Wild animals can cause serious damage to a house, both before and after they get in. Creatures such as squirrels and raccoons may find a small gap to squeeze through or chew on the siding to create an opening.
After they get inside a house, wild animals can cause even more damage by chewing on building materials, electrical wires, and belongings stored in the attic. Homeowners sometimes think they can get rid of wild animals themselves but greatly underestimate how challenging and dangerous that task can be.
Reasons to Hire a Wildlife Removal Company
If you have one or more wild animals inside your home, it’s important to exclude them the right way. An animal won’t just leave on its own, and it may attack you if it feels threatened. If you get bitten or scratched, you may wind up in the emergency room with significant injuries and may even contract a serious and life-threatening illness, such as rabies.
Wildlife control professionals know the best ways to exclude and relocate a variety of species. They can set traps to capture wild animals and then transport them to another location or use devices that will keep animals that leave a house on their own from returning.
Some companies advertise products and strategies that they claim can get rid of wild animals. Many of those measures are ineffective. Some businesses and websites advertise poisons that are intended to kill wildlife, which may be illegal. Those toxic chemicals can also sicken or kill pets. Wildlife control professionals use safe and humane methods that minimize the risk of harm to animals, both wild ones and family pets.
Wildlife control companies don’t just focus on getting rid of animals. They also take steps to prevent them from coming back and to keep other animals from exploiting the same entry points they used to get into the house. Professionals can identify gaps that animals can squeeze through, which are often so small that an untrained person can easily miss them. They can then seal off those gaps and make repairs so that homeowners don’t face a repeat of the same problem in the future.
Get Help with Wildlife Removal in CT
Anderson Wildlife Control has been helping homeowners in New Haven County, Connecticut, and beyond deal with nuisance wildlife since 1993. We use safe and humane methods and comply with Department of Energy and Environmental Protection guidelines. Contact us today to get help dealing with a wild animal at your home.