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Articles About Rodents In Beaverton

In recent years there have been some impactful articles about the need for rodent control in cities like Beaverton and nearby towns. The first article was titled “Rodent Season: Focus outside to prevent rats and mice from getting inside.”

Some sections from that article which may be of interest to you include:

But if you see rats, even one rat, in your house, that’s a very bad sign. One rat can be a serious problem, due to the damage they cause and diseases they may carry. And because rats are smarter than mice, have a wider range they travel, and can do so much more damage, even one rat is reason to call the professionals.

  • Install door sweeps on exterior doors and repair damaged screens
  • Screen vents and openings to chimneys
  • Seal cracks and holes on the outside of the home, including areas where utilities and pipes enter the home, using caulk and/or steel wool, and don’t forget to seal up points of entry into the garage
  • Store food in airtight containers and dispose of garbage regularly
  • Keep attics, basements and crawl spaces well ventilated and dry
  • Replace loose mortar and weather stripping around the basement foundation and windows
  • Eliminate all moisture sites, including leaking pipes and clogged drains that provide the perfect breeding site for pests
  • Inspect items such as boxes, grocery bags and other packages brought into the home or car
  • Regularly inspect under the hood of vehicles for gnawed materials, nests, droppings or frayed wires
  • Store firewood at least 20 feet away from the house and keep shrubbery trimmed and cut back from the house
Rodent Season: Focus outside to prevent them from getting inside | KATU

Another article was titled “Rat infestation shuts Beaverton Bakery.” A portion of that article read:

According to the inspection report, the investigation found “an active rodent infestation…in an upper storage area of the bakery and rodent activity (droppings, urine) was noted in all areas (cookie, back warehouse, main bakery processing, cake I, cake II, storage area above walk-in cooler, miscellaneous storage room upstairs).”

A contamination of ingredients, both stored and in-use, packaging materials and bakery cake boards was also found throughout the space, according to the report.

Rat infestation shuts Beaverton Bakery –

We look forward to helping you with your rodent removal and prevention needs in Portland, Beaverton, and the other areas we serve. When you are ready, contact us to schedule an appointment to discuss & inspect your home or commercial property.