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Are you hearing strange noises or scratching in the walls or crawlspace? Are the family pets sniffing, pawing, or trying to get your attention? It’s probably time to have a wildlife exclusion expert inspect your home’s crawlspace for intruders.
Here are a few of the nuisance wildlife that is typically found in or around the home:
Calling a wildlife exclusion professional is advisable when one of these critters is detected. These animals are wild and dangerous, but some are protected by federal and state laws. A wildlife control professional knows if there are any special instructions or specific permits required for their removal of these pests.
What is the wildlife control team looking for?
- Sounds from the animal’s activity or movement in the area
- Damage or holes in walls, vents, or screens
- Fecal droppings and strong urine odor
- Damage to insulation and wood in area of infestation
- Tracks of animals around possible outside entrances
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They’ll leave behind damage
Wildlife that takes up quarters in a home will quickly turn into a nuisance. A home’s crawlspace offers an ideal location for these critters to set up a nest for their babies. Their presence in the home can be disheartening when homeowners find the destruction they cause. Besides contaminating the area with excrement, wildlife may tear down the air ducts and extricate the subfloor’s insulation for their own purposes.
Are they in the walls?
These wild critters are not averse to securing more territory to nest, especially if they have started to multiply. As the crawlspace gets crowded, they’ll start moving into other areas of the house. If the amount of wildlife roaming around the property is increasing, a wildlife control team needs to check it out, and implement a removal and exclusion plan. Exclusion is an effective method to prevent wildlife from coming back and invading your home.