A source of phobias and hygiene problems, rodents are undesirable animals that become embedded in our living space. Without acknowledging their presence, these pests manage to colonize the house and cause a lot of damage. To remedy this, there are anti-parasity solutions such as caulking against rats and clogging. But how does the exterminator implement these two techniques?
What is caulking against rats?
By definition, caulking is a technique that involves sealing the entry of rats to prevent them from entering the house. To do this, the expert in the field carries out a well-defined process:
- Know the main rodents that live in your home
- Identify their numbers
- study their lifestyle and habits
- Accurately detect the place of strong passage;
- make a diagnosis of the damage that rats have caused.
How’s the rat caulking going?
The rodent extermination expert then caulks your home, a solution that is appropriate for your needs. By using products that meet the standards, the professional will block the entry of rats with plates or other mechanisms.
It will plug all the faults that are likely to give access to the interior of the house to small animals. Whether it’s walls, windows and doors, caulking against rats remains the most appropriate solution.
Silicone and polyurethane are the main products to seal the inputs used by the professional. However, the choice of the type of sealant depends entirely on the substrates that will receive them. Indeed, there are products appropriate to a particular context. In addition, it is necessary to wait until the fall to do work, because it is during this season that rodents look for shelter to cope with the winter.
Closing rat access, by what process?
Clogging is one of the important steps to make a perfect deratization. The concept of this procedure aims to block the access of rats in the dwelling by blocking all holes. First, it will be necessary to study the access of rats before finding the technique to butcher them. Indeed, anti-harmful products are useless if rats can still enter the house.
In most cases, it is important to trust an experienced depreciateer. The latter can detect the places where rodents pass quite often in the house. This research remains difficult to carry out, hence the importance of contacting a professional.
Materials and techniques to plug rat access
Once the expert has managed to find the access points, he can fill the holes with the necessary techniques and materials. If expansive foams are most used to plug rat access,these rodents can easily destroy them with their teeth.
Aware of this problem, many professionals adopt resistant materials such as steel grilles, a special anti-rodent putty or cement. In addition to these elements, there is also steel wool against rats. On the other hand, each of these equipments ensures an effective deratization in the long term. In addition, the grates prevent rats from progressing in the house.