Wild Animal Control Service & Pest Control in Hawthorn Woods, IL

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Squirrel Control Services

Nuisance squirrels in an attic present the same problems as mice but just on a larger scale as they can gnaw faster resulting in greater damage. The damage these nuisance animals create in an attic is usually never covered by homeowners insurance given that they are a rodent. Squirrel damage in an attic ranges from gnawed wires to trampling and urination on insulation or exterior holes that allow water to enter creating water damage and mold issues along with other unwanted guest from bugs to bats to enter. Our professional humane squirrel removal company in Hawthorn Woods gets to the bottom of pest squirrel problems and stop them with numerous effective squirrel trapping set ups without needing extermination. We offer all services after successful squirrel removal ranging from squirrel odor removal and nesting removal to squirrel exclusion and damage repairs with squirrel proof steel. Squirrels can be a real pain especially when they have 2 litters of young per year. If you are having issues with nuisance squirrels in your attic don’t hesitate to call us for a consultation. We offer squirrel control packages as well for large colonies.

 

Skunk Removal & Control

We remove skunks in Hawthorn Woods frequently but can honestly say we love skunks, they are cute, docile animals when dealt with correctly are surprisingly very smart with a reputation for being smarter and a better pet then a house cat. If it were legal in Illinois we might even have a few…however we would never want one living under our deck or stoop so we know just how you feel when you want to get rid of a pest skunk on your property. Believe it or not we have had several clients call the gas company or fire department before calling us for skunk trapping services because they thought the sulfur in the skunk essence was a gas leak. The sulfur in skunk spray is what temporarily blinds animals threatening the skunks life. We offer professional skunk odor removal for skunk spray that is just unbearable which is usually best done after skunk trapping is performed. There is a special process for skunk control that always starts with humane skunk trapping because nothing can be done effectively with a live skunk spraying. Unfortunately we do encounter dead skunks from poisoning or natural causes usually disease. When we have a dead skunk under a deck of concrete stoop we try and remove it as soon as possible as the smell will last for periods of 6+ months very strongly. This is best accomplished by digging till the carcass can be found and removed, a very long process. If you’re looking for professional skunk control to eradicate nuisance animals by humane trapping give us a call today for a phone consultation for skunk removal or skunk odor removal.

 

Humane Raccoon Trapping & Control

Nuisance raccoons in an attic present two huge issues. Attic insulation damage causing a big rise in heating & cooling bills and the parasite ridden feces filled with raccoon roundworm eggs. Raccoons establish community latrines sites where they repeatedly deposit fresh feces. Raccoon feces can carry millions of roundworm eggs that lay dormant for years and can infect domestic cats and dogs, so raccoon removal is very important Raccoons are powerful animals and to be quite honest, almost every home is at risk of raccoons entering the attic because of their agility and power. Nuisance raccoons chew through roof shingles and wood, boar through soffits, tear down siding and fascia boards and pop open attic fans & vents to get inside an attic. Our raccoon removal company in Hawthorn Woods, IL tackles all types of pest raccoon control situations with various types of traps and raccoon exclusion, custom fabricated out of steel to insure once we get rid of raccoons they are gone for good. If you have a raccoon that has broken into your attic you are in luck about one thing, homeowners insurance usually covers the damage they do and takes care of the damaged insulation ruined by the raccoons walking and trampling around. Attic re-insulation due to raccoon damage is best done once the problem raccoons are removed and the raccoon entry points are sealed up professionally. We guarantee all of our raccoon proofing for quality of materials and workmanship. If you have a raccoon in your attic that you need to get rid of, call us today. We will send out a technician to get your humane raccoon trapping process started as well as an agent to estimate damage and work directly with your homeowners insurance on attic restoration.

Working As a Wildlife Control Technician

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  • Hearing Noises in Your Attic at Night? You May Have Wild Animals in Your Attic!

If you are looking for a bat exterminator, you are likely seeking the wrong type of person. When you have bugs, mice or other small pests, an exterminator might be a dream come true. However, if you have a bat problem, you should instead be looking for a wildlife specialist or professional company that offers bat removal and exclusion instead of extermination. Even conservationists will tell you that killing bats is not an effective solution. Poisoning bats with pesticides is illegal, and there is no need to kill bats just to get them out of your home.

With the right removal plan in place, you can easily get bats out of your home and keep them out, for good. However, this is not something that you should attempt on your own. Of course, if you are here looking for a bat exterminator, the chances are that you've already decided not to give it a try. Take the time to check out different wildlife companies and find a service that is able to give you the bat removal options that you need. You shouldn't focus too much on the price of the services, either. Sure, it should be affordable, but you really can't avoid getting bats removed from your home just because it's expensive. You need to take this seriously and protect your family by getting rid of bats as soon as you can.

Professional companies will usually have a specific process that they go through once they arrive in your home. They will do an inspection of your attic, as well as an inspection of the exterior of your home to figure out where the bats are coming in. Since bats sleep during the day, you should never go up into your attic to check for bats until nighttime. Wait until you hear quiet and it is dark outside, and the odds are better that they are out feeding. You can then go up and look for guano, but be careful in case any have stayed behind.

Bat exterminator companies can be found in some places, but they really aren't the best solution to anyone's bat problems. It is much better for you to find someone to remove and release the bats than to find someone that will kill them. Once you seal up your home and let bats know that they aren't welcome, you shouldn't have a problem with them trying to come back.

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Squirrels, Bat Control, and Raccoons Living in Homes Cause Damage

  • Squirrels, Bat Control, and Raccoons Living in Homes Cause Damage

  • Squirrels, Bat Control, and Raccoons Living in Homes Cause Damage

When dealing with a skunk underneath your stoop, the pungent odor will become unbearable in no time. Skunks that burrow under concrete stoops or sheds are looking for a den site where they feel safe and once they establish that, they will not be moving anytime soon. Skunk control by trapping is the only way to remove your skunk issues. Moth balls, rags soaked in ammonia, placing a radio or strobe light by the entrance is short term but it will not solve the problem. With early season skunk issues, time is not on your side. Skunks start breeding in mid- February through mid- March and have a sixty-three day gestation period, with this being said, a bigger issue will soon transpire when a litter of 4-8 all too eager to spray little stinkers are born in late May or early June will wreak havoc. Our licenced skunk removal services have over 25 years experience to relieve you of your unwanted stoop resident. Our professional skunk trapping services are very proficient on how to remove your pest skunk issues and to relieve you of that pungent odor. Once your skunk has been evicted, its advise that skunk proofing the area because the scent left behind will attract other skunks to dig in. Our skunk proofing is custom fabricated out of steel to insure once we remove all skunks, they are gone for good. We also guarantee our entire skunk proofing for quality of materials and workmanship. Our humane trapping services would like to inform our clients of the possibility of an animal dying in an out of reach area where a dig out is crucial for dead animal removal because the smell of a rotting carcass will make you forget about a skunk scent. Our skunk control services also offer odor control to relieve you of that revolting odor and put you on a path to relief and peace of mind. If you are in need of skunk trapping in Illinois give us a call, we'll be happy to help with the eviction of your skunk issues and leave you and your family in a very good position.