Bat Removal in Northeast Ohio

There are eleven species of bats commonly found in Ohio. The solitary species are the hoary bat, the silver-haired bat, and the Eastern red bat. Colonial bats tend to roost together and include the little brown bat, the big brown bat, the Northern long-eared bat, and the Indiana bat.  The big brown bat and the […]

Fox Control in Minneapolis

A homeowner in the Twin Cities could experience a wide variety of nuisance wildlife problems.  The natural and suburban habitats have plenty of resources for animals to thrive in Minneapolis-St. Paul. The Big Woods is a belt of hardwoods that passes next to the Twin Cities and pockets of those hardwoods still exist in the […]

How do animals get into my home?

 Human homes are often warm, cozy places, so it’s no accident that animals wind up in our homes—like us, they crave the warmth and shelter that human dwellings provide. Furthermore, human homes also occur near food and water sources, which makes them doubly appealing. Unfortunately, even the most skilled contractors leave weak spots in the […]

The Best Raccoon Repellent

It’s happened to nearly all of us: we leave trash outside, resolve to put it into the trash can, and promptly forget about it. Then the following morning, when we walk outside to meet the day, we are met instead by a yard strewn with trash. This is, in all probability, the work of a […]

Can a Skunk Live Under Your House?

Fall is a pivotal season for many animal species. With winter looming, animals are constantly on the move, creating dens, hoarding food, and generally preparing for the long winter ahead. Skunks are no different. As the weather cools off, these malodorous mammals start eating as much as possible in an effort to increase body fat, […]

Raccoon Removal in Dallas, TX

Raccoons can wreak havoc trying to gain entry to your home and cause significant damage creating a den in your attic. They can cause a mess of garbage and destroy home gardens and birdfeeders.  Because they are nocturnal, you’ll most likely hear a loud thumping at night in the attic. Live trapping is the most […]

How Long Do Raccoons Live?

The average raccoon lifespan is about five years, though many kits die before reaching adulthood. The longest surviving wild raccoon lived for 16 years, while a captive raccoon’s lifespan can last as long as 21. Like many animals, raccoons in captivity generally live much longer than those living in the wild—wild raccoons usually live around two […]

Woodpecker Damage to House

Woodpecker on a tree

Woodpeckers drill holes with their beaks in wooden structures for a number of reasons. Houses with wooden exteriors present ideal surfaces for drumming, feeding, and nesting. Woodpecker Pecking at House The architecture of many homes within the Greater Tampa utilizes Styrofoam providing woodpeckers with an easy material to peck at to create nesting holes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sv2yrzze4A Woodpecker Control […]

Is An Animal Hibernating in Your Attic?

squirrel in winter

As winter approaches, some animals start behaving very differently: some hibernate, some enter a state called torpor, and others experience a process known as brumation. Some animals, like squirrels, do not hibernate, but simply fatten themselves up in the fall and store food for months of relative inactivity—an approach to winter that might be relatable […]

Chipmunk Sounds

Chipmunk eating a nut

Chipmunks most frequently use a high-pitched chirping noise. Their ‘chuck-chuck’ call is often mistaken for birdsong. But when responding to threats, you may hear a high-pitched ‘wee.’  Chipmunks usually live in underground burrows, but it is not unheard of for them to find their way into human homes. As far as home-invading rodents are concerned, […]