Licensed and Humane Wildlife Removal in South Houston 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 South Houston 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 South Houston Texas, The Critter Squad can solve it! All of our work is 100% backed with a written GUARANTEE.

The Critter Squad are your local South Houston 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

South Houston TX Bat Removal and Control

Bat Removal – The fact that it's readily sold to the public often leads people to believe that they can just go out and trap animals. Finding the litter is a daunting job. Never seal your home without performing an exclusion! Professional bat control services in South Houston, TX to get rid of bats from attics. These traps work by clamping down on an animal's paw and holding it. Roundworm: Feces of raccoons is commonly infected with a roundworm known as Baylisascaris.

Pay particular attention to the roof lines - fascia boards, gable vents, dormer peaks, soffit eave gaps, etc. Bat exclusion services in South Houston Texas are always guaranteed. I never set cage traps outside on the ground if there's a raccoon in the attic. This may catch the right raccoon, but there's a good chance that it won't, and will cause other problems. Or they hired a lazy and ignorant wildlife trapper who trapped the mom raccoon, charged their fee, and left, and now the babies are left behind and they don't want to have to come back to finish the job. The first is to fix the holes that the raccoon used to get into the attic in the first place.

On many structures we will perform much of the sealing and repairs (secondary gaps and holes) before the exclusion season begins. And you MUST NOT do it when there are baby bats present, or you will have a big problem. Restoring and repairing the damages is costly. It is true that they aren’t aggressive and won’t chew up your attic. 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.

South Houston TX Roof Rat Removal and Extermination

Rat Removal – You may see staining around areas a bat can use to enter your home. In these cases you should treat the removal in much the same way as if they were in your attic. Read more about bats and rabies here. We know how to get rid of roof rats from attics. Once you are done reading this post, you will know all the steps needed to get raccoons out of your attic and repair all the damage. Remember, it is my goal to be as humane as possible to these remarkable and cute creatures.

In my years of experience as a wildlife removal professional, I've seen many of these tactics used in an attempt to evict raccoons. Good question, but no. Roof rat extermination and rat exclusion from home is what we do best to make your home rat proof. There is no legal poison for raccoons. If you have any special questions, feel free to email me. Remember, if you get the raccoon by either of these methods, you still have to find and remove those young.

Disease, infection, and run-ins with cars are generally the primary risks for the species. Since Raccoons are pests and cause much disturbance and noise, it is necessary to get rid of them quickly. But in the average case, there is enough to corrode wood and drywall, and to grow mold. Exact exclusion costs are impossible to quote without a thorough inspection of the structure. Often people with histoplasmosis don’t realize they are suffering from the disease because the symptoms look quite a bit like flu symptoms. Trapping raccoons in attic - As stated, you should never set traps inside the attic itself. That may seem like the logical way, but it doesn't really work well. Oh, it does work from time to time, it's just not the most efficient method.

South Houston TX Skunk Removal and Exclusion

Skunk Removal – This prolonged mating season makes it essential for wildlife technicians to detect if there are any babies present during the initial assessment. Sometimes people will hear them rustling and fluttering above the ceiling or in the walls. Raccoon roof access - Raccoons climbing downspouts is a common way, or just scaling the walls. Trees make it super easy. I cover it above, in the how do you get rid of raccoons on your roof guide. Professional skunk exclusion and proofing services to keep skunks out of your yard. Often people think this swooping is the bat diving in trying to attack people.

These stains are left by the oil on their skin and/or urine. 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. Skunk removal from window wells and dead skunk removal. The above repairs and cleanup are often covered by homeowner's insurance. Raccoon females that have just given birth often appear solitary.

If this doesn’t work, or if the bat seems injured, sleepy or sick you will need to be more active in removal. Other very common entry areas include soffit vents, gable vents, and other roof vents. It can range from 5 to 26 kilograms (10 to 60 lb), but is usually between 5 and 12 kilograms (10 and 30 lb). Raccoons are omnivores and will eat almost anything. Unlike larger nuisance animals like raccoons, it can be difficult to know you have a colony of bats until you have many.

South Houston TX Raccoon Removal and Trapping

Raccoon Removal – During the course of its time in an attic, it expands all of these areas and uses more and more space. And before you hire anyone, it's best to be educated on the subject, so browse this site and especially read the below advice. In a nutshell, you have to find out how they are flying in and out, install a special one-way device (there are several different types, for different scenarios) over the exit area, and let them fly out, but not fly back in. Humane live trapping of raccoons and raccoon baby removal services. Before you hire any unknowledgable exterminator or pest controlcompany to handle a problem with raccoons in the attic, seek out a real wildlife specialist company, ask them to describe their process.

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. First off, I have to say that if you know what you are doing, you can solve your bat problem permanently. Raccoon damage repairs and attic restoration services in South Houston TX. But the numbers are very low. Taller structures are more likely to receive less maintenance due to a lack of access for repairs.

In addition to being important for the environment, bats only have one baby a year and it takes several months before this pup can fly about and be fully mobile. For additional information on this tactic from a professional rehabber, including the risks, click on relocating raccoons. NUISANCE CONCERNS: The primary concern involves large colonies. Because of my experience, and knowing what it takes to do it right, and the consequences of failure, I highly recommend hiring a professional who has a lot of experience. This will only escalate the situation and can cause more problems. 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.

South Houston TX Squirrel Removal and Control

Squirrel Removal – You can guess how pleasant that becomes after a week or so. The Mexican Free-Tail Bat Tadarida brasiliensis is common in the south. What if I have bats living under Spanish Barrel Tiles on my roof? Humane squirrel control procedures to get squirrels out of your attic. This is a wild animal that needs to survive, and it will tolerate quite a bit in order to keep its home.

It's probably against the law for you to trap and relocate raccoons if you are not licensed - it's illegal in most states. 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. Squirrel damage repairs and exclusion services to keep nuisance squirrels out for good. This is not a job for homeowners! Call a pro! Raccoon disease - While the animals themselves, and your pets, can get canine distemper, the big concern is rabies. Rabies is the most serious raccoon disease. It is also not uncommon for raccoons to displace areas of insulation creating zones where heat is able to escape living spaces.

Often its this type of damage that caused a homeowner to call me out to remove the raccoons in the first place. Young raccoons are known as “kits.” In this case, remain still until the little pups finally start to chatter and lead you to the litter. Raccoons are messy, and they use your attic as a raccoon latrine. They are also host to a number of parasites, such as lice and fleas.

South Houston TX Armadillo Removal and Trapping

Armadillo Removal – The presence of these young complicates the matter of removing raccoons, because if you trap and remove the adult female, the young are left behind. Read about what to do if you are bitten by a bat. I also compare it to the squeaking sound made by quickly rubbing pieces of styrofoam together. Professional armadillo trapping services. In short, hiring a wildlife professional will solve your problem without additional pain.

An attic is sort of like a cave - but even better, because it's protected from predators, and high off the ground, making entry and exit easy. This is no doubt a cruel way to get rid of raccoons. Special netting must be set on top of the flu. Armadillo exclusion services to make your property armadillo proof. What if I Can't Catch it at All? Failure to catch the animal commonly arises amongst people who don't know much about trapping.

As said before, guano can carry histoplasmosis spores which are very dangerous to your health when breathed in. Raccoons mate between January and March, when there is an increased amount of daylight. Bats are very important for the environment because they eat a lot of insects. 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. It can range from 5 to 26 kilograms (10 to 60 lb), but is usually between 5 and 12 kilograms (10 and 30 lb).

South Houston TX Bird Removal and Bird Control

Bird Control – The bats are usually excluded through one-way exclusion devices. What Type of Bait Should I Use? This factor isn't nearly as important as other factors in terms of success. The young bats would die without their mothers, and an attic full of dead animals is much worse than having the bats roosting there. Bird nest removal services in Texas. It would actually be very nice, because then we could remove bats easily (and harmlessly, just like a real exclusion). Further, raccoons enjoy building dens above warm quiet spaces such as the attic above a bedroom.

Some people recommend the use of bright lights, strobing lights, or noises. Bird droppings clean up and sanitizing.  How do I get baby raccoons out of my chimney - Use an inspection mirror up the damper and locate them, then reach up into the damper and grab them with a thick leather glove. Make sure mama isn't in the vicinity. This can obviously become quite labor intensive on some structures. Sometimes raccoons will simply rip right through the shingles and wooden roof, right into the attic - they are that strong.

But the numbers are very low. The good news is that you can get raccoons out of your attic, prevent them from coming back and find your peace of mind again. Cover the bat with a thick towel by using a netting motion. Maternal colonies choose caves to deliver their young because they want shelter and safety from predators. It'd be nice if a simple product would solve the problem.

Harris County, TX Wildlife Control Services