Why Rats Can Be Dangerous
Rats, you may not know it, but these creatures can cause some major trouble. Sure they may look like they’re up to no good and scare you from time to time when you least expect it, but did you know the amount of damage they can cause you and your family?
Rats are responsible for a number of diseases, including leptospirosis. By coming into contact with rat’s urine, this can cause damage to your liver and kidney. Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome is a viral disease and is transmitted by inhaling substances that contain rat urine or droppings.
As well as causing illnesses, rats are also a nuisance to the structure or homes and can be incredibly destructive. These sneaky creatures love to bite on thermal installations in attics and roam around small and confined areas.
There isn’t much that rats don’t like to chew on, from plants to wires, roof tiles and more, it’s important to keep an eye out in your home and make sure that you’re checking to see if an issue is occurring. If you notice some wire that’s been eaten, observe it closely and if it progresses, call a Chandler exterminator for rats to ensure no further damage is done.
Rats love to chew on wires, which could be of great concern to you and your family, as this could cause a fire to breakout. Some home insurance policies have multiple exclusions, one being rodent infestation, which could cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars if you’re not covered.
There is only one definitive way to ensure your home is pest free; receiving an inspection by a qualified technician, in order to be 100% sure that your home safe for you and your family.
Many pest control businesses have effective techniques they use to guarantee that the problem doesn’t return. They’re highly trained in eliminating pests and will provide you and your family with peace of mind.