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Rat control

Rat control is important to avoid contracting and spreading a number of serious diseases that rats are known to transmit. Rats can be very persistent and if they manage to gain access into your home or business, they can spread these diseases, cause considerable damage and contaminate food. Even rats in the yard and outside can present tremendous risk, particularly since those areas are frequently visited by children and pets.

At Ehrlich, we can help you avoid costly damage to your property and prevent the transfer of disease by providing effective rat control services. Our qualified local technicians are backed by global knowledge and innovation and use safe and reliable control methods which offer a long-term solution to your rat problem.

Call Ehrlich today at 800-837-5520 if you are worried about rats in your home or business.

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Ehrlich’s rat control solutions

At Ehrlich Pest Control, we have a very thorough process for rat control. When dealing with rats on your property, we make sure to obey applicable laws and regulations and incorporate integrated pest management solutions (IPM) in our removal services. IPM is an environmentally conscious approach to pest control, using fewer chemicals and only treating areas that target rodents.

Below is a breakdown of what your rat control service may look like:

Property inspection

Your specialist will inspect both the interior and exterior of your home or building and look for any signs of rodent activity or openings through which rodents may be entering.

Interior solutions

Rat control inside may include using tracking powder in containerized stations and voids. It may also include the use of snap traps, glue boards, and/or bait stations. Control tools will be strategically placed along the travel pathway, near areas of activity, and in multiple directions.

Exterior solutions

Rat control outside will include proactively using monitoring bait or rodenticide in exterior rodent bait stations. Your specialist will add more bait when there is an increase in feeding activity or if the bait is totally consumed.


Your specialist will seal any large gaps or openings that may be allowing the rodents to enter. This will also prevent future rodent activity.

It is important to note that you should not disturb traps, bait stations, or other control devices we have put in place. Call Ehrlich today at 1-800-837-5520 or contact us online to discuss the best rat control solution for your home or business.

Rat control cost

There are a number of factors that go into the costs of rat control, which is why an inspection prior to quoting will provide the most accurate cost. Our rat control specialists will take into account the following factors:

  • Severity of the infestation
  • Size of the property
  • Commercial or residential

Rat control for your business

Rats can be a huge problem for businesses as they can cause inventory loss, property damage and health problems for employees. Rats can also affect brand reputation, customer reviews, employee morale, operational efficiency and ultimately revenue and profits.

Don’t waste time experimenting with your own version of rat control for your business – the risks and costs are too high. With Ehrlich, you will get the advantage of our proprietary digital pest control solutions that leverage the power of the internet to keep your business protected from rats at any time of the day or night. Contact us to learn more about our PestConnect portfolio, today.

Rat control near you

For the past 90+ years, Ehrlich has acquired extensive knowledge and experience in controlling rats throughout the eastern United States. We carefully combine this knowledge with our understanding of seasonal pest trends and local pest pressures. Our highly-trained, local service specialists strive to provide you with the best possible rat control services tailored to your needs.

If you find yourself wondering, "Who can help me with my rat infestation?", locate the Ehrlich branch nearest you, here.

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