How to Get Rid of Rodents from Your Home With These Techniques

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How to  Get Rid of Rodents from Your Home With These Techniques

Rodents and mice are pests that can enter into any property owing to their small size. They can cause a lot of destruction and also expose you and your family members to a number of harmful diseases. It is better to ward off a rodent infestation by investing in Rodent Control Melbourne. Business-owners too can face a lot of losses when their spaces are taken over by rats and rodents. Instead of spending thousands of dollars on the replacement of furniture and other items, it is better to keep an eye out for such pests. Opting for professional pest control solutions can save you from a lot of unnecessary expenses. Continue reading ahead to know more on how to get rid of rodents from your garden and home:


Using rat traps is the most effective as well as humane way to deal with a rodent infestation. Killing 1/2 rodents from the population may not be very useful as they can again multiply in no time. This may lead you to end up with a bigger infestation problem.  

After laying the trap and catching them you can then relocate them at an empty place. You need to ensure you release them at a distance at least 2-3 km away from your property, so they do not come back.

Block their access points

Identifying and blocking their access points is another useful way to keep them away from your property. Look out for holes, gaps and openings in walls, windows, doors, and flooring.  Fill up these holes with caulk or cement and allow the product to set inside.  Blocking access points in this way can ensure there are no more rats and rodents entering into your property.


Cleanliness is key

Rodents and their species enter into properties that can ensure them with food, water and shelter. However, it is possible to keep these pests off your property if you maintain a lot of cleanliness throughout your home. Check the floor, kitchen counter and all the electrical appliances for any dropped scraps of food while cooking or dining. Cleaning out the entire dining area and trashing the leftovers properly can also deter these pests from making a beeline to your property. Likewise, covering the garbage can properly is a must so they cannot scavenge the can for their food. Opting for professional Rat Removal Melbourne services from time to time can be helpful in the long run.

Maintaining cleanliness in the garden works

Make sure you keep the garden grass clipped, clean, and free of weeds and leaf litter. Doing this will be the quickest and easiest ways to repel them and keeping them from entering your property. Cut down your grass frequently and also any accumulated piles of leaves as they provide rodents with shelter. Seal any holes in the garden sheds. Also, make sure the rats do not have access to your pet or bird food. Store pet and bird food inside. Rats feast on fallen fruits and vegetables. So clearing out all the dropped fruits and garden produce fallen in the garden is helpful to keep them away from your house.

Essential oils

Peppermint, citronella, eucalyptus and lemon oils can deter rodents effectively as their smell is disliked by the rodents. Dip cotton balls in these oils and place them at points in the home and garden that are frequented by rodents. However, you need to take care to replace them once a month so that the smell of the oil does not disappear into the air. Using essential oils you can keep your house smelling nice as well as keep rodents and other potential pests away from your home.

Contact a professional pest control service provider

Professional Pest Control in Melbourne services are highly effective as they can be beneficial in managing rodent populations in any property. 

Connect with the best pest control service provider by simply dialing 0480018996. A customized pest control treatment is decided by our team after thorough inspection of your property. Contact our customer care today to know more about how our services can deter rodents from entering your home. 


Reviewed by: John Smith, Ph.D., MSc

John Smith is a renowned expert in the pest control industry, with over 20 years of experience in the field. He is a licensed pest control professional, and has worked for both commercial and residential clients throughout his career.Throughout his career, John has developed innovative and effective pest control strategies, and has helped countless clients rid their homes and businesses of unwanted pests. He takes pride in his work and is dedicated to providing the highest level of service to his clients as well as providing technical assistance to branch offices and clients throughout Australia.In addition to his professional work, John is an active member of several pest control industry organizations, and regularly contributes to industry publications. He also prepares scientific reports for Ace Pest Control on any changes or updates to government regulations affecting the Pest Control industry.


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