Rat Trap – Eliminate Your Pest Problem

This is an information article to help those who already have rat problems in their home or workplace. It outlines the most common methods for getting rid of rats instead of going on a prevention campaign.

It is so much easier said than done. I wrote an article a few weeks ago about keeping things simple, and making it my top goal for 2011. Not a SMART goal – but certainly a behavior shift that can keep the main things the main things, and keep me from – as a former boss put it – “getting tangled up in my own underwear.” Homely little description, and funny, but if you’ve been there, you know what it means.

Ketch-All wind up – A wind up multi catch trap that doesn’t kill, at least most of the time. Mice crawl into an opening and the spinning paddle swoops them into a holding cell.

Cleaning the RottelĂ„s isn’t complicated. Open the door dump out the rat and move on to resetting the trap to catch the next rat. This kind of trap is only good for catching one rat at a time.

The moles are feeding on something that lives in your lawn. Get rid of the food source and the moles will leave to the neighbor’s yard in search of better feeding grounds. It is thought the food source is grubs and other insect larvae. Try treating the lawn for insects to see if that does the trick.

To make sure the little guests won’t be coming back, it is time to make your home and your property unattractive to rats. Much of this revolves around basic sanitation. Make sure your garbage can lids are tight, no excess pet food is left out, and any other potential sources of rat food such as fruit from fruit trees are cleaned up. Unfortunately this also includes birdseed. There is nothing wrong with loving birds but putting out birdseed doesn’t just feed the birds. Rodents love birdseed!

The time was now 10:47. His interview was at 11. He definitely didn’t have time to go back to the car wash. He flipped on his wipers, pulled the washer fluid lever and started cleaning the windows. But Arthur forgot that his windows were open. When the fluid shot out, the wind blew a mixture of glass cleaner and mud all over Arthur. This was the last straw. His car was dirty, his suit was dirty, and worst of all, he was now late. You could imagine the look on the interviewer’s face when Arthur finally showed up.

Pay attention to all the features of snowshoes when you purchase a pair. As with any piece of equipment, attention to detail can be the difference between a fun and successful outdoor adventure and an experience you never want to repeat.