Licensed and Humane Wildlife Removal in Arcola Texas

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The Critter Squad are a fully licensed and insured nuisance wildlife control company in Arcola TX and we specialize in resolving all types of conflicts with wildlife using the latest and most humane methods available. Our specialty is humanely removing wildlife from residential and commercial locations including, not only the removal of the animal(s) but also repairing the damage they may have caused. We wildlife proof the structure so the animals do not return in the future, full attic clean out, restorations and much more. Regardless of the issue in Arcola Texas, The Critter Squad can solve it! All of our work is 100% backed with a written GUARANTEE.

The Critter Squad are your local Arcola animal removal specialists in humanely removing animals and wildlife from your home and property. PERMANENTLY! The Critter Squad guarantees that once the offending animal is removed, they will not be able to return due to our exclusion process that eliminates access back into your home. We do not use poison or killing traps, thus eliminating the possibility of injuring your domestic pets. We currently serve Houston and the surrounding areas and are experts in removing animals from attics, chimneys, yards and buildings. We are licensed and have more experience than your backyard animal trapper. When Animal Happen in Texas, we got your back!

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Arcola TX Bat Removal and Control

Bat Removal – Both Little Browns and Big Browns often emit a chattering sound as they get ready to exit their roosting areas at sunset to begin feeding. The colonies of bats are usually composed entirely of female bats, and are called a maternity colony. Raccoons are assumed to recognize the facial expression and posture of other members of their species more quickly because of the conspicuous facial coloration and the alternating light and dark rings on the tail. Professional bat control services in Arcola, TX to get rid of bats from attics. In short, hiring a wildlife professional will solve your problem without additional pain. Once people find that repellents aren’t going to work for their bat problem they will often turn to trying to use poison.

Where are raccoons getting into my house - Perform a full inspection of your house, and you will likely find a hole or two - where soffits meet roof is a great place to start your search. Bat exclusion services in Arcola Texas are always guaranteed. In one case, a raccoon tore up all the AC ducts in the attic, then crawled down into the air handler and got electrocuted and died. Can I kill the bats with some sort of poison or fumigant? The second step involves sealing all gaps, cracks, and holes, leaving the primary access hole(s) open.

One of the first steps to getting rid of bats in the attic is to confirm they are there. The incubation period is highly variable in animals and people. Never seal your home without performing an exclusion! Unfortunately, no repellent of any kind has been shown to work in the slightest. Most people notice the odor first.

Arcola TX Roof Rat Removal and Extermination

Rat Removal – In this case, remain still until the little pups finally start to chatter and lead you to the litter. I also compare it to the squeaking sound made by quickly rubbing pieces of styrofoam together. Contamination usually happens by contact or ingestion. We know how to get rid of roof rats from attics. If given the opportunity they will quickly sneak into your home and set up shop there. The most important trapping tip is let your pest management professional do the trapping.

The female has a 65-day gestation period and gives birth to two to five kits, usually in the spring. That's because I consider poison the worst possible approach to animal control. Roof rat extermination and rat exclusion from home is what we do best to make your home rat proof. What problems do bats cause when they live in a building? How could anyone think they would run into a person? When people are outdoors at night, insects are attracted to us by heat and smell. If the raccoons are down a wall and I know the approximate area, I put my ear to the wall and listen.

I also compare it to the squeaking sound made by quickly rubbing pieces of styrofoam together. They often crawl down between walls or down along plumbing or wiring, and commonly find their way into basements. Mating season for raccoons falls generally anytime between January and June. Pre-Sealing: The bats usually have several entry holes and gaps leading into the house. What species of bats typically live in attics? If you only remove the mother, the pups will be left behind, and they will starve to death.

Arcola TX Skunk Removal and Exclusion

Skunk Removal – Bat houses are not a solution for a bat problem in a structure. You can also try raccoon prevention techniques instead of strict removal, but in many cases, getting them out of the area completely is the only way to go. The most characteristic physical feature of the raccoon is the area of black fur around the eyes, which contrasts sharply with the surrounding white face coloring. Professional skunk exclusion and proofing services to keep skunks out of your yard. Any gap of 1/2 to 1 inch is especially desirable.

In the US, this really only means a few significant species, most commonly the Big Brown Bat and in larger numbers, the Little Brown Bat in the northern states, and in the southern states, you'll find Evening Bats, but most commonly the Brazilian, aka Mexican Free Tailed Bat. Once you have all the bats safely out of your attic you can seal off this last point of entry permanently and start the clean-up work. Skunk removal from window wells and dead skunk removal. A large colony is not only noisy and unsettling at dusk and dawn as swarms of bats fly in and out, but the main problem is that they leave their droppings and urine behind. They have no problem with attacking dogs in order to defend themselves, so the dog hair smell isn’t such a big red warning sign for them.

Though we don’t often see bats, different species inhabit every continent in America except for Antarctica because they are an animal that needs warmth. Bats are not filthy little critters. As a word of precaution before moving any further, ensure that you never touch the bat directly. Most of these animals will oftentimes use other areas of the home as well, from the soffits to the wall voids to the space between floors, so the attic is not the only area you'll find critters. The young are born in late April - early June depending on species, and the young are growing and flightless until some time in August.

Arcola TX Raccoon Removal and Trapping

Raccoon Removal – They may leave temporarily but are sure to return, especially if one of their other den sites is disrupted or destroyed. If you exclude the mothers now you can end up with a bunch of babies dying in your attic. Of course, when in an attic, be mindful to walk only on the wooden beams, or you'll fall through the ceiling. Humane live trapping of raccoons and raccoon baby removal services. They are not aggressive.

Also check for air currents which may disclose other access points. The second step involves sealing all gaps, cracks, and holes, leaving the primary access hole(s) open. Raccoon damage repairs and attic restoration services in Arcola TX. If this happens a number of times the drywall can become soaked and rotten to a point where the weight of the raccoons is enough to break the drywall and have them come crashing to the room below. It takes trained technicians to identify these hidden dens and remove them using humane, hands-on techniques.

Some people prefer to place bat houses nearby but the likelihood of the displaced bats roosting there is limited. However, If correctly handled, the pups will not suffer, and you won’t be harmed. A mother raccoon is very protective of its young, and will do anything for them, so it will always enter a trap to get to its young, even if it is smart and "cage shy". Why? Because it's so much easier to spot all the gaps and crack at night while focusing a high-beam headlamp on the building. SECRET PRO TIP FOR GETTING RID OF BATS IN THE ATTIC: I often do the bat exclusion and seal-up work at night! Yes, I'm high on a ladder and crawling all over a roof at night. Raccoon removal techniques - Snare pole, eviction fluid, cage trapping, one-way exclusion doors, they all have a proper time and place.

Arcola TX Squirrel Removal and Control

Squirrel Removal – The first is to fix the holes that the raccoon used to get into the attic in the first place. When handling the trap, be careful, because raccoons can reach far outside the trap bars and scratch. In addition, an adult may not consider the small animal a danger and attempt to remove it by hand. Humane squirrel control procedures to get squirrels out of your attic. The Mexican Free-Tail Bat Tadarida brasiliensis is common in the south.

I have many photos of raccoon damage if you click here. A mother raccoon is very protective of its young, and will do anything for them, so it will always enter a trap to get to its young, even if it is smart and "cage shy". Squirrel damage repairs and exclusion services to keep nuisance squirrels out for good. Our lift can be positioned using a pickup truck, and can often be moved around by hand on hard surfaces. The species originally kept to the deciduous and mixed forests of North America, but its impressive ability to adapt has enabled the animal to move into a wide range of habitats, from mountainous terrains to large cities. Due to the drastic rises taking place in the cost of gasoline, inspection costs must now be determined by distance and fuel prices.

Call or e-mail for a current inspection fee for your structure (please include city & state so we can figure distance to site) Rabies: Raccoon rabies has been of concern since it was first reported in 1999 in Ontario. Pictures and information about racoons - all kinds of it on my website here. Just browse around! Removing raccoon from your house - You could try to sweep it out with a broom, as a last resort. Be sure to keep your kids and pets locked up! Remember, even at that age, they are vulnerable, and if not kept with mama raccoon, may die on their own. I want the mother to go into the trap.

Arcola TX Armadillo Removal and Trapping

Armadillo Removal – Any attempt to trap or kill the bats will only result in a failed job and frustration, (not to mention it's illegal to attempt), so never attempt anything but a proper live exclusion during the non-maternity season. Click here to hire a local bat removal expert in your hometown. However, a large swarm of thousands of bats makes a hell of a ruckus, what with the crawling and flying and squeaking of the whole bunch. Professional armadillo trapping services. This is not true.

Some are packaged as bat removal products while some people try a wider range repellent. Raccoons normally opt to take shelter in the attic mainly because all their requirements are available in the attic. Bats live a long time and remember for a long time, and will attempt to re-enter the building for a long time. Armadillo exclusion services to make your property armadillo proof. The methods used for bat removal have nothing in common with the methods normally used for animals such as raccoons, opossums, squirrels, groundhogs, and others.

Read About Colonizing Bats species info. Remember, it is my goal to be as humane as possible to these remarkable and cute creatures. What do raccoons live in - they live in a variety of habitats, from trees to caves to dumpsters to human buildings. They are simply opportunists. Most important, you will learn how we can help you handle the insurance claim and have your expenses refunded.

Arcola TX Bird Removal and Bird Control

Bird Control – Raccoons emit a number of vocalizations. Do Traps Work? Yes. But it has to be the right type of trap, and it has to be used in the right way. This might work with making a mother raccoon leave an attic and move her litter due to fear of a male killing her young. Bird nest removal services in Texas. This is highly specialized work that requires lots of experience and careful attention to detail, and common sense! There are so many variables that go into each situation. Bats carry a large number of diseases and parasites that can be quite dangerous to you.

If the raccoons are down a wall and I know the approximate area, I put my ear to the wall and listen. Bird droppings clean up and sanitizing.  The most commonly sold brand in the United States is the Havahart brand, which is sometimes sold in large hardware stores. The first is to fix the holes that the raccoon used to get into the attic in the first place. Where can you get a trap for an animal in the attic - you can buy a trap from many sources. Even Home Depot sells them. That doesn't mean that it's easy to do.

It's ineffective and inhumane. Remember, it's not like I prefer to be working in the middle of the night! It's just that it helps get the job done perfectly, and perfection is required. Also, urine. Read more about How to find a bat hiding in your house. Cleaning up raccoon waste afterward is also a good idea.


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