A recent Klang Valley survey shows a growing population of rodents, largely found at dirty eateries and recreational areas, which can lead to leptospirosis outbreaks

Rat Control Methods

Methods of rat control

Rat poison is the most popular way of dealing with a rat infestation; however, as industry professionals, we understand that this method isn't suitable for every situation.
In instances where an alternative food source may hamper control, or in sensitive areas where rat bait cannot be used, our professional rat glue traps are a highly effective alternative to rodenticide.
Traditional rat traps and rat repellers are also available.


Keep garbage containers covered.
Keep pet waste cleaned from the yard.
Store bulk foods, including pet food, in a sealed, rat-proof containe.
Screen drainholes on the bottom of dumpsters to prevent rat entry. Sanitation will reduce the number of activity points for rats and make other control efforts more effective.

Rat Traps-Non-Chemical Control

Trapping is recommended for sensitive environments, such as schools, homes, hospitals or where rat populations are low.

Trapping has several advantages:

1) it is non-toxic,
2) it permits the user to view his or her success, and
3) it allows for disposal of trapped rats, thereby eliminating odor problems which may occur when rodenticides are applied within buildings.

Rat traps are an effective method of non-toxic Roof rat control.
There are 3 types of rat traps commonly used for rodent control:
Snap Traps, Glue Traps, and Electronic Traps.

These mechanical traps provide a quick solution to a rodent control problem and can be used many times. One advantage of rat traps is the ability to “recover” the rat to confirm its elimination. Rats are neophobic, meaning they tend to avoid anything new found in their environment. It is common for rats to wait two weeks before interacting with traps and toxicants.


A wide variety of rodenticides (toxic baits) and fumigants are available for controlling rats. We recommend commercially-prepared materials to remove the need to handle the more hazardous concentrated toxicants. Remove and destroy all uneaten bait at the end of any baiting program. Never leave baits exposed; always place them inside bait stations.
Types of rodenticides
mostly in the form of treated whole grain or pellets, available in bulk or throw-pack form.
Concentrates used in the preparation of food or liquid baits, or perhaps as a tracking powder.
Paraffin blocks usually treated grain matrix of paraffin wax, suitable for areas with excessive moisture.



Other methods to control rats are :

Repellents and Electronic devices.

Note: No repellents are known to be effective on rats.