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Jeff Cressey of Truly Nolen Pest Control speaks to a small group in the home of Ruth McLaughlin. The residents, who all live in neighboring homes, are concerned about roof rats and are considering joining together to combat the pests. Cressey said during the summer months, roof rats like to move indoors for the cooler habitat.
Jeff Cressey, a specialist with Truly Nolen Pest Control, inspects the Sun City home of Ruth McLaughlin on Wednesday for possible roof rat entry points. The pests are notoriously present in the Valley.
A small rat trap is placed strategically near a water gutter at the home of Ruth McLaughlin in Sun City. Jeff Cressey, a specialist with Truly Nolen Pest Control, says roof rats can climb up these pipes and gnaw their way into an attic.