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Rat Control from the Experts at Rentokil

Get rid of Rats with the No1 provider of Rodent Control

Professional rat control should definitely be considered if rats have been spotted in the immediate (living) environment. Even outdoor rats (eg. in the garden) can also pose dangers to children or pets playing in these areas. 

Pest control experts that are local to you

Remember, there is always the risk that rats on your property will enter you home sooner or later. Immediate rat control is therefore essential.

Effective rat control is one of the most demanding aspects of professional pest control. This is mainly due to the lack of effectiveness of many pesticides and the increasing resistance of rats to a range of commonly employed agents. An attempt to kill rats, therefore, often fails.

Rats are smart. They make use of garages, dog or cat flaps and even vertical down pipes to gain access to your home. It is important to eliminate any structural weaknesses in your building and to observe how these critters behave in order to implement rat control methods that will get rid of rats effectively. The use of DIY rat traps and rat poison can be tried, as well as basic housekeeping tactics, although professional rat control expertise is often needed to completely eliminate a rat infestation.

Rodent control experiments are stressful, and cost time and money! Trust the Rentokil pest control experts to get rid of rats in your home.

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Rat Control Systems

The Rentokil pest control experts employ a wide range of modern solutions to control rats. These include – amongst other things - optimum combinations of rodenticides (rat bait), monitoring devices and rodent bait stations.

Rat Bait from Rentokil


Effective rat control requires appropriate bait. Rentokil has a wide range of rat bait in various formulations to control rats both indoors and outdoors. Rentokil’s scientific laboratories provide our residential clients with the assurance that our rat bait is always perfectly matched to the sensitive home environment. In getting rid of rats, our motto is always "safety first". All toxic preparations contain Bitrex, a substance which humans and pets find extremely bitter, but which is, however, accepted by rats. This means that should a human or pet accidentally place rodenticide in their mouth, they will quickly spit it out due to its extremely bitter taste.

The use of rodenticides by the Rentokil pest control experts is usually performed in the context of a specific pest control plan. This is based on a pest control survey done of the area of infestation (the house, basement and/or garden). All rat control measures are therefore based specifically on the individual requirements of the home surveyed.

Rodent bait stations (rat traps) from Rentokil

Rodent Bait Stations

Getting rid of rats requires not only suitable rodenticides, but also the use of tamper resistant bait stations. These are placed in marked locations around the house, apartment or garden.

Rentokil offers a wide range of rodent bait stations, which not only ensure effective rat control, but also guarantee optimal protection. Their purpose and content are clearly indicated on each box. Thanks to the structure of our tamper-proof rodent bait stations, rats are lured into the bait box to consume the rodenticide. The rat bait is inaccessible and therefore poses no threat to humans or pets.

Professional Rat Control

Rodent Control from the professionals

While amateur DIY rodent control products are a cost effective way to regulate a rat problem in low risk areas, professional pest control is required for high risk areas, more established rat colonies or where there are repeated rat infestations.

Rentokil’s qualified service technicians will provide you with a highly targeted rat control treatment to get rid of rats and effectively deal with any rat problem. Our Pest Control specialists will provide you with expert advice on how to keep your home free of rats in the future.

Rentokil offers a call-out service to our residential customers who are in need of rat control solutions and advice on how to get rid of rats and other pest problems in the home. Our service is fast, effective and offers the highest level of safety for your family and pets.

If you would like further advice on how to get rid of rats, or to arrange a visit from one of our pest control technicians, please call us free on +256 414 287 160 / +256 414 694 494 or email us.