What attracts rats to come in your house? Like food, mice and rats and always looking for a supply of water and many homes unwittingly provide the perfect source. Dripping pipes, pet bowls of water, leaking sprinklers and other sources of water attracts these rodents into your home. They are also attracted to outside fountains and birdbaths.
How do I find out where a rat is getting in?
- Cracks in Walls. Inspect the exterior of your home and look for any potential entry points.
- Vents. Many vents can have openings large enough for a rat to squeeze through.
- Gaps around windows.
- Holes in the roof.
What to do if there’s a rat in your house?
- Keep Your Garden Clean.
- Call In The Birds.
- Use Dry Ice.
- Set Traps.
- Use Baits & Poisons Outside.
- Contact A Professional Pest Management Company.
Where do rats hide in a house? Rats like to hide in the following spots in and around the house: Internal but isolated areas like attics, walls, lofts, and basements. Outside areas with places to hide and things to chew like gardens.