Wildlife Control and Humane Trapping Services in Ferndale
Nuisance animal removal and management is part of being a homeowner and/or property owner that can come with a lot of headaches. When animals get into your attic, crawlspace, or under your deck, they can cause immense damage that you have to clean up and repair. Not to mention that you also have to figure out how to get the animal out of your house or off your property. This is where we come in. We are a top of the line, professional Ferndale MI animal removal and humane wildlife management company. After being in business for over 15 years, we have seen it all. From squirrels in the attic to skunks in the flowerbeds, we can make sure that the nuisance animals are removed, the damage is repaired, and that they never come back. We specialize in humane and environmentally friendly wildlife removal tactics, so you can rest easy that the animals will not be harmed during the process.
Ferndale Raccoon Removal
We are called to deal with raccoon infestations all of the time. Usually, homeowners find out that they have raccoons only after they have spent a few restless nights wondering what that scratching sound is in the attic. We will come into your home, find the raccoon, remove it, and then clean up and repair any damage it caused. We will also help to seal up any holes that the raccoon used for entry.
Squirrel Removal and Management
Usually squirrels are content to not bother getting into houses and nesting in attics, but sometimes they end up getting into somewhere they shouldn’t. Once they get into your home, they can wreak havoc by trampling insulation, gnawing on wires, and making a lot of noise. We can help to safely remove the squirrels and make sure that they cannot get back into your home.
Ferndale Skunk Removal
In Ferndale, skunks can be a slight issue for homeowners, especially when springtime rolls around. Skunks will burrow into gardens and destroy landscaping. They can also burrow under your deck and allow water to get next to the foundation of your home. Over time, this can erode the foundation and cause a big and expensive problem. Not the mention, if you have a resident skunk, you always have to worry about getting sprayed by the skunk, or about your pets or kids getting sprayed. We can help with this!
Repair and Restoration
As a family owned company, we know that the damaged caused by wildlife can be a huge problem. That is why when we remove animals, we also repair the damage they caused. From replacing insulation and deodorizing to repairing any holes caused by the animals, we will restore your home to pre-animal condition. Additionally, we will take the time to animal proof your home. Our animal proofing is guaranteed for 3 to 5 years and we make sure to close up and seal any and all access points that an animal could enter through. If you suspect that you have nuisance animals, call us today!
Dead Raccoon Clean Up
Platinum Wildlife Removal provides professional wildlife control for both residential & commercial customers in the city of Detroit in Michigan. We offer custom animal control solutions for almost any type of wildlife problem, whether it be the noises of squirrels running through the attic, a colony of bats living in a building, animals digging in your yard, or the destructive behavior of a raccoon or other critter, we have the experience and the tools to quickly and professionally solve your problem. For a consultation and price quote, give us a call.
To clean the attic, I not only remove all of the waste by hand, I use special cleaners, including an enzyme-based cleaner that eliminates any biohazard organic waste from animals, including droppings and urine. I use the electric powered atomizer as shown in the below photo, which creates a fine mist that flows through the whole attic and gets every nook and cranny, for 100% coverage and cleanup. To protect myself against insulation fibers and animal biohazard, I wear a disposable Tyvek suit and I wear the respirator mask, as shown above. This fogging machine, also called an atomizer, sprays my cleaning solution in a fine mist that permeates the entire attic, and makes certain attic cleanup scenarios easy. In a case like this, in which the homeowner did not want total insulation replacement, the enzyme-based cleaner in the atomizer does a good job of breaking down and sanitizing the contaminated areas of the attic. If your attic has wildlife waste or animal poop, then this is one method that can kill harmful pathogens along with the odor. Homeowner's insurance will pay for attic cleanup and restoration in the case of raccoon damage, because of the potential health risks.
Wildlife Under Stoop and Decks: Animals under decks and stoops in Michigan can create numerous incidents that can really be a problem. The worst problems that nuisance wildlife create under a deck or a stoop is skunks spraying, raccoons accumulating piles of feces and animals dying underneath, thus needing extraction. To clear up the difference between the two, typically a deck will be built over an existing stoop, so the animals living under the deck are actually living under the stoop unless the deck is very low to the ground and tightly enclosed. When a skunk is underneath and sprays, the concrete being porous as it is, will soak up the molecules drawing them into the home. Usually heat or moisture will activate these odors hence the reason they enhance when heat or air conditioning is turned on.Raccoon feces as mentioned earlier carries parasites that can be extremely harmful and even fatal to people and pets, but even more so children.
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.
Dead Animal Disposal Services
We are a small locally owned and operated South East Michigan based pest and wildlife control company. We are proud members of Bat Conservation International. Because of the demand for bat removal in all areas of Michigan we have expanded outside our normal service route. We have provided bat and other animal trapping services on residential homes and commercial buildings for 17 plus years. We are a humane wildlife trapping company, specializing in bat removal and colony relocation. We trap, exclude and relocate all nuisance wild animals small to large. All of our bat removal services are done by live exclusions through a one way door system. We have successfully completed thousands of live bat exclusions guaranteed backed with a full five year warranty.
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.
Wildlife control in Michigan is a constant need. Wildlife and human populations in Michigan are both growing and as they grow, conflict between homeowners and nuisance wildlife is growing. We help mediate these situations so that humans and wildlife can live in harmony through humane methods. Wildlife control does not end when the animal trapping has been completed. Without wildlife exclusion, Michigan wildlife species are notorious for locating dens that have been previously occupied and moving right in. This is in large part to the odors that are left behind from blood, hair, urine, feces and even dead carcasses.
Michigan Wildlife Removal is an animal nuisance, wildlife and pest removal specialist serving the Greater Detroit, Michigan area. We have years of experience and expertise in safely and humanely removing nuisance animals from homes and offices. We are skilled specialists, and can aid you in the removal of raccoons, squirrels, rats, bats, snakes and more. We are familiar with several species of problem animals and will tailor our service to your unique situation. In addition, we can tell you how the problem started, and help you eliminate entryways and specific items in your home or yard that are attracting problem animals.