Wild Animal Control Service & Pest Control in Lake Forest, IL
Squirrel Control Services
Squirrel Removal From Attics
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 Lake Forest 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
Humane Nuisance Skunk Trapping
Damage Prevention From Lawn Grubbing Skunks
We remove skunks in Lake Forest 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
Raccoon Baby Removal & Eviction Services
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 Lake Forest, 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.
Why Do You Need Help With Raccoon Removal?
Useful Information About Wild Raccoons
Hearing Noises in Your Attic? You May Have Nuisance Raccoons in Your Attic!
The minute squirrels enter your home, the damage has just begun. Squirrel for their size can create substantial damage in time if the issue is ignored. The entry point they chewed open will expose an avenue for just about anything that can get on your roof such as raccoons, bees, yellow jacket, bats, deer mice and the elements; rain, that can create a mold issue. Many homeowners are not aware that when it comes to homeowner's insurance, they typically do not cover destruction by rodents, well-being a rodent, squirrel destruction falls under that. This wouldn't be that big of a problem with most squirrel eviction and repairs costing less than deductibles if caught in time. Our professional team seen firsthand what squirrels can do to the average home. The greatest danger, however, is the fire hazard they can create by chewing on electrical wiring insulation. Our humane squirrel control take this very serious. Pest squirrel infestation also poses a serious health risk to humans as well. Squirrels are a carrier of rabies and carry other external parasites into your home, such as ticks and fleas that are almost surely present, leading to pet infestations as well. Our licence squirrel trapping team knows how to free you of squirrel usually in a week or less. At our squirrel removal service we have over 25 years’ experience in squirrel trapping in getting rid of your pests squirrel situation and with average pest squirrel numbers ranging from 3- 7 and having two litters a year, we offer a squirrel extermination package that takes care of the inspection, trap set up, use of various trap methods to trap as many squirrels as we can catch in a given time period, which is a huge break for the hard working home owner from paying per squirrel removed. Our squirrel control technicians will come out, locate the entry point and give you their professional solution to capture your home dweller. Once all squirrels are removed, our professional squirrel removal service can squirrel proof the damage to your home to ensure that all pest squirrels are gone for good. If you're of need squirrel control in Illinois feel free to give us a call, we can help with all your pest squirrel issues.
Squirrels, Bat Control, and Raccoons Living in Homes Cause Damage
Squirrel Removal - Guidelines and Treatments to Get Rid of Squirrels
General Rabies Vaccination Schedule for Humans
Rabies is a well-known and widely-feared virus that is highly contagious and commonly carried by many species of mammal. Raccoon, bats, birds, dogs, cats, foxes, and are not only susceptible to the virus, but are common carriers of the disease. It is passed along and transmitted through the infected mammal's saliva, either through bodily fluids, open wounds, scratches, or bites. If treatment is neglected, the Rhabdovirus is always fatal. Fortunately, modern advances in veterinary care allow us the opportunity to vaccinate our domesticated pets with a Rabies vaccine and protect them from contracting the fatal virus.
If an animal is bitten by a rabid mammal, and they have never been vaccinated, there is little hope for survival. But what about humans? Humans on the other hand can be treated before or after being exposed to the Rabies virus. There are stringent vaccination schedules that must be properly implemented in order for the medicine to be effective. Continue reading and review the general Rabies vaccination schedule for humans, pre-exposure and post-exposure.
A Total of 2 Doses on Two Separate Occasions:
- Dose 1 = Immediately After Exposure
- Dose 2 = Three Days After the Initial Dose
If you spot raccoons or other wild animals on your property, be sure to keep your distance to avoid provocation and fear that could cause animals to attack. You never know what diseases an animal has, so it is best to avoid contact at all times. If you suspect you have a raccoon problem, call a local wildlife removal company for safe and humane raccoon control services. Better protect yourself, your family, and your property by preventing raccoons and other animals from visiting each night.
To find a Rabies vaccination clinic in your city, check out the Passport Health Travel Clinic locations.