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Health risks of rats and how you can protect your family from rats

Health risks of rats

Intro: Rats are a problem in many cities. They can carry diseases, breed quickly and damage your home. In this post we will explore the health risks of rats and how you can protect your family from rats. 

  1. Rats carry diseases, including the plague.

Do you have a rat infestation problem? You are not alone. Rats carry diseases, including the plague and can transmit them to humans through bites or fleas. If you’re experiencing rat problems, I hope this blog post will help get rid of your issue by providing some helpful tips.

Use traps in any areas where they might be entering the home. Seal all entry points into the home- make sure that there is no way for rats to enter! Be cautious when storing food outside as it could attract rodents. Clean up after pets who may leave droppings near an entrance point.

  1. Rats are attracted to garbage cans, so be sure to keep them in a rat-proof container

Rat infestations are a common problem in urban areas. It is important to educate yourself on the most effective ways to solve this issue. One of the first steps you can take is to make sure that your garbage cans are rat-proof, and that they don’t have any holes or gaps. If rats get into your home, there will be an unpleasant odor which could result in health problems for humans as well as pets living at home with you. The best way to keep them out of your house is by putting up screens over windows and doors so that they cannot enter but also by keeping all food stuffs sealed tightly in containers so they cannot find anything edible inside your home!

  1. Rodents like rats have been known to spread fleas that transmit bubonic plague.

Rats have been known to spread fleas that transmit bubonic plague. If you’re experiencing a rat infestation problem, then it’s important to take the necessary steps to exterminate them as soon as possible. Here are some signs of rats in your home: gnaw marks on molding or baseboards, droppings which may be found near sources of food and water, chewed up electrical wires/cables and sounds coming from walls where they may be nesting. If you see a rat outside your home or anywhere else on public property, contact Safe Pest Control immediately.


Rats are a major health risk. They carry diseases and transmit them to humans, pets, livestock, and wildlife through their droppings or bites. If there’s an infestation in your home, you want it gone ASAP before the problem gets worse – call SafePestControl for rat control services today!

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