Rats and other rodents are notorious for inhabiting attics, crawlspaces and basements; they are experts at gaining entry into your St. Louis home or office. Where there is shelter, rats will find it! Once inside rats chew through wiring, insulation, drywall, and wood. A rat can severely damage a building structure by chewing and weakening support beams and other building materials.
Damage to electrical wiring from rodents is not only costly to repair but also possesses a fire hazard. The urine and fecal matter from rodents has a pungent smell that can permeate through your home or business making the structure unpleasant to occupy. They also carry fleas, ticks, and other harmful parasites. It was the fleas from old world black rats the first introduced the Yersinia pestis bacteria, that likely causes several forms of the plague, that wiped out nearly two-thirds of European population in the 14th century.
We specialize in rodent removal and prevention programs St. Louis county. We can remove a rat infestation, as well the clean up and sanitize the area. Additionally we offer exclusion services to stop future rat and rodent infestations.
Example of Rodent exclusion using a wire barrier and then a sealant. This way even if the rodent gnawed into the first layer of barrier they would then encounter the wire frame, thus ending the possibility of access.