We don’t just treat rodents, we prefer to help you get rid of and prevent them altogether. With Aruza’s four step approach, here is how we work together to solve a rodent problem:Learn More
Service pro speaks with the customer to identify sightings/problem areas
Service professional inspects property further to identify key targets.
Service pro will locate rodent attractants, nesting material, etc
Educate & Consent
Service pro provides advice and seeks consent to begin treatment.
We'll be there when we say we'll be there. In fact, you
can even track your technician on the day of service.
Our #1 priority is to provide so much value, you can't
live without us! With Aruza, you can count on pest-
Bugs are back? Give us a call, and your technician
will treat again at no extra cost.
We'll be there when we say we'll be there. In fact, you can even track your technician on the day of service.
Our #1 priority is to provide so much value, you can't live without us! With Aruza, you can count on pest-free living!
Bugs are back? Give us a call, and your technician will treat again at no extra cost.
In the world of unwanted guests, rodents sit at the top of the list. From property damage and disease spread to fire hazards, these gnawing nuisances can turn your home and kitchen into a horror story. But fear not, the one thing I hate more than a messy kitchen is a messy kitchen with rodents in it - here are some helpful facts and tips about rats and mice.
Small but mighty, rodents are mammals with an arsenal of sharp teeth and claws. From the small house mouse to the larger brown rat, rodents are an incredibly diverse group found globally across a plethora of habitats. From rural kitchens with film crews documenting the life of a rodent chef to the bustling streets of New York City - rats have found a variety of ways to live alongside us.
Rodents are not merely a minor nuisance; they can be downright destructive. Here's why:
Property Damage: Rodents gnaw on wires, insulation, and other materials, causing structural damage, electrical malfunctions, and even fire hazards. Think of them as the uninvited remodelers of your house who definitely did not get a permit beforehand.
Disease Spreaders: Just as a bad restaurant could give you food poisoning, rodents could give you salmonella, typhus, hantavirus, and more. These diseases spread through contact with rodent droppings, urine, or saliva. Even worse is these diseases can be spread through the air if you recently vacuumed or swept dust with rodent feces.
Annoying Tenants: They steal food, make noise, and leave messes around, basically turning your lovely home into a miniature (f)rat house party.
Want to know the secret recipe to getting rid of rodents? Here goes:
Identify the Culprit: Just like knowing your ingredients is key to a good dish, knowing your rodent type is essential to effective rodent control. Different rodents, different strategies.
Seal the Entrances: Rodents can squeeze through tiny gaps and cracks, gaining access to your home.
Set the Traps: There's a wide variety of traps available in the pest control aisle. Be sure to choose the right one for your specific rodent.
Call the Exterminator: Even if you only see one mouse, it’s quite likely that there are many more where that came from. It’s always best that you call pest control experts to assist you in dealing with a rodent problem to ensure the safety of your home, pets, and children.
Aruza proudly provides rodent pest control to Charlotte NC, Greensboro NC, Greenville SC, Charleston SC, Greenville SC, Raleigh NC, and Orlando FL.
Rodents, such as rats and mice, can carry and spread numerous diseases. These include hantavirus, leptospirosis, and salmonella. They can also transmit plague, tularemia, and rat-bite fever. Additionally, they can serve as carriers for dangerous parasites like ticks, mites, and fleas, which can transmit Lyme disease and other illnesses.
Rodents can cause significant damage to homes. They have the ability to gnaw through electrical wires, which can lead to fires, and they can ruin furniture, insulation, and drywall. Prompt action to address a rodent infestation is crucial, not just due to the nuisance they cause but also for health and safety reasons.
Identifying a rodent infestation involves noticing signs such as rodent droppings, gnawed holes in food containers, scurrying noises in the walls or attic, or the odor of urine or feces. Spotting these signs early can help address the issue before it escalates.
Rodents pose potential dangers due to their ability to carry diseases like salmonella, hantavirus, and leptospirosis. They can also contaminate food and spread harmful germs, posing health risks.
If you're dealing with a rodent issue, identifying the type of rodent is your first step. This helps in selecting the appropriate treatment. Next, make sure to seal any cracks or holes in your home to prevent further entry. Traps can be effective for catching and eliminating rodents. Using rodenticides, which are chemicals that can kill rodents, is another option, but due to their potential harm to humans and pets it’s best if you call in professional pest control services.