The days are getting shorter and cooler, which means Winter is right around the corner. In Florida that means rodent breeding season is over and nesting season is beginning and unfortunately their favorite nesting place is your attic.
Like most warm-blooded animals, rats are seeking a comfortable place to stay warm and dry during the colder months and attics provide the much-needed protection to have their babies. A Florida roof rat can have as many as eight litters a year and each litter can produce between six to eight rats.
It only takes six weeks for rats to mature, so one rat can turn into 12 very quickly. If you see or hear rodents in your attic, you should act fast and call a Pest Control professional to assess the situation.