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Problems caused by nuisance wildlife
Whether you live in the city or country, you can be a victim to infestations caused by wild or feral animals. From rats
to bears nature’s creatures can cause you Hampton Roads raccoon removal , and cost you immense amounts of money. Here are examples of just a few
of the possible problems you can suffer as a result of feral creatures.
Rats, Mice, Squirrels; these “critters” will find their way into you home and make their nests… chewing up wires and
insulation , gnawing their way into walls, and leaving a trail of foul smelling feces and urine everywhere. They will chew
through soffits and walls to get in, make their nests in your attic, decimating insulation and boxes of keepsakes, and befoul
the rest of your house on their search for food and water. They carry a multitude of diseases including salmonella and the plague,
and if they die within your walls, their stench will attract other undesirable pests.
Voles, Moles, rabbits, ground squirrels and gophers; these natural born tunnelers can destroy your yard and garden overnight. They
dig miles of underground tunnels as they make trails and homes. Voles and gophers tunnels cans go through your septic line, water or gas
lines, electrical cables, or even the liner of you pool! The hundreds of pounds of dirt that moles and voles deposit on the surface as
they search for roots and grubs can leave piles high enough to wreck a lawnmower, truck, or tractor. As Hampton Roads rodent extermination ground squirrels and rabbits the
feed they will gnaw young trees and plants, decimate your gardens, and strip berry bushes.
Raccoons and opossums; these nighttime raiders will never miss an opportunity to forage through your trash cans , empty an unattended pet
food bowl, or feast on accessible feed. They will dig up your yard and garden searching for tasty morsels as well. Opossums carry diseases
like, tuberculosis, relapsing fever, and spotted fever, as well as being infested with fleas, ticks, mites, and lice. Raccoons can infect humans
and other animals with ringworm, and rabies. Mother raccoons think that your attic or garage is the perfect spot for her nursery, and raccoons
and opossums are very aggressive when protecting their young. Raccoons live solitary lives, but use the same area for a bathroom. Called a latrine,
this spot can be were 5-12 raccoons all “go”. If they decide to make one in your yard, the smell and mess will be constant.
Bats and Pigeons; Bats are both majestic and mysterious. They have fascinated man for centuries and are natural insect repellents. All this goes
out the window if bats decide to move in your home. Bats love attics and can make a horrible mess of them. Both bats and pigeons think your attic
makes the perfect nursery. Hampton Roads bat removal Bats will move an entire colony of soon to be mothers who will birth their young whiles dropping hundreds of pounds of smelly
bat guano, and squeaking and chattering is non- stop. Once they have their young, most places have laws in place to forbid you moving bats till the babies
are gone! Pigeons can be fun to watch, and fun to raise, but feral pigeons can be disastrous. Pigeons will move a smaller group into your attic, but will be
just as noisy, and highly destructive. They will leave pounds of messy droppings on your car, drive, and side of your house, not to mention the mess in your
Feral cats and dogs; Cats and dogs have been domesticated by man for thousands of years. Unfortunately, there are times where they are let into
the wild to fend for themselves and become feral. Feral animals present a danger to everyone for a number of Hampton Roads rat control reasons. Animals that are not
inoculated can infect other animals and people with a number of dangerous diseases. If these animals are not cared for, they are probably infested
with fleas and other parasites that they can spread. Animals in the wild are most likely not spayed or neutered, so they will increase their numbers
through uncontrolled breeding. Feral dogs most often travel in packs. The “pack Mentality” is dangerous to people and other animals, because it makes
the animals overly aggressive. If you add the fact that they are probably hungry, it makes them even more dangerous. In the city packs of dogs will
rummage through trash, can attack you or your pets, and will mark their territory with urine, as well as using your yard as their bathroom. Cats do not
normally travel in packs but can be as destructive. Cats will tear up trash and break in buildings in their search for food. They also mark their territory
by “spraying” a foul smelling oily secretion on everything. If you have a cat or other pet, they are in danger of a feral cat fighting with them. If
either a dog or cat decides to make a home under your house, or in a structure on your property, you now have to deal with kittens or puppies that will be
feral if not dealt with.
To avoid many of these Hampton Roads snake removal problems you can take some simple steps. Keep your yard and home free of clutter. Clear up brush, piles of lumber and deadfall
that can make a good place for creatures to hide. Keep all feed and pet food locked up, and keep your garbage in sealed cans. Check your home for access
holes periodically and look for dropping or other signs that creatures are trying to move in. Making your space undesirable to these invaders is the best
way to stay critter free!
Other Hampton Roads animal pest control topics:
How to Get Rid of Pigeons
How to Kill a Snake
Info About Flying Squirrels
How to Remove Wildlife From a Chimney
Nuisance wildlife can be such a headache!
Once you know they have made their way
into your home, they can cause some serious
problems. Some of them come into your homes
to nest, or to avoid bad weather. Others are
scavanging for food and may have gotten stuck.
The last thing you want is for an animal to get
stuck somewhere in your house and die, the smell
the critter will emit is extremely foul. Our team
specializes in finding your nuisance wildlife
problem and removing them from your home. We also
do everthing we can to keep them from coming back!
We service the following cities:
Aberdeen Gardens, Buckroe Beach,
Farmington, Fox Hill, Hampton Woods,
We also service the following counties:
York County, Poquoson County,
Norfolk County, Newport News County,
Portsmouth County, and Northampton County.
We are ready to solve your Hampton Roads wildlife removal issue!