dealing with rats and other rodents. A company that has been in business for several years and has a proven track record of success is likely to provide better results.

Another factor to consider is the methods used by the company. Look for a company that uses humane and effective methods to remove rats from your property. Some companies use poison or other harmful chemicals, which can be dangerous to pets and children. A reputable company will use traps or other safe methods to remove rats without causing harm to anyone.

It's also important to consider the cost of the service. While you don't want to skimp on quality, you also don't want to pay more than you need to. Look for a company that offers competitive pricing and provides a clear breakdown of the costs involved.

Finally, consider the customer service provided by the company. A good rodent control service should be responsive to your needs and concerns, and should provide clear communication throughout the process. Look for a company that has a good reputation for customer service, and that is willing to work with you to find the best solution for your specific situation.

Rats In Your Attic? Contact The Rodent Control Pros

If you suspect that you have rats in your attic, it is important to take action as soon as possible. Rats can cause extensive damage to your property, contaminate your food, and spread diseases. The Rodent Control Pros are experts in rat extermination and can help you get rid of these pesky rodents for good.

When you contact The Rodent Control Pros, a technician will come to your home to perform a thorough inspection of your attic. They will look for signs of rat activity, such as droppings, gnaw marks, and nesting materials. Once they have identified the extent of the infestation, they will develop a customized plan to eliminate the rats and prevent them from returning.

The Rodent Control Pros use safe and effective methods to exterminate rats, including traps and baits. They will also seal any entry points that the rats may be using to get into your attic, such as gaps in the roof or vents. This will prevent future infestations and ensure that your home remains rat-free.

If you are dealing with rats in your attic, don't wait to take action. Contact The Rodent Control Pros today to schedule an inspection and get rid of these unwanted pests.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When it comes to rat extermination, people often have a lot of questions. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions:

Signs of a rat infestation include droppings, gnaw marks on food packaging or other materials, and scratching or scurrying noises in walls or ceilings. If you suspect you have a rat problem, it's important to call a professional exterminator to assess the situation.

Yes, professional rat exterminators use safe, humane methods to remove rats from your home or business. They will also take precautions to ensure the safety of your pets and children.

The length of time it takes to exterminate rats depends on the severity of the infestation. In some cases, it may only take a few days to eliminate the problem. In more severe cases, it may take several weeks or even months to completely eradicate the rats.

To prevent rats from returning to your home or business, it's important to keep your property clean and free of food debris. You should also seal up any holes or cracks in your walls or foundation to prevent rats from entering. A professional exterminator can provide additional advice on how to prevent rats from returning.

Our 4 Step Process

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Free Inspection

Critter Stop offers free in-home consultations to build custom solutions to your problems. We inspect your home thoroughly, inside and out, for signs of damage, animal entry, animal nesting, droppings, and more. Once we discuss the extent of the problem and what needs to be done to fix it, we’ll document a game plan together.

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Seal Your Home

Sealing your home immediately is our priority. The exclusion team will thoroughly patch up potential entry sites from the roof to the foundation and everywhere in between. Once we’re sure no other rodents are getting in, we’ll set our traps in those areas we suspect animal activity.

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Remove The Critters

Our technicians will check in on your home several times throughout this process. If game cameras have been set up, we’ll review those with you to discuss the animal activity. Once the traps are cleared, we will reset them and re-evaluate all the sealed points of entry to ensure no critter has re-chewed a hole or found a new way into your property.

Restoring and Sanitizing rodent droppings

Restore & Sanitize

We don’t call it a job well done once the pest is gone. There’s more work to be done! We completely restore your affected area by pulling up and replacing damaged insulation. Additionally, we fog the affected area to disinfect and remove animal pheromones that can attract new pests in the future.

“I used Critter Stop due to rats and squirrels in my attic. They also chewed up siding on the house to get in. Critter Stop was able to remove the rodents and secure the entry points. Everyone I dealt with was very polite and professional. They were able to come out quickly, communicated well, and they always showed up on time. I would use them again.”

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Lee Gorman
Lee Gorman
13:50 21 Nov 22
I’d give a 10 star review if I could! We had a great experience with Critter Stop. Everyone I dealt was friendly, professional, and reassuring. Phillip was very helpful and knowledgeable about the work he was doing. He walked me around the entire house to make sure I saw and understood the services he provided. He was also really nice and answered all my questions — he is exactly the type of person that should be interacting with customers.I love the fact that they will come back for up to 1 year after installation if any problems occur — this shows me they stand behind their work.The owner was great too, he personally came to my house and walked me through their offering. I recommend critter stop to anyone and everyone!
Susan Casey
Susan Casey
14:53 15 Nov 22
Critter Stop is a fantastic business! Everyone involved is extremely professional and very easy to communicate with. Chisam, the owner, did a great job of explaining the process to get the squirrels out of my attic during the initial free estimate. The exclusion crew who did all of the initial work was fabulous. The crew consisted of Phillip, Nick and Corey who arrived promptly when they said they would. They are happy, positive employees. Everyone is very polite and patient in explaining their work and answering questions. They came back several times to check the traps and finish it off with the fogging. Lester was very good about following up to schedule each trap check with me, and the office staff who took care of the billing was very efficient. Critter Stop is a well run company with honest, trustworthy employees! Thank you to all of you who worked hard to make my attic critter free and for the peace of mind that you guarantee your work. Great to know I can call them if for some reason a squirrel figures out a way to get back in!
Karen Eckholdt
Karen Eckholdt
14:54 22 Sep 22
Critter Stop has made this project easy and extremely professional from start to finish! They are very detailed and competent from start to finish and know so much about their business. They made a problem easy for us and at a reasonable cost. We would be happy to recommend this company and their owners and staff to anyone.
Aaron Echols
Aaron Echols
13:51 03 Aug 22
The guys at Critter Stop responded quickly, were very friendly, and gave us an honest estimate of what we might need. They explained why some items on other quotes were or were not necessary. They communicated well to get us scheduled, and did the work well and quickly. Great service at a fair and competitive price.
Jacob Scribner
Jacob Scribner
19:23 27 Jul 22
Brandon and his other coworker Gavin came to install insulation in my attic. I am very grateful for the hard work and professionalism. My house feels a lot better with the insulation installed. 5 star review. Cory Leach was also very nice and helpful. He came to my house to do another job and was very attentive and professional. Thank you Corey and thank you Critter Stop for helping me.The owner very polite and helpful, I’m glad I found this company to help me.
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