The internet is teeming with DIY instructions for everything these days, from how to decorate a room to how to change a tire. However, if you think that you have a rodent infestation you should know that DIY rodent removal or even a simple attic cleaning during an infestation can be dangerous. To avoid the serious risks posed by a DIY job, call a professional attic cleaning and rodent control company instead. The highly skilled technicians employed by professional rodent control companies will know exactly how to handle your rodent problem and the cleanup involved once the initial infestation is taken care of.
Still think DIY is the way to go? Before you start looking for DIY solutions, take the time to consider just a few of the risks posed by DIY rodent control and cleaning:
– Rodents carry diseases. Spending time an attic with an active rodent infestation means you risk exposing yourself to any number of dangerous diseases, including – hanta virus, hemmorhagic fever, salmonella, rat bite fever and typhus. Hiring a professional attic cleaning and rodent control company with the proper equipment and fully trained technicians will ensure that your rodent problem is dealt with and your attic thoroughly decontaminated without having to risk your own personal health.
– Attempting to capture rodents on your own, or even trying to clean your attic during an active rodent infestation puts you at risk of getting bitten by live rodents or other animals who may still be living in your attic. Protect yourself by letting professional rodent control technicians handle the job of getting rid of the rodents living in your attic.
– Attic rats love to chew through electrical wiring and build their nests in your attic insulation, littering your attic and crawlspace with all sorts of dangerous debris. Attempting a DIY job in your attic leaves you vulnerable to coming in contact with all sorts of hazardous debris, including – frayed or exposed electrical wiring, destroyed insulation, rotting animal carcasses, and rodent urine, feces and other contaminants. A professional rodent control company is prepared with all the necessary equipment and knowledge to spot and remove troublesome debris in safe way, without causing harming your health or your home.
A rodent infestation poses a serious threat to your home and the people in it. Roof rats can cause lasting damage to your home and the diseases they carry can be harmful to you and your loved ones. If you think you’ve got a rodent infestation in your attic, then do not attempt to find a DIY solution to your problem. Instead, call a professional rodent control company right away! Doing so will help ensure that your attic remains rat free and that your family’s health and safety are protected.
Call Attic Construction
For more information about rodent control and attic decontamination, contact the rodent proofing and attic cleaning specialists at Attic Construction today by calling 858-609-8118. Our technicians are happy to answer your questions and will provide you with FREE initial home inspection and written report!