Rat Control Services London
Rid yourself of rats with Project Multi Pest
Rats are Britain’s most notorious rodents, renowned for wreaking havoc, causing untold damage to property, and unsettling your peace of mind. At Project Multi Pest, we will not only rid you of rats but show you ways in which you can prevent them from revisiting your business or home for good.
Rat control and proofing in London
Most of us are terrified of rats. In fact just the mere mention of them is enough to send some people running for the door. At Project Multi Pest, our aim is to turn the tables on these irritating rodents and have them scampering in the opposite direction instead.
Still carrying the bad reputation they received from delivering the plague, wild rats are the last lodgers you want to let inside your home. For whilst the plague days may be over, rats can still carry shudder worthy parasites and nasty diseases such as ringworm and Weil’s disease.
One rat, two rats, three rats... more
Chances are, that if you have seen one rat foraging for food then there are countless more scurrying around your property – with thee most common being the Norwegian or brown rat.
There are 15 million brown rats in the UK alone and not only are they increasing in number but ballooning in size, able to grow up to 25cm excluding their tail.
And the bad news does not stop there! Rats can climb, swim, and love to gnaw on anything in sight to keep their long teeth in check. Plus, they can start producing babies at as little as 6 weeks and are capable of producing five litters a year – so it is easy to see how numbers can soon spiral out of control!
Residential rat control services
Not everyone hates rats – in fact, they are popular pets in the UK, thanks to their inquisitive and intelligent nature. Wild rats, however, are a completely different story when roaming free around your home. Destructive and devious they are incredibly difficult to get rid of.
Friend or foe – wild rats must go. Contact PMP for advice on how we can stop these pest rodent from running riot around your house.
Commercial rat control
Whilst rats in the home can cause headaches, rats in the workplace can cause major financial damage. Factories, offices, and food outlets have a duty of care to their staff which means that rats need to be kept at bay.
On top of having to replace damaged stock, having rats in the workplace can also put your business reputation on the line. A health hazard (especially if you work within the food industry), Environmental Health have the power to shut your establishment down if your rat problem isn’t dealt with in a swift and effective manner.
So, if there’s a rat in your kitchen you know just what to do… call PMP today!
Reasons to use us for rat control and extermination in London
At PMP we are the pied pipers of London and Kent, renowned for luring rats out of their hiding places and banishing them for good. Covering all areas around the charming seaside locale where we live, being beside the beach means that we raise happy healthy dogs who enjoy a wonderful balance of business and play.
Proud members of Checkatrade, Project Multi Pest are experts at eliminating and preventing rats around properties and homes and offer pest control services at a highly competitive rate.
If you suspect your home may have fallen victim to a rat infestation, then please do not hesitate to pick up the phone or drop us a line. You can contact us via email or telephone to discuss your needs, and together we can put together a rat plan of action.
At PMP we promise:
Signs of a rat infestation
Rats are generally nocturnal – sleeping during the day and foraging for food at night – so the chances of spotting one scampering brazenly around your property is slim (although not unheard of!). The sound of rats scratching, however, is synonymous with fingernails being scraped down a blackboard and is enough to put anyone on edge.
If you think you have rats on your property, here are some signs to look out for:
Stains and smears
Rats need a constant water supply taking in up to 60ml each day as well a steady stream of food sources and a warm place to rest. For these reasons our lofts, walls and garden spaces provide the perfect setting in which to nest. Kitchen appliances are also a great place to start your game of rat hide and seek. Washing machines and dishwashers not only give off heat but are handy when rats want to pop out for a bite to eat.
One solution to solving your rat situation
Getting rid of rats is not an easy task. Once they have taken up residency and start to multiply the problem can easily start to get out of hand.
As rats are natural scavengers, they will eat anything, and everything, put in their path. Therefore, in order to gain back control, one of the easiest ways to kill a rat is to provide it with food that has been laced in poison.
However, poison is far from a humane choice when dealing with rats. Modern poison (while effective), leads to a long and lingering death. A rat can take four days to die after ingesting poison, in which time they may have managed to crawl away into a small space to die. This makes it difficult to access and remove the body, leading to terrible odours permeating your business or home.
It is also important to note that rat poison can prove deadly to our children, fur babies, and surrounding wildlife due to accidental ingestion or secondary poisoning.
On top of this, in the endless fight between man and rat it appears that the rodent is winning the day, evolving to become resistant to the poison we set. Therefore, it is important that we seek out other methods for dealing with rats!
Fortunately, at Project Multi Pest we already have a better solution…