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Common Hiding Places For Rats

Posted on April 22nd, 2020 by Knockout Pest

It is unsettling to know that rats could be living in your home without your knowledge. After all, rats are skilled at hiding! Continue reading to learn about the most common hiding places for rats.

Outside The Home

In the great outdoors, there are plenty of places for rats to hide in! For instance, rats congregate in bushes and tall grass. In addition, rats tend to hide in piles of wood.

Inside The Home

Rats are notorious for making a house their new home. It seems that rats enjoy spending time in cramped quarters. Therefore, you might discover rats living in crawl spaces, closets or cabinets. 

Higher Ground

When they go low, rats go high! Rats are notorious for hiding out in places with a higher elevation. That is why you may find rats living in your attic.

Do you have a rat infestation in your home? If so, turn to the professionals at Knockout Pest Control for help. We can knockout rats and keep them down for the count!

Call 1-800-244-PEST or 1-800-244-7378 to schedule an appointment with us.

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