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Wildlife Control and Removal in Southern Indiana
When it comes to wildlife removal in Southern Indiana, you want the most effective and safest method possible, which is why you’ll want to call Trutech.
There is no one-size-fits-all solution; each job requires a custom approach. We inspect every home and build a custom plan to resolve any wildlife problems.
Our Integrated Wildlife and Pest Control programs aim to humanely remove and prevent any future intrusions. We provide full home exclusions in which we repair and restore your home from the damage caused by the animal(s).
Inspection & Wildlife Removal
Every unique animal problem begins with an initial inspection. Our Wildlife Consultant will investigate the property for signs of wildlife. Our Wildlife Consultant creates and implements a custom wildlife program to solve your pest animal problems.
Wildlife Pest Prevention
Once the animal has safely been removed, it is important to prevent any future animal intruders. Habitat modifications and home exclusions are two of the most effective and humane methods to keep animals out of your home.
Animal Damage Repair
Once your home is secure, it is vital to restore your home. Wild animals do not make the best house guests. Trutech offers services to repair the damage, close entry points, and disinfect affected areas.
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Nuisance Wildlife in Southeastern Oklahoma
Raccoons inhabit all parts of the state. 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 thumbing at night if you have an attic.
Live trapping is the most common removal technique and exclusion techniques include securing food sources and closing any entry points.
Squirrels can cause considerable damage to your home. Tree squirrels in Bloomington and Columbus include the gray squirrels, red squirrels, and southern flying squirrels.
Strange noises like squealing, running, or gnawing are some of the most apparent clues squirrels are in your attic. Gray and red squirrels are active during the day; flying squirrels are nocturnal. Depending on when you hear these noises can help determine which type of squirrel is in your house.
Squirrels' teeth never stop growing so they constantly gnaw and chew damaging attic insulation, fraying electrical wire, and destroying house structures.
To effectively remove squirrels, the wildlife technician will employ a variety of tactics such as live trapping, one-way doors, deterrents, and direct capture.
Rodent Pest Control
If you hear scraping sounds in the walls or you see droppings, it’s a good idea to call Trutech. Rats and mice in your home can cause damage and harm your health.
Complete rodent pest control takes more than a few mouse traps. Because rats can up to six litters a year consisting of eight to eighteen pups, effective rodent control requires proper rodent population control and prevention.
The standard mouse trapping duration is normally 5-14 days. We will evaluate the extent of the rodent infestation. We’ll remove the rats or mice and perform exclusion services to prevent them from coming back into your home or office.
Lawns appeal to groundhogs in Bloomington or Columbus because they flock to open areas with loose soil and good drainage. Garden plots, especially those with tender young sprouts, also attract plant-eating pests. Groundhogs (woodchucks, whistle pigs) hibernate in their burrows during the winter so you won’t notice them until late February in Indiana.
In addition, groundhogs leave behind deep holes in yards. These extend into tunnel systems where the pests raise their young and hide from predators. Burrows can cause falls, mower damage, and soil collapses. These tunnels may even lead to foundation problems if they are too close to the home.
Fencing made of heavy poultry wire is effective to keep groundhogs away from landscaping and gardens. Scarecrows provide only temporary relief. Traps can effectively control groundhogs, though they come with some problems. Burrow systems have many entrances and exits, making it easy for the pests to elude capture.
Bats are most likely to enter your home in late spring. During the winter, bats hibernate in one of Indiana's 2900 caves.
Bats in the attic can be a particularly troublesome nuisance. Not only do they make a lot of noise, but their nests and droppings can negatively affect your health and the health of your family.
Bat guano is the surest sign you have bats and the greatest risk to your health. A large accumulation of guano can lead to structural issues and spread two fungal diseases.
As a protected species, there are certain regulations and stipulations for humane, legal removal from your home. Bats should not be removed if flightless pups are present in the home.
Of the thirty-two native snakes, only four are venomous in Indiana. But all snakes are beneficial to the environment. If you have a snake in your home, avoid killing it.
A snake enters a home looking for food. If you need snake removal in Bloomington and Columbus, you likely have rats or mice in your house too.
Not only will Trutech safely remove the snake but also the technician will inspect for any other pest animals. Once all wildlife has been removed, we'll prevent any future pest animal infestations.
Moles dig extensive burrows through your lawn that can undermine structures like porches, sheds, driveways and destroy gardens and landscaping.
Because moles spend most of their time underground, the mounds are the easiest way to identify a mole infestation. Moles mounds look like mountains and are built directly over the tunnel.
Time, energy, and resources can be wasted by trying to control these animals in an unoccupied burrow. Effective control includes a strategic approach to baiting and trapping. Buried fencing around garden plots can help protect your vegetables and flowers.
Beaver dams create thriving ecosystems, but nuisance beavers also cause flooding in residential areas and on public lands. Beavers are extremely diligent workers and will continue causing issues until they are removed from the property.
Consult a professional wildlife technician before you attempt to remove beavers from your property.
Due to certain state and federal laws, attempting to remove beaver dams can result in costly fines or jail time.
Beavers target an area and work there consistently until they need more resources. As a result, they will develop a “slide.” These are visible mudslides that the beavers create from repeatedly going in and out of the water. It’s important to locate beaver slides in order to have a more successful trapping session.
The process of beaver removal typically takes 10-14 days.
Chipmunks pose no real danger to humans. They rarely enter homes but will explore basements and crawlspaces for food. The more pressing threat is damage to lawns and gardens. Their burrows are quite extensive that include areas for sleeping, storing food, defecating, and give birth. After birth, chipmunk kits will not move to their own territory until 6-8 weeks.
Moving bird feeders away from homes also discourages chipmunks from burrowing near human dwellings. There are all sorts of chipmunk repellents, deterrents, and baits on the market, but these do little to truly get rid of chipmunks.
You need a much more robust and dedicated plan to get rid of these pests To keep chipmunks away from homes and gardens, cover vulnerable areas with hardware cloth or wire mesh and seal any cracks or holes along exterior walls. Cage traps and rat snap traps can be used. Make sure rat snap traps don't catch songbirds.
When Should I Call a Wildlife Removal Specialist?
The best time to call a wildlife removal company in Bloomington and Columbus is at the first signs of nuisance wildlife.
While an animal is left unattended in your attic, crawlspace, basement, or in your walls, they are damaging your home and ruining your quality of life.
Before you set a trap to catch wildlife in your home, ask yourself:
- Are you prepared to kill the trapped animal?
- Do you know how to properly dispose of an animal carcass?
- Do you know how to release a trapped animal?
- Do you know what bait should be used to ensure you catch the targeted species?
- Do you know how frequently you must check a trap set to capture wildlife?
Why Choose a Trutech for Your Wildlife Removal Company
Trutech Wildlife Technicians are equipped to handle any nuisance wildlife in your home or business. They will safely remove any attic invaders like raccoons, rats, mice, and squirrels and protect your lawn from skunks, opossums, chipmunks, and armadillos.
Trutech can also protect your lawn and home from stinging insects like wasps, hornets, bees, mosquitos, and fire ants.
When you call our Indiana wildlife removal team, we come to you with all the tools and expertise needed to determine the problem and take steps to solve the problem. We can repair some of the damage caused by wild animals, including nest removal, feces removal, and dead animal removal, to name a few.
When you work with the wildlife removal professionals at Trutech, you can feel confident that the job is being done right. We handle pests large and small, dangerous and docile, so you can reclaim your home, lawn, garden, and more from common pests and nuisance animals in Bloomington, Columbus, and surrounding areas.
TRUTECH'S ANIMAL CONTROL SERVICES IN Southern Indiana, Indiana AND SURROUNDING AREAS
Trutech® Wildlife Service is the leader in professional wildlife removal in Bloomington and Columbus. We have been successfully providing quality service and expertise for over 30 years throughout the U.S. Your satisfaction is our top priority. Our animal control specialists guarantee they can solve your problem. And our humane and ethical treatment practices are one of the many reasons residents and business owners refer us in Southern Indiana. Trutech animal removal technicians in Southern Indiana:
- Our technicians can close off potential entry points to prevent pests from re-entering your home or business. We can remove old insulation that has been tainted by an animal infestation.
- We are experts at bat control, rodent removal, and more.
Animal Control & Removal
Wild Animal Removal
Safe, humane removal of nuisance animals and pests from your home or property.
Wildlife Exclusion & Prevention
Reliable prevention from future animal intrusions in your home.
Professional and permanent repairs to entry points, insulation, and damage from animal urine or feces.
With more than 100 years of combined experience in the wildlife removal industry, Trutech’s licensed and insured technicians are skilled in resolving animal control issues in your Indianapolis, IN, home or business. You can count on our wildlife removal specialists, biologists, entomologists, and herpetologists to handle any animal control request, including bat and bird removal. Our team at Trutech is confident in our ability to manage all animal control situations. The specialists we hire take customer satisfaction seriously, which is why our licensed technicians do not stop working until all wildlife control problems in Indianapolis, IN, homes and businesses are solved.