Signs of Rats
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Rats are nocturnal (active at night) and try to avoid people, so it is rare to see a rat out during the day. Unless you are inspecting your property at night, you may need to look just for signs of … Read More

Report a Rat Problem
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Eliminating sources of food and shelter for rats is the responsibility of all residents and property owners. If you need help with a rat issue at your own property or residence, or would like to file a complaint about a … Read More

Rat FAQs
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How can I tell the difference between a mouse and a young rat? Rats have very large hind feet relative to the size of their body. Mice will have little hind feet in proportion with their little bodies. Mice ears … Read More

Eliminating & Controlling Rats
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Contact a Pest Control Professional (PCP) who practices Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for best results. Click here for tips on finding a PCP. If you try to eliminate rats yourself, understand that you will also need to reduce food sources … Read More

How to Prevent Rats
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Rats need the same things we do to survive: food, water, and shelter. By eliminating these sources, rats will move on, won’t reproduce as fast or will die off.

Rat Facts
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The most common rat found in central Ohio is the Norway Rat, Rattus norvegicus. The Norway Rat can grow up to 18 inches long and can weigh up to one pound! Despite its large size, rats can squeeze through a … Read More

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Rat FactsGet the facts here Eliminating & Controlling RatsDIY or hire a professional Signs of RatsKnow what to look for Rat FAQsAnswers to common questions How to Prevent RatsLearn what you can do Report a Rat ProblemGet in touch with … Read More