Green Rodent Control in Salem & Surrounding Areas

Rats can be some of the most destructive pests in homes and restaurants in the country. They feed on food scraps, fruits and vegetables in gardens, and can find their way into your home or business thru even the smallest entry points. bio-pest utilizes green, eco-friendly rodent control solutions throughout Salem, Keizer, Albany, Corvallis, Portland, Wilsonville, Tualatin, Tigard, and Lake Oswego Oregon.

Since rodents are active year-round, and though you may not see them they’re out there. The two most common species are the Norway Rat and the Roof Rat, both of which are capable of contaminating food and damaging structures by gnawing and chewing through electrical wires, plumbing, or other vital systems.

Rat Characteristics

  •   Between 16 and 40 cm in length

  •   Thick, hairless tail

  •   Large feet

  •   Weigh between 150 and 300 grams

  •   Have a pointed nose, large ears and a slender body

Mouse Characteristics

  •   Between 3 and 10 cm in total length

  •   Long, thin tail covered in hairs

  •   Large ears

  •   Weighs between 12 and 45 grams

  •   Covered in short hairs with lighter colored bellies

Trapping and exclusion, not harmful toxins and poisons

Treatments should not include poisons, glueboards, or other inhumane practices. Not only can it take the rats a long time to die, poisons can also harm or kill other animals such as birds of prey, cats, dogs, etc.There is no reason to use rodent baits to control rodent populations. Baits often will eliminate the problem but can lead to even worse issues. Secondary poisoning is one. Rodents can also die in the walls, causing terrible smells and possible health hazards. We use a trapping and exclusion program that not only eliminates the existing population but also prevents future issues.

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