Skunk Control

Skunk Control, Trapping & Removal Services

We can rid you of Skunk problems safely and efficiently

Skunks are mid-sized black and white mammals known for their ability to spray a strong, foul smell when they are in danger. Skunks are omnivores, meaning that they feed off of both plants and animals in the wild. Active during the night, skunks can destroy your property in several ways. Skunks will dig up sections of grass to pull up bulbs and other plants. If you have pets, they are at risk of being sprayed by a squirrel.

If you have noticed the signs of a skunk living on your property, do not risk your safety trying to capture it yourself. Skunks are known to carry rabies and other diseases and have sharp claws that can be a danger to any pet or human. Our team of experts at Trutech know what it takes to remove these animals, whether dead or alive, from your property humanely. Trutech’s licensed specialists have the tools and knowledge to conduct proper skunk removal and skunk control services in your home, yard, or garage.

Here at Trutech, our passion is helping solve your animal maintenance problems quickly and in an environmentally sensitive way. Our humane skunk removals and controls ensure that no animals are harmed at any point in the wildlife maintenance process. So don’t wait until skunks have sprayed you or your pets, call in a team of experts at Trutech for a full skunk removal or skunk control on your property today!

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APPEARANCE

Several species of skunks live in North America, and their coats feature different patterns of white stripes, spots, or swirls on black fur. About the size of a house cat, skunks have small, triangular heads, long bodies, and muscular legs with sharp claws used for digging. Their long, bushy tails are often also marked with varying white patterns or stripes.

DIET

Skunks typically come out at night to forage for fruits, berries, eggs, insects, worms, and small animals. As opportunistic omnivores, they will not pass up the chance to eat spilled birdseed, garbage, or garden vegetables, as well.

HABITAT

Wooded areas with plenty of vegetation are the preferred habitat of wild skunks. Easily accessible food and water sources are their top priorities, so skunks can adapt to many other environments, including residential areas, as long as these things are present. They usually make their burrows in the abandoned dens of other animals but will also search for suitable logs, brush piles, or abandoned buildings in which to dig out comfortable nests.

TREATMENT SOLUTIONS

ENTRY INTO HOMES OR BUSINESSES

ENTRY INTO HOMES OR BUSINESSES

Yards with tempting vegetable gardens, fruit or nut trees, birdfeeders, or infestations of lawn insects are inviting to hungry skunks. In addition to easy sources of food, skunks invade residential properties in search of safe places to burrow, such as in sheds, underneath porches, or beneath the foundation of buildings.

PROBLEMS & DAMAGE

PROBLEMS & DAMAGE

Residents who own pets, especially dogs, should be careful to supervise their animal’s outdoor activities if skunks are known to frequent the area. When skunks are startled by another animal, they will discharge their spray at the aggressor. In addition to their smell, skunks dig up gardens and lawns looking for insects to eat and can carry dangerous diseases like rabies. If they create dens under buildings, skunks may cause structural damage.

PREVENTION & EXCLUSION

PREVENTION & EXCLUSION

Excluding skunks from residential properties is a matter of removing the food sources and potential den sites that attract the pests. If fruit-bearing trees are present on the property, be sure to frequently remove fallen fruits. Clean up any spilled birdseed or pet food. Use secure, tightly fitted trash can lids to keep skunks from getting into the garbage. Placing fences around gardens will deter the animal as long as they are buried at least half a foot underground to thwart digging efforts. To eliminate potential denning sites, seal up the spaces beneath decks, patios, and porches.

TRAPPING & REMOVAL

TRAPPING & REMOVAL

The best way to eliminate problematic skunks from private properties is to enlist the aid of a professional wildlife control service. The experts at Trutech are trained to address skunk issues in the most effective manner possible and eliminate the presence of the troublesome creatures for good.


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