Add to PageAsk a Question

Getting Rid of Rats

Category Rats
Whether in your garden or a building, these rodents can cause many problems. This page is about getting rid of rats.


Share on ThriftyFunThis page contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!

January 29, 20050 found this helpful

Make a wooden box from scrap lumber found at Home Depot. Drill a hole in each end. Place rat poison inside and set it in your crawl space. Only the rodents can get inside and eat the poison.

By Jill

Comment Was this helpful? Yes


Ask a QuestionHere are the questions asked by community members. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community or ask a new question.

January 8, 2018

I think I'm rid of rats for a while. Though they never got into any of my food stuffs, I occasionally still find evidence that they were here. And when I do, a thorough washing and then a soaking in bleach solution is in order.

I buy lots of things in bulk, soap included. I bought several bars of one brand and then decided I didn't like it. I packed them back in the laundry room hoping to find someone who could use them.


Lo and behold, today I discovered rats took a liking to that brand of soap. I mean they really took a liking to it. Several bars had been nibbled here and there. Half of one whole bar was gone! They say cleanliness is next to Godliness, but I never gave thought to whether it applied to the entrails as well.

Oh, back to the flatulence. All I've got to say is, if the rat who ate that half a bar of soap happens to have a bad attack of gas; Honey, he's gonna be blowing bubbles for days!

Fullonum crepitu Y'all


January 8, 20180 found this helpful
Best Answer

According to this website, they do have flatulence. http://www.ratc  ising-rat-facts/

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Answer this Question...

October 23, 20180 found this helpful

Unfortunately rats are frequent backyard visitors. They are attracted to any area that provides a good food source, so be sure to clean up dog poop, fallen fruit, and scattered bird seed.


If more extreme measures are needed check this page for suggestions. This is a page about getting rid of rats in my yard.

Read More... Pin it! Was this helpful? Yes

July 23, 20170 found this helpful

Rats are a common pest seen in gardens. They enjoy your flowers and produce as much as you do. This is a page about getting rid of rats in the garden.

Read More... Pin it! Was this helpful? Yes

June 14, 20170 found this helpful

Rats love to find families that have outside pets giving them a good source of easy to get food. Care must be taken to rid yourself of the rats without harming your rabbits, chickens, or other pets.


This is a page about getting rid of rats around rabbits.

Read More... Pin it! Was this helpful? Yes

December 18, 20120 found this helpful

This is a page about getting rid of rats inside your house. Controlling a rat infestation of your home can be unpleasant.

Read More... Pin it! Was this helpful? Yes

December 15, 20120 found this helpful

This is a page about dealing with rats outside your house. Rats are very much at home around people, even if we wish they would find a new home.

Read More... Pin it! Was this helpful? Yes
Home and Garden Pest Control RatsApril 17, 2013
Pest Control
Summer Ideas!
Back to School Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.

Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2019 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Generated 2019/08/03 00:51:58 in 2 secs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!