If you see rats into your home, they can be a serious pest problem. They can spread diseases and can destroy your property. This can affect all the major organs and in severe cases can cause organ failure. In rare cases, it can result in death.
Naturally, if you spot a rat or signs of rat behavior, you will want to go on the offensive. But here is what you should not do. You can take the help of rat control services. Check this out to know more about rat control services.
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The problem is that a rat has a big body, and it can die under your floorboards or in the loft on your ceiling where you can't access it and dispose of it. A rotting rat body lets off some truly awful smells which can make pets and people sick. Every year, there are pet deaths caused by people using poisons irresponsibly. Furthermore, a rotting rat body attracts maggots and may even attract mice.
Rats are highly intelligent creatures and they have learned something called neophobia which is the fear of something new. So they see your trap and they will avoid it like the plague because it is something new.
This means that you will think that you have put it in the wrong place so you will move it somewhere else where the rats will avoid it again because it is something "new". You also need to know where to put the traps in the first place and rat control services can help you in this task.