Rodents in Sydney and why they are coming inside our homes?

Rodents in Sydney and why they are coming inside our homes?


Rodents in Sydney and why they are coming inside our homes?
Rodents in Sydney and why they are coming inside our homes?


Rodent control Sydney, do you know if you have an unwanted visitor?


Great, it is that time of the year when rats or mice tend to sneak into our humble abode and claim it as their new residence.


With the cold settling in rodents too get cold and need a warm place to hibernate until it starts to warm up outside.


What does this mean for you, for me or Betty down the street?


Whether you call them rodents, rats or mice they are one of the most disgusting critters that could live in your home.


Why you may ask, well you see with rodents comes disease and potentially the risk of being sick or even death has occurred.


Rats and mice urinate and poop everywhere causing allergic reactions, spreading of bacteria and worst of all contaminating not only our food but our cookware to.


What diseases and viruses can rats or mice pass onto us?


  • Bubonic Plague
  • Salmonellosis
  • Leptospirosis
  • Rat Bite Fever
  • Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis
  • Rickettsial Pox
  • Hantavirus
  • Weil’s Disease
  • Tape Worm
  • Jaundice
  • Food Poisoning


What are some signs that indicate that you have rodents?


  • Runways – rodents use the same run path to gain their food and water.
  • Rub Marks – where there is a runway you will most likely have rubbing marks caused by the rodent’s dirty body.
  • Dropping and Urine – you can usually visibly see the rodent droppings and smell the rodents urine.
  • Burrow – rats will create burrows for hiding and nesting. These are usually in your garden or lawns.
  • Noises – rodents will create noise either but scratching, gnawing, squealing and fighting each other.
  • Objects in and around your home which have been gnawed as their teeth continually grow this is a way to keep their teeth short.
  • If your pets go crazy at something that you cannot see.
  • Electrical wires – electrical wiring short circuiting.


While rodents have poor eyesight they certainly make up for that by their other senses which includes, great sense of smell, taste, touch, hearing and kinesthesia.


What separates Redline Pest Control apart from other pest control companies?


  • Inspect, identify and treat.
  • We think like rodents so that way when it comes to treating rodents we will knock them down with the initial treatment.
  • Redline Pest Control implements the IPM approach by incorporating both non chemical and chemical methods.
  • Redline Pest Control doesn’t just rely on one formula to eradicate rodents.


What can you do to rodent proof your home?


  • Seal any holes or gaps in and around your home.
  • Cut any overhanging tree branches, shrubs and vines around your home.
  • After each meal, clean up as this prevents and food source for rodents.
  • After your pet has finished eating and drinking for the night put their bowls away.
  • At the end of each night take the rubbish out to the council bin.
  • Remove anything in and around your house that may give rodents a place to hide.


Further Reading for Rodents:

Rodent control sydney

Rats or mice Sydney

Rodents in Sydney and why they are coming inside our homes?

5/5 (1 Review)