Rats and mice have existed alongside humans for as long as civilization has existed. Throughout history, rat populations have been known to cause serious outbreaks of disease, so most people are interested in rodent removal as soon as they know they have unwanted rodents in their property. Here’s what you need to know about rodent control.
Is It a Serious Problem?
In 2017, The New Republic reported that the nation was almost to the point of a, as they called it, “Ratpocalypse.” Rat populations, particularly in Houston, Washington DC, and New York City, have skyrocketed. Rodent removal calls it Chicago have increased by 61% in the last few years. In New York City, wildlife control has been called in 129% more often. In San Francisco, animal and rodent removal calls have gone up by 174%. The National Pest Management Association currently estimates that if the pet control in