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Brown rat (rattus norvegicus)

About rats

How do you know if you have a rat infestation?

What harm do rats do?

How do you keep rats out?

Rats will live anywhere that provides food, shelter and water and can be found in sewer systems and gardens as well as lofts, wall cavities and under floorboards.

As they are highly adaptable and mobile, no property is completely safe from invasion but there are ways to help keep them out:

How do you get rid of rats?

What will the Pest Control Officer do?


You can get more information at:

If you would like to discuss any issue or get advice on a particular pest control problem please email us at or telephone us on 01329 236100.

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