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Rats on the Run: Demystifying Rodent Pests and Taking Back Your Home

Scritching in the walls, rustling in the pantry, a twitching tail disappearing beneath the fridge...the unwelcome presence of rodents can send shivers down anyone's spine. But these furry fiends are more than just creepy housemates; they're rodent pests, posing a serious threat to your health, belongings, and peace of mind.



Understanding the Enemy:

Rodents, like rats and mice, are incredibly adaptable and resourceful. They thrive in close proximity to humans, readily exploiting our homes and businesses for food, shelter, and breeding grounds. Their sharp teeth gnaw through wires, cables, and even wood, causing structural damage and potential fire hazards. Their insatiable appetite contaminates food with their droppings and saliva, spreading diseases like leptospirosis and hantavirus.

The Toll of Tiny Teeth:



Beyond the immediate inconvenience, rodent infestations have far-reaching consequences. In agricultural settings, they devastate crops and stored grains, leading to significant economic losses. In urban areas, their destructive tendencies damage infrastructure, impacting sanitation and hygiene. And their role as disease vectors poses a constant threat to public health.


Taking Back Control:

Sitting back and hoping the problem will disappear is a recipe for disaster. Fortunately, there are effective ways to combat rodent infestations, from preventative measures like sealing entry points and practicing good sanitation, to professional pest control strategies involving traps, baits, and exclusion techniques.


When DIY Doesn't Cut It:

If the furry menace persists, it's time to call in the professionals. We, at acuity groups, are the pest control cavalry you've been waiting for. We're armed with the knowledge, experience, and tools to eliminate even the most stubborn infestations.

Our Rodent Repelling Arsenal:

  • Targeted Trapping: We use a variety of traps, strategically placed to lure and eliminate rodents without harming pets or beneficial wildlife.

  • Baiting with Precision: We employ effective and safe baits that target specific rodent species, ensuring a targeted and controlled approach.

  • Exclusion Techniques: We seal entry points and identify potential nesting areas to prevent future infestations.

  • Ongoing Protection: We offer maintenance plans to keep your home or business rodent-free year-round, providing lasting peace of mind.


Remember, a quick call today can save you from months of hassle and potential health risks. Don't let rodents be your roommates any longer! Contact us now and join the fight for a pest-free future!

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