Goodbye, Rats: d-Con Bait’s Pest Prevention

Let’s face it, rats have a bad reputation…and the idea that they might come sniffing around your home is pretty upsetting. But it does happen! These creatures seek warmth, water, and food, and most of our homes offer just that.  If rats are on your property or inside your house, d-Con – experts in pest control – offers Bait Pellets and Bait Pellet Trays to help easily protect your home.



Help prevent rats from getting into your home.

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Set your sights on stopping a rodent infestation before it starts. That means the critters don’t get inside your house to do damage. You can set up our loose Bait Pellets or Bait Pellet Trays, indoors and out, to protect the perimeter of your home.


Our pellets are guaranteed to kill.* Rats eat the bait but die later– so you probably won’t have to see or handle them…and their tails. That’s right: Unlike traps, which involve seeing, handling, and disposing of a dead rat, d-Con’s bait can help you avoid all of that (you’re welcome!).


It’s an effective way to help keep rats out of your yard or home, fast and fuss-free.




Keep it safe.  Always keep the bait away from children and pets, and dispose of it properly, not reusing the bait trays for any purpose.


Place the pellets  outside where you have detected any rat activity (your trash bins, perhaps) to protect the perimeter. Target points of entry – doorways, basement doors or cellar hatches, vents, and drainpipes they might explore. Our Bait Pellets or Bait Pellet Trays can be placed at 4- to 6-foot intervals in dry areas.


Investigate inside. If there are signs that these pests have been exploring the interior of your house (they can fit through just a half-inch wide opening), here’s a quick way to help get rid of rats. Place the d-CON Bait Pellets or Bait Pellet Trays anywhere you have seen droppings, as well as in corners of rooms and along walls – rodents stick close to the perimeter of a room.


Check on the bait. When you see signs that the bait is being gobbled up, replace it until there are no signs of nibbling for 48 hours. That means the d-CON rat bait has been doing its job!


The prospect of having rats breach your home’s perimeter is certainly an unsettling one, but not as unlikely as you may think. These creatures are survivors who know how to infiltrate even a neat and tidy residence. Let d-Con Bait Pellets and Bait Pellet Trays help prevent them from getting into your house and give you peace of mind, quickly and easily.



*Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back. Limit one per household. Call 1-800-228-4722 for details. This product has not been registered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Reckitt represents that this product qualifies for exemption under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How many mice are in my house?
    It can be difficult to tell exactly how many mice are in your house, which could range from a couple to a full-blown infestation. In short – the more signs you see, the more mice there are likely to be. If you actually see a mouse in the flesh, this is usually a sign that there are more nesting in your home.
    Does one mouse mean an infestation?
    One mouse doesn’t necessarily mean an infestation and it’s possible that you’ve only got a couple living under your roof – for now. It’s important to remember that a few mice can turn into many due to their high rate of breeding, so if you notice any signs of mouse activity at all, make sure you get on top of the problem quickly with our no-mess Corner Fit Bait Stations.
    How to tell if Mice are Gone
    Once you’ve tackled your mouse problem you should know they’re gone simply by monitoring the signs that told you they were there in the first place. Over time you should notice that there are no more droppings, and all scratching sounds should have totally stopped. If you’re using bait stations, look out for signs that they’re working by checking for nibble marks on the actual bait, as well as by sprinkling flour around the station and watching out for footprints. No one likes to think of having mice in their home but, unfortunately, it’s incredibly common. Read our hub of articles for more top tips and tricks about dealing with rodents in the home, including our article about the mouse’s bigger, scarier friend, ‘signs you have rats in your home’!