Q1. When are rodents most active
Q2. What are rodents attracted to
Rats and mice are attracted to any food source including meat, vegetables, nuts etc. Since they are warm-blooded, they need to find a warm place to make their nests and raise their young. Therefore, rodents seek warmth and shelter.
Q3. What are signs of a rodent infestation
You find dropping around the house
Droppings are most likely to be found near food packages, in drawers or cupboards, under sinks, in hidden areas and along walls. You will find the most droppings where rodents are nesting.
There’s a foul odour
If the infestation is large, you might detect an ongoing stale ammonia smell coming from hidden areas.
You hear scratching noises
You might hear little scurrying beneath the floors, in the roof, or behind the walls.
Q4. Where are rodents hiding
Rodents have many hiding places, you can find them in holes, cracks, and crevices, climbing up through drains in bathroom and kitchens; behind cabinets; in hollow walls and in garages, roof and under the floorboards.