NUISANCE WILDLIFE & ANIMAL CONTROL
Mild winters and temperate summers in Tallahassee, FL, attract people to the city. While the climate is ideal for residents, it also means wildlife pest populations flourish all year round. Bats, raccoons, squirrels, house mice,chipmunks, and snakes cause problems for Florida homeowners in every season.
Safe, humane removal of nuisance animals and pests from your home or property.
Wildlife Pest Prevention
Reliable prevention from future animal intrusions in your home.
Animal Damage Remediation
Professional repairs to entry points and insulation. Disinfecting areas damaged by urine and feces
Nuisance Wildlife in Tallahassee
Critter Control specializes in wildlife pest control. Crafty wild animals can find countless ways into your home. We create a custom wildlife control strategy to humanely remove the nuisance animal from your home and ensure the animal cannot return.
Bats prefer natural places like caves and forests as shelter. However, the mosquitoes and other insects that make up a bat's diet flock to people, lights, and food sources around neighborhoods. As a result, bat colonies may roost in barns, sheds, and attics to stay close to what they eat.
Large bat populations near Tallahassee homes increase the risk of rabies transmission, as the pests can spread the virus to humans. The buildup of guano beneath a roosting colony is also a serious health hazard.
Raccoons are another common rabies vector in Florida. These nocturnal pests spend a lot of time around houses, foraging in trash bins and raiding gardens for meals. Residents who see the animals outside during the day should steer clear, as unusual behavior may indicate a rabid raccoon. However, a female raccoon will be active during the day if she has a litter to care for. In Florida, raccoons generally have their litter in March and April.
Signs of Raccoons - Look for footprints in or around home, large openings, raccoon poop.
Raccoom Trapping & Removal- Live trapping most effective and humane
Repairs from Raccoon Damage - Seal all entry points. Restore attic insultation. Latrine disinfection and clean up.
Tree squirrels are everywhere in Tallahassee, annoying homeowners at all hours of the day. While fun to observe running around on lawns, these rodents are capable of wreaking havoc in neighborhoods. Not only can a squirrel knock out a power grid by biting or falling on electrical lines, but they also gnaw on wiring in homes when they break into attics.
Signs of Squirrels- Gnaw marks on, in, or around your home. Small openings to attics or the crawl space. Droppings. Debris like nuts or nesting materials. Unusually noises early in the morning.
Squirrel Trapping - Live trapping, deterrents, one-way doors.
Repairs from Squirrel Damage- Exculsion services focus on repairing entry points. Removing debris, repairing nest sites, decontaminating droppings and urine.
The Rodents of Tallahassee
Florida residents often have to contend with house mice and chipmunks in the yard. A house mouse knows all the tricks to sneaking indoors. Once inside, the pests steal food from pantries, contaminating everything they touch with fur and droppings as they search for meals.
Chipmunk infestations tend to cause issues outdoors. These small rodents raid gardens and destroy landscaping with their digging.
Snakes in the House
Rodents like mice and chipmunks will attract snakes. If those rodents enter your home, the snake might follow.
Snakes generally enter a home looking for food. Snakes will also enter your home to explore, shed its skin, or as a temporary refuge. Removing the snake’s food source is the ideal way to remove a snake.
Signs of Snakes- snake skins, snake droppings, odor,
Snake Trapping- Live traps and direct capture are effective methods. Most non-venomous snakes are protected from killing.
Wildlife Removal Q&A with Brandon Lynch
What are some of the most common wildlife issues that homeowners face in the Florida Panhandle?
Roof rats, squirrels, raccoons, rats, and snakes invade attics and crawl spaces, while armadillos and moles damage lawns. Pests like mosquitoes and termites are also a large problem in the Tallahassee area.
How do the seasons affect wildlife activity in Tallahassee?
In the heat of the summer, wildlife calls tend to decrease, while pest control calls tend to increase.
What are some common signs of nuisance wildlife activity?
Hearing noises in walls and attics. Digging or tunneling in yards and chewing on exterior surfaces. Finding damaged food items in the home is also a sign of wildlife activity.
Any prevention tips for residents in your area?
Keep grass and landscaping cut short. Trim tree limbs back 3 to 5 feet from the roof line and keep standing water off your property. Move birdfeeders as far as possible from the home.
When should homeowners call Critter Control?
Homeowners should call at the first sign of chewing, holes in exterior walls, or noises in walls. Ideally, they should call for a free home inspection before there is a problem, so we can prevent one that's more expensive.
COMMON WILDLIFE ISSUES IN THIS LOCATION
- Animal Damage
- Animal Droppings
- Animal Noises
- Animal Odor Removal
- Animal Tracks in Yard
- Animals on the Roof
- Animals Under Homes & Porches
- Bats in Homes
- Bats in the Attic
- Carcass Removal from Homes
- Chimney Repairs
- Dead Animal Removal
- Humane Animal Trapping
- Mice in Walls & Attics
- Raccoon Trapping
- Raccoons in Attic
- Rats in Walls & Attics
- Seal Animal Entry Points in Homes
- Squirrel Trapping
- Squirrels in Attics
- Squirrels in Homes
- Venomous Snake Removal
- Flying Squirrels
- Norway Rats
- Roof Rats
- Stinging Insects
- Yellow Jackets
Serving the following locations in Florida:
By County: Bay, Gadsen, Gulf, Jackson, Leon, Madison, Taylor, Wakulla, Washington
- Crawfordville, FL
Panama City, FL
Port St. Joe, FL
For Wildlife & Pest Control Near You, Call: (850) 745-4111
This franchise is independently licensed and operated by The Lynch Company, Inc., dba Critter Control of Tallahassee.