Today we received a call of a dead rat in the basement of a new homeowner in Birmingham, MI. The picture to the right is the rat we removed from the basement. The rat died due to poison the previous homeowners laid out. If this rat died in one of the holes, it may have never been found. This would stink up the entire home. The rats appeared to be getting into the basement through an old Michigan foundation. We were able to temporary seal up most of the foundation to prevent further rat infestations. Additional foundation work may be required to keep rats out of this old Birmingham home.