Do rats live in drains?
This poses a real health risk to you and all who live at the property, so it is very important that you contact a drain technician as soon as you are aware of rodents in your drainage systems. There are many ways to tell if you have a rodent infestation, the main sign being sounds of scratching and rat droppings. You may also find smudge marks from the grease and dirt they carry on their bodies.
CCTV surveys are a great method for locating any rodents in your drainage systems, as well as identifying the potential problem area which allowed them access. Once the damage is identified it will be taken care of, and the drain technician will present you with the most appropriate choices for how to proceed. Any damage that is located will be repaired there and then, so you can rest assured that your drainage systems have been taken care of efficiently and swiftly.
Don’t hesitate to call a professional Blocked drain Exeter engineer as soon as you spot the signs of rodents, to avoid further damage to your property and health hazards. It is important to take extra precautionary steps to ensure that you are not faced with a rodent infestation, such as always disposing of waste properly and regularly maintaining your drainage systems to take care of any underlying problems that you may not have noticed otherwise.