Waco Rodent Exterminator

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Welcome! Waco Rodent Exterminator is a full-service rodent control company specializing in the permanent removal of mice and rats in Waco, TX. Whether you have a problem with mice in your attic, rats in your walls, or rodents scratching in your house, we can solve it! The key to PERMANENT rodent control lies in our inspection and preventative work - we seal the rats and mice out of your house forever, and we trap and remove them. We do not use poison! We answer our phone 24/7, and can schedule a same-day or next day appointment. Some of the services we offer include:

  • 100% Permanent Rodent Eradication
  • House, Roof, and Attic Inspections
  • Preventative Rodent Exclusion Repairs
  • Rodent Droppings Cleanup in Attic
  • Outdoor Rodent Population Abatement
  • Poison-free Rat and Mouse Extermination
  • Porch, Deck, or Shed Exclusion Barriers
  • Dead Rodent Removal - Walls or Attic

CALL US ANY TIME AT 254-262-3063

rodent trapping Waco's Best Rodent Removal: If you've got a rat infestation that you want to be taken down then you've come to the right place. Our rat killing company has been in this field for a long time now and we feel pride in how far we've come both in terms of our skills and the satisfied customers we've met over the years. Our knowledge regarding the slippery rodents has yet to fail us, partly because we're continuously trying to find new and innovative ways to take care of any case that may crop up. For that reason, our minds are as sharp as our hands and we'll happily cater to the various ways a customer may want the job done to ensure the least amount of damage to the house or business during our work. After all, we're sure the rats would have done enough damage to your food and wiring that you wouldn't want anyone to add to those bills. Our team is both hardworking and skilled and you can be assured that they will never leave a job unfinished or half-done. The equipment they use will always be up-to-date and the rats definitely won't have a chance to escape through the holes they've made as we know the importance of not letting even one stay behind lest they breed again. With that being said, we're just one call away so don't hesitate and we'll take care of your problem in no time at all.

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Waco pest control

We Texas's top experts in rodent control. We are not a typical Waco rat removal or pest control company. We don't treat rats or mice like insects, because they are not - they are mammals! You can't just use poison to get rid of them, like you can with insects. Unlike most Waco pest control, we focus on complete and permanent solutions. We don't just use poison every month. We solve your rodent problem forever, by following these steps:

  • Inspect the entire house, ground to roof, and the attic
  • Seal shut all entry areas, no matter how small, with steel
  • Set a dozen or more rat or mouse traps in the house and attic
  • Remove all rodents as they are caught and monitor for activity
  • Once there is no more activity and no more caught, we're done
  • When necessary, we clean rodent droppings, replace insulation, and repair chewed electric wires

Waco Rodent Removal Tip:

How Deep Do Rats Dig Holes or Burrow Under Houses?
If you're walking around the outside of your property, it can be easy to spot rat holes. These little holes are around two to three inches wide. You'll often spot them beneath plants, near mulch or debris. At first thought, you might be tempted to fill them in, thereby trapping the rats. But soon enough, the holes will be back. Rats are tenacious diggers.

Therefore, it's essential to differentiate between used and unused holes. To do this, run a short experiment. Fill the entrance of the hole with something that can easily be dislodged. For instance, use newspaper, or you could even close the entranceway with mud. 

Now leave the hole.

If after around half a week, the material is still there, then the hole is abandoned. If it has been removed, the hole is still occupied. In the case of the former, simply fill in the hole. You're going to need to trap the rats before the hole can be filled for the latter.

But what if the hole is under your home?
Rats don't dig for the sake of it. Typically, they dig in corners and alongside vertical surfaces. That means they often burrow close to the foundations of a house. But surprisingly, if you spot such a hole, it's usually the rat burrowing out, not in.


Under the foundations of a house, lintel bridges – gaps in the foundations – are used to pass services to the drains. That's around a foot or so down. 

rodent trapping In some cases, rats will find a way out of the drain and then burrow along the bricks' edge to the lintel bridge. Then they'll dig up, giving the appearance of rats burrowing down. 

The reverse – rats, burrowing down under a house – isn't impossible, but it is unlikely. If you do find such tunnels, it's almost always the result of a Norway rat. Rats like to have numerous exits to their burrows – think of them as emergency exits. When squeezed up close to a house or below it, that's no longer possible.

What to do?
To remove rats from their burrows, you need traps and bait (peanut butter works well).

The most humane trap you can use is an electric trap – which electrocutes the rat. Alternately, use a snap trap. People often consider these violent. But rats that are caught in cage traps or bucket traps are typically left for hours before collection, and once released their chance of survival is slim. Glue traps are not advised as they lead to the rat starving to death if not checked frequently.

Place the traps in a location where the rat is likely to pass by – preferably near the burrow. Once you've got several rats, you can test the burrow hole again.

Like before, fill the hole with paper or mud. Then wait several days and see if the hole has been reopened. If it hasn't, you can then fill it. Your rat problem is over. If not, then lay out some more traps. Be careful placing traps where pets might disturb them. 

You may be tempted to use poison, but this can potentially have deadly effects on pets or small children. It also causes a horrific slow death for the rat, and so it is not advised. 

Rats – in particular Norway rats – are capable diggers. They dig burrows 2 to 3 inches wide and several feet into the ground. Burrows can rarely be found close to a house, but this is unusual behavior. 

We service nearby towns such as West, Hewitt, Robinson, Bellmead, Moody, Woodway, Lorena, Lacy Lakeview, Riesel, Crawford, Gholson, Beverly Hills, Hallsburg, Leroy, Ross.