Wild Animal Control Service & Pest Control in Channel Lake, 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 Channel Lake 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 Channel Lake 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 Channel Lake, 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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Protecting your home and its assets is a top priority. Unfortunately, wild animals can threaten this predilection; especially if you live near wooded areas. Raccoons are one of the most commonly reported residential nuisance animals and have proven their ability to infiltrate, damage, or wreck homes, neighborhoods, and landscapes. There are ways to impede this occurrence using a few home remedies and some professional assistance. A little bit of dedication and knowledge is all it takes to increase the level of security and protect your property's value. Continue reading to learn a few ways to implement home management solutions in order to put an end to nuisance raccoon infestation and invasion difficulties.

How to Raccoon-Proof a House

If you do not already have raccoons living inside your property, then preventative maintenance is your first task and concern. There several things a homeowner can do to deter raccoons from invading their yards, garages, sheds, rooftops, and more. Think about what attracts raccoons to a particular area. Raccoons in residential areas have been pushed out of their natural habitats and forced into our neighborhoods due to new development, construction, and growth. This means that they have no other choice but to learn how to survive using human resources.

It is highly recommended to contact professional animal control and removal services for help with raccoon control and prevention. They have the answers you need for effective and safe raccoon hindrance. A reputable and reliable company should offer free estimates, have years of experience, and be licensed in the industry.

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Not getting rid of squirrels that chewed an opening to gain entry into your attic can have a long lasting effect if the issue isn't promptly taken care of. Squirrels have to continually chew to wear down their ever growing incisors and in the process do considerable damage inside your attic. Their openings will also produce an easy entry for bats, stinging insects, and other pests to enter your home or create a leaky roof, costing the average homeowner hundreds if not thousands of dollars in attic restoration and roof repairs, if squirrel control is not handle in a timely matter. Long term squirrel issues will also create your attic insulation to be saturated in feces and urine causing strong urine smell to seep into your living area. Our professional squirrel extermination services has seen firsthand the damage a colony of squirrels can create. Squirrels are also responsible for over 30,000 home and business fires yearly by gnawing of wires, this is over 1/3 of fires across the U.S., Our humane squirrel trapping services takes this matter very serious. Our squirrel removal company and has over 25 years’ experience in humane squirrel trapping to help free you of these pests and can relieve you of your issue in about a week or less. 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, and trap as many squirrels as we can catch in a given time period which is a huge break from paying per animal removed. Our licence squirrel control technicians will come out, inspect and give you their professional solution to capture your home dwellers. Once all squirrels are removed, our squirrel extermination services can repair and squirrel proof the damage to your home. We also offer squirrel odor elimination to eliminate the scent left behind. If you’re in need of squirrel trapping in Illinois we’re just a phone call away to help you with any squirrel removal issues you may have.