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Mice and Rat Control in Hobart

Pest Summary

  • Rats and mice can be problematic due to the risk of damage to houses, generation of odour and potential risk to human health
  • Rats and mice are known to spread over 35 diseases that can infect both people and pets
  • There are two main species which can be found in domestic and commercial premises the Roof Rat and the Sewer Rat
  • The rats habitat in drains, under concrete, under floors, in rubbish areas, kitchens, roof spaces and basically where there is food and moisture sources
  • During the colder months rats will look for shelter from the cold - this is when they can become a serious problem - they prefer to be in a warm environment - under floor boards and in loft spaces
  • Rodents have built up an immunity over the past 30 years - It is important to remember that the correct identification is essential to formulate the most effective extermination and control program

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