Wild Animal Control Service & Pest Control in Knollwood, 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 Knollwood 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 Knollwood 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 Knollwood, 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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Squirrels can seem harmless enough when you casually see them running around your neighborhood. Be warned though; in your home a squirrels possess a serious threat that can endanger your home and your family. The very first squirrel issue we like all of our clients to know about is the fact that nuisance squirrels are consider rodents and all rodents gnaw and are responsible for over 30,000 home and business fires across the United States. Squirrels are also reservoir of disease that can be transmitted to humans. There also comes the fact that when it comes to home owners insurance, they typically do not cover damages by rodents. Our humane squirrel removal services take this matter very serious in pest squirrels control. Squirrels have two breeding stages (winter & late spring) nuisance squirrels are often looking for ways into your attic, gnawing through just about any material outside your home like fascia boards, aluminum gutters. Our professional squirrel removal services can prevent this with a few different squirrel trapping methods. With average pest squirrel numbers ranging from 3-7, we offer a squirrel trapping package that takes care of the inspection, trap set up, and trap as many squirrels as we can in a given time period which is a huge break from paying per animal removed. The damage to your home will also produce an easy avenue for bats, stinging insects, and other pests such as raccoons to enter your home or create a roof that leaks. Our squirrel removal technicians will make this as easy and painless for both you and your uninvited house guest. Once remove, our squirrel control services recommend squirrel proofing the damage to your home to ensure your squirrel issue is gone for good and will leave you in a good position. If you're looking for help getting rid of squirrels in Illinois, feel free to give us a call, we'll be happy to answer any of your questions.raccoon removal

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Although cute, skunks can be a nemesis when they find a comfort zone under your stoop and once they establish that, they won’t be leaving anytime soon. Time is not on your side and you may find yourself in a bad position if you don’t act quickly enough. February marks the start of reproduction season and a litter of 4 to 6 eager to spray baby skunks will also take up residency. Skunks can be beneficial to us because their omnivores, eating rodents such as mice and insects, but having one spraying under your stoop can cause nausea and headaches.Our professional skunk control by trapping is the only way to relieve you of your skunk issue and that nauseating odor. Mothballs, ammonia soak rags or a radio will only work for a short period of time, but won’t solve the problem. Our skunk trapping crew has over 25 years of experience to relieve you of your unwanted stoop dwellers. Our skunk removal services are very proficient on how to eliminate your pest skunk issues to relieve you of that revolting odor. Once all pest skunks are removed. We highly recommends skunk proofing your problem area because the scent left behind will attract other skunks to dig in. Some other animals that will take over a skunk den are raccoons, opossums and woodchucks. Our skunk proofing is custom fabricated out of steel to insure once we remove all skunks, they are gone for good. We guarantee our entire skunk proofing for quality of materials and workmanship. Our accredited company would like to inform our client 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 professional skunk trapping services also offers odor removal to relieve you of that revolting odor and put you in a good position and give you peace of mind. If you’re in need of skunk control in Illinois give us a call, we'll be happy to help in the exterminate your nuisance skunk issues and leave you and your family in a very good position