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FUMAPEST Advice - Pest Control of Rats & Mice - Rodents
The dirty rats... can burn Your house down
Rats are fire staters - rats must constantly gnaw on hard objects - to cut back their constantly growing incisor teeth - often cause electrical fires by gnawing through plastic electrical junction boxes.
Unsanitary habits - rats are ominorous - eat rancid meat - faeces - live in sewers or other unsanitary places - are known carries of diseases and health health risks to humans from their droppings and constant incontinence - rats they use such urine trails to find their way in the dark.
Two pest species of rats - commonly found in domestic and commercial premises in NSW - the brown rat and the black rat - prpoer identification of is essential to formulate an effective control program.
Rats live and breed in drains, under concrete, in subfloors and in garbage refuse areas, kitchens, roof voids and other areas where a potential food and moisture source is available.
Rats and mice often become a serious problem in cold winter months when they seek food and warmth inside buildings. They may suddenly appear in large numbers when excavation work disturbs their in-ground nesting locations, or their food source is changed, such as, rats feeding in school premises may enter adjoining properties during the school holidays.
Rats are commonly a problem where a building is located near waterways, creeks and canals or other places where ready water supply is available.

Black Rat / Roof Rat

Brown Rat / Sewer Rat

Common House Mouse
Pest Control for rats and mice
Professional knowledge of the rodents habits is essential to eradicate a problem, for example, rats avoid bait touched by human hand - they have an acute sense of smell "cunning as a rat".
Pest control options may include the use of sticky straps, mechanical traps and the selective use of latest generation rat baits. Any rat baiting program should use safety dispensers placed in areas and is secure from access by children and pets - such as in a roof void and sealed sub-floor and/or storage rooms.
Ring the Experts: For any baiting program to obtain essential rapid control using the latest safer technology. Some of the older style rat baits are ineffective as the rodents have built up an immunity due to the widespread use of such baits during the past 30 years.
Rodent proofing: As a preventive measure, we recommend that all potential rodent entry points into the building be
sealed to physically exclude rats and mice from entering the building. In some cases,this can be carried out by the home owner or a handy man. In more complicated domestic and commercial environments, the pest controller can provide specifications and carry out rodent proofing of the premises.
Sanitation / Housekeeping: Rodent pests thrive where food and water is readily available. All food stuffs should be kept in sealed containers or rooms. Garbage and refuse should be similarly stored. Water and food bowlsfor the pets or otherise should not be left out at night as this will encourage a rodent infestation in the building.
The cost of professional pest control for rats or mice will vary depending on the size of the premises and the severity of the infestation as several visits may be neccessary to monitor and replenish the bait stations. Applicable service warranties may also vary depending on the circumstances.
About FUMAPEST Termite & Pest Control SHELLHARBOUR ... our credentials
Same Family Business Since 1964 FUMAPEST Termite & Pest Control is a second generation family business. After  more than 50 years of providing pest control in SHELLHARBOUR Council Region, we have a valuable reputation to protect and a wealth of knowledge and experience, unmatched by our competitors.
BUSINESS ENTERPRISE AWARD FUMAPEST Termite & Pest Control received a Business Enterprise Award from NSW Govt Office of Small Business & Qantas for development of its EcoSafe Pest Control systems.
APCA Member FUMAPEST Termite & Pest Control is a member and major sponsor of the Australian Pest Control Association; we assist APCA Secretariat in providing expert advice to consumers with pest control problems; pesticide safety issues and pest control training courses in NSW.
Industry Stewardship FUMAPEST Managing Director served on NSW Govt Pest Control Licensing Board and Standards Australia Committes for Termite Control AS3660 & Termite Inspection Reports AS4349.
Insurance Details FUMAPEST Termite & Pest Control maintains public liability and professional indemnity insurances to cover personal injury and faulty workmanship of up to $20 million and $1 million respectively.
AQIS Certified FUMAPEST Sydney Fumigation Co is one of four companies in NSW, certified by the AQIS Federal Govt Australian Quarantine & Inspection Service for methyl-bromide and phospine fumigation of export shipping containers, ISPM15 wood-packaging, furniture and foodstuffs - click here for more details.




WARNING: The NSW WorkCover Pest Control Licensing is INADEQUATE
Be Careful in selecting a Pest Controller Unfortunately - it is far too easy to get a NSW Government WorkCover issued pest control licence and start up a Pest Control business in NSW with little knowledge or experience in providing safe and effective pest control services click here for more details.
The NSW Pest Control Licensing system is subject to National Competency Assessment guidelines. Mediocre testing can be carried by Private Workplace Assessors (not part of TAFE system). The so called competency assessment can be a combination of oral, written and visual tests ie maybe 1% in writing.
Private Workplace Assessors are given general guidelines in the National Competency Standards but there is no set standard test or specific knowledge requirements. Once privately assessed as "competent" then the NSW WorkCover Pest Control Licensing will issue a pest
control licence to the individual. There is no published list of Private Workplace Assessors so it is difficult to gauge the extent of the problem.
The System is Inadequate: Some Private Assessors offer a one week course. A person so issued with a pest control licence can set up a Pest Control business (not required to register with WorkCover) and employ an unlimited number of trainees, using pesticides in people's homes without direct personal supervision.
FUMAPEST Setting the Standard in an industry plagued by fly-by-night operators, FUMAPEST Termite & Pest Control stands out as a well established pest control business with excellent reputation in the market-place.
Same Family Business Since 1964 Termite & Pest Control Specialists AQIS Fumigation Services


FUMAPEST Termite & Pest Control ... services we offer
Domestic Premises residential homes apartment blocks duplexes terraces units villas pest control for ants bed bugs bee swarms bird mites bird proofing cockroaches pantry pests fleas mice rats silverfish fabric pests spiders termites timber borers wasps.
Commercial Food Premises FUMAPEST SHELLHARBOUR Pest Control is compliant with Food Act NSW, HACCP & AQIS requirements for commercial food handling premises in SHELLHARBOUR Council Region restaurants cafes bakeries backpacker hostels child care centres churches factories health care facilities hospitals hotels motels nursing homes offices racehorse stables retirement villages schools colleges veterinary clinics other sensitive environments click here for more details.
Termite Control Specialists AS.4349 Termite Inspection Reports Termite Baiting Termite Colony Elimination Exterra termite bait Nemesis termite bait Sentricon termite bait AS3660 Termite Preventive Barriers Termiticides Altriset Termidor fipronil Premise imidacloprid click here for more details.
KORDON Termite Barrier for Builders Manufactured by Bayer Australia FUMAPEST Termite & Pest Control are Licensed KORDON Installers for building constructions in the SHELLHARBOUR Council Region KORDON is CodeMark Accredited and meets Australian Building Code and SHELLHARBOUR Council termite control requirements for buildings under construction a 10 year warranty applies backed by Bayer click here for more details.
Methyl Bromide & Phospine Fumigation FUMAPEST Sydney Fumigations is certified by AQIS Federal Govt Australian Quarantine & Inspection Service for methyl-bromide and phospine fumigation of shipping containers, ISPM15 wood-packaging, foodstuffs and furniture at Bankstown Sydney fumigation chamber or at your premises, provided you have a concrete slab on ground of sufficient area click here for more details.
Professionally Trained Technicians The FUMAPEST Termite & Pest Control Training Program regularly assesses and updates technician skills in the use of latest generation products and our EcoSafe Pest Control systems all termite control technicians have the APCA or TAFE Pest Control Certificate NSW Govt WorkCover Pest Control Licence and many years field-work experience in termite control.
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FUMAPEST Spider Identification Chart • Spiders in SHELLHARBOUR Council region
  FUMAPEST Spider Identification Chart with FIRST AID spider bite procedures - a ready reference guide in full colour of dangerous and venomous spiders in the SHELLHARBOUR region.
Spiders featured in the Spider Chart Sydney funnel web spider red-back spider white-tail spider black house spider wolf spider mouse spider trap-door spider huntsman spider orb-weaver spider.
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