Rat Control Services

PRC’s Rat Control Solutions in San Mateo County puts an end to any Mice or Rat infestation.

Rat and Mice Control Solutions at Peninsula Rodent Control Peninsula Rodent Control solutions encompasses both  mice and rat control. When dealing with a rat infestation issue we take matters into our own hands by applying what we do best, Rat Control! Rodents are nocturnal creatures known for eating and contaminating food, chewing on electrical wires, nesting on insulation, making holes on air-ducts,  among other damages that can result in major property damage.

What to look for when suspecting your environment is possibly dealing with a rat infestation issue:

  • The presence of fecal matter (rat droppings) and the smell of urine are good indicators and you should act on it immediately, as rodents can proliferate and cause damages to your property rather quickly.
  • Rat damage is not hard to spot, as they will chew on almost anything including food, air-ducts, clothes, paper, etc.

If any of the above is found, please contact a rodent control specialist right away! Call Peninsula Rodent Control at (650)701.7634 and we will schedule a rat control technician visit immediately. We have the skills and knowledge to put an end to your rodent infestation!

Below is a brief highlight on the most common kind of rodent, including their basic biology:

Norway Rats
– The body is generally about 8 inches long with a blunt nose and smaller ears and eyes. The Norway Rat is filthier and less choosy about its diet than the Roof Rat. Norway Rats tend to choose the low road. They like ground burrows and crawl spaces. One way to tell which kind you are dealing with is to notice the “bathroom habits”. The Norway Rat will use the bathroom absolutely everywhere while the Roof Rat will leave his/her droppings closer to, even inside the nest.

Roof Rats
– A little smaller than the Norway Rat and usually smarter, too. The Roof Rat is about 7 inches long and the eyes and ears are a bit bigger. Roof Rats are a bit more choosy about what they eat. They like fruits, vegetables and nuts, but will eat meat if nothing else is available. Roof Rats tend to like higher places like trees and will walk across wires and plumbing and pipes in your home.

– Are much smaller than rats, at about 2 to 3 inches in length and less than an ounce in weight. Their droppings are significantly smaller than rat droppings. Most people think they have a mouse, but it is more likely in our area to have a rat.  An adult mouse can fit through a hole the size of a dime. This makes a mouse infestation more difficult to control – especially in older homes that have settled and tend to have other issues with small breeches throughout the home.
Some things you can do to avoid making your house attractive to rodents are:

Keep plant life away from the roof line and siding of your home.
Make sure crawl space and offset vents are secure.
Keep animal food inside at all times.
Keep dog droppings picked up.

Visit the Rodent Pest Management section to gather a better understanding how we go about fighting a rat infestation issue.

The most obvious sign of a rat infestation is the presence of dead or living rats. Rats prefer to hide, given enough space, so if rats are observed in plain sight, it is likely that a full-blown infestation already exists.


We trust PRC for our rodent control needs. Carlos and his crew were super helpful a couple of months ago when we were dealing with some rats in the attic. 
Thank you, Alex (at San Francisco Computer Rental)