Wildlife Removal Directory – Wildlife Control Service
Get Rid of Skunks Under Homes
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Identify Areas of Skunk Damage
Wildlife control or nuisance wildlife management refers to the process of selective or systematic removal of certain species of wildlife that has become destructive, menacing, or threat to human health.
The most common nuisance wildlife include opossums, squirrels, rats, mice, raccoons, pigeons, snakes, skunks, and bats. These animals pose a threat to human health because they carry disease-causing ticks, lice, bacteria and viruses. One of the best ways to eliminate or relocate them is to seek the help of a professional wildlife control and removal service.
Just like humans and all animals, wildlife deserves a place on this planet. But since they are one of the most common carriers of diseases, they have to be removed to keep people safe. Here's a list of nuisance animals that are potential carriers of zoonotic diseases when they invade homes:
Bats may look harmless, but they are the most common transmitter of the rabies virus particularly in the North American continent. You should be cautious about them when they invade your home because they can bite.
These are the most common wildlife that you need to be concerned about when they happen to invade your home. In the event any of the above mentioned wildlife do become a nuisance to you, you should contact a humane wildlife control and removal service to help you solve your problem.
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Want to know more about the ABC's of what this area under discussion has to propose to every human being who is willing to do things for themselves? During an inspection of the structure needing bat eviction I can determine the size of the colony and the best time of the year to remove the bats. During certain times of the year bats form nursery colonies. Depending on your geographical area the bats can only be removed when the young bats are able to fly. We like to use a one-way door or referred to as a valve.
These unidirectional escapes lets the bats escape not allowing the bats back in. This type of bat control eviction is approved by the organization Bat Conservation International. The utmost critical thing in bat removal from a residence is attention to all the little construction gaps. When closing all construction gaps, anything larger than an a quarter inch should be sealed. You have to seal the entire home to foil bats from getting back in. You will go as far as sealing any fault or construction crack. Ill need to exclude vents to keep bats out, let's start by closing off louver vents, attic vents, and ridge vents if bats can breach them using 1/4 inch screen. These can be painted to match, but I have found it blends in nicely left unpainted.
Inspect chimneys, bricks and mortar may be loose forming gaps. Look for gaps around where the chimney goes through soffit, carefully seal gaps and install a one-way door, if a bat way in is there. Ridge venting systems are feasible bat entrances. When looking at the ridge vent closely you'll usually find the plastic ridge vents deform leaving gaps, I've seen where varmints have chewed a gap in the vent. I will do away with the previous roof vent system and replace it. Primarily, you lay down 1/4 inch hardware cloth this keeps the bats, mice and squirrels from getting through. We will install a one-way bat door here also if the bats were using this area. Finally you'll finish the attic vent with a vent system referred to as Cobra vent, and then finish it with top cap shingles. We try to color match any calking, tin work and exclusion work to make it merge in as if we have not had to fix the construction defects. We use paintable caulking, the silicon based calks will tinge over time.
I build my own one-way doors. After ten years of bat control, I came up with an easy effective one-way valve for bat removal. You can purchase commercially produced bat cones but I personally think they are too short and have no airflow at the base where it is attached to the structure. These one-way doors are left on for about two weeks, to let bats leave. Then I can remove the one-way door and then block the entrance. After the bats have exited through the one-way doors the bats will try for several nights to get back in, by looking for another entrance, this is why sealing every possible entrance needs to be done. This is how to evict bats.Find out more by reading our other articles on this topic and other subjects we have written related to it.
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Most people do not know much about bat removal. They are also unaware of all of the health risks and damage a bat infestation can cause. If your home is a hotspot for bats to live in, the best thing to do is to call a professional so that they can safely, and completely, remove the problem from your home. If you try and do this yourself, more than likely you can get hurt, your home can be damaged, and the bat problem will not be permanently removed.
Bats like to hide, or live, in the attic part of a home. This is only for homes that are in areas with heavy bat populations. Once the bats have found their new home, they will arrive by the hundreds or even thousands all in your attic. It will be almost impossible not to notice this after a while because if you ever go up there, they will scatter, or you will continually see bats flying around your home at night. Another key factor in noticing the problem is that your ceiling will start to sag. This sagging is caused by bat excrement, which is not only disgusting, but also very harmful to your health, by breathing in the fumes.
The exterminator will then start the cleanup process. They will have to vacuum and remove all of the bat excrement that was left behind. This can be a long job, and a dangerous one, being up in the attic. Once that is completely removed, they will chemically clean the area. After this, you will then be able to tell if any damaged was done to your attic floor. If so, you can have it replaced so that the ceiling will not randomly collapse one night and you can feel good to know your home is now safe to live in again.
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