That all-too-familiar smell – there’s a skunk close by. Critter Control of can get rid of skunks for you! Where to Find Skunks Skunks are nocturnal. In northern climates they may not hibernate, but they may sleep through cold weather periods. They often emerge around February to breed and may be difficult to trap during this time as they are mainly interested in breeding, not feeding. They usually live in underground burrows, hollow logs or rock piles. They may decide to live under houses, decks, sheds, cabins or storage buildings. Reasons for Skunk Control & Removal Services Of course, the main problem with skunks is their odor. Critter Control knows how to remove skunks from your property or home. We can also help you remove skunk odor. They become pests when they change their dietary selections from rodents, insects and wild fruit to garden crops, garbage and lawn insects, and locate their habitat closer to humans. Another major problem in some areas of the country is the transmission of rabies. Both are excellent reasons to call the skunk removal experts at Critter Control that know how to get rid of skunks! How to Get Rid of Skunks: Keep Skunk Problems Away! While exclusion and trapping are effective tools to get rid of skunks, especially skunks in your house, the experts at Critter Control take the extra step to educate home owners about habitat modification, such as improving neighborhood sanitation, as the most humane, long-term solution to managing skunks and getting rid of skunks. Critter Control can remove your skunk problem, implement skunk control plans and help you get rid of skunks since they know how to get rid of skunks! Call us today at 1-800-CRITTER.