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How rats get into your Plymouth home

Rats are very clever creatures able to find their way into the smallest gaps. In fact a rat can squeeze its way into a tiny hole like jelly. It’s impressive to watch unless it’s your home!

How rats get into your Plymouth home

The first thing to check is how they could get into your home however this is easier said than done. There are those gaps and holes that you will be able to see and those that you won’t even think of including:

  • The space around pipes
  • The gaps around electrical cables
  • Gable vents
  • Ground level vents
  • Gaps under the eaves
  • Soffit vents
  • Fascia boards
  • Roof joints

While some rats will find the gaps and squeeze through, others will make gaps with their teeth. Yes rats have the uncanny ability of being able to chew their way in!

Plymouth rats will make a nest

Once in they are able to make their home in many places as long as it is warm and dry. The spaces between walls, beneath floorboards and in the attic. They won’t just stay there either. As nocturnal creatures, they will come out at night and look for food. All of this without you even knowing!

How to prevent them

Sometimes you don’t realise that you have a problem until the rats have already found their way into your Plymouth home. Once they have found their way in you need to call in experts to “plug up the gaps” and secure the property ensuring that they get rid of any that have already made themselves comfortable.

If you don’t already have a problem but want to make sure that your property is not likely to be invaded by rodents we are happy to help. Simply give us a call and we will be happy to help and advise.

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Kay Soppet
Kay Soppet
2024-01-25
I was extremely pleased with Falcon Environmental Services. They were efficient, reliable, friendly and professional. I was happy that I found a local company to help with the problem of pests in my attic. They were always available to talk to explaining the situation to me and how they were going to deal with it. I really felt that they went over, above and beyond what I expected. Nothing was too much trouble, my calls and enquiries always returned with a friendly voice, care and consideration. I would honestly recommend them and use their company again if the need arises. It’s very comforting to find good, reliable professional people you can rely on. Thank you to everyone at FALCON.
Steven Newton
Steven Newton
2024-01-21
I would definitely use this company again very professional.
Marta Hawkins
Marta Hawkins
2024-01-19
Great service, super professional with a nice friendly touch. Always responsive and ready to adjust and accommodate extra needs. Highly recommend
Steve HOPPER
Steve HOPPER
2024-01-18
Fast friendly and knowledgeable, Matthew understands your problems and discusses and explains what can be done to sort the problem, uses various ways to solve or remove whatever is causing the problem, from rats, wasps, bee's, feral pigeons, you name, it Falconry Environment will work hard to find a solution for you...
Sarah Wilkinson
Sarah Wilkinson
2024-01-18
Great service, competitive pricing and friendly staff. Highly recommended
Shane
Shane
2024-01-18
Falcon is the best. Matt is and always such a professional approachable man. We have had the pleasure of using Falcon for a few reasons that they have alway had expert advice and responses.
John Adaway
John Adaway
2024-01-18
I have had the pleasure of working with Matthew and his team and would highly recommend Falcon Environmental Services their friendly and professional approach to the work they do.
Marc Payne
Marc Payne
2024-01-18
An excellent, professional and reliable service as always.
Aaron Brian
Aaron Brian
2024-01-18
Very professional service from every member of the team that I’ve dealt with. The team are extremely knowledgeable and always to willing to help when they can. Highly recommended company. Thanks Matt and the team.
Tracy Phillips
Tracy Phillips
2024-01-18
Very happy with service that we received. High level professional advice and follow-up work was provided by the company. Communication with the office was quick and responsive and colleagues who attended were prompt, helpful and skilled. Would fully recommend the service if and when required.

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