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!
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Raccoon Removal Services
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.
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.
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Bat Removal & Control
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Choosing Bat Control Services
Bat invasion into homes has been a common problem throughout many parts of the world. Bats such as the Pallid Bat have been known to occupy structures such as barns, bridges and even buildings that are both occupied by people as well as vacant buildings. That is just an example of the many species of bats that can invade human occupied buildings and cause discomfort
Bat Prevention Services
In case bats invade your home and you want to get rid of them, it is always advisable to choose bat control services that are humane and not harmful to the animals. So you should avoid services that involve trapping, use of poison or the use of bat repellents.
Where Bats Tend To Roost
There are common places that bats tend to roost. These places are Eave troughs, under shingles, gable vents and the most notable, hanging above door. Bats in these different places require different treatment and different methods of removal.
Removing bats roosting on eaves
Removing bats from eaves is quite simple since it only requires a net or an exclusion tube. This helps as the bat will be able to fly out but won't be able to fly back in.
Removing bats from gable vents
There are a number of ways to get rid of bats roosting in gable vents.
One of these ways is hand removal, you have to take safety precautions such as wearing gloves and using a stable ladder, but this method is not recommended.
Another way of removing bats from gable vents is by spraying the bats with water from the inside of the house until they fly out, once they are out sealing of the gable vents is necessary to prevent the bat from coming back in. also, other openings in the house should be sealed.
Removing bats from ridge vents
There are different types of ridge vents. Some ridges have plastic caps, some have metal caps and some have interwoven ridge caps, bats roosting in the above mentioned ridge vents have different ways of removal.
- Metal ridge caps – one should remove the rubber end pieces which will let the bats in through the end caps.
- Plastic ridge caps – These are good for air flow but are not effective when it comes to preventing bats from getting into the attic. Plastic ridge caps like cobra style can be used to prevent bats from entering your house.
- Interwoven ridge caps – this is the most recommended for bat control. It is not as effective in ventilation but it won't let bats in unless cap is broken.
It is advisable to call and expert who will remove it by hand. But if that isn't possible, you can try a couple of techniques to get rid of the bats. Some of them are.
- Covering the area where the bat grips onto with aluminum foil. This will prevent the bat from gripping onto the surface
- You may try cleaning the place where the bat hangs onto with ammonia, this will clean the bat urine from the wall and will also get rid of the odor the bat leaves behind, bats are attracted by the smell they leave behind
Why Raccoons can be a nuisance at home?
Raccoons are clever and mischievous. They are always on a look out for a cozy and comfortable living space with ample food supply. Raccoons can occupy your attic or chimneys or even your crawlspace.
Raccoons are dangerous invaders as
- They can knock over trash cans and spill over the waste, creating a big messy area.
- Raccoons can be noisy at night in the attic and are capable of damaging the attic walls and ducts.
- They are carriers of diseases like rabies and raccoon roundworms.
Raccoon Damage Repair and Clean Up
Our specialized team of technicians execute the following steps to combat the raccoons at your home
Step 1: Identify entry points and close them.
Step 2: Trap the Raccoon(s) and remove them from your home or yard. We relocate these as per the local laws.
Step 3: Clean up the mess caused by the raccoon(s) and make any necessary repairs.
Step 4: Raccoon-proof your home by providing vent cover installation, chimney cap installation or tight-lid trash containers