When facing a rat problem you want to take action quickly, but rashly dealing with rat infestations with pesticides or traps can be dangerous! A natural rat deterrent is a safe and effective alternative. Learn how to prevent rats in your home naturally with help from Green Rat Control.

Benefits of Natural Rat Control

Your goal is simple: protect your home and family and keep rats out! It’s tempting to try to take pest control shortcuts to get results, but don’t forget that your family’s safety is your number one priority. That’s why you should only consider natural rat control methods for dealing with rats and mice.

Natural rat deterrent has several benefits over other traditional methods:

  • There is little odor, no ammonia smells or harsh airborne chemicals
  • It is non-staining, so your furniture and flooring will not be compromised
  • Natural pest control of rats is safer for children and pets
  • This method is less irritating for people with asthma, allergies, and respiratory challenges
  • It is organic and environmentally-friendly

Our Certifications

Green Rat Control is committed to providing high-quality services that are environmentally-friendly and safe for your family and pets. Our company is the leading provider of natural rat deterrent and rat control service in Northern and Southern California. To keep up-to-date and bring you the best possible service, our team constantly trains in natural rat control. We currently hold six different industry certifications and association memberships!

Environmental Assessment Association certification for natural rat control

Environmental Assessment Association: Dedicated to education in the environmental industry relating to environmental inspections and testing, membership in this international agency consists of environmental inspectors, lenders, remediation firms and government agencies. Their training keeps us at the forefront of the environmentally-safe pest control industry!

Green Mechanical Council certification for natural rat control

Green Mechanical Council: The Green Mechanical Council’s mission is to educate contractors, field technicians, and industry leaders about creating and maintaining environmentally sound residential and commercial mechanical systems.

United States Environmental Protection Agency certification for natural rat deterrent

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: The EPA is an agency of the federal government of the United States charged with protecting human health and the environment, by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress.

Energy Star certification for environmentally friendly, natural rat deterrent

Energy Star: This government-backed program helps businesses and individuals protect the environment through superior energy efficiency. We are certified in using Energy Star approved products and natural rat deterrent methods.

Environmentally and Family Safe Rodent Control

Dealing with a rodent problem on your own can really backfire and put your family in an unsafe position. Rats and mice are known to contaminate food, spread disease, and develop rodent infestations, which can cause serious health risks to you and your family.

DIY rodent control methods such as baits, poisons, and traps are easy to pick up at your local hardware store but are rarely used appropriately by the homeowner. The main problem is that they must be accessible to rats and mice to be effective, which means they are often out in the open and unattended where a curious pet or child can stumble upon it. If you buy a rodenticide that advertises that it will kill rats, imagine what it will do to your family dog!

How to Prevent Rats in the Home Naturally

Green Rat Control can curb rodent activity and help you eliminate your rat problem safely. We have developed a step-by-step process for natural rat deterrent that begins with a home inspection and rodent proofing:

Home Inspection: To effectively remove rat infestations it is essential to search for and locate all of the rodent entry points. This is why inspection is a central part of the approach and is crucial to successfully get rid of mice and rats. Our qualified inspectors perform an inspection of your home to identify all current and potential entry points. They will inspect the lower crawlspace, the attic, the roof, garage, and the entire exterior perimeter. All rodent entry points will be found and a trapping system will be installed in the infested areas. After the inspection is completed, your inspector will fill out a rodent exclusion report and go over the details of the report with you.

how to prevent rats in home naturally by inspecting the house for rodent entry pointsImage courtesy of attic-rat.com

Rodent Proofing: After investigating your property, our team will rodent proof your property by sealing up any entry points created by these critters. GRC has a tried and true rodent exclusion method for sealing entry points:

  • Fill The Holes: There’s no rocket science here. Once we’ve found the entry point, we fill the holes with steel wool or copper mesh. We make sure to fully extended the product through the length of the hole.
  • Seal It Up: next we use caulking and get to work sealing the area around the mesh. We always use the hardware cloth first. Although it might seem easier to just fill a space using caulking alone, we must remember that mice and rats can chew through the stuff like it’s peanut butter, so we fill small holes with steel wool first to deter chewing.
  • Use Grout And Broken Glass: This method works best for outdoor foundations and sidewalks. We can patch holes and cracks in your foundation using wet cement mixed with broken glass. The glass will deter rats trying to take advantage of the cement before it dries.

Environmentally and Family Safe Attic Care

You probably haven’t been up to your attic in ages! This important space plays a major part in the heating and cooling of your home, helping to regulate temperature and keep you comfortable. Unfortunately, mice and rats naturally gravitate to your attic insulation. They tunnel and shed within your attic insulation, using it as a nesting ground and ruining it! Everything rodents touch becomes contaminated by their urine and droppings.

man conducting attic cleaning

Image courtesy of Attic Masters

A neglected, dirty attic will undoubtedly attract rats and mice. It is the perfect hideout! As they destroy your attic insulation your monthly energy bill will begin to climb. Get ahead of this problem by properly servicing and cleaning your attic regularly.

We offer environmentally safe attic cleaning services to homeowners looking to clear out toxic fecal matter leftover from rodents, soiled insulation, foul odors, and more. Our company will rodent proof and decontaminate your attic upon request, leaving it clean, safe, and better than ever. This is an additional specialty of GRC that is not traditionally offered by a pest and rodent control service!

Why Choose Green Rat Control

You could try DIY home remedies, like cotton balls soaked in peppermint oil or using a spray bottle with essential oils to ward off rats and mice, but those are very surface level. If you rely on your pet cat and its predator urine smell to deter rodents you’ll be wasting your time. Natural rat deterrent is a science that our team of professionals has perfected.

Natural pest control is our specialty and we have the training, manpower, tools, and resources to handle even the toughest jobs. We are a full-service company that offers every pest control service you need, from rodent-proofing to attic insulation installation. We’ll handle the dirty jobs, like dead animal removal, safely so that your family and home can get back to normal and breath easier.

There are all kinds of mouse repellants and rat repellents for sale on Amazon, but when you want a real fix with reliable and long-lasting results you need to contact Green Rat Control for an environmentally-friendly and family-safe solution.

Get Natural Rat Control, start with a free consultation from GRC today!

  • Tom was incredibly knowledgeable, professional and friendly. I submitted my online service request in the evening and he was out to clean my attic from the rat infestation that we had the next afternoon. Great service, Great Company! Susan Frank - Encino, CA

    Susan Frank – Encino, CA

    Susan Frank – Encino, CA
  • From the first phone call this company is very professional. they explained how they clean the attic and the price was really reasonable compare to other companies. The technician man, Mark called 10 minutes before he arrived to my house, which I found very helpful. Mark was very professional and friendly throughout the process. Highly Recommended. Great Work and service. Tom Stern - Woodland Hills, CA

    Tom Stern – Woodland Hills, CA

    Tom Stern – Woodland Hills, CA
  • I had rats.  At least one had died under my sub-floor. It had begun to smell. It wasn't the first time and I was frustrated.. :-/ I called Green Rat Control and they were there in the morning the next day.  It looks like the rat proofing has worked so far. Great Service! John Fox - Pasadena, CA

    John Fox – Pasadena, CA

    John Fox – Pasadena, CA
  • Green Rat Control was just phenomenal. They was there on time, told me the cost did the work and explained everything I needed to know. They guarantees their. I totally recommend them. You know that everything is taken care of. Ronald Wuless - Tustin, CA

    Ronald Wuless – Tustin, CA

    Ronald Wuless – Tustin, CA
  • Green Rat Control are the best.!! Fantastic! They just finished outfitting my home as we had a rat in the attic. They have been SO responsive; coming to my home 3 times this week. The serviceman was polite, knowledgeable, and did everything possible to make sure we felt comfortable with the process. I am VERY happy we spent the extra $ to go with a professional outfit like Green Rat Control. Joe E. Los Angeles, CA

    Joe E. Los Angeles, CA

    Joe E. Los Angeles, CA
  • I had a great experience with Green Rat Control, was very pleasant and helpful. They got rid of my problem and conducted follow-up to make sure the problem was resolved. Thank You Jenny S. Calabasas, CA

    Jenny S. Calabasas, CA

    Jenny S. Calabasas, CA
  • Green Rat Control is the master of rat elimination and a very pleasant company to deal with. They're quick, effective, answers questions, knows their stuff, and guarantees his work. A real professional. Susan Frenzo - Orange County, CA

    Susan Frenzo – Orange County, CA

    Susan Frenzo – Orange County, CA
  • Green Rat Control are amazing. We have some persistent critters in our neighborhood and Green Rat Control has rat-proofed out house and helped us to remain pest free. They guarantees his work so if you need him to come back, he will. I cannot begin to tell you how nice that is. The customer service is excellent. We could not be more pleased. Sam Gerson - Topanga, CA

    Sam Gerson – Topanga, CA

    Sam Gerson – Topanga, CA
  • Everyone I talked with from the first consultation to the dispatcher on the phone to the crew that sealed off my attic were all very nice, very professional, and answered all my questions. Samantha Brown - Palos Verdes, CA

    Samantha Brown – Palos Verdes, CA

    Samantha Brown – Palos Verdes, CA
  • The problem was solved and overall I found their pricing reasonable. I would recommend them to anyone and will use them again in the future if I need pest control. Steve Mar Del - Beverly Hills, CA

    Steve Mar Del – Beverly Hills, CA

    Steve Mar Del – Beverly Hills, CA

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