Snake Capture Removal
How to get rid of snakes is one of the hardest things that a wildlife removal professional can try to do. They are very elusive and hard to find. Usually a homeowner looses site of them in their home or building. There are many different types of snakes in the United States. One of the most common people find in their home on regular bases is the rat snake. This reptile is most often identified as the one that creates the most interaction.
They will get into any gap of homes and building in search of a decent food source such as mice, rats, bugs, lizards. One way to get rid of them is to have a complete inspection done by a trained wildlife professional.
Another way to get rid of them is to capture and physically remove them from the property. This is often done with specialized equipment such as tongs and very thick gloves. You should never handle a snake unless you have experience and know for sure what type it is. It can be difficult determining between venomous and non-venomous snakes. This is when the small ones are the most trouble. They have no control over their venom and will bite and inject all of it into your body. This is bad because baby venom is just as toxic as the adult’s.
Snake Exclusion Proofing
A local WCO is familiar with the snakes in your particular area. Then the technician will offer solutions on to get rid of the snakes. For example, you may have rats in the home and they come to eat the rats. This is a valuable food source. In order to control the population you must first get rid of the rats.
It is common to find these slithering creatures in homes and garages. We have many customers call with a copperhead or a rattlesnake in their home and garage. This is a scary situation as it could be hiding under a lawn mower or a tool box. Away from your line of sight. This is when they are the most dangerous.
Once they have been eliminated from your home, make sure to eliminate any food source to starve them away. Now is the time to perform any exclusion or proofing to keep them out of the home. This is the process of sealing up all the cracks and crevices that could possibly allow access to the crawlspace, home and building.
Also, seal the foundation to eliminate holes which allow any creature into your home. These are the most important steps that, as a homeowner, you do not want to ignore. It is usually the most expensive part of the job. It is well worth the money as it provides peace of mind knowing any critter will have a hard time getting into your house.