Why rats or rodents are harmful pests?

What makes rats and rodents pests?

Sydney Australia Pest Controller Rats

Sydney Pest Controller Rats

Rat and rodents are not only a big problem for Australian homeowners but also for business owners, especially those who are in restaurant or food industry. The reasons why rats and rodents are considered as pests are numerous. Some of them are:

  • Disease carriers: rats are known for carrying a large number of diseases and some among them can badly affect human health. One disease coming from rats that threatens human health is plague. This disease actually did cause an epidemic called Black Death decades ago.

  • Food consumption and contamination: rodents are dangerous for our living areas due to their eating habit. They contaminate our food by leaving their excrement, urine and hair and also destroy the food containers.

  • Physical damage: as rodents teeth keep growing constantly, they need to gnaw to stop them from growing to long. Their gnawing thus will cause physical damage to your furnitures and equipments.

Call our friendly pest controllers

Homeowners who expose to these creatures must have at least once try to solve the problem themselves by using baits or getting a cat. However, they do not always successfully catch the rat. In this case, it is better if you contact a professional pest controller to help you taking care of the issue. The pest controllers will do an inspection and create a proper treatment plan for your home. Call our pest control services at Masters Pest Control Sydney on (02) 8007 4666 to schedule an appointment. We open 7 days a week from 8am to 6pm. Also check out our other services below:

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