Licensed and Humane Wildlife Removal in Hockley Texas


The Critter Squad Texas Wildlife Removal & Control

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

The Critter Squad are your local Hockley 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

Hockley TX Bat Removal and Control

Bat Removal – Bats sleep by hanging from their feet above the ground below. I myself trained for two years with a bat removal expert before I started my own bat removal jobs, and even then, I had a lot to learn. This will help you know how they are getting in and you can use this knowledge when it comes time to exclude them. Professional bat control services in Hockley, TX to get rid of bats from attics. Chimneys are a different architecture than an attic, of course. The most common species in North America that people may find in a colony on their property are the Little Brown Bat and the Mexican Free-tailed bat.

You can then bring it outside and watch it flutter away. Bat exclusion services in Hockley Texas are always guaranteed. If the raccoon has already set shop in your attic, it’s more than likely a female raccoon that has a litter. We provide a detailed warranty info sheet for all exclusion programs. First off, I have to say that if you know what you are doing, you can solve your bat problem permanently.

Obviously, property damage is of concern but even more so is the risk to the lives of the people occupying the building. They are small, only 3. Their outdoor flying pattern when feeding is a very erratic pattern, usually darting back and forth and making quick direction changes. It takes trained technicians to identify these hidden dens and remove them using humane, hands-on techniques. Read more about How to find a bat hiding in your house.

Hockley TX Roof Rat Removal and Extermination

Rat Removal – It's often easy to spot where they are going in and out, because they leave brown staining from the grease and oil in their fur, at the entry point. Raccoons can cause substantial damage both in gaining access to homes and businesses and with inside damage. These traps work by clamping down on an animal's paw and holding it. We know how to get rid of roof rats from attics. Cleanup: The bats have left droppings in your attic or walls, perhaps by the million. When the trapper catches a raccoon with this type of trap, he usually then kills it via shooting.

How do I clean up the bat guano in my attic? In actuality, the bats are diving to snatch up bugs. Roof rat extermination and rat exclusion from home is what we do best to make your home rat proof. The process is complex, because bats can enter such tiny areas, about 3/8 inch. Untreated histoplasmosis can cause the lung infection to spread to organs like the liver and spleen. The only good way to get rid of bats in your attic is to perform exclusion.

Every state has different protocol regarding bats found in homes, so before releasing them outside call your local health department or animal control for information. What raccoons don't like - Good question! What don't they like? I guess they don't like anything too dangerous, like really big aggressive dogs. They don't seem to like the forest - they like cities better. The mother raccoon usually gives birth shortly after moving into the attic, within 1-2 weeks, and then spends about 10 weeks nursing the baby raccoons. Most people do not tolerate that idea very well, and it becomes necessary to evict the bats and repair the structure as needed to prevent them from entering in the future. If you have the option this is a good time to call in a professional. If I were ever to trap a raccoon with visible nipples, I'd be sure to go find the young, and if I could not, I would release the raccoon on the spot, so as not to leave orphaned young.

Hockley TX Skunk Removal and Exclusion

Skunk Removal – There are other ways to remove them all without using the "babies as bait" method. In this case, remain still until the little pups finally start to chatter and lead you to the litter. Your primary concern, therefore, is to discover if there are pups in the attic. Professional skunk exclusion and proofing services to keep skunks out of your yard. A properly licensed trapper, who knows wildlife and has experience, is vaccinated against rabies, and who can do it safely and legally, is the best option.

Bats sleep by hanging from their feet above the ground below. Home remedies work about as well as commercialized spray and powder repellents work when it comes to getting rid of raccoons or keeping them away from your property. Skunk removal from window wells and dead skunk removal. How do I know if the raccoon in my attic has had babies - Good question. First of all, she almost always does. Second, if you listen, you can often hear them. Third, if you trap her and she has visible nipples, that means she's nursing babies. That's because I consider poison the worst possible approach to animal control.

What do you do with the animals after they are trapped? 5. Searching for bedding materials, they may shred and tear wire insulation, wallpaper, vent ducts, electric cables, pipes and whatever else they find suitable. What should I do if there is a raccoon in my attic - Don't panic - call a pro to inspect the attic and remove the animals in the proper manner. Bat colonies want to roost in a safe place - a cave, for example. A raccoon will have two to five babies in the spring.

Hockley TX Raccoon Removal and Trapping

Raccoon Removal – If across a large fascia board, polynet is correct. They often crawl down between walls or down along plumbing or wiring, and commonly find their way into basements. In the winter, the raccoon does not hibernate, but can sleep in its den for weeks. Humane live trapping of raccoons and raccoon baby removal services. In order to remove the bats, you have to funnel them out at their usual primary exit/entry holes.

The majority of cases of do-it-yourself raccoon trapping have gone awry. In order to remove the bats, you have to funnel them out at their usual primary exit/entry holes. Raccoon damage repairs and attic restoration services in Hockley TX. Secure your garbage can and strap the lid down with bungee cords. They will remain here until their mother picks them and relocates them to a new den one-by-one.

Why do bats like to live in attics? You can read more about bat repellent here. They usually roost in tight, hot areas in the structure. Trapping techniques - Technique is very important. I cover some of the basics here: how to trap raccoons. But remember, trapping definitely requires experience - and licensing. Click here for photos. The good news is that your homeowner’s insurance will pay for the fix if you know how to handle the claim correctly.

Hockley TX Squirrel Removal and Control

Squirrel Removal – This happens a lot, particularly in southern states, where these roofs are more common. If the raccoons are down a wall and I know the approximate area, I put my ear to the wall and listen. In my years of experience as a wildlife removal professional, I've seen many of these tactics used in an attempt to evict raccoons. Humane squirrel control procedures to get squirrels out of your attic. However, it's not always so cut and dry.

Put them at the back of the cage and the mother will come to rescue the young raccoons at any cost. One-way tubes, cones or other devices can be installed when the entry point is found. Squirrel damage repairs and exclusion services to keep nuisance squirrels out for good. But without the proper tools, training, and experience, you probably will not do the job correctly. Most of all, I've spent my career as a nuisance wildlife specialist confronting the problem of orphaned raccoons in an attic - so many times. Trypanosoma cruzi is associated with raccoon excrement as are Rickettsia rickettsii, Leptospirosis, and Salmonella.

We offer up to a 3-year warranty on our exclusions (depending on structure condition) if we bat-proof the structure. The dark mask may also reduce glare and thus enhance night vision. The idea behind these repellents is that they simply create an unpleasant odor that raccoons don't like, which encourages them to leave. This prolonged mating season makes it essential for wildlife technicians to detect if there are any babies present during the initial assessment. If Bats Are So Good For The Environment Why Not Leave Them There?

Hockley TX Armadillo Removal and Trapping

Armadillo Removal – Everyone thinks that bait is such a big deal. You have to be conscious of the safety and welfare of the animal, and relocate it at least ten miles away, in an acceptable location. We will prepare and send (e-mail, fax, or mail) a price quote for the exclusion program, which will include a detailed summary of the entire process. Professional armadillo trapping services. On the left, you can see a group of bats swirling inside a house.

Bats do not attack people, and a fear of bats is caused by a lack of education about them. It's probably against the law for you to trap and relocate raccoons if you are not licensed - it's illegal in most states. There are a couple factors that may cause these winter appearances in a home. Armadillo exclusion services to make your property armadillo proof. You may see staining around areas a bat can use to enter your home.

A mother raccoon is very protective in caring for her pups, and that will play to your advantage. There's also a special trick that many trappers are able to use - the use of raccoon eviction fluid. The question becomes, how do you go about doing that? If you are not exactly sure where the bat went you have some work ahead of you. This Sounds Difficult: I know that the above process I've described sounds very difficult. It is. If the animal wants to go on your property, the theory is that the raccoon will think a human or a dog is around, and it will be too scared to further advance.

Hockley TX Bird Removal and Bird Control

Bird Control – Two of the raccoon's most distinctive features are its extremely dexterous front paws and its facial mask, which are themes in the mythologies of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Raccoon question: I've been told that you have to catch the raccoons and relocate them far away from your house otherwise they will tear back in. Is that true? No. Raccoon on roof - The misspelled version of racoon - yes, they get on top of the roof, and yes I discuss it above. Bird nest removal services in Texas. The cool air from your home can escape into the attic through very small cracks and holes, and the bats simply follow the currents to the source, accidentally ending up in your living area. Raccoons are great moms.

The next thing you want to do is to make sure that you are wearing heavy protective clothing. Bird droppings clean up and sanitizing.  In most cases, the bats have left behind a strong odor as well. By now you know how to get raccoons out of your attic. Click here for photos.

You'd be amazed at the holes you see at night that escape you by day, and the bat behaviors you see that ensure 100% success. Common foods include fruits, plants, nuts, berries, insects, rodents, frogs, eggs, and crayfish. They are clever enough to open jars, doors, garbage cans and door latches. Sometimes people will hear them rustling and fluttering above the ceiling or in the walls. Repair shut any open areas, and secure any vulnerable areas.

Harris County, TX Wildlife Control Services