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Natural rodent control methods in Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Issaquah, Medina, Kent, Redmond, Mercer Island, Woodinville, Renton, Lynnwood & Eastside, WA to chase away rats and mice

Rat extermination can evaluate a structure to determine whether or not rats are present, and can make estimates about where in the structure the rats will be found, and how much damage they have done. Ampm Exterminators, the greater Seattle rodent control company can eliminate the rats and assist a contractor or homeowner with repairing damage and taking steps to reduce the risk of future rat infestations. For example, a rat exterminator may recommend covering large holes.

Rats control is must as they are commonly a problem where a building is located near waterways, creeks and canals or other places where ready water supply is available.

Rats and mice often become a serious problem in cold winter months when they seek food and warmth inside buildings. They may suddenly appear in large numbers when excavation work disturbs their in-ground nesting locations, or their food source is changed, such as, rats feeding in school premises may enter adjoining properties during the school holidays.

Rodent Exclusion is the single most effective way to prevent rodents from getting back inside. A rat can squeeze through a half inch opening, and a mouse through an opening half that size. Our technician will find, and provide a written estimate to repair any entry/exit points around your home.

  • Keep firewood stored as far from the home as possible and store it off the ground. During the winter, store only enough wood next to the house to burn every couple of days.
  • If possible, remove any piles of debris, stones, bricks, etc. If these are near the foundation of the home they serve as harborages to attract rodents. Once there, it is an easy step for rodents to enter the building itself.
  • Do not allow piles of leaves to accumulate next to the home's foundation. This also serves as attractive harborage for rodents - mice in particular.
  • Holes or cracks larger than one-fourth of an inch should be stuffed with steel wool or wire mesh and then sealed with caulk or foam, otherwise rodents could chew through to enter.
  • Install a good thick weather-stripping on the bottom of all doors to control rodents from entering. The garage door may prove difficult to seal completely, so the door from the garage to the house must be sealed tightly.


    Rodent elimination  Rats and mice get indoors, creating a nuisance. They damage property, contaminate food, and transmit diseases. Therefore, effective control methods are essential. The following suggestions should help in eliminating rodents in your home

    Rodent damage  Ratfestation is a problem. For the most part, the local squirrels, rats and mice seem to peacefully coexist with in vegetation around our homes and business. The when they gain access to our homes and bussinesses and create nests, food storage caches, and—always meriting dishonorable mention—those inevitable pellets. Providing, of course, that they are getting enough food from other sources.

    Rodent Exclusion  Rodent proofing is a vital part of a complete rodent control program. The objective is to close all present and potential openings which may serve as entries for rats and mice. This means changing building details to prevent rats and mice from entering. It is important not to seal rodents indoors until baiting, trapping and removal is completed.


Ampm Professional rodent control, Seattle company have many different methods, usually nonchemical, which will take care of pest problems in Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Issaquah, Medina, Kent, Redmond, Mercer Island, Woodinville, Renton, Lynnwood & Eastside, WA. They know where to look for the rodents, as they are often hiding in your home. While many people don't want to pay for these trapping and rodent control services, the price of the professional is usually much more affordable than the damage that can be done to a home if the pests are not removed.

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