Dorset, UK -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/28/2019 -- UK's highly ranked pest control service - TP Pest Control Services were recently the talk of the town for catching the biggest rat ever caught (and reported) in the UK. As reported, the rat was 19 inches long, from nose to tail. This news made headlines on social media, news websites, newspapers, and it was also featured on ITV News.
News of the capture sparked wide discussions on social media, with many users looking to get a glimpse of the 19-inch rat. Along with the high interest, came the concerns that rats in the UK are getting bigger and the numbers are also on the increase. Terry Walker - the owner of TP Pest Control Services - agreed with that statement and commented that during the last 30 years, he has witnessed a significant increase in the size of rats in the towns and cities throughout Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire. Terry went on to say that the size of the largest rat, was usually around 12-13 inches back when he started his business. He also shared that during 2013 the reported number of rats in the UK was around 80 million, and today that number has increased to around 200 million.
This is an alarming situation that is expected to be caused by rats' becoming resistant to the traditional poisons generally used to eradicate rats. The spokesperson of TP Pest Control Services stated: "We were honestly very astonished when our team caught the UK's biggest rat.
There is a real concern that rats are not being properly eradicated, Terry is worried that business owners are not calling professional pest control services in to help them when they see rats and instead are trying to deal with the problem themselves. If you need our help for pest control near me services, do not hesitate to give us a call! We offer a 24/7 discreet service for business and home owners, and we also offer free site inspections; to make sure that we help you get rid of rats completely, we also offer both reactive and preventative pest control treatments."
The Bournemouth Pest Control Services team have caught well in excess of 200 rats since they were founded including the UK's Biggest Rat. They are one of the most experienced, best qualified, equipped and trained pest control service providers in Dorset and Hampshire.
About TP Pest Control Services
TP Pest Control Services was founded in 2004. they offer professional commercial and residential pest control services. TP Pest Control offer competitive rates to landlords, managing agents and letting agents as well as residential committees in Poole, Bournemouth, Dorset and throughout Wiltshire and Hampshire too. The service is available 24 hours a day, and they also offer FREE site inspections. For more information, please go to https://tppestservices.co.uk/