How to Get Rid of Rats in the Ceiling



How to get rid of rats above ceilings - To get rid of rats above ceilings, look at the type of home you are living in. If the ceiling has an attic above it, that location will be the first place you want to look for evidence of the rodents. If you can find areas of the attic that are being used, this will make trapping of the rats easier. Attics are not always the most ideal places to be crawling around, but an attic allows for you to set out traps. Drop ceilings also offer areas where you can trap rats. A drop ceiling has tiles that can be removed for easy access. No matter what area you are looking at, you need to find the routes the rodents are travelling. Rats like to use the same paths when they move. These routes have been established and will be clearly marked with urine, feces, fur, and body grease. Traps should be placed near markings. A hungry rat will be most likely to encounter a trap if it is on its route of travel. And the rats will be hungry because you are going to make sure they have been sealed into the building. Prior to trapping, any holes in the exterior of the home will be repaired and closed. This prevents new rats from entering and makes the original group easier to trap.

How to kill rats in ceiling - Rats in the ceiling will likely be in other areas of the home. If you want to kill rats in the ceiling, look through the rest of the building to see if any other areas of activity are present. You want to know if you will have access to the rats before you initiate the trapping process. Some rats never break into a part of the home where people can get them. These cases require the use of a one way door trap attached to the rat hole near the roof. Such methods may be best left to a professional. If the rats are active in another area (like the attic), this will be the best place to set up your traps. Killing rats can be done in a number of ways. You do not want to use poison unless you like hunting for dead bodies in the walls. Poison will kill rats, but it will also mean a house that smells like death due to rotting flesh. The best way to kill a rat is with a snap trap. Snap traps kill a rat through the use of pressure to the spinal cord. This death is quick and as painless as it can possibly be. Snap traps can be reused and are inexpensive, additional reasons why professionals highly recommend them.

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