Rats, also known as rodents, have been a mainstay and a cause of increasing pest concern in both residential and commercial areas in Singapore.
They are known to carry a multitude of viruses and could cause both direct and indirect transmissions to a human host. The ability to reproduce quickly is also a worrying statistic. A 5 weeks old female mouse is ready to become pregnant and start breeding. Breeding up to 12 pups at one go at anytime, rodent infestation could easily swamp a particular area if no proper pest control measures are in place. Engagement of a pest control services company to deal with the problem would highly recommended in this case.
Why do I have rats in my vicinity?
The reason why rats may have been appearing in your vicinity, whether its your residences or commercial work places, is likely that they could have found easy access to both food and shelter. The purpose of finding a location with idea conditions as such is to facilitate their breeding and to provide for their growing pups. Once a rat infestation begins, it likely to manifest and spiral into a situation that would be highly difficult to control and rid of them without any professional pest control services assistance. As such, the best way to deal with this problem is to prevent them from being able to settle down within the compound in the first place. Repair holes in walls, close up openings around building structures and remove unwanted cluttering that may be giving access to the rodents to nurse their young. Next is to ensure food access is not readily available to the pest. Waste that is going to be discarded have to be tightly sealed and placed in proper garbage areas. Food that is going to be consumed has to be kept properly in sealed containers and not left exposed too. Following simple but important steps like these could help save you a trip in seeking assistance from any local pest control experts the next time.
Diseases directly transmitted
Rats are a carrier of a multitude of diseases.They include real serious diseases that at times could be fatal if not properly handled. These includes: Hantavirus, Leptospirosis, Rat-Bite Fever, Salmonellosis and Tularemia.
Diseases indirectly transmitted
In addition, rats also carry a number of possible secondary diseases that are ferried by the ticks and fleas which may be residing on them. Disease like Lyme disease or even West Nile virus has been documented to have been transmitted from the pests indirectly to a human host.
What do we do?
At NBW Pest Control SG, our experts in pest control services would first have to conduct on-site ground surveys and identify areas and level of severity of the rats infestation. A professional pest control approach to the problem would be subsequently derived with targeted treatment plans to resolve the problem at its root. Updates will be given timely to the home or business owner / person in charge along the way of the pest removal process.
Why choose NBW Pest Control Singapore?
No.1 Pest Control Singapore delights in bringing on highly trained pest control services professionals who are well equipped in dealing with today's rampant rat problems. We promised efficient pest control in Singapore at an industry-wide comparable and reasonable rate. Call us today or simply hit us up on the Quick Response Message Box for advice or a FREE instant quote!