Apex Wildlife Control

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Rat Trapping In Collierville TN
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Rat Removal In Collierville TN

Rat Exterminators In Collierville TN - Rat Infestation

Are you hearing a tiny, squeaking, scratching noise in your wall?  Or overhead in your ceiling?  That tiny noise that gives you the creeps and won’t let you sleep at night?  If you are hearing that noise mostly at night, then you probably have a rat.  Or two.  Or dozens.

Just two rats can turn into over 1500 rats in a year.  A female rat can go into heat days after she has a litter.  As a result, just a few rats can grow into an infestation in no time.  Rats do not like to be out in the open.  They prefer dark, warm places to hide such as your attic or walls.  So by the time you actually see a rat, all the good places to hide in your home are probably full of his cousins.  Rats are kind of like potato chips.  You probably won’t have just one!

DIY Rat Removal In Collierville TN - Trapping Vs Poison

So how much does it cost to rid your home of these pests?  Well that depends on the size and scope of your rat infestation, how many areas need to be sealed up to prevent re-entry, and the possibility of any rotted wood on your home.  Once rats have left their scent in your home, more animals will try to enter your property.  Wild animals can smell rotted wood and will choose that vulnerable area to attempt to chew or tear they way into your home.

Of course, some pest control operators will “treat” a rat problem with poison. The problem with this is the rats will sometimes end up dying in your walls or an inaccessible place in your home.  When this happens, you may have a terrible, decaying rat smell in your home for weeks.  Dead rats are harder to locate, and cutting into your walls to remove a dead animal can be quite expensive.

How To Get Rid Of Rats In Collierville TN - Rat Damage

Anyone in the pest control business will tell you that the rat is one of the mot destructive animals you can have on your property!  Rats, mice and squirrels have to chew constantly to file down their teeth, otherwise they would not be able to chew.  Did you know that a rat’s teeth can grow up to SIX INCHES in a year if they weren’t filed down constantly?  Imagine a rat with huge fangs!  That’s the kind of thing that belongs in a horror movie, not in your home!  

Speaking of movies, did you know that a rat’s bite is stronger per inch than the bite of a great white shark like the one in Jaws? The strength of a rat’s bite can be up to 12 tons (24,000 pounds) per square inch. However, the bite of a great white shark is only around 2 tons (4,000 pounds) per square inch.   No wonder rats can quickly chew into your home!

Professional Rat Removal In Collierville TN - Rat Inspection

When you contact Apex Wildlife Control for your rodent removal needs, we will schedule a full interior and exterior inspection of your home.  Our technician will provide you with a comprehensive inspection report of your exclusion and trapping needs along with photos of any entry points or damage by wildlife.  Most of the time, we can begin trapping your rats that very same day. We take the guesswork out of solving your rat problems and restoring your peace of mind.

So if you are ready to get rid of those pesky rodents, call us at 901-598-8555 for a free quote on our rat trapping services.  You can also send us a quick message  about your wildlife problem, and our friendly office staff will contact you shortly. Call today, we’re here to help!

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We also perform wildlife trapping in Collierville TN for squirrels, raccoons, moles, skunks, 

opossums, armadillos, voles and much more. 

So if you have some little visitors you need evicted from your home or property, 

give Apex Wildlife Control a call today. 

We are here to help!

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