Licensed and Humane Wildlife Removal in Atascocita Texas

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The Critter Squad are a fully licensed and insured nuisance wildlife control company in Atascocita 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 Atascocita Texas, The Critter Squad can solve it! All of our work is 100% backed with a written GUARANTEE.

The Critter Squad are your local Atascocita 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!

Servicing the entire area of Harris County County Texas

Atascocita TX Bat Removal and Control

Bat Removal – Most of the bait should be set in the very back of the trap behind the trip pan. Our work schedule was previously affected by equipment scheduling through rental companies. If the disease is left untreated it can get far worse. Professional bat control services in Atascocita, TX to get rid of bats from attics. I have found scratch marks from bats (in the dust) inside furnace and air conditioning ductwork in a home and also an apartment complex, and both sites had experienced bats "appearing" from the register vents in mid-winter. How to Get Rid of Bats in the Attic: The process is definitely not simple.

One wildlife rehabber gave me this advice: "A bright, noisy attic is not a comfort zone. Bat exclusion services in Atascocita Texas are always guaranteed. This is not only unsanitary and smells bad, but raccoon droppings are host to a number of zoonotic diseases, including raccoon roundworm. Bats live a very long time, and they stay in the same place year-round, conditions permitting, or they migrate and return each summer. Read about bat prevention here.

However, I think it's very nice to build bat houses, and I have instructions on how to build one, if you read more about bat house here. DO NOT START A FIRE if you have raccoons in the chimney - you'd have to open the damper to let the smoke out, and they will enter the fireplace instead of climbing out. The majority of cases of do-it-yourself raccoon trapping have gone awry. First off, I have to say that if you know what you are doing, you can solve your bat problem permanently. Read more about bat trapping here.

Atascocita TX Roof Rat Removal and Extermination

Rat Removal – In addition, many will suggest peppermint spray or oil as well as ammonia. Even with this advice, the chance of failure or accident is higher than not. I've seen them destroy all the ducts in an attic, and even tear apart cooling systems, vents and fans, and even wood beams. We know how to get rid of roof rats from attics. Those that have emphysema, pneumonia, or bronchitis are also particularly prone. There is a fairly narrow "window" for exclusions, which makes it impossible to perform all sealing, repairs, and exclusion work in that limited time frame.

Traditionally, they live in tree cavities or burrows emerging at dusk to hunt frogs and crustaceans while keeping an eye out for predators such as coyotes and foxes. They sometimes find their way into basements for the winter hibernation period. Roof rat extermination and rat exclusion from home is what we do best to make your home rat proof. How do you get rid of raccoons on the roof - I cover this above, and the important thing to realize is of course that they may be getting inside the house. Read more about bat guano, aka bat poop here. How to release a raccoon - Be careful. Don't stick your hand or fingers in the trap, or you might get bitten. Bring the animal to an appropriate relocation site, and open the door with care and let it run out. Then take the trap and walk away.

I have seen MANY people install a bat house in their yard thinking the bats will move from their attic into the bat house. Some raccoons are actually neat about it, and repeatedly use the same area as a latrine. In terms of repellants, eviction fluid is the only one that might work, but this is not a home remedy, it’s a commercialized liquid or paste that is made with male raccoon gland secretions and urine. Inspection: You have to find out how the bats are getting in and out of the building, where they are living, what species they are, and what damage they have caused. They like to fly into homes at small architectural gaps near the edge of the roofline, usually. Geography: The raccoon is native to North America and can be found throughout the United States, except for parts of the Rocky Mountains, and southwestern states like Nevada, Utah, and Arizona.

Atascocita TX Skunk Removal and Exclusion

Skunk Removal – In terms of repellants, eviction fluid is the only one that might work, but this is not a home remedy, it’s a commercialized liquid or paste that is made with male raccoon gland secretions and urine. This may explain the sporadic incidents of bats in your home during the winter. Animals that live in houses also sometimes die in houses, and the odor of a dead raccoon is incredible. Professional skunk exclusion and proofing services to keep skunks out of your yard. When I get called out to such homes, I crawl through the attic and find the babies, remove them by hand, put them in a sack, and remove them from the attic.

The females form large maternity colonies, often in buildings such as attics or barns. The holes and gaps are usually tiny, about a half-inch (yes, a half-inch), and very easy to miss. Skunk removal from window wells and dead skunk removal. Since bats consume extremely high numbers of mosquitoes and other night-flying insects, they are very beneficial to have around. If the disease is left untreated it can get far worse.

Raccoon urine smell - The urine does smell. You can smell it in your attic. I clean and get rid of raccoon smell with a special enzyme cleaner that I fog the attic with. I've been to many homes at which the homeowner has placed a great deal of mothballs in the attic - one had fifty pounds of mothballs! - and the raccoons didn't care. After a while large piles of droppings form. Raccoons invade your yard or home in search of food. This allows you to get the young without removing them by hand from the attic.

Atascocita TX Raccoon Removal and Trapping

Raccoon Removal – I remove all of the raccoon poop by hand (with decon suit, mask, and gloves of course), remove all of the urine crusted insulation, and fog the attic with a special enzyme-based decontaminating agent. What Types Of Accidents Can Occur With Trapping? I've seen it all. Raccoon urine smell - The urine does smell. You can smell it in your attic. I clean and get rid of raccoon smell with a special enzyme cleaner that I fog the attic with. Humane live trapping of raccoons and raccoon baby removal services. 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.

For a definitive solution to your nuisance, chances are you need a wildlife specialist. You’re not exactly looking forward to that, right? It may take hours. Raccoon damage repairs and attic restoration services in Atascocita TX. Don’t be deceived by their innocent looks: Young raccoons can claw and bite. Raccoons can swim with an average speed of about 5 km/h (3 mph) and can stay in the water for several hours.

DO NOT START A FIRE if you have raccoons in the chimney - you'd have to open the damper to let the smoke out, and they will enter the fireplace instead of climbing out. It has a wingspan up to 13 inches, and can live up to 19 years in the wild. Some insurance companies may cover bat exclusions, since they are not rodents. They end up flying around in your living room. However, it, or one of its young, might decide to stay. They are amazing climbers, and one of the few animals with the capability of swiveling the hind foot around 180 degrees to descend headfirst.

Atascocita TX Squirrel Removal and Control

Squirrel Removal – The bats most commonly found using homes for roosts are the Little Brown Bat and the Big Brown Bat. They are simply opportunists. Never approach a raccoon that looks sick, confused, or that is moving awkwardly. Humane squirrel control procedures to get squirrels out of your attic. Often when they enter or exit a home they will leave droppings or urine.

The raccoon is a good swimmer and can stay in water for several hours. This is no doubt a cruel way to get rid of raccoons. Squirrel damage repairs and exclusion services to keep nuisance squirrels out for good. Every building is different, and the bats relate to the architecture in very specific ways that require selecting the proper device(s). It is great for installing chimney caps on 2 or 3 story homes. The original habitats of the raccoon are deciduous and mixed forests, but due to their adaptability they have extended their range to mountainous areas, coastal marshes, and urban areas, where some homeowners consider them to be pests.

Raccoon problems - Because of the high number of raccoon problems in the United States, I have written about raccoon pest control at length. This prolonged mating season makes it essential for wildlife technicians to detect if there are any babies present during the initial assessment. What Do Raccoons Eat? Raccoons are easy to please when it comes to food. They are omnivorous animals and eat anything available. Their diet consists of about 40 perfect invertebrates, 30 percent plants material, and 30 percent vertebrates. The male does not participate in the raising of the kits. It is totally optional, but we often suggest installing a bat house near the site where they are currently roosting.

Atascocita TX Armadillo Removal and Trapping

Armadillo Removal – These devices can be placed over the entry and when the bats emerge, they cannot return back to the colony. They are amazing climbers, and one of the few animals with the capability of swiveling the hind foot around 180 degrees to descend headfirst. For more information read my raccoon trapping guide. Professional armadillo trapping services. Geography: The raccoon is native to North America and can be found throughout the United States, except for parts of the Rocky Mountains, and southwestern states like Nevada, Utah, and Arizona.

They are not aggressive. Urine is absorbed by the insulation, so you will most likely have to replace it. Bat removal is not easy, especially if you want to get rid of bats in the attic. Armadillo exclusion services to make your property armadillo proof. It is the absolute worst thing you can do, but unfortunately the most common step that is taken.

Bats do not chew their way into structures!They only use gaps and holes that already exist, and locate them by sensing air currents and temperature. Or if it does indeed care, there are stronger incentives for them to come on your property or remain there, incentives that are deep rooted in their DNA, and that will always outweigh any slight discomfort we may cause them with our funny home remedies. Non-lethal traps may be necessary to prevent raccoons using the attic or other part of the house as a nest site. They are more abundant in rainforests and tropical climates. However, the main problems are that if the raccoon lives in the attic for enough time, it almost always starts to cause damage - to the drywall, to the ducts, to the vents, to various new areas outside the home.

Atascocita TX Bird Removal and Bird Control

Bird Control – 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. You may have heard of the almighty mothball which will make any critter flee without looking back. The virus usually attaches itself to the nervous system and works its way along to the brain. Bird nest removal services in Texas. They have tiny little teeth, but are still able to inflict a bite to human skin. They can leave millions of droppings (guano) all over your attic.

The only answer is to keep trying. Bird droppings clean up and sanitizing.  After the bats are removed, it is best to clean up any guano or urine to prevent spread of disease. A raccoon can run at speeds of up to 15 miles per hour. During these months the bats in your attic are either delivering their baby or taking care of the flightless pup.

The incubation period is highly variable in animals and people. Damages can become extreme and require costly renovation and repairs if left alone for long periods of time. Do not be fooled by their cute appearance. During mating season, or when they have food, a raccoon can get very mean. We will also provide free detailed plans on how to build your own bat house, and information on placing the house for best results. Sealing the building properly is critical to the process.


Harris County, TX Wildlife Control Services