21 March 2017
Wildlife invasion pose a serious threat to the integrity and safety of a property. These notorious animals tend to damage your belongings and can even harm your family. They are often stubborn and returns to the same place from where they are deterred away. Wildlife usually invade a property in search of food and shelter. The most common area of their habitat inside a house is attic.
Some of the common creatures that infest a home are:
- Rodents: Almost each and every homeowner has one or the other time in his life gone through a rodent infestation. Rats and mice are common creatures that accommodate a home for food. These nuisance creatures are very small and can gain entry through minor holes and crevices. They are harmful and carries various disease causing agents.
- Raccoons: Raccoons are the most notorious wildlife animals that are generally shy, but can create extreme clutter inside a premise. They are generally active during night and reside in the basement or attics. They are fond of digging and can usually be seen digging up your yard during night. Raccoons are highly responsible for causing expensive damages like attic repairs, chewing of insulation pipes, breaking fence etc.
- Opossums: Opossums are dangerous animals that can attack humans and pets. They are versatile animals that can enter your home through digging your fence or deck. They love to reside in a yard and cause excess of nuisance. Possums are good climbers that can climb up your chimney or attic to enter inside your home, They are carriers of various diseases like fever, tuberculosis, tularemia, bacterial infections and many more.
- Skunks: Skunks are small species of wildlife that have black and white stripes on their body. They don’t cause any harm to humans, but are responsible for disturbing the integrity of a property, especially yard. They usually love to reside in yards, forests and grasslands. Skunks are widely known for their spray. Whenever these creatures found themselves in danger, they attack their enemy with a bad smell that is also known as spray. The reason for the removal of these adorable animals from a property is only due to sprays.
These are some of the common wildlife species that invade a home. In case, you suspect any one of these creatures inside your premises, call in our animal control professionals at Burl-Oak Wildlifepros for effective solution.