Common Rat Removal Questions

When it comes to wildlife found in the Baltimore County area, no one wants to come across a rat. Many Baltimore County homeowners are never sure what to do when rats become a problem and they are in need of rat removal services. Here are some commonly asked questions regarding rats and rat removal.  

  1. Why do rats enter my Baltimore County home? Rats will enter a home to nest and find shelter from harsh elements. If your home has openings, gaps, or vents, rats will most likely be able to find a way into your home and behind your walls.
  2. What attracts rats? A number of things can attract rats to your home. Open trash left outdoors is a main draw for neighborhood rats. Pet food, pet droppings, and water are also things that will attract a rat to your yard and then home.
  3. How can I prevent rats from entering my home? Avoid leaving open food and trash in your yard. Have covers placed over your ventilation systems and close off any openings in your homes foundation. Avoid having clutter in your basement and attic areas to remove any potential nesting areas for rats.
  4. What should I do when I find rat droppings? Clean up the droppings and call Mid Atlantic Wildlife Control immediately. Even if you haven’t seen the rat yourself, the droppings are enough evidence to have a removal and control specialist visit your home.
  5. Is rat removal necessary? Rats can carry a number of diseases and parasites which can cause serious health problems for your family and domestic pets.

    The professionals at Mid Atlantic Wildlife Control are trained to humanely handle rat control situations in the Baltimore County area. If wildlife finds a way into your Baltimore County home, our technicians will be able to remove the animals from your home as well. We will then identify where the critters entered your home to avoid future infestations.  All methods and techniques used by Mid Atlantic Wildlife Control are humane and avoid stress and harm to the animal being removed. Never try to remove the animals on your own. This could cause harm to both you and the animal. To get started with Mid Atlantic Wildlife Control for rat removal and control services for the Baltimore County area, call us today at 443-417-3137 or visit our online contact page. We are available, so never hesitate to call. We are also available on weekends and holidays as well. Follow Mid Atlantic Wildlife Control today on Google+PinterestTwitter, and Facebook.  

Common Wildlife Removal Questions

Common Wildlife Removal Questions

When it comes to hiring a wildlife control provider, many Columbia residents have plenty of questions, but never ask them. It is important to know the company you choose to help with your wildlife control needs, which is why asking questions is essential when you make your call. Here are some commonly asked questions surrounding wildlife removal that your provider should be able to answer.

  1. Will the county or city help with wildlife removal free of charge? The animal control provided by the government is typically only for cases of dogs and cats. These cases usually include excessive barking, biting, and animal abuse. Some wildlife removal cases may be covered by the government; however it wouldn’t be the same as a humane wildlife removal company like Mid Atlantic Wildlife Control. With a humane wildlife removal company, the animals are removed safely and an inspection of your home then occurs.
  2. What happens with the wildlife once removed? This depends on the wildlife removal situation. If the animal is sick or diseased, certain laws may require the animal to be euthanized. In most cases, the animal is released into its natural habitat, away from urbanization.
  3. What type of wildlife do you remove? Mid Atlantic Wildlife Control removes a number of different creatures including; Raccoons, bats, squirrels, skunks, opossums, foxes, and birds.
  4. Are you licensed? A reputable wildlife removal provider should be licensed by the state in which it serves. Mid Atlantic Wildlife Control is fully insured and licensed by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Delaware Fish & Game and Virginia Fish & Game.

The professionals at Mid Atlantic Wildlife Control are trained to humanely handle wildlife control situations in the Columbia area. If wildlife finds a way into your Columbia home, our technicians will be able to remove the animals from your home as well. We will then identify where the critters entered your home to avoid future infestations.  All methods and techniques used by Mid Atlantic Wildlife Control are humane and avoid stress and harm to the animal being removed. Never try to remove the animals on your own. This could cause harm to both you and the animal. To get started with Mid Atlantic Wildlife Control for removal and control services for the Columbia area, call us today at 443-417-3137 or visit our online contact page. We are available, so never hesitate to call. We are also available on weekends and holidays as well. Follow Mid Atlantic Wildlife Control today on Google+PinterestTwitter, and Facebook.