Wildlife Removal Allegan County Michigan

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  • Animal Control Service

  • Wildlife Trapping Service

  • Attic Restoration Service

  • Pest Control Service

  • Raccoon Trapping & Removal

  • Squirrel Trapping & Removal

  • Mice Removal & Control

  • Snake Removal & Control

  • Dead Animal Removal & Cleanup

  • Mole Trapping & Vole Control

  • Bat Removal & Control

  • Skunk Trapping & Removal

  • Bird Removal & Control

  • Groundhog Removal & Woodchuck Trapping

  • Chipmunk Removal & Trapping Service

  • Opossum Removal & Trapping

  • Rat Removal & Control Service

  • Dead Deer Removal

  • Muskrat Removal & Control

  • Woodpecker Removal & Control

Voted Best Animal Removal Company In Allegan County Michigan

  • Raccoon Feces Cleanup

  • Bat Guano Cleanup

  • Bird Nest Removal Service

  • Chimney Cap Installation Service

  • Animal Damage Repair

  • Rodent Removal Service

  • Commercial Bird Control

  • Pigeon Removal Service

  • Gopher Control

  • Rat Exterminator

  • Mice Exterminator

The Best Professional Allegan County Michigan Wildlife Control Company

Are you hearing scratching in your attic or noise on your roof. Typically this is the cause of nuisance wildlife either inside your attic or trying to make their way in. Problem wildlife will not only cause issues up high, nuisance animals will strike high and low trying to find the safest place to live. This means skunks under your deck, stoop and shed. Raccoons living under the shed, inside the garage and inside of your chimney. Squirrels inside chimneys, garage rafters and even cooking grills. Wildlife are extremely adaptive and will make use of whatever is available to survive and stay safe.

If you are in need of Allegan County, MI wildlife removal services, there is a few things you may want to know about the over all trapping and wildlife control process. We offer trapping services along with a list of various services to better serve homeowners for their every wildlife management need. This includes but is not limited to, dead animal removal, bird nesting removal, bat exclusion services, animal proofing, feces clean up, damage repairs, odor management, animals in window wells, wildlife removal from chimneys and the list goes on. Our decades of experience make us the perfect choice for any and all Allegan County wildlife removal situations.

If you describe your problem in detail, I can provide an estimate. The above are just some of the services offered by Platinum Wildlife Removal. The primary culprits are raccoons, squirrels, rats, bats, and mice, but other creatures may be at work. These predators are known to attack unattended livestock and pets. Founded in 2006, our company blends the best elements of the pest control and animal removal industries to provide you with top notch service to handle you nuisance wildlife problem. Attic dwelling animals leave behind biohazardous waste. Platinum Wildlife Removal also provides dead animal removal in Allegan County. Bat removal in Allegan County is Platinum Wildlife’s speciality. We also do squirrel trapping near you. Or perhaps an animal is loose in your house and causing damage? We can help with that too.

Allegan County Michigan is full of wildlife, and is also full of people which makes encounters more and more common. Some frequent questions we get are:

  • How much does wildlife removal cost?
  • Where do you set the traps?
  • What kind of bat for you use?
  • How do you keep from getting sprayed?
  • Have you ever been sprayed?
  • How do you remove skunk odor, tomato juice?
  • What do you do with the animal?

The cost of wildlife removal can truly range as there is no one set price that can meet the needs of hundreds of nuisance wildlife scenarios. After a phone consultation to determine your exact needs, we can better gauge a price for handing your issue. Trapping costs are typically are set price unless the area is unsafe or has limited access forcing us to use alternate or modified methods to trap the animals. Dead animal removal can also vary as animals tend to die in some very inaccessible places or will die right on your lawn. Size and disposal will also play a role. Animal proofing costs will vary depending on the location of the area if up high, if there are rocks, roots or bushes to deal with if on the ground and what the size of the area is that we are excluding to wildlife. As you can see, the cost of Allegan County wildlife removal really is a tailored price to your exact needs.

With raccoons traps can be set on the roof, on the ground where they are gaining access and also inside the attic if need be. Each has its pros and cons. Setting up for squirrel removal or raccoon traps on the roof means it must be secured down by screwing to the roof. Of course, all holes are properly sealed after the trapping has been completed. Raccoon removal that is done inside an attic, can also bring its own set of issues. When a raccoon has been caught and needs to be brought down and through the home, it can potentially be messy. Raccoon urinate when they are afraid, they can usually have feces in the cage, can cut themselves on the steel, and loose hair and they rub against the cage. This means you can have blood, hair, urine and raccoon feces trailing into your home if the trap has not been contained tightly. For squirrels, attic traps work wonderful as they don’t really present all of the issue raccoons do. Traps set on the ground for raccoon where they are climbing up can be effective but they can also catch random animals that find the bait first. Skunk traps are set at the den site, which is most effective for quick capture.

Many are interested in the bait we use. For squirrels, peanut butter is usually the bait of choice as it has a strong odor and lasts quite a while. Raccoon will eat almost anything, so anything from cat food and sardines to marshmallows are used depending on the time of year and situation. Skunk are omnivores as well so cat food, sardines and carrots are all baits that are used to catch them.

We do get sprayed from time to time when providing Mice Removal and while there is no way to keep a skunk from spraying, patience and experience can calm a skunk’s nerves to keep it from spraying. When we are sprayed, baking soda, peroxide and dish soap is the only solution that breaks down all 3 molecules of skunk odor. Tomato juice is an internet tale.

Allegan County Michigan wildlife removal services have various laws that govern what is done with the species of each animal. While some have to be euthanized by Michigan state law, others are able to be relocated.

If you are looking for Allegan Countya Michigan nuisance animal trapping services for problem wildlife, give us a call today. We can solve all of your bat, bird, squirrel, skunk, raccoon, groundhog, muskrat, opossum, mice, rats and other problems with experience and effective methods that are humane and safe.

What Diseases Do Squirrels Carry And Can They Harm You?

Most people have a general fear of approaching certain wild animals. They could be afraid due to their size, their ability to attack, or the diseases that they may have in their bodies. People have heard of individuals contracting rabies after being bitten by an animal, and are likely aware of the painful treatment options that must follow. Many of the animals in the forest will not have diseases that will adversely affect human beings, but some of them will. Let’s discuss what diseases do squirrels carry and whether or not these diseases can harm you if you are ever bitten by a squirrel.

Do Squirrels Have Transmittable Diseases That Can Affect Humans?

There are certain diseases that are known to inhabit the bodies of squirrels. It has been documented that they can have a plague, typhus, ringworm, and tularemia. In fact, you do not have to be bitten by a squirrel to get these diseases. They can be transmitted through simply touching a squirrel that transmits them through bodily fluids. They will also have parasites and other diseases that can affect you. These parasites will include mites, tics, and fleas. This is how many people contract Rocky Mountains spotted fever, Lyme disease, or even encephalitis.

How To Protect Yourself Against Squirrels And These Diseases

First and foremost, you should never tried to touch or pet a squirrel. It can be very tempting, especially if you are hiking in areas where many of the squirrels have been acclimated to human beings. You will often see them coming within just a few feet of people that feed them seeds and nuts. However, you should never be tempted to hand feed any squirrel at all. These are wild animals that could react on instinct, or out of fear, despite the fact that you are trying to simply feed them. The other possibility is that you can wear thick jeans, gloves, and shirts with long sleeves when you are walking or hiking in areas where you may encounter a squirrel.

If you are dealing with a massive quantity of squirrels on your property, this will certainly make you consider the potential of contracting these diseases. Pest control businesses can remove them for you, something that you should never attempt to do on your own, simply because you should not come in close contact to these creatures. By avoiding them at all costs, and making sure that they do not invade and infest your property, you can limit your exposure to them. It is recommended that you also put screens on your windows and doors, especially if you open them to let the warm air in. Finally, try to find any entry points into your home, or into areas like your attic or basement, to prevent them from going inside. Although these are cute animals, they are not designed for petting or any type of physical contact because of the potential of getting the diseases that they may carry. Now that you know what diseases do squirrels carry, these tips can help prevent you from getting very sick by interacting with a disease carrying squirrel.

Areas we commonly service:

Cities
Allegan
Douglas
Fennville
Holland
Otsego
Plainwell
Saugatuck
South Haven
Wayland
Villages
Hopkins
Martin
Unincorporated communities
Argenta
Bakersville
Beachmont
Bentheim
Belknap
Bradley
Bravo
Boyd
Burnips
Castle Park
Cedar Bluff
Cheshire
Chicora
Corning
Diamond Springs
Dorr
Dunningville
East Saugatuck
East Martin
Fillmore
Ganges
Glenn
Glenn Haven Shores
Glenn Shores
Graafschap
Grange Corners
Green Lake
Hamilton
Hawkhead
Hilliards
Hooper
Hopkinsburg
Kibbie
Lacota
Lee
Leisure
Macatawa
Macks Landing
Merson
Miami Park
Millgrove
Moline
Monteith Station
Monterey
Monterey Center
Mount Pleasant
Neeley
New Salem
New Richmond
Oakland
Old Saugatuck
Old Squaw Skin Landing
Overisel
Oxbow
Pearl
Pier Cove
Plummerville
Pullman
Sandy Pines
Shelbyville
Sherman Park
Shorecrest
Shorewood
South Haven Highlands
South Monterey
Spring Grove
Sulphur Springs
Watson
Townships[edit]
Allegan Township
Casco Township
Cheshire Township
Clyde Township
Dorr Township
Fillmore Township
Ganges Township
Gun Plain Charter Township
Heath Township
Hopkins Township
Laketown Township
Lee Township
Leighton Township
Manlius Township
Martin Township
Monterey Township
Otsego Township
Overisel Township
Salem Township
Saugatuck Township
Trowbridge Township
Valley Township
Watson Township
Wayland Township

 

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