Wild Animal Control Service & Pest Control in Riverwoods, 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 Riverwoods 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 Riverwoods 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 Riverwoods, 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.

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Raccoons may be cute to some people but they are not meant to be kept around the house. If you do have them on your property, you will need to get help for raccoon removal and animal control. It should not be attempted by yourself.

Raccoons can be a huge annoyance at your home. They can be really noisy, finish your pet's food and be destructive in general. They will strew trash around. They may even cause structural damage to the building.

More than that, where there are raccoons, there are raccoon feces and these can contain parasites. The spores may become airborne and sicken people. In addition, raccoons may carry canine distemper and rabies, causing people or pets to be infected if bitten.

On top of all this, raccoons are not in the least bit timid. They show no fear of humans, nor do they run from bright lights or loud noises. If they are cornered, they will become very aggressive. For all the above reasons, you would do well to seek out professionals to help you in removing them from your home.

Generally, raccoons must be strapped. For the person with experience, this is not usually that difficult. In some cases, however, babies can be involved and this will need the use of other methods also.

As there often are offspring, it is not smart to just figure out how to block the adult from entering. If there are babies hidden, they will now be left to die. You will have no idea they are there until you start to notice the smell. At that point, you will need help in finding them.

If you are experiencing a raccoon problem, learn more about raccoon removal and animal control. Don't try to take care of it by yourself. You could end up spending more money or having to go to the hospital.

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Dealing with a skunk that made a den under your stoop and that potent fragrance is entering your home? Skunks can be beneficial in some instances but there's nothing beneficial that comes with skunks that burrow under your stoop or shed. In time the revolting odor that skunks produce can cause headaches and nausea. Our skunk control services deals with skunk issues on a daily basis and knows what you’re going through. Skunk elimination by trapping is the only way to remove your skunk issue. Moth balls, rags soaked in ammonia or placing a radio by the hole might work for a short time, but it won’t solve the problem. Skunk mating season starts in February through March and in early June gives birth to about 4 to 8 all too eager to spray kits. Our licence skunk removal team are very proficient on how to remove your pest skunk issues and to stop that nauseating odor from continuing to evade your home. Our skunk trapping team has over 25 years of skunk extermination experience to relieve you of your unwanted stoop dwellers. Once all pest skunk are removed, our skunk trapping company recommends skunk proofing your problem area, this is a necessity to eliminate and control any other stoop dweller that may try and take over an available den site, and most animals will take over a skunk den including raccoons, opossums and woodchucks. Our professional skunk control company would like to inform our consumers of the urgency of animal proofing the infected area because of an animal dying in an out of reach area where a dig out is crucial for dead animal retrieval, the smell of a decaying carcass will make you forget about a skunk scent. Our service also offers odor removal to relieve you of that pungent scent left behind. If you need skunk elimination in Illinois, we'll be there for you to help remove your skunk issues and we want nothing more but to leave you and your family in a good position.