There are lots of suggestions to help keep these rodents away and they are quite easy to do like baby powder and human hair, sometimes messy like cat urine and cow dung. The question is why is mankind still plagued with the problem of rats.
Problem of Rats to mankind
According to discover magazine, female rats mate 500 times with various males during a six-hour period of receptivity and she experiences this state 15 times in a year. So a pair of brown rats can produce as many as 2,000 descendants in a year if left to breed unchecked.
Rats carry around diseases that affects both human and animal health, they cause food contamination and waste when they pass urine and droppings at random and they cause damage to property as they feed on all kinds of materials including wood, plastic and some kind of metals.
Recently in Nigeria, cases of deaths have been reported in different parts of the country due to ‘lassa fever’ a disease caused by rat infestation.
Some Household Remedies
While trying to find a perfect solution, i carefully went through some suggested solutions with easy to use household ingredients Click here and here . However, some of these remedies like the use of peppermint oil have been criticized as being inconclusive or dangerous to health as the in case of mothballs.
I am sure most of you have tried some of these remedies but could not continue overtime as the rats seem not to go away. Not so much because these remedies were ineffective but because the rats keep coming back. You have failed to notice the real solution to the problem.Imagine this fact from Discover Magazine – A rat can tread water for three days and survive being flushed down the toilet. (And it can return to the building via the same route.)
Shut all the entry holes in your house
Its so true to say that an excellent 100% effective natural rat repellent is available and it’s called ‘finding and sealing shut all the entry holes in your house that the rats are using to gain entry’. On the Wildlife Removal website, it says this is by far the most effective, and the ONLY REAL effective way to keep away rats for good.
[I.D – Easycleantips]