When a professional certified exterminator licensed by Washington state department of Agriculture is determining the cost of rat extermination , the size of the infestation is key in the cost or price estimate. How long the rats and mice have established themselves in a commercial business building or home. For a SQFT 1800 its about $199.
Effective prevention and control of house mouse damage involves three aspects: rodent proof construction, sanitation, and population reduction by means of traps, toxicants, or fumigants.
A Rodent exterminator will seal shut all the rat entry points, solving a rat problem forever.
This cost will vary a great deal, the square footage, number of repairs needed, what part of the country you live in, how many rats are in the attic, how many service trips are necessary, if you need cleanup, etc.
Exclusion is an important rodent control technique. It will get rid of the rats by making it difficult for them to enter the home or structure. Rats are easier to exclude than mice because rats a typically larger.
Focus on areas that may provide water, food or harborage: vegetation, refuse or wood piles, bird feeders, waterways, garages, carports, attics, crawl spaces, cupboards, closets and food storage areas. Entry points are important to consider when inspecting windows, door thresholds, utility lines, rooftops and downspouts.
Rodents have oily hair leaving smudge marks where they consistently travel. Droppings, urine trails and gnawing marks all are signs of rodent activity.
Roof Rat and Mouse the feces are critical in determining the type of rodent and measure of activity.