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Rat Control

Rats causing a problem? In Chico, Gecko’s the trusted name for rat control. With our track record and heaps of satisfied customers, we’re on it.

Want a rat-free space? Drop us a line. Together, we’ll sort it out!

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Why choose us for your rat control needs?

Rats can be unnerving when they invade our spaces, and they’re more than just a nuisance; they can pose real health risks. Turning to Gecko Pest Control means you’re choosing a team that’s spent over a decade mastering the art of rat control in Chico. Our dedication and unique approach make us the trusted solution for your rat woes. Dive into the reasons why we are the preferred choice:


Rat behavior experts

Beyond simple extermination, we delve into understanding rat behavior. This ensures your home or business is fortified against future invasions.

Decade of dedication

Our ten-year journey in rat control has armed us with valuable insights and experience. We’re the ally countless homes and businesses trust.

Innovative rat-fighting methods

We’re always on the lookout for the next best thing in rat control, ensuring we bring advanced, effective solutions to your door.

Safety comes first

Rats are tricky, but we never compromise on your safety. We use methods that protect your loved ones and our environment.

A touch of local expertise

Our deep connection with Chico means we understand the specific rat challenges of this region, tailoring our strategies accordingly.

Common rat species

If you happen to stumble upon a few unwanted guests, rats. But not all rats are the same. From the Norway Rat’s burrowing tendencies to the Roof Rat’s agile climbing, it’s essential to know which type has taken up residence in your space. Let’s dive into the most common culprits in our area.
Norway Rat

Norway Rat

Also known as the brown rat, sewer rat, or wharf rat, the Norway rat is larger than most other rat species. They are common in urban areas and often found in basements or lower portions of buildings.

Roof Rat

Roof Rat

Also referred to as the black rat or ship rat, roof rats are agile climbers and are often found in attics, roofs, and higher places in buildings. They prefer warmer climates, making parts of Chico a suitable habitat.

Commercial And Residential Pest Control Services

Serving homes & businesses

In Chico, rat infestations pose serious issues for homeowners and businesses alike. For residents, these rodents can damage property, contaminate food, and pose health risks.

Businesses, particularly restaurants and warehouses, face potential revenue loss due to damaged stock, health code violations, and tarnished reputations.

Addressing these specific challenges, our rat control services are meticulously designed to serve the distinct requirements of both homes and businesses. We are committed to bringing back the sanctity and safety of your spaces, ensuring they are rat-free.


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We’ve got the solution

A rat infestation isn’t just an annoyance; these rodents can damage structures, contaminate food, and spread various diseases. Thankfully, Gecko Pest Control stands ready with an effective remedy. Our rat control strategies integrate cutting-edge trapping techniques with preventative measures, addressing the root cause and ensuring ongoing protection. Keep your premises rat-free; trust Gecko to handle the intricacies.
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service guarantee

Peaceful living without rat disturbances is what you deserve. At Gecko, we’re not just providing a service; we’re offering a guarantee. If rats make an unexpected comeback between our scheduled treatments, we’re right on track, attending to the issue at no added expense. Our rich history and state-of-the-art methods ensure you a rat-free environment. Choose Gecko, and place your trust where it’s valued.
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What does the rat control service include?

Our comprehensive rat control service begins with a meticulous inspection to pinpoint the areas of infestation. After identifying active rat pathways and nests, we employ a combination of traps, bait stations, and preventive measures to effectively address the issue.

Is the treatment safe for kids and pets?

Yes. The safety of your family, including pets, is paramount to us. Our treatments and methodologies are designed to be effective against rats while ensuring the safety of the household.

How long will it take to see results after the service?

Visible results, such as reduced rat activity, are often noticeable within a week. The total elimination time might vary depending on the severity of the infestation.

How do I know if I have a rat infestation?

Signs of a rat infestation include gnawed wires or structures, droppings, tracks, and unusual noises, especially at night. Rats also tend to leave grease marks along walls and skirting.

What does the rat treatment process involve?

The process includes identifying and sealing off entry points, setting up traps or bait stations in strategic locations, and monitoring the infestation. We also provide guidelines on preventive measures to curtail future infestations.

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How often should I get my property treated?

For rats, after the primary infestation is handled, periodic checks are recommended, especially in areas prone to re-infestation. Regular inspections can prevent a minor issue from becoming a major infestation.

Is your treatment eco-friendly?

We are committed to environmental stewardship. Our rat control treatments are designed for efficacy against rats while minimizing environmental impact.

What if the rat problem resurfaces after treatment?

If rats make a comeback between scheduled visits, we’ll return to address the situation at no extra charge.

Do you offer any guarantees?

Our aim is complete customer satisfaction. If issues persist post-treatment, our guarantee ensures we’ll revisit and rectify the problem until you’re rat-free.