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Rats (Rattus spp.) have caused more human suffering and more economic damage than any other vertebrate pest. From causing plague epidemics (the “Black Death” of Europe) to rat-bite fever, whether feeding on stored grain or gnawing electric wires, rats are enemies of humankind.
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Rat Removal and Control 1For expert rat removal in Boston and the surrounding region, give Critter Control of Boston a call! Our experienced team of wildlife technicians is familiar with any rodent problems, including rats, that you may encounter. We’ve seen them all! Whether you have rats in your walls, rats in your kitchen or dead rats in your attic, Critter Control can help!

Rat Damage

Rats can cause more damage than a lot of pests, despite their fairly small size. They always cause some sort of damage, no matter where they are.

Rats need to constantly chew and gnaw on materials in order to keep the length of their ever-growing incisors under control. Some damage that rats cause includes:

  • Getting into your sealed food
  • Gnawing through food containers
  • Contaminating cupboards/kitchens with their urine and droppings
  • Spreading diseases
  • Gnawing and causing structural damage

Rat Prevention

The rats are out of your home — what now?

Our professional exclusion and methods of repair provide a secure barrier against any future wildlife intruders. We will make sure to inspect your property thoroughly and ensure that all potential entry points are identified.

Are Rats Dangerous to My Health?

Rats are unhygienic animals and can contaminate homes and businesses simply by existing. Their feces and urine carries extensive diseases and parasites. After chewing electrical wiring, a lingering threat of electrocution can be present in homes. Some of the parasites rats can carry include:


Hiring a licensed wildlife removal specialist is a key step in getting rid of rats. Our experienced professionals know how to handle the toughest problems Boston rats present. Give us a call today and we will schedule your inspection!

Critter Control’s rat control technicians in Boston are well-trained in how to get rid of rats using a variety of rat control techniques. These techniques include improving sanitation for the affected location, eliminating hiding places, exclusion and may also include lethal methods such as traps and rodenticides. Killing the rats may not be the best answer.

Our professional wildlife professionals may not show you how to kill the rats but instead use rat repellents, rat fumigants and rat trapping systems to ensure the effectiveness of the rat control method, without physically harming the rats! We can help you get rid of rat problems! Call Critter Control of Boston today to schedule your inspection or text us at 857-337-6577.


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