Rats & Mice Hornsby NSW – Emergency Residential Rodent Exterminators

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Rats & Mice

Rats & Mice were introduced to Australia by the very first European settlers and they have been a problem ever since.

They can multiply quickly and will do significant damage to your house, business and furnishings through their gnawing activities. They will also pollute food and other products through the droppings they leave behind. Their droppings have even been implicated as prospective asthma triggers in children.

Not only are rats and mice devastating they have also been known to cause home fires after chewing through electrical cables.

Castle Hill Pest Control’s mouse control service

At Castle Hill Pest Control, we understand the concerns to your house, family or business from the existence of mice.

As professionals in mouse control, we offer fast and reliable services to assist your property remain pest-free.

Backed by over 85 years of global experience, our accredited specialists are based in Hornsby and are local to you.

With continuous training for the latest technology, treatments and innovation, we are in the best position to be able to provide you the most effective mouse control services available.

Common Rodent Types in Hornsby

Roof rat (Black Rat)

Nests in attics, wall voids, hollow trees. Normally enters the house from trees or power lines. Prefers fruit, but will consume all type of foods. Prefers to travel off the ground.

Norway rat (Sewer Rat)

Digs burrows along foundations and under debris piles, often found in basements. Can go into houses through toilet pipes. Prefers meat and fish, but will consume anything. Extremely aggressive, strong burrower and an excellent swimmer.

Wood Rat

Prefer to not live near humans. Generally, construct their nests on the ground in woody areas. Active at night and generally vegetarian– eating plants, woodland fruits, and they specifically like acorns.

Rats and mice cause illnesses!

Rats and mice are massive carriers of various illnesses, and it has been reported that rats bite more than fifteen thousand individuals per year, including really young, old or incapacitated. Some of the diseases caused by rats are bubonic plague, salmonella, leptospirosis, Hantavirus and tularemia.

Indications of rat and mice activity consist of;.

Finding common indications of mice, such as droppings, could indicate an active infestation in your house or business.

  • Droppings – 50/80 droppings a night, little and dark (approx. 3 – 8 mm in length), spread arbitrarily. Search for droppings particularly along walls, in cabinets or under sinks.
  • Grease marks (spots or smears) – This is caused by mice fur continuously brushing against walls, floors and skirting on regular paths. You may discover dark smears around holes or around corners.
  •  Urine pillars – In establishedor heavy infestations, body grease, combined with dirt and urine, builds up into little mounds, as much as 4cm high and 1cm wide.
  •  Scratching sounds – Individuals often report hearing unusual scratching sounds in the evening when mice are most active. Listen for sounds between partition walls, under floorboards, in false ceilings, basements and lofts.
  • Nests – Mice use simple to shred products, such as newspaper and fabrics, together with other soft products to line their nest. Check lofts, suspended ceilings, cavity walls, under floorboards and behind fridges, under stoves and in airing cabinets. Nests will often contain young mice.
  • Tracks (footprints) – Dirty environments such as unused lofts and basements can show up rodent tracks and tail marks. To check for activity, sprinkle flour, baby powder or china clay and check the next day for fresh tracks.
  • Live or dead rat or mice – Identifying a mouse or rat during the daytime can be an indication of a heavy infestation.
  • Strong odor – Mice urinate often and their wee has a strong ammonia-like odor. The odor may be really strong near the main site of activity or in enclosed spaces. This odor can linger for a long time (even after a problem has been gotten rid of).

If you see any of these indications, call Castle Hill Pest Control today for a complimentary quote on targeted mouse and rat control, utilizing the latest technologies and innovation.

Our service is ensured and is offered as part of our All year Protection Strategy.

Concerned about rats and mice in your house or business?

  • You can take some useful steps now to discourage rats and mice in the first place and avoid an invasion. Before you begin to treat for rats, Castle Hill Pest Control recommends:.
    Ensure all food is kept firmly in fridges, freezers and sealed containers or jars.
  • fix any holes in walls and fill spaces that exist in flooring, doors or windows.
  •  Clean, sweep and vacuum your house ahead of the treatment and do this regularly to help continuous control.
  •  Eliminate any unnecessary cardboard, paper or product packaging that rats can use for making nests.
  •  Make notes on where rats are seen and share these details with your pest control specialist.
    For an existing issue right now, you can count on Castle Hill Pest Control to get rid of rats and mice safely and successfully.

With 85 years of worldwide experience in controlling mice, our accredited specialists live locally in the areas they serve and can offer a fast option to your issue.

For A-class services in Waitara, Normanhurst, Asquith, Wahroonga, North Wahroonga, Westleigh, Warrawee, Thornleigh, Hornsby Heights, Mount Colah and Hornsby, connect with us!

We pride ourselves as one of many few businesses that offer a competitive pricing policy. Regardless of your budget plan, rest assured that we can work something out for you! Our professional pest control experts are happily waiting for your call. Contact us today!

Other services we provide include Termite Treatment, Cockroach Removal, Ant and Spider Removal, Rat and Mouse Removal, Bed Bug and Flea Removal, and many more.