For a local rat and mice exterminator, you can’t go past Jim’s rodent control, experts. Our techs servicing Newcastle and the Hunter Valley areas are experienced, fully trained, and insured. You can trust the Jim’s name to help you with any rat or mouse problem.

For assistance, get in touch with us now by simply calling 131 546 (or click here for a free pest control quote) and our friendly staff will put you in touch with our local pest experts.

Mice and rats can be quite difficult to control. Many attempts are made by locals to control these vermin with little success. Eventually, experts like Jim’s Pest Control will need to be called in.

Our local Newcastle techs are the experts at exterminating these pests. You can rest assured that we have the most up-to-date products available that are not only known, but proven to deliver exceptional results. In fact, rodents have even been observed crawling over regular DIY shop-brought baits just to get to ours.

Rodent Control Costs

Treating rodents can be done for as little as $160 for a one off treatment. However, a more extensive treatment may be required which will affect the overall price.

Warranties are usually given on more extensive treatments. Because of our reputation, many Newcastle residents call Jim’s Pest Control to get their rats and mice dealt with quickly and efficiently.

FAQs about Rodents in the Hunter Valley area

What health risks do rodents pose?

Rodents carry diseases such as leptospirosis, hantavirus, and salmonella. Their droppings, urine, and bites can spread these illnesses to humans and pets. Keeping your environment clean can reduce these risks.

How can I tell if I have a rodent problem?

Look for droppings, gnawed objects, and unusual sounds in walls or ceilings. Rodents are nocturnal, so you may also notice activity at night.

What attracts rodents to my home?

Rodents seek food, water, and shelter. Poorly stored food, pet food, and clutter provide ideal conditions for them. Sealing gaps and keeping areas tidy can help deter them.

What can I do to prevent a rodent infestation?

Seal cracks and holes in walls, doors, and windows. Store food in airtight containers and maintain cleanliness. Regularly inspect and maintain your home to avoid providing entry points.

Are rodent baits and traps effective?

Yes, they can be effective when used correctly. Place them in areas where rodent activity is high. Always follow safety instructions and keep them out of reach of children and pets.

When should I call a rat and mice exterminator?

If you notice signs of a large infestation or if DIY methods fail, contact a professional such as Jim's. Pest exterminators have the expertise and tools to handle severe infestations safely and effectively.

What methods do pest exterminators use?

Exterminators use baiting, trapping, and exclusion techniques. They also identify and seal entry points to prevent future infestations. Some may use chemical treatments, depending on the severity of the problem.

Are the chemicals used by pest exterminators safe?

Pest control professionals use chemicals approved by regulatory authorities. They apply these substances safely, minimising risks to humans and pets. Always follow their advice and recommendations.

How can I prepare my home for a pest exterminator visit?

Remove clutter, clean affected areas, and secure pets. Provide access to attics, basements, and other potential rodent habitats. Clear areas around walls for thorough inspection and treatment.

What should I do after a pest control treatment?

Follow the exterminator’s advice. Monitor for any remaining rodent activity. Keep your home clean and seal entry points to prevent new infestations. Regular maintenance is key to keeping rodents away.

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