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Rats - Racoons - Opussums - Bats - Snakes

Wildlife Facts:

If you’ve suddenly begun to hear noises in your attic, it’s likely that you need to contact Us  to schedule wildlife removal services.

Animals such raccoons, mice, rats and possums will seek shelter in houses, it’s important to understand that animals must have a way to gain entry into your property, you would be surprised to find out how many people go unaware. Raccoons can wreak havoc on your house, rats and squirrels are notorious for chewing holes in ducts, soffits, and paneling. Raccoons are known to literally rip their way into your attic, lifting up boards and pulling. This activity may persist throughout the year, on and off, until an entry point has been established.After this occurs, it’s only a matter of time until any variety of nuisance wildlife may pay a visit. As they take up residence, your new tenants can cause a number of health concerns. Feces, urine, and dead animals will accumulate, thus providing breeding grounds for various diseases. Further, recent studies show that these critters cause 20% of household fires. Small rodents, prone to chewing entry points, will also chew your wiring, which presents fire hazards. This puts your family and property at risk. 

OUR PROCESS: Our specialists will identify all entry points that the animal has created.  Once they have determined the extent of the damage, including all health concerns, they will consult with you. During this consultation, you will be provided with a detailed summary of the findings. If there are damages, you’ll receive an estimate for repairs, which come guaranteed for 1 year. Further, we will trap in order to remove any remaining animals. trapping is a superior method to poison.

RAT CONTROL: These invaders, looking to take up residence & raise young, can cause a medley of issues for your family & property. Some of these issues are more commonly understood, such as health hazards. However, there are also the fire hazards to contend with, as 20% of all undetermined house fires are linked to small rodents. These animals, in attempt to nest, destroy ducts, insulation, and chew wires. All of which, especially the latter, can cause disastrous fires . Most commonly a small rodent has chewed a hole in an attic and taken up residence. This provides the small animal with a place to sleep, from which it can then exit to look for food. This is why we include a full inspection with each new job we open. After we’ve determined the species and all entry points, we can then draft a plan an exclusive plan for your case. Rat control works best when executed in a timely fashion. Do not hesitate when you begin hearing noises in your attic. Beproactive, as infestation is likely to occur.

Raccoon Removal and Control Raccoons are usually classified as a pest species due to their habits of living in human dwellings.

The most common complaints : 

  • Raccoons living in the attic

  • Raccoons living in the chimney

  • Tipping over garbage cans

  • Stealing pet food or bird seed

  • Sick, potentially rabid raccoon

  • Presence is alarming dogs/pets

       

For these reasons, many people wish to have this nuisance animal trapped and removed.

NUISANCE CONCERNS: Raccoons are one of the most commonly dealt with nuisance animals. They have adapted to living with humans. They have learned that garbage cans and dumpsters are excellent sources of food, and that houses are excellent habitat. A mother raccoon will often tear a hole in a roof to access an attic, where they will make quite a mess and a lot of noise. If you have a raccoon in the attic, it's going to make a big mess and leave a lot of droppings. They are strong animals, and once inside an attic, they often tear off insulation paper, rip open ducts, tear insulation off pipes, etc. They will search hard for food, and are fond of tipping over trash cans, raiding dumpsters, and stealing pet food. They will often break into a screened-in porch to get pet food. They carry a number of parasites and diseases that can affect people or pets.

RACCOON BEHAVIOR: They are very common animals, particularly in urban areas. They are well adapted for survival in cities. They are excellent climbers, and they have very nimble hands. They are also strong, and they often explore, tearing new areas open in search of food and shelter. They like to den in trees, but they love to den in attics. 

 

RACCOON DISEASES: They are a common carrier of rabies, a potentially fatal disease. They also carry canine distemper, which can kill your dog. Their feces may contain raccoon roundworm, the spores of which humans can breath in and become seriously infected by, so it is important to capture raccoons using human habitat. Click the image to the left to visit Rabies Control Website for more information on this disease.

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