Why Having Rats in Your Home is Dangerous

Rats: they have been the nuisance of the human race since the beginning of civilization. How did this ensue? Well, rats have learned that by living near human beings, they have a plentiful food supply and a safe shelter to have their families. While rats themselves might not be diseased, they often carry bugs and parasites that are lethal to humans. Rats often get into our food supply and can diffuse those ailments to us incidentally. They can also indirectly harm us by living in such a near proximity that it gives the bugs a chance to attack our homes.

In addition to health apprehensions, rats in your attic can cause lots of complications for homeowners. Some common issues that ascend with the presence of rats in the home are: rats nesting in the walls and attic, scrabbling sounds that are irksome, munching on electrical wiring which can cause fires and prowling the kitchen pantry which can spread ailments and parasites to humans via their feces and urine. If you are having any of these concerns, it is vital that you get rid of the rats in your home immediately before the problem gets shoddier. For this, it is always advisable to opt for a rodent control company.

If you need a professional to perform attic maintenance or have questions regarding attic insulation installation or insulation removal, Attic Construction is here for you. We provide services to help homeowners with insulation related needs including rodent proofing, new insulation, attic cleanup, old attic insulation removal and more. For further information, please visit us or give us a call at 858-239-4805.

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Written By Joseph Sheiner

Joseph Sheiner is a construction industry professional with over 15 years of experience. He began his career in the insulation industry in 2012, and co-founded Attic Construction Inc in 2013. As CEO of the company, Joe oversees all operations and is in charge of training and product knowledge.

Under Joe’s leadership, Attic Construction has become the largest leading Attic Restoration Company in San Diego, Orange County and Phoenix. He has personally performed and supervised insulation work in over 7000 homes. He is certified by Owens Corning as a CEE (Certified Energy Expert) and is a licensed contractor by the CSLB.
Most recently, Joe has helped expand Attic Construction to two additional locations – Orange County and Phoenix. He is currently working on expanding to additional locations in the near future.

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-Karen L. Santee, CA

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