Tips for avoiding rat infestation, contact in your home August 19, 2020 - 00:00 Posted in: Ag & Outdoors Rats thrive around households in almost any condition, but a few simple steps can help homeowners avoid contact, infestation and infection from one of the many diseases they might carry. Janet Hurley leads a professional pest control course for a Dallas area school district. That is the message from Janet Hurley, Texas ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!