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Have A Raccoon Problem? Yes? No? It’s Better To Know The Risks Before Raccoon Disaster Hits.

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We At Pestco Specialize In Raccoon Removal & Bat Removal From The Attic Both Residential And Commercial. We Also Remove Other Species Of Nuisance Wildlife. Pestco Services The Central Ohio Cities & Landmarks Of Columbus, Dublin, Powell, Hilliard, Upper Arlington, Worthington, New Albany, Westerville, Lewis Center, Polaris, Delaware, Sunbury, Avery-Muirfield, Marysville, Parts Of Inner City Columbus, OSU Campus, & The Rest Of Greater Columbus Ohio.

Company Websites –

http://www.pro-animal-control.com/columbus-oh-wildlife-control.html

www.ohwildlifecontrol.com

Call Us Today Regarding Your Nuisance Wildlife Issue, You’ll Be Glad You Did. 

*Please Note – Wildlife Removal Is NOT a Free Service. If You Have A Feral Cat Or Dog Problem Call Columbus Domestic Animal Services At (614) 525-3647. Thank You. 

Hello Everyone! My name is Luke and I wanted to write an educated article today providing valuable information to homeowners alike who have experienced / currently experiencing / or may experience in the future -nuisance raccoons in the attic, chimney, or crawl space. If you live in the Ohio areas of Columbus, Dublin, Upper Arlington, Powell, Hilliard, Marysville, Or Delaware OH, my company (Pestco) can help you with any raccoon problems you may be having. Give us a call today at 614-620-7378 for raccoon removal services. If you live in a different area, I hope this article can lead you in the right direction in choosing your course of action.

# My Credibility: I obtain this knowledge I am sharing with you today due to the fact I have my own nuisance wildlife business based out of Columbus, OH and have dealt with many concerned clients who have had raccoons infesting the attic area of their home. I have done extensive research to best serve those clients who have a million questions. My father has done nuisance wildlife control for over 17 years and has taught me a lot about the biology of these animals and the risks they present to people.

# Purpose Of Article: The subject of this article is going to be focused on the different hazards raccoons cause when they invade the attic. Diseases & parasites can be found in the raccoon feces and fur, and you should know the risks involved even if you don’t have a problem. Raccoon waste is very hazardous and below you can read some of the risks involved.

KEYWORDS TO KNOW-  (Raccoon Poop = Feces, Waste, Excrement, Droppings.)

** RACCOONS ** – CARRIERS OF RABIES & DISTEMPER. ADDITIONALLY, RACCOON FECES CARRIES ROUND WORM & CAN ALSO DEVELOP HARMFUL SPORES OF BACTERIA OVER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME. RACCOONS WASTE IS MORE DANGEROUS WHEN IT IS DRIED UP BECAUSE IT PRODUCES AIRBORNE PATHOGENS THROUGH MICROSCOPIC DUST & FIBERGLASS INSULATION. 

Who in their lifetime has had a family of raccoons living in their attic, crawl space, or chimney? If you haven’t already, you are more than likely going to experience raccoon problems somewhere down the line. The initial course of action that should be taken when having raccoons in the attic is hiring a professional trapper to remove the problem animals. Trapping and removing the animals using the do-it-yourself trick can be frustrating & end up costing you more money in the long run because after you fail to catch the raccoons, they will proceed to cause additional damage. When the animals are controlled & removed properly, you may ask yourself afterwards – what should be done about the dirty attic the raccoons left behind? Is it safe? Should we just leave everything alone? – Doing nothing to address the problem is simply not an option, unless you want raccoons or other nuisance wildlife back inside your attic. All animals leave their scent behind, and other animals can pick up on it pretty easily and will be attracted to the structure. It is a recipe for wildlife infestation. The recommended coarse of action is to have the attic remediated and sanitized. Meaning taking out all the insulation, disinfecting, and putting new insulation in place of the old. This will rid 99% of the odor and also eliminate the pathogens that can be found in the raccoon feces.

* Raccoon Round Worm *

One of the most common hazards with raccoons in the attic is the ROUND WORM EGGS that can be found in the animal waste. See, when a raccoon has round worm, the parasite (round worm) lays its eggs inside the digestion tracts of the raccoon. When the raccoons expel their excrement throughout the attic, the round worm eggs are found inside the feces and come into contact with insulation & dust. Once the feces has cross-contaminated with the insulation, the microscopic round worm eggs can become airborne through the dust and also fiberglass particles found in most types of insulation. If inhaled by a human, round worm eggs become feasible in producing the parasite, adult round worms. People who get round worm have a high fatality rate. Even if you don’t die, the round worm virus attacks the nervous system leaving you impaired with neurologic disorders such as blindness. How serious do you think your ‘raccoon in the attic’ problem is now? Not only do they cause a multitude of damage & loss of sleep, but the risk of disease is what drives most people out of their chairs. If you live in the Columbus Ohio area and have raccoons in your attic, give me a call today and together we can take care of your problem by removing the animals, and then remediating the attic & sanitizing to ensure everything is safe.

Aside from round worm, there is a whole spectrum of other raccoon diseases that can be a factor. Parasites such as mites, fleas, and even bed bugs can infest the attic after they are transported by the raccoons. The bugs will de-tach from the raccoon and get on the insulation. When this happens, the insects will begin their search for a new host. Humans are usually the next best option, after all – they are inside your house at that point. My company can take care of the nuisance raccoons & make your attic like new again. All you have to do is call!

CONTROL METHODS USED TO ERADICATE RACCOONS

The quickest way to rid raccoons from the attic is to locate the entry/exit point on the structure, and set a trap over that hole. Once this is done, the raccoon(s) have no choice except to travel through the trap and inevitably be captured. Removing the raccoons in a timely manner is very important because the longer the raccoons are inside the attic, the more damage they will cause & also additional feces will be shed. No matter what, after the raccoons have been successfully removed, it is a good idea to have an attic restoration performed to ensure no pathogens are left behind. An insecticide treatment can also be done if an infestation of parasites from the raccoons are evident. We at Pestco will give your home a thorough inspection & address any problems you may have. Experience is key when providing quality customer service. If you don’t live around Columbus, take your time when finding a company to do the job. Someone who only specializes in wildlife problems is preferred, DO NOT hire a “big name” company and especially not a pest control company who does insect treatments. You want the local businesses who are tried and true – Angies List is a great way to go.

Thank you all for reading and I wish you the best of luck when dealing with your raccoon problems, now or in the future!

~Luke DBA Pestco

 

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Bat Removal Specialists Of Columbus / Dublin Ohio

  Pestco Wildlife ~    614-620-7378     24/7 Emergency Bat Removal

Written By Luke Elliott – Owner & Operator Of Pestco Wildlife

We provide homeowners & commercial clients with humane and effective wildlife control services. Keeping animals out of a structure requires animal proofing of the home, which is a common service we provide to people in the Central Ohio cities of Columbus, Dublin, Powell, Hilliard, Upper Arlington, Lewis Center, Marysville, and Delaware OH.

We specialize in bat removal, which I go into a little more detail in the article below. I also service residences for other pest control issues including raccoon removal, squirrel removal, groundhog removal, snake & all additional nuisance wildlife problems. I have around 7 years of experience in this expertise business tackling jobs that some would consider impossible.

There are several different posts in this blog, so feel free to scroll down to view info / post of your particular nuisance pest. This article specifically covers the ins – and – outs of bat removal from the attic.

 

Bat Removal Hilliard Ohio

There are 11 different species of bats found around the central Ohio regions including the Big Brown Bat, Little Brown Bat, Eastern Pipistrelle Bat, Evening Bats, Indiana Bat, Eastern Red Bat, Eastern Small-Footed Bat, Long-Eared Bat, Big-Eared Bat, Silver-Haired Bats, & the Hoary Bat.

Control and removal of nuisance bats is our specialty. No matter the species of bat, the exclusion process remains the same. One-way exclusion valves will be put in place of the bats main entrance. Once that is done the entire house/ building needs to be sealed properly so that bats cannot re-enter. The bats will be allowed to fly out of the structure unharmed. We provide bat control services to churches, commercial buildings, and private property residences.

We service Dublin, Powell, Hilliard, Upper Arlington, Worthington, Bexley, Westerville, Marysville, Delaware, and the rest of Central Ohio around Columbus for Bats.

                      #Service We Provide

An important factor to consider before you hire a company to exclude bats is how detailed of a seal-up job they do and type of exclusion materials used. We at Pestco Wildlife use exclusion material with a 35 year manufactory guarantee combined with other high – quality material and advanced equipment. Pestco Wildlife guarantees removal of the bats plus a better warranty & workmanship of an average company in the wildlife control industry.

                     #Bat Biology & Info

Unfortunately many species of bats have been slowly dying off all over North America and some parts of Canada due to a disease known as White Nose Syndrome. The disease was discovered in 2006 around bat caves in New York. The disease affects bats by causing fungal bacteria growth on the bats wings. Up-to-date the disease has killed over 7 million bats. In certain caves the disease has killed 90% of the bats inhabiting them. We at Pestco Wildlife care about the future of bat species and we would never do anything to harm these creatures. Every bat exclusion job must be done with extreme caution not to seal the bats inside the residence. Too many bats have died without the poor judgement of inexperienced amateurs trying to do a bat exclusion. Hire us to ensure the job is done right.

The majority of bats that inhabit Ohio are Big Browns. Unlike most other species, Big Browns hibernate inside of your attic instead of caves. Mounds of bat guano pile up above the bat roost after the bats have infested the home for a prolonged period of time. We have serviced jobs around Dublin, Delaware, Powell, and Marysville where the bat excrement was over a foot deep during an attic remediation. The good thing about Big Browns is they will hibernate in your home over the wintertime thus less effectively spreading White Nose Syndrome (as mentioned in the last paragraph) to each other. Good thing for them- not so good for you. That is why we are here to serve you at a moments notice.

For your own protection, we sternly advise you to steer away from inspecting your own attic/ crawl spaces where the bat waste is located. The bat droppings/ aka feces/waste can be extremely harmful to your health if it has produced any harmful bacterias which are common in bat waste, with histoplasmosis being the most common bacteria growth in bat waste. Removing these bats from homes/ commercial buildings can take a lot of time/labor in the bat exclusion process to ensure the job is done professionally. We can only say that we are the best, but the reality is the consumer can only get a good idea of the type of work that needs to be done by talking with us. Call us today with questions and we will gladly take the time to explain the process of bat exclusion to you. Bat removal around Columbus, Dublin, Hilliard, Marysville, and Delaware Ohio is our specialty. We also own the business name “OHIO BAT CONTROL” along with “Pestco Wildlife” so you can rest assured we know what we are doing when it comes to bats, and we also specialize in attic remediation aka waste clean up.

 
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Posted by on March 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Skunk Removal In Dublin, Hilliard, Marysville

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Skunk Removal Dublin, Hilliard, Marysville, Delaware, Powell, Lewis Center, Upper Arlington, Dublin Skunk Control

Through the months of February and March, Skunks become a nuisance pest to homeowners across Central Ohio. We at Pestco Wildlife offer skunk removal services in the cities of Dublin, Powell, Hilliard, Marysville, Delaware, and the rest of the Greater Columbus OH. We are licensed and ensured for this type of work. Skunks become a nuisance to homeowners by spraying skunk essence under the deck or patio, and the smell can leak inside living quarters. We can rid this skunk odor by applying our remedy to the area where the skunk sprayed. This will kill off the smell and prevent any additional skunk odor from penetrating into living quarters. After we apply this skunk odor treatment, it is best to air out your home to rid the rest of the skunk smell. This is usually a 24 hour process. If no skunk odor remedy is applied, the skunk smell will continue to be a problem as skunk essence does not lose its potency for at least 4-5 days.

Skunks are mainly nocturnal creatures and seldom come out during the daylight hours. They often dig holes in homeowners yards foraging for grubs and earthworms. We control and remove skunks by setting traps in the areas where they have the highest rate of travel. This is determined by viewing where the skunks have been digging, and where the most obvious point of entry is located. We use bait and lure to attract the skunks with a high success rate by ensuring that these baits are not attractive to off-target animals. Pestco Wildlife skunk removal service in Dublin is managed by having our customers call us every day before 10am to report catch or no catch.

We take great pride in serving our customers and we appreciate any good feedback. If you are curious about any other information concerning skunk removal in Dublin call Luke at 614-620-7378 thank you and have a wonderful day. – Pestco Wildlife

Main Company Website: www.ohwildlifecontrol.com

#TAGS (please ignore) Skunk Removal Dublin Ohio, Skunk Sprayed My House in Dublin, Skunk Removal Services Marysville, Removal Of Nuisance Skunks Delaware OH

 
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Posted by on February 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Skunk Removal

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SKUNK REMOVAL DUBLIN OHIO, SKUNK REMOVAL POWELL OHIO, SKUNK REMOVAL HILLIARD OHIO

Skunks commonly dig entry holes underneath your deck or patio causing a nuisance for homeowners across central Ohio. When skunks are on your property, they will dig foraging holes while searching for their food which consist of mainly grubs and earthworms. These holes are cone shaped and scattered throughout the yard by the skunks. Skunk removal is a common service we provide to homeowners and businesses across central Ohio in the cities of Dublin, Powell, Hilliard, and Upper Arlington.

We utilize traps & baits that are proven to work for skunk removal from residential homes and yards. We also provide the service of excluding the skunks by sealing around the deck to ensure no additional skunks return in the future. This process is done with high quality materials meant to exclude different species of animals.

Deodorizing from a skunk spraying your home can be a daunting process for homeowners in Dublin, Powell, and Hilliard. When it comes down to it, we are your company to call. We use deodorizing remedies that are otherwise not found in stores, and they are much better skunk deodorizing solutions than any retailer can offer.

Pestco Wildlife uses bait and lure that are highly effective in trapping skunks in Dublin, Powell, and Hilliard. An important factor in selecting the proper lure to attract skunks is if it will interest off-target animals. The skunk bait that we use is optimized to attract primarily skunks. However there is not a skunk bait existing that does not have the potential of attracting different species of nuisance animals. If there is an off-target animal captured, we can either release it on site, or if you want it removed from your property it will be half the price compared to removing a skunk.

Skunks have been becoming more active in the central Ohio regions due to skunk mating season. We receive a lot of calls from homeowners in Dublin and Powell who have had their house sprayed by a skunk. This is mainly due to the female skunks rejecting male skunks by spraying them underneath your deck or patio. Unfortunately we have no control over skunks spraying. As mentioned Pestco Wildlife offers skunk removal and skunk deodorizing in the Ohio cities of Dublin, Powell, Hilliard, and Worthington.

 
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Bat Control Service & Bat Biology // Pestco Wildlife

                     Pestco Wildlife ~937-601-3188

                                

Providing you with professional & warrantied work in Bat Exclusion, Raccoon Removal, Squirrel Removal, Skunk Removal,  & other select nuisance wildlife species of animal. 

Also a quality service offered by Pestco Wildlife is attic waste removal. Call for a free inspection on Bats & Raccoons. 

Note: Scroll down to view the information on different animals.

                   #BATS

Bat Removal Hilliard Ohio

                            

There are 11 different species of bats found around the central Ohio regions including the Big Brown Bat, Little Brown Bat, Eastern Pipistrelle Bat, Evening Bats, Indiana Bat, Eastern Red Bat, Eastern Small-Footed Bat, Long-Eared Bat, Big-Eared Bat, Silver-Haired Bats, & the Hoary Bat.

Control and removal of these bats is our specialty. No matter the species of bat, the exclusion process remains the same. One-way exclusion valves will be put in place of the bats main entrance. Once that is done the entire house needs to be sealed properly so that bats cannot re-enter. The bats will be allowed to fly out of the home unharmed.

                      #Service We Provide

An important factor to consider before you hire a company to exclude bats is how detailed of a seal-up job they do and type of exclusion materials used. We at Pestco Wildlife use exclusion material with a 35 year manufactory guarantee combined with other high – quality material and advanced equipment. Pestco Wildlife guarantees removal of the bats plus a better warranty & workmanship of an average company in the wildlife control industry.

                     #Bat Biology & Info

Unfortunately many species of bats have been slowly dying off all over North America and some parts of Canada due to a disease known as White Nose Syndrome. The disease was discovered in 2006 around bat caves in New York. The disease affects bats by causing fungal bacteria growth on the bats wings. Up-to-date the disease has killed over 7 million bats. In certain caves the disease has killed 90% of the bats inhabiting them. We at Pestco Wildlife care about the future of bat species and we would never do anything to harm these creatures. Every bat exclusion job must be done with extreme caution not to seal the bats inside the residence. Too many bats have died without the poor judgement of inexperienced amateurs trying to do a bat exclusion. Hire us to ensure the job is done right.

The majority of bats that inhabit Ohio are Big Browns. Unlike most other species, Big Browns hibernate inside of your attic instead of caves. Mounds of bat guano pile up above the bat roost after the bats have infested the home for a prolonged period of time. We have serviced jobs around Dublin, Delaware, Powell, and Marysville where the bat excrement was over a foot deep during an attic remediation. The good thing about Big Browns is they will hibernate in your home over the wintertime thus less effectively spreading White Nose Syndrome (as mentioned in the last paragraph) to each other. Good thing for them- not so good for you.

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                                    #RACCOONS

Raccoon Removal Hilliard OhioRaccoon Removal Columbus Ohio

Raccoon removal is a service we provide to homeowners and businesses across central Ohio who have raccoon problems through the cities Dublin, Marysville, Hilliard, Powell and Delaware. Raccoons can climb onto your house from an overhanging tree, gutter spout, wood siding, or a power line. The animal investigates the roof searching for access to the attic. Once the raccoons are in the attic they will inflict structural damage that usually needs repaired. We specialize in the control & removal of raccoons in Dublin, Powell, and Hilliard Ohio using various integrated pest management tactics. Traps are set to effectively lure and capture the problem animal without having to utilize any other control method. However, cage shy raccoons will not go into a live cage trap, no matter the type of bait used. This is when IPM (integrated pest management) plays a role in the successful removal of raccoons. We use 3 methods that have all been proven legitimate control solutions. If necessary we can rid the animals of your attic using these methods. Central Ohio cities Hilliard, Dublin, Upper Arlington & Delaware have a large population of raccoons. If you experience a problem give Pestco Wildlife a call.

* Starting in March female raccoons across central Ohio will begin birthing their offspring. Customer complaints of hearing the pups crying in the attic in Hilliard, Marysville, & Dublin OH is typical and they should be removed. We offer the service of going up inside the attic and manually removing the pups before we trap the mother. It is important to have the baby raccoons removed before the mother is trapped & removed.

    #Some common questions customers ask are:

Question: What is the usual time frame for trapping and removing the raccoons?

 Answer: Trapping can require patience. Typically with our skill set there will be an animal caught within the first 2 nights. Raccoons do not leave foraging for food every night. Control methods change in different circumstances, for instance when there hasn’t been a catch in 3-4 days but the homeowner is still hearing noises. Cage shy raccoons are common, that is why we incorporate different types of traps and/or methods to effectively lure the problem animal.

 Question: How do I ensure my family is safe from disease exposure from raccoon waste?

 Answer: Do not inspect your own attic. Waste can cross-contaminate with insulation particles from your attic and become airborne. We have special safety equipment that is necessary for us to inspect the attic. Also a tip mentioned on the Animal Disease page is do not run your upstairs bathroom fan vent (such as the one you would turn on for a shower) because raccoons in Hilliard, Powell, & Upper Arlington will tear these vents open in the attic and the fan can suck down contaminated insulation particles.

 Question: At what point is it necessary to get a complete attic remediation due to raccoon waste?

 Answer: In extreme but not uncommon cases the raccoon waste covers the entire attic. Urine stains coming through the ceiling is a sign of long-term raccoon inhabitation and the homeowner should have them trapped & removed promptly. Hopefully you have the proper insurance policy to make a claim on the feces removal. 

 Question: What does Pestco Wildlife have to offer me as a customer if I have raccoons in my attic and live close to Powell, Hilliard, Or Delaware?

 Answer: We have many years of experience and have trained with qualified professionals specializing in raccoons, bats, birds, squirrels, and other nuisance pest control. We also attend updated training from the Nuisance Wildlife Control Operators Association. Our team runs this business full time in Columbus Ohio as licensed Nuisance Wildlife Control Specialists. 

              #More information on Raccoons

 In the second paragraph we mentioned how it is important to remove the babies before the mother raccoon is trapped. This is because the pups will wander around the attic when the mother does not return. They will die in an area that likely will not be accessible. We receive calls all the time from people who had trapped the raccoons themselves, and after a couple days there is a terrible odor coming from the attic. That is the smell of decomposing offspring the mother raccoon birthed. Although we can still offer fogging of the attic to rid the smell for a couple days, the carcasses of the pups are not usually discovered. In conclusion, it is better to have a pro remove the raccoons instead of the do it yourself trick.

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                                         #Squirrels

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Squirrel removal is a common service Pestco Wildlife provides to homeowners and businesses across central Ohio through the cities of Dublin, Marysville, Delaware, and Hilliard. An interesting fact about these creatures is their teeth grow 8 inches in estimated length every year but they chew so much that it wears them down. Squirrels will chew around boarded siding, dormers, and soffits to access your attic. 40% of attic fires in america have been caused by squirrels. They have taken entire neighborhoods off the grid from starting fires by chewing on wires and making them spark up. We trap & remove these animals by setting traps in the gutter utilizing bait & paste lures that have proven to be successful in capturing squirrels. Once inside the attic squirrels inflict structural damage by burrowing insulation, chewing on support beams, wires, and a multitude of other attic material. #Some common questions customers ask are:

Question: How are the squirrels getting on my roof in the first place?

Answer: Squirrels will climb overhanging trees and power cables leading to the roof. In unusual cases they will climb wood siding or gutters. Other times they will climb an electrical cord that starts from the ground and goes up into the house.

Question: What are the hazards of having squirrels in the attic?

 Answer: Squirrels will chew on electrical cords in the attic posing a fire risk. Structural damage also becomes a concern when the squirrels have lived in the attic for an extended period of time. Pestco Wildlife provides animal proofing to your home. 

Question: Will there be squirrels trapped besides the ones getting in my house?

Answer: It depends, squirrels are territorial and chase other squirrels that get close to their harborage (your house.) Traps are set in the gutters/the roof which is more effective than setting the traps on the ground. It is unlikely we would catch a squirrel other than the ones getting in your attic because we catch them on the roof near the hole. 

Question: What can be done about the waste left behind by the animals?

Answer: Pestco Wildlife offers attic remediation services. The contaminated insulation will be removed.  The attic is then fogged and sanitized with odor & bacteria elimination remedies.  After the area is decontaminated we recommend new insulation be placed. 

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                               #Skunks

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Unlike most of the other common pests, skunks do not cause structural damage. They will however dig holes to access underneath your deck or patio. The skunk smell is the main hazard. Some common questions from customers are: 

 Question: A skunk just sprayed near my house. How do I get rid of the odor? 

Answer: There is no way to eliminate the smell 100%. But Pestco Wildlife carries some of the best odor eliminating remedies you cannot find in stores. 

Question: There is a lot of turf damage in my yard. Could this be due to skunks?

Answer: Yes. Skunks will dig in your lawn foraging for grubs. Raccoons will also do this. Skunks tend to dig their holes more cone shaped, where as raccoon foraging holes are uneven and messy. 

Question: My household pet got sprayed by a skunk. How do I get the odor out of its fur?

Answer: There are all types of ideas and wives tales out there concerning removing the skunk odor from your pets fur. A simple and proven solution that will not harm your pet is mixing a quart of hydrogen peroxide, a splash of dish soap, and a quarter cup of baking soda. Scrub this solution in your pets fur for at least 5-10 minutes.

 Our office is open 7 days-a-week from 7:00am- 7:00pm 

24/7 Emergency Bat Removal Service Available. 

Call for free inspections concerning raccoon removal and bat removal

VISIT THE OTHER Pestco Wildlife WEBSITES

WWW.OHWILDLIFECONTROL.COM

http://www.wildlife-removal.com/city/OH-Columbus.htm

http://www.batsintheattic.org/help/Columbus.html

http://www.aaanimalcontrol.com/Professional-Trapper/city/OH-Columbus.htm

http://www.aaanimalcontrol.com/professional-trapper/state/ohio.htm

http://www.raccoonatticguide.com/control-removal/OH-Columbus.htm

http://www.wildlife-removal.com/city/OH-Delaware.htm

http://batremovalpro.com/dir/usa/ohio/anytime-bat-wildlife-removal-of-marysville-powell-delaware-ohio/

http://www.aaanimalcontrol.com/professional-trapper/city/OH-Marysville.htm

http://www.skinnymoose.com/wildlifepro/2013/03/17/wildlife-removal-marysville-delaware-powell-columbus/

http://www.wildlife-removal.com/city/OH-Marysville.htm

https://www.facebook.com/raccoonremoval

http://www.allstateanimalcontrol.com/cities.php?city=Columbus&state=Ohio

http://www.aaanimalcontrol.com/professional-trapper/city/OH-Delaware.htm

http://www.aaanimalcontrol.com/Professional-Trapper/city/OH-Dublin.htm

http://www.aaanimalcontrol.com/Professional-Trapper/city/OH-Newark.htm

http://www.wildlifeanimalcontrol.com/Delaware-OH.html

http://www.wildlifeanimalcontrol.com/Dublin.html

http://www.wildlifeanimalcontrol.com/Columbus-OH.html

http://www.allstateanimalcontrol.com/cities.php?city=Dublin&state=Ohio

http://batremovalpro.com/dir/usa/ohio/dublin/

http://247wildlife.com/ohio.html

http://www.aaanimalcontrol.com/professional-trapper/county/OH-Franklin-County-Animal-Services.htm

 
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Posted by on February 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Professional Animal Removal & Wildlife Control — Columbus & The Rest Of Central Ohio

Pestco Wildlife ~ (614-943-0093)

COLUMBUS OHIO, DUBLIN OHIO, MARYSVILLE OHIO, DELAWARE OHIO

Professional, Fast, & Reliable Wildlife Solutions

CLICK ON ONE OF THESE LINKS DIRECTING YOU TO THE SERVICE WE PROVIDE FOR EACH DIFFERENT ANIMAL.

RACCOON REMOVAL — SQUIRREL REMOVAL

 — RODENT/ MOUSE CONTROL —

BAT CONTROLSKUNK REMOVAL  

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WWW.OHWILDLIFECONTROL.COM

Main Services Provided Are- trapping of wild animals on residential properties, repair from animal damage, waste clean up and sanitation / attic remediation, bat and bird exclusions, dead animal pickup and sanitation of the area, and deodorizing of attics/ property from skunk spray and dead animals. Below we go into detail of different wildlife control solutions provided to homeowners across Central Ohio.

                                   Trapping

Trapping of wild animals takes skill and professionalism. With our teams skill set there will usually be an animal trapped within the first couple of days. It is best to make an appointment with a wildlife control company as soon as you know there is a critter living on your property because of the damage these animals cause.

Raccoons ~ Raccoons are by far the most destructive pests in america besides certain insects. Raccoons access your attic by tearing open a wall or board that is located on the roof. Once in the attic you will hear noises mostly at night and sometimes during the day. The noises raccoons make are distinct from other animals. Typically you will hear loud thumping, vocal calls, and shredding noises (tearing pieces of insulation.) The damage toll caused by raccoons can be significant and if they are not trapped & removed for an extended period of time you will be paying much more for repairs than trapping fees. READ OUR FULL RACCOON REMOVAL ARTICLE BY CLICKING THIS LINK DUBLIN OHIO RACCOON REMOVAL SPECIALISTS

Squirrels ~ The main concern of having squirrels in the attic is chewing on electrical wires posing a fire risk. You will mostly hear squirrels during the day, especially in the morning. The noises you hear are quick scurrying, scratching noises, and soft shuffling when they burrow insulation. READ OUR FULL SQUIRREL REMOVAL ARTICLE BY CLICKING THIS LINK – SQUIRREL REMOVAL DUBLIN OHIO

Skunks ~ These animals are not particularly damaging pests to your home, but they will commonly dig a lot of cone shaped holes in the lawn. Decks & Patios are a skunks favorite place to build a nest. During mating season in February and March we receive a lot of calls from people who had their house sprayed by a skunk. It is best to leave trapping skunks to a professional business unless you have done it before. 

Moles ~ Turf damage to your lawn is the main nuisance that moles burden homeowners with. We set highly effective traps in the tunnels where the moles commute back and forth when they are foraging for earth worms and grub. We at Pestco Wildlife trap these animals but also provide a separate service that is optional to the homeowners of placing poisonous worms in the mole tunnels they will consume and die within 24 hours. These worms carry a toxicity level that would only kill a small rodent, so if your dog ate one it would only get sick. We recommend keeping any pets you have inside or/ not letting them near the area where the mole damage is.

Exclusions (providing the animals with a one-way exit) 

Bats ~ You will hear the bats mostly at dusk and dawn. The noises are usually described as light scratching and high pitched chirping sounds. Bat exclusions must be detail oriented in order to remove these creatures because they will just find another way inside once the main area has been sealed. Bats will fly around the structure able to hear air drafts coming from the attic or soffits. Hence how they got inside the home in the first place. All bat exclusions come with a warranty to protect you from future infestations. READ OUR FULL BAT REMOVAL ARTICLE BY CLICKING THIS LINK – BAT CONTROL COLUMBUS OHIO

Birds ~ Exclusion netting is placed in the area where the birds are coming in and out of the home. A point of emphasis is sealing any other areas on the house where the birds could re-enter. Waste shed by birds becomes an odor problem and not to mention can be detrimentally harmful to your health by breathing in airborne waste particles. Like bats, all bird exclusions come with a warranty on the areas sealed.

READ OUR MOUSE REMOVAL ARTICLE BY CLICKING THIS LINK – PEST CONTROL COLUMBUS OHIO

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Posted by on February 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Bat Removal Dublin, Delaware, Hilliard Ohio

Pestco          614-620-7378        Pro Bat Control / Wildlife Removal

Main Pestco Website: www.ohwildlifecontrol.com

Bats infest many homes around Columbus, Marysville, And Delaware Ohio. It is wise to seek professional help when dealing with a bat infestation inside your attic. Bats can enter through a gap about the size of a quarter… this is why it is important to seal any gaps that are open on the exterior of the home. Once one way exclusion valves are installed, the bats will be able to fly out of the structure unharmed. However when the bats return and are unable to re-enter the home through the area where the exclusion valves are placed they will fly around the home searching for another access point to the attic. Bats will find these holes by using their sonar hearing and listening for drafts that are coming from the attic and through the openings.

It is illegal to kill a bat with the exception of having one tested for rabies after possible human exposure. Many bats have been dying in the United States due to a disease called White Nose Syndrome. The main species affected by this disease are little brown bats. Fortunately Ohio has mostly big brown bats and are not as susceptible to this disease because they hibernate in homes and caves within their individual colonies. Other species of bats including little brown bats migrate to large caves and hibernate in massive groups thus spreading White Nose Syndrome to each other more efficiently than big browns because the number of infected bats inside the cave.

The process of bat exclusion can be extensive and detail oriented work. High quality material that will last many years is used when the exclusion is done. I have the experience and tools to effectively control & remove the bats legally and with a high success rate.

 
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Posted by on February 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Squirrel Removal Dublin, Delaware, Hilliard Ohio

Pestco          614-620-7378        Professional Squirrel Removal

Main Webpage: www.ohwildlifecontrol.com

Squirrels are active year round in Ohio. Control & Removal of these nuisance animals is my specialty. Squirrel removal can be a difficult task for the do-it-yourself homeowner who simply does not want to pay a fee to have them removed by a professional. Something to take into consideration is the longer the squirrels are in the attic, the more damage they will cause to your dormers, roof, and especially the attic. The only reason I am able to have a full-time business doing wildlife control is because I know what to look for during an inspection. It is not effective to just throw a trap up in the attic and hope you catch something. For squirrels, traps need to be set on the outside of the home in the gutters closest to the hole where the squirrels are accessing the attic. Using this method has proven to be very successful for me due to the fact this is the area squirrels have the highest travel rate. I use premium bait & paste ordered offline from a reputable bait & lure dealer specifically designed to attract nuisance animals such as squirrels.

Selection of the proper bait & lure is very important. Some companies just buy these different attractants because the name on the label sounds cool. While they may have some success using these different name brands, I have found the best bait is something that is both visually attracting to the squirrel and most importantly, natural. As you can imagine squirrels do not eat marshmallows every day. So marshmallows are off the menu. On a side note- marshmallows can be an effective bait for raccoon removal because it visually imitates an egg to the raccoon. Ok… getting off topic. Back to squirrels! Once the squirrel can visually see the natural bait, there needs to be a powerful smell on top of it so the squirrel can find the trap in the first place. This is where paste lures come in handy. Not only are these paste lures based from an assortment of nuts, (something squirrels crave everyday – AKA squirrel crack) but also these nut based pastes contain a very sweet & pungent odor. In conclusion, if you have a bait that will be both visually attracting & smells like heaven food squirrels only dream about, your odds of capturing them increase 10 fold. Sorry, not gonna tell you my secret recipe.

There are many different factors that affect consistently being able to utilize the proper control methods to trap and remove nuisance animals. Experience, knowledge, and creativity greatly influence success in this industry. Experience because there are many different situations and circumstances where one may not know what to do at first. Learning from mistakes & embracing them is a threshold people must break in all aspects of life in order to be successful at what they do. Squirrel removal might sound silly to some, but its how I pay my bills and keep on my feet. Not to mention without people like me, squirrels might as well have an HD TV in the attic along with a lazy boy chair, & why not throw in some chips and salsa? Haha, but in all seriousness if you have squirrels or any other nuisance pest in the attic give me a call, you will not find a better service.

Thank you for reading -Luke DBA Pestco

 

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Rodent Removal / Pest Control Dublin, Delaware, Marysville

Pestco         614-620-7378        Professional Wildlife Removal

Main Webpage: www.ohwildlifecontrol.com

Have a mouse infestation in your home? Your not alone. Nearly 15% of homes in Dublin, Marysville, Delaware, Powell, Hilliard, and other central regions in Ohio have a mouse or rat infestation. Control and removal of these critters is our speciality here at Pestco. Let us resolve these problems for you! We use common control tactics associated with mouse control and different IPM (integrated pest management) control methods including Mice + Rat poison stations and highly effective mouse traps. During the initial inspection we will also go over the few homeowner responsibilities to make it a complete and professional program. The rodent control specialists (Pestco) of Ohio are here to serve you today!

Step 1: Identifying Your Problem

Many people will encounter an infestation of some sort as the year progresses. February of 2014 will mark the beginning of skunk mating season. Skunks commonly spray each other during this time of year and it becomes an odor hazard for many homes around Marysville, Powell and Dublin, Ohio. If you are looking for a company to remove any of these wild animals such as skunks, mice, raccoons, squirrels, or bats… Do not hesitate to give us a call!

Why do mice/rats invade my home and how?

Commonly mice have many routes to go when they are trying to invade your home. They will climb siding, trees, electrical cords, and other outside objects they can use to cross over onto the roof. Once inside the attic the mice can chew on electrical cords and also climb down the walls searching for an entry point to the inside of your home… Sometimes it is much easier for us to identify the exterior enter holes than the interior, simply because there are to many cracks/ crawl spaces for the mice to come inside and typically the areas are unidentifiable. This is why we offer mouse/ bat exclusion on the exterior to get the animals out and make sure they do not re-enter. The seal up of the home is the best IPM tactic used to ensure no bats or mice can ever access your home again. Most homes come with a warranty!

Wildlife Control

Even in the most beautiful homes around Dublin and Powell there are still flaws in the construction of the homes that lead to an animal problem. Bats can especially enter through the same holes mice could on the roof. It is not uncommon for a home to have bats AND mice. You do not have to worry about skunks in the attic because they cannot climb. Raccoons on the other hand its different. A strong and healthy raccoon will have no problem ripping open a board/ vent that is not properly installed. Once inside the attic these animals are very destructive and cause a multitude of damage. Waste clean up and sanitation is the most practical step to take to ensure safety and maintenance of your property. We have served the Dublin OH area for many years. Other big companies have not met the standards we maintain year after year.

Differing species of animals invade homes seperate times of the year. Raccoons, squirrels, skunks, and moles are a problem in the spring because the young pups being born. July and August groundhogs are a nuisance pest because they are always digging burrows to avoid the hot summer sun. Bats come around August when the summer nights start to get cooler and insects are in bunches. Mice and Rats are classical year around pest – they just do what they must to survive.

We are knowledgeable and experienced serving homes in Dublin, Powell, and Marysville year around full time, 24/7. We are even open on weekends! That way we do not have to come pull our traps or other devices we use before the weekend comes. Who as a homeowner has time for all of that when you have a serious infestation problem on your hands?! Not you- and we completely understand. Wildlife removal is not a hobby, it is a business. Customer satisfaction and being on time to serve is everything! Feel confident in us to handle animals humanely and professional. Even though you do not want them destroying your house, its still important to treat them like the fascinating wildlife they deserve to be recognized as. With that mutual understanding we aim to keep Marysville, Dublin, and Powell Ohio critter free throughout the year! If a problem arises and you need someone there NOW then we are your company to call. Keep us in mind for common insect and pest control problems too! Thank you for reading and have a wonderful day.

-Pestco

 
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Posted by on January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Keys for complete raccoon control program in Dublin, Hilliard, Powell Ohio — Wildlife Control

RACCOON REMOVAL IN THE CITIES OF DUBLIN, POWELL, HILLIARD, WESTERVILLE, WORTHINGTON, MARYSVILLE, DELAWARE, LEWIS CENTER, & UPPER ARLINGTON

COMPANY NAME: PESTCO WILDLIFE                   Number: 937-601-3188

Facebook: Pestco Wildlife        Official Pestco Website: www.ohwildlifecontrol.com

KEYS FOR COMPLETE RACCOON CONTROL PROGRAM-PESTCO

I cover the majority of pest control problems, but I specialize in raccoon, squirrel, skunk, and bat control in Columbus, OH   Dublin, OH Powell, OH  Worthington, OH  Hilliard, OH Marysville, OH Delaware, OH Westerville, OH and the surrounding areas. Nuisance raccoons commonly create entry holes to the attic through a dormer or soffit. Raccoon removal is generally a three step process.

Damage caused by raccoons creates the opportunity for other species to enter as well; birds for example will have easy access to your attic. Trapping and removing the raccoons is the first step. Good communication from customers is important in providing the best service possible.

Sealing the holes where the raccoons gained entry is the second step in providing quality services. Without exclusion work you are just putting yourself at further risk of having another infestation.

More times than not there will be waste left behind by raccoons. I offer waste clean up whenever it is necessary. Usually raccoons will have 1 area where they shed waste. However it is not uncommon for there to be more. Especially if the problem has existed more than     2-3 weeks. Waste clean up/ sanitation is the final step. For the most effective control program all 3 steps should be executed. Raccoon exclusion also comes with a warranty to protect you.

Thank you for reading! -Luke

 
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Posted by on January 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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