Melbourne Beach Florida Critter Control Services
How to get squirrels out of the attic
How to get raccoons out of the attic
How to get rid of raccoons in the attic
How to remove bats in the attic
How to remove opossums in the attic
Dead Animal Removal Services
Melbourne Beach Pest Control Service And Critter Removal
We operate a full-service Melbourne Beach wildlife control company, and with our full house/grounds inspection, we can offer solutions to prevent animal problems in the future. We service the Brevard county Florida.
When we do an inspection, we will be able to tell you what the problem is. With a complete understanding of the animals we work with, we can quickly and easily identify which animals are causing the problem and exactly where the animals are gaining entry. With our expertise and vast awareness of wildlife, we work efficiently, solving your Melbourne Beach wildlife problem as quickly as possible.
Bat Trapping Services
Skunk Trapping and Removal
Health Concerns Related to Bats
Squirrels may be a major thorn in your side. They spend enormous amounts of time eating and digging in your garden (or bird feeder) - but what can you do?
You can take major steps and set out poison, but that has its drawbacks.
You can try and trap them, but that has its drawbacks too.
Or, you can try and repel them with simple things found around your house.
People have found all types of things that can be used for repelling squirrels, but as with all things - some work for some people and not for others.
If one home remedy does not work, try another. As said earlier, some people have more success with some than others.
As a last resort, there are commercial repellents which you can buy at your local hardware store. These obviously will cost more but are a stronger repellent and may have a better effect.
Roofs Damaged by Animals - It Is Not Just the Weather That Causes Damage to Roofs
What to Do About Nuisance Wildlife: Raccoon Removal
Do Baby or Juvenile Skunks Spray?
It happens, but we can resolve your problem. With the ever increasing destruction of natural habitat in Florida, bats are more and more looking for a new home. The bat's new home may very well be your home. If you have a bat problem it is important to have a professional assist you. Professionals can identify the species of bat and determine if there are babies or pups. It is best to allow the bat pups to mature enough so that they too can leave. If bat exclusion is done on your property before the young bats are capable of leaving then the babies will likely die due to not receiving the nurturing care of their parents. This would not be good for the inside of your home or business, but it would also be bad for the neighborhood.
You may wonder where bats will go once we make them leave your property. Bat houses can be placed on your property, which provide you the advantage of having bats to help with undesirable insects. Bat houses in Florida also help offset the loss of natural habitat due to increasing urbanization.
Raccoon in Chimney - if You've Got One in Your Chimney or Fireplace
Exclusion & Habitat Modification
Raccoon Feces Clean Up
Want to know more about the ABC's of what this area under discussion has to propose to every human being who is willing to do things for themselves? During an inspection of the structure needing bat eviction I can determine the size of the colony and the best time of the year to remove the bats. During certain times of the year bats form nursery colonies. Depending on your geographical area the bats can only be removed when the young bats are able to fly. We like to use a one-way door or referred to as a valve.
These unidirectional escapes lets the bats escape not allowing the bats back in. This type of bat control eviction is approved by the organization Bat Conservation International. The utmost critical thing in bat removal from a residence is attention to all the little construction gaps. When closing all construction gaps, anything larger than an a quarter inch should be sealed. You have to seal the entire home to foil bats from getting back in. You will go as far as sealing any fault or construction crack. Ill need to exclude vents to keep bats out, let's start by closing off louver vents, attic vents, and ridge vents if bats can breach them using 1/4 inch screen. These can be painted to match, but I have found it blends in nicely left unpainted.
Inspect chimneys, bricks and mortar may be loose forming gaps. Look for gaps around where the chimney goes through soffit, carefully seal gaps and install a one-way door, if a bat way in is there. Ridge venting systems are feasible bat entrances. When looking at the ridge vent closely you'll usually find the plastic ridge vents deform leaving gaps, I've seen where varmints have chewed a gap in the vent. I will do away with the previous roof vent system and replace it. Primarily, you lay down 1/4 inch hardware cloth this keeps the bats, mice and squirrels from getting through. We will install a one-way bat door here also if the bats were using this area. Finally you'll finish the attic vent with a vent system referred to as Cobra vent, and then finish it with top cap shingles. We try to color match any calking, tin work and exclusion work to make it merge in as if we have not had to fix the construction defects. We use paintable caulking, the silicon based calks will tinge over time.
I build my own one-way doors. After ten years of bat control, I came up with an easy effective one-way valve for bat removal. You can purchase commercially produced bat cones but I personally think they are too short and have no airflow at the base where it is attached to the structure. These one-way doors are left on for about two weeks, to let bats leave. Then I can remove the one-way door and then block the entrance. After the bats have exited through the one-way doors the bats will try for several nights to get back in, by looking for another entrance, this is why sealing every possible entrance needs to be done. This is how to evict bats.Find out more by reading our other articles on this topic and other subjects we have written related to it.