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Does Snakes On My Property Mean I Have Rodents?

| Categories: General Rodent, Mice, Rats

No…But maybe. While a venomous reptile slithering across your land is not a conclusive indication that a pack of rats are nesting in your home, it can very well be possible.

How so you may wonder? Well, basically rodents are a tasty part of a snake’s diet, and just like people, if there is a food source nearby and hunger cravings then we’ll probably snatch it for a snack.

Even the less severe rodent infestations can attract snakes to your home. Since a snake’s keen sense of smell will sniff out some of the most lonesome rodents on your lot.

While you may be blaming the stealthy, scaly creature for your recent stress or panic attacks, the culprit is probably a rodent infestation. Why not take care of the rodent problem to kill two birds with one stone?

With the rodents gone, your surely to see less, if any, rodents on your property. To completely keep fanged reptiles away from your home is to install a solid four-foot wall with an outward-angling lip. The bottom should be sunk into the ground, and gates flush against the ground.

But back to eliminating the rodent problem…first you must control the current rodent population by installing trap outs (T-REX Traps, glue boards, rat traps) to bring the population to zero. Then you must apply preventative rodent control techniques (bait stations & rodent proofs).

Other DIY techniques include:

  • Putting all human & pet foods in sealed containers
  • Trash receptacles should be secured
  • Eliminate clutter or wood piles around home
  • Clean food crumbles & drink spills thoroughly

Not only do these techniques help prevent rodents from being attracted to your home, they keep your home tidy & clean. You should include these in your regular routines.

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