Winston-Salem Wildlife Removal

Wildlife problem? Let us take care of it

Wildlife We Remove in Winston-Salem, NC

When it comes to wildlife removal in Winston-Salem, you want only the best. Let the trained experts at Trutech come to you with all the skills and know-how needed to help safely extract and remove nuisance wildlife.

Whether you live in Greensboro, High Point, Salisbury, or surrounding areas, Trutech can help. From bats in the attic to other nuisance animals, one call to Trutech can take care of all of your wild animal removal needs.

Common Wildlife

Winston-Salem Wildlife Removal Services

If you suspect you may have a wildlife problem, it’s important to call an expert at Trutech right away to determine the extent of the damage or the issue. Even if you’ve only seen tracks or you hear scratching in the walls, call one of our wildlife removal pros in Winston-Salem and let us check it out. Whether you live in Greensboro, High Point, Salisbury or any of the surrounding areas in Winston-Salem, let Trutech take care of your wildlife problem and get the job done right – the first time!

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Wildlife problem? Let us take care of it

Common Wildlife in Winston-Salem


These nocturnal creatures can creep into your attic, roof, soffit, or elsewhere in your North Carolina home. Bats are most active at night, and no amount of bat deterrents or DIY trapping will solve the problem. Fortunately, one call to Trutech’s Winston-Salem wildlife removal team can handle this common nuisance so you can rest easy! We’ll come to you with all the skills and tools necessary for safe bat removal.


Many people hear scratching and chewing and immediately know they have a pest problem. Squirrels in the roof, basement, or elsewhere in the home are a headache for many Winston-Salem homeowners. Although the eastern grey squirrel is the most common, there are many other types of squirrels and Trutech can perform safe squirrel removal and exclusion for any type of squirrels.


Concerned about snakes in the yard or in the home? Wondering if that snake is venomous or non-venomous? Worried about snakes and young children or snakes and pets? One call to Trutech can handle your snake problem. With Trutech’s safe snake removal and exclusion services, you have nothing to worry about from these common critters.

Raccoon Removal

Raccoons inhabit all parts of the state, tend to stay near a reliable source of water, and are comfortable in urban areas. 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 repair raccoon damage and sealing areas like roof returns and gable vents.

Rodent Pest Control

A mouse or rat infestation can damage your home and harm your health. Rats like all rodents constantly gnaw and will gnaw on anything it can sink their teeth into. Rats can spread a variety of diseases.

To effectively get rid of rodents you need to control the population. Female rats can have six litters in one year. The wildlife technician will determine the best type of trap, placement of trap, and the best bait to use.

The standard trapping duration is normally 5-14 days. Rats leave pheromone trails that other rats can follow into your home.  It is essential to repair entry points and reinforce potential entry points to keep rats out.

Opossum Removal

Opossums are not prone to aggression. They pose the greatest threat to your garden, but they will eat almost anything. Opossums do carry diseases so do not approach them haphazardly. Opossums will also look for safe nesting areas under decks, inside garages, or under foundations. Sealing ground-level entrances and burying wire mesh are effective ways to exclude opossums.

Squirrel Removal

Of the four squirrels that inhabit North Carolina, the eastern gray squirrel and the southern flying squirrel are most likely to enter your home. The fox squirrel’s range does include Forsyth County but they are not as common.

If you hear scratching noises that start early in the morning, it is likely a squirrel. Squirrels damage your home by constantly gnawing, building nests, and leaving their droppings. Effective squirrel control includes trapping, removing, and preventing squirrel infestations.

Chipmunk Control

Chipmunks are most active in early mornings and late afternoons during the spring. Chipmunks mate twice a year. The first litter of two to five kits is born in April and May; the second litter in July and August. Chipmunks enter their burrows during the winter months in a “quasi-hibernation“.

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 eas for sleeping, storing food, defecating, and giving birth.

Snake Control

Generally, the most harm snakes inflict is scaring someone. Out of the thirty-eight snake species in North Carolina, only six are venomous. 

Most commonly, snakes enter your home searching for food. A snake in your home is a sign you have a rodent infestation. During the inspection, we look for signs of rodents. We can solve your snake and rodent problems. 

Bird Control

The most common nuisance birds in North Carolina are crows, pigeons, red-winged blackbirds, starlings, and woodpeckers. Birds can be noisy, messy, and destructive.

Effective bird control depends on species and legalities. Of the 475 wild bird species in North Carolina, only non-native birds to North America like pigeons, starlings, and house sparrows can legally be caught and trapped.

Effective bird control includes habitat modification, exclusions, repellents, and trapping. Trapping birds are difficult; prevention and exclusion are much more effective to get rid of nuisance birds.

Bat Removal

Property owners may discover bats roosting in attics, using these shelters to give birth. The mating season in North Carolina is from May 1 to July 31. During that time, it is illegal for residents to remove bats

The most humane method of bat removal is to install a bat valve and perform a whole home exclusion.  Once the pups can survive and fly on their own, we can start bat removal. 

Bats can leave through the valve but not return. It usually takes 3-7 days to have a bat-free attic. Once all bats are gone, we remove the bat valve and seal the entire home.

Burrowing Animals

Homeowners can find evidence of moles, voles, or groundhogs digging up their yards. Moles, voles, and groundhogs make different size holes and mounds. That is the easiest way to identify them.

Traps can effectively control these animals, but they are elusive. Fencing around landscaping and gardens is an effective exclusion tactic.  

Who We Are

When you encounter unwanted wildlife in your home or business it is important to resolve the problem quickly and professionally. At Trutech®, our expert technicians and specialists have over 100 years of combined experience in the wildlife removal industry.

We know how to protect you and your family from the hazards of wildlife in your home or place of business.

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Wildlife problem? Let us take care of it

“I am a customer of Trutech and I just wanted to tell you that you have a very dedicated and knowledgeable technician in Ansley Sherlock. We had a difficult rat problem and she has worked tirelessly to help us. She is friendly and pleasant. I know that she will succeed in getting rid of our rats. She is patient and answers all our questions. We definitely will recommend your company to anyone who needs your services.”
“Dear Trutech, yesterday happened just like you promised! You had told me that if I saw a snake on our property again to call you any day or any time because that’s the best time to catch them – that is, soon after they’re spotted. You sent Alfred Burns right away and Nick Yohn, D.M. arrived, shortly thereafter. Removing that 65″ snake from our yard was a great relief for my wife and me. You have kept every promise you’ve made and you have provided great customer service at every step.”

Frequently Asked Questions

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. We use a variety of techniques including cage traps, direct capture, one-way valves,  and deterrents. Exclusion techiques are the most effective way to get rid of animals. 

We provide customized solutions to each individual customer so that we may solve the issue as quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively as possible. The size of the house, type of animal, number of nuisance animals, and length of time of infestation affect the estimated price of wildlife removal.

An estimate may change based on the amount of animal activity or work needed to be done. All estimates are finalized with an exact price before any work begins.

Our goal is to remove any wildlife as humanely as possible — often that means catching and releasing the animal.

Trutech® does not hire subcontractors for animal removal services. We employ expert technicians who are provided ongoing education and training in all aspects of animal control and removal. Many of our technicians hold degrees in Wildlife Biology, Entomology (insects), Ornithology (birds) or Herpetology (reptiles), some with Masters degrees in their specialty field.

Yes! We are licensed and insured.

We start by first removing the wildlife on your property, and cleaning up any damage. From there we’ll work with you to create a customized prevention plan so you won’t have the same issue again.

Service Areas

  • Advance
  • Belews Creek
  • Colfax
  • East Bend
  • Germanton
  • High Point
  • Kernersville
  • King
  • Lewisville
  • Lexington
  • Mocksville
  • Oak Ridge
  • Pfafftown
  • Pilot Mountain
  • Sanford
  • Thomasville
  • Walnut Cove
  • Yadkinville