Raccoons are found in most of North America and have recently emerged in some parts of Europe and Japan.
They live in highly wooded areas that have access to water, lots of trees and lots of vegetation. The hollow trees are their dens. They are very adaptable living in suburban and urban areas, making homes in manmade structures like attics, sewers, barns and sheds.
They are active in the night especially during summer, spring and fall. (more…)
Squirrels are common creatures to a majority of neighborhood settings. They infest gardens, house among other places. They are destructive creatures when in your property. For instance, if they are in your garden, they destroy flowers, vegetables, and uproot seeds, and growing seedlings. When in your premise, especially in the attic region, they are noisy and destroy your property. Therefore, getting rid of these nuisance creatures is worth to avoid destruction of your property. continue reading through this article for some tips on how to remove squirrels. (more…)
If you’ve heard squirrel noises in your home, chances are that you will find them in your attic or wall voids. Regardless of where they may be, squirrels can indeed be quite a nuisance you’d rather do away with. They not only cause severe damage to your structure, but also tend to be really noisy which can be embarrassing more so when you have guests around. There are a number of ways you can get rid of the bushy-tailed bandits – the most popular however is using special repeater traps to get the job done. So, how exactly is a squirrel trap used? (more…)
Skunks are wild animals that may find their ways into your home especially through your backyard into your basement or any other dark cum poorly lit area in your home. They are normally attracted by human garbage, insects, darkness and leftovers. Normally, skunks do not bite human beings, unless otherwise.
Irrespective of the fact that they do not bite, skunks are still a nuisance when they invade your home, most particularly due to the spray they release as a defensive mechanism when under attack, the spray is harmful to the human skin and also very irritating. It is for this reason that you may need tips on how to keep skunks away, read on for more details. (more…)
Are you tired of the noisy and destructive raccoons that have invaded and destroyed your yard, emptied your bird feeders and knocked over your trash cans? Raccoons are nuisance pest species that have habits of living in human dwellings and known to cause a lot of mess and damage to the yard and property if uncontrolled. Unfortunately, most people rarely understand what they need to do to control raccoons in the long term making the invasion a perennial problem that they have to deal with now and then. The best raccoon control measure is to devise a strategy that will help you get rid of raccoons in the long term, which is only possible if you take the time to understand their habitat, skills and effective long-term removal remedies that will stop making your property attractive to them.
Eliminating raccoons from your garden can be as simple as cleaning up your garden or as drastic as using of traps. Other methods are using deterrents & exclusion, like fencing off the garden.
Whilst you may usually come across the raccoons’ mischievous activities in your garden, they will also get into your pet’s food or garbage cans. Therefore it is a wise idea to secure trash cans or garbage lids so the animals are unable to open them. Plus, any pet food should be kept away at night when these animals are most active. (more…)
Skunks are well known for their awful odor, which is enough to send anyone nauseating. This bad odor is also enough to keep dogs and other predators away from skunks, something that makes it easy for them to invade any property especially where there are attractants. These animals can cause extensive damage to your lawn and plants as they look for food. Occasionally, skunks have been found inside garages especially if they find them open, and these are some of the clear reasons as to why you should do everything possible to keep them at bay. It is important to however note that as with all other pests, skunks are attracted to the inhabited areas by a number of things. Below are some of the most common skunk attractants you should know and keep away: (more…)