Rats in your garden:
Look out for signs of infestation, which include:
- multiple sightings of rats over short period of time
- nests or burrows. These will be easily identifiable as holes in the ground or inside ‘harbourage’ such as piles of logs or waste.
- runs and smears. As rats tend to follow the same routes when travelling, look for clear depressions in grass or dark coloured smears.
If you cannot see any of the above signs of infestation and you have only experienced one sighting of a rat, we are not able to provide treatment.
If you have an infestation of rats, you can use our online form to:
Request pest control
Rats in the public domain:
We welcome reports of rat sightings in the public domain. We regularly monitor sighting information and will act on multiple sightings in the same location by considering it for other types of treatment, such as sewer baiting.
Please note: We are unable to respond to calls regarding rat sightings, either on your property or in the public domain. We will only respond if you request treatment.
To report a rat sighting in the public domain, please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.