Imagine the horror scenario of lifting the lid on your toilet, and seeing a rat swimming around in there. Or imagine turning on a water supply from a large bore pipe in a commercial or industrial setting, and seeing a rat splash out along with the water.
Both prospects are possible if rats are able to gain access to your drains through broken or collapsed pipes. Rats are able to get through even a small hole as they can collapse their bodies to get through any opening the size of their head. They can then wriggle through even 180° bends and joins in pipework as they make their way through your drains, so the prospect of seeing them emerge at the other end is not as remote as you may think.
If you see signs of a rodent problem – such as droppings, or hearing scratching in your pipes – give us a call. We use expert rodent tracking systems to find their point of access. We can repair that fault with no-dig patching or pipe re-lining, and install effective rat flaps in your drains to keep them out in future, even if another fault develops in some other section of your drains.