Why hire us to help with Ann Arbor Wildlife Control Services?
We are experts with Ann Arbor MI humane animal removal and trapping of wildlife as well as professionals with the cleaning and restoration of the area the raccoons have been living. It is actually fairly dangerous to attempt to do this without professional help.
Wildlife living in attics or crawlspaces are usually highly territorial and have been known to charge at humans that come into the space in attempts to remove them. Additionally, animal feces carry roundworm eggs that are highly toxic to humans and can cause a disease that can result in blindness and nervous system damage if contracted.
Ann Arbor Raccoon Removal Services
Raccoons are nocturnal, so when they get into your home the first irritation you will notice is their late night noises. Not only are these noises annoying and make it difficult for you to sleep, they can also cause extreme unrest and anxiety for small children and family pets. While raccoons may not seem like that big of a problem initially, they are actually highly destructive and can cause substantially more damage than a small hole in your roof or fence and some nighttime noise.
If raccoons do find a way inside your home, they will tear up insulation in your attic, rip apart ductwork, destroy the insulation around pipes, chew and destroy wires and cables creating fire hazards, and generally be a messy and smelly nuisance. If you suspect you may have raccoons you should look for a few telltale signs to ensure that you catch them before they destroy too much.
Ann Arbor Skunk Removal Services
Skunks live in almost every neighborhood and while they are generally harmless unless you happen to get in the way of their foul smelling spray, these animals being in and around your home can be a big problem if left untreated. This calls for immediate professional skunk removal.
Skunks have an affinity for digging under decks and homes. This can cause foundation problems due to water coming in constant contact with the foundation of your home and slowly eroding it away. Skunks also are second only to the raccoon in cases of rabies. As a carrier of rabies, they are very dangerous to humans and pets if they bite them. Avoiding any potential rabies related incidents is an important part of effective skunk removal.
Squirrel Removal Services
Squirrels are common animals in almost every neighborhood and these animals are generally harmless and appear fairly content gathering nuts; however, squirrels can find their way into your home and around your property. If they get into your attic, crawl space, or other places, they can actually cause a significant amount of damage. That is why it is vitally important to deal with the squirrel infestation as soon as it starts.
Home Restoration Services
After the animals are safely removed, we will start our restoration process. Not only we will fully clean out any debris left by the squirrels including their nests and any food stashes, we will fully deodorize the space and ensure they any feces and/or urine is safely removed. Then we will replace trampled insulation in the attic and squirrel proof and access points so the animals cannot return.
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Raccoon Removal Services
Having any pest can be a problem, but having a large pest can be harmful in many ways to your family. Raccoons are very intelligent and curious animals. They can clear your garden, cause structural damage, rummage through your garbage cans and carry many diseases. Raccoon removal services would be the best option, for any home owner with this large pest. Doing the removal yourself, can put you at risk and should be handled by a raccoon removal service expert from Platinum Wildlife Removal.
Raccoons prefer heavily wooded areas but can be found in many suburban and urban areas. They make their homes in various places such as, not limited to, barns, garages, sewers, sheds and even in your home. Attics, basements and the crawl spaces are well suited for these pests. Not only can these animals cause structural damage and other issues, but they can also carry rabies. Rabies is a life threating viral disease that causes the brain to swell. Which in turn, makes a person or animal secrete saliva from the mouth, (foaming at the mouth) as well as severe mental issues caused by the swelling of the brain. Being in contact with a person or animal that has rabies is dangerous due to this virus being highly contagious. Treatment for this is crucial to keep a person alive but it is also a painful process.
These large pests can maneuver and eat through many materials that your home is made up of. They sometimes stop at nothing to get to a food source. These cute yet harmful animals become mature around the age of one and can start reproducing where ever they make their homes within a year of their birth. Putting the removal of these pests on hold could potentially multiply the damage. Hiring [OUR COMPANY NAME] would decrease the chances of any more damage, spreading of diseases, and reduce the risk of being bitten. These animals may be cute but they are wild and will do anything to protect themselves or their kits.
Hiring professional raccoon removal services can get costly, depending on the infestation status, but it is less costly than repairing a home damaged by these pests. Repairing or replacing beams, sheet rock, insulation, and pipes, as well as, plants in a garden will cost you more than having a professional from Platinum Wildlife Removal remove these pests for you. Salvaging a garden, that these animals have infested, is almost impossible. Everything in your garden will be eaten and/or destroyed and you will have little to nothing to show for your hard work.
Being bitten by these animals is more common than people think. It can happen anywhere at any time, especially a raccoon infected with rabies. They are mean, wild and unpredictable. Keeping your family and home safe should be the main priority. Hiring Platinum Wildlife Removal can not only save you time and money but also keeps your family safe. These professionals are trained and can remove these pests with or without lethal force. Removing these animals yourself is not recommended unless you have the necessary training and skills to do so. Hiring a professional from Platinum Wildlife Removal is a better option in keeping your family and home safe.
Wild Animal Control Services
You have been hearing of incessant noises in your attic, the unpleasant whiff of skunk odor floating around the house and found a raccoon living in your chimney. Dealing with these nuisance animals can cause a great deal of stress in your home.
The best way to remove these animals is through live trapping, setting up traps and baits. However, this method can cause several problems if not executed well and can be punishable by law for animal cruelty. Setting up a trap that is too small or incorrect bait could lead you to trap the wrong animal.
Some of them are pretty clever stealing the bait from the trap without being caught, too. Worse, after figuring out the trap, they will never enter it again. With numerous attempts of failing to capture them, it is advisable to contact a professional from the wild animal control services to step in.
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If left uncapped, chimneys have the potential to be a home for animals living off in the nearby branches. It can also be a breeding ground for colonies of bats, birds that fell off, or a shelter for a mother raccoon and her children on spring time.
Wildlife may seek out your home as a shelter from possible predators, which can lead to complications. A raccoon can tear up the insulation inside the house by making entry holes, squirrels may eat house wires that can lead to an unexpected fire, and droppings of bats in humid areas cause lung disease.
Stoop and Deck Animals
Feces, a pile of dirt, and animals could die under the decks which may need extraction as soon as possible. Skunks could also spray on stoop and decks.
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Improper wildlife trapping can cause you a hefty fine or even jail time. Trapping without a license in some states is considered illegal. It is therefore imperative to remove these animals in a humane manner according to the laws of the state.
Exclusion and repairs
Closing off points of entry from your house is one of the ways to exclude animals from your property. Concrete and metal materials are used to prevent possible chewing by these animals in the future.
Treatment and Sanitation
There is possible contamination in the area due to the fact that these animals breed, defecate and urinate in the area. This can spread through the insulation and possibly infect you and your loved ones. The insulation, therefore, needs to be replaced because it may cause health risks. Antimicrobial treatment and proper sanitation should be undertaken as well.
If left unsupervised, wild animals can cause serious damage to properties. It can also pose a potential threat to you and your loved ones as well. You should seek out professional help from wild animal control services should these problems arise because safety should always be your main concern.
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Sometimes a homeowners insurance policy can cover the remediation of insulation when you have had a nuisance wildlife infestation. This depends on the insurance company and the type of policy you have purchased through them. Some insurance companies will say no coverage for urine / feces related damage. Nuisance animals will also burrow through insulation and make tunnels throughout the attic space. This can commonly mat down the insulation and cause damage to the insulation itself by changing R-Value in the contaminated insulation. This is something that can be mentioned when the insurance company says they do not cover urine or droppings from nuisance wildlife animals. Contact me to have a wildlife professional provide attic restoration services. Decontamination of the attic using bacteria killing remedies is key to eliminate wildlife scent from your attic.
Attic Restoration: If wildlife has inhabited the attic of your home or building, attic restoration is an important part of a complete wildlife control solution. Attic restoration basically means restoring your attic to the good, clean condition it was in before wildlife decided to move in and make a mess of things. Animals in attics can cause the following problems: Lots of poop and urine in the insulation, Nesting material and food debris through the attic, Odor problems inside the home, Growth of mold on contaminated attic areas, Parasites, roundworm, and other pathogens, Pheromone scent that can attract new wildlife. So it's important to address these problems by cleaning, decontaminating, and restoring the attic to its original state. This is done through several steps. The proper training and equipment is required, such as a HEPA filter mask and biohazard suit, as seen to the right. Attic restoration can be quick and cheap, or intensive and expensive, depending on the amount that needs to be cleaned. Homeowner's insurance may cover the cost.