Falling Temperatures from Sarasota to Port Charlotte are Helping Rats Get Cozy in Your Attic Tonight

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It’s that time of year again, with the drop in humidity and temperatures, rats that normally are living outside in nearby trees are beginning to migrate to your attic faster than the snowbirds come down from Canada! This annual migration happens because rodents and mice don’t like to be cold any more than our northern friends from around the country. Having a rodent problem in Florida is actually quite common since most homes built over the years were never constructed to keep these little furry neighbors from getting inside. Many times your attic provides protection from predators, moisture from air conditioning systems, and warm insulation to nest under. Do you think you have a mouse problem? I doubt it because there are actually very few mice here in southern Florida. What we have are fruit rats, and lots of them. It’s not uncommon for me to encounter them in more than half of the houses I service, even though most homeowners are even aware of their presence.

What should you do? If you are a do-it-yourself kinda person, than spend some time checking for how they are getting in and seal it up. Next you’ll want to set some snap traps to catch anything inside. Don’t ever use rat poison in your house! This will cause the rats to die in places you may not be able to get too easily. You surely don’t want to live with the smell of a decaying rodent for two solid weeks, trust me. I recommend letting a skilled exterminator handle the problem because we have the experience, skills, and knowledge of biology to end the problem fast. Why suffer any longer with tenants you can’t evict when they’re not paying rent?

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Johnny Bugs, Inc. servicemen are skilled rodent control professionals serving Bradenton, Sarasota, Venice, Englewood, North Port, and Port Charlotte FL. Our years of service have taught us how to solve these problems quickly and without toxic poisons like rodenticide inside your home. Don’t spend another sleepless night! CALL NOW FOR A FREE ESTIMATE: (941) 405-3080