Rat-the season is soon at the door, and as the weather gets colder, moves the rats into the Danish home.
It tells the rat expert and technical manager at Rentokil, which is just dealing with removing the rats in the whole of Denmark, Claus Schultz, to Ekstra Bladet.
- It is here in november, that we begin to see the rats in several places. They have had good opportunities to survive in the wild so far, because they have been able to eat well and find shelter, but now it is too cold for them, he says.
At Fyens Stiftstidende, have the possible challenge with the rats got the newspaper to ask readers how they can best protect themselves against the furry pests, and what to do if you are so unfortunate to get a visit.
Lone Clemmensen is one of those who has responded and tells that she has got to grips with over 50 rats and mice by using a very simple trick.
According to the woman from Haarby, should one just buy a regular trap, and then fill it with nutella, so it's easy to catch the pests.
The best bait to rottefælder is Nutella or the cheaper substitute that is just as good. It can they simply not stand for. We have never caught as many as we have in the last two years. There are mice and rats, when we live in the country, she explains to the newspaper.
Somewhat well-known works
And it can rat-the expert Claus Schultz easily recognize.
- It is clearly one of the funds, you can use. But what you must remember with rats is that they go in the traps, once they are used to new objects in their natural surroundings.
According to him, it is in fact most often the case with rats, that if it is in the trap, is something they have been accustomed to get, so they go easier in the.
- We had a case in a movie theater, where they had tried every bait in the traps, and at a time are we thinking, what is it that always is in a movie theater? Popcorn. So we removed all the popcorn at the cinema, but put some in the traps, and then we got them, he says.
The best bait in the private home is, according to the expert, however, you can easily find and stuck.
- We are also very happy to use raisins, because they can mass down on the trap, and they give off a sweet odor, he says.
Various funds to different rats
But nevertheless, it is important to stress that many resources can be useful.
- Each rat is indeed different, but nutella is a good parts to use, because it sits firmly and is easy to use, sounds it.
Claus Schultz also has a few good advice for all homeowners, when the now season with the rats is imminent.
- be careful, there is not anything they can eat. It can be really fine to feed the birds in the garden, but you must be sure that they are the ones who get it. You have to let it be to make it attractive for the rats to come to your home. Of course you need to remember to check for holes in the house, and to risterne is securely in place inside the house.
If the rats first find shelter and food, it can be very difficult to get them out again.