In South Florida, rats can be quite a nuisance. In this video Kevin Grindell of Nozzle Nolen Pest Solutions shares with you how rats get in, some tips for rodent control in your home, and why it is so important to keep them out.
What Are Rats?
In South Florida there are two kinds of rats to look out for. The Roof Rat, one of Florida's worst and most abundant rats, can grow to more than a foot in length and comes in a variety of colors. Also known as "fruit rats", these rodents are attracted to garbage, fruit and nut trees, bird feeders and essentially anything that can offer them a food source.
Commonly referred to as the "sewer rat", Norway Rats are another common species of rodent found in Florida. Often associated with numerous diseases and viruses, the Norway Rat is also a very destructive rat, burrowing under homes and causing potential damage to the foundations and structure of your residence. Visit our Pest Library for more information about rats.