PLEASE NOTE: We do not remove dogs, cats, mice or rats.
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Helping With Wild Animal Removal and Control Needs
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Since every situation is a little different, Nuisance Wildlife Control offers FREE estimates, so you can work out your available budget ahead of time. Simply call (256) 636-1168, or contact us online.
While we think it’s important to safeguard human properties against unwanted wildlife, we don’t think that should mean harming the animals. They’re just looking for food and shelter, so what we at Nuisance Wildlife Control do is relocate them, without bringing them any harm.
Our professional wildlife removers use one-way doors, and live traps, to safely get animals off your property. Our tools, removal, and exclusion methods will do one of two things:
- We either trap the animal in a cage, and use that to transport it to a new place, where it won’t be able to bother you, or other people;
- Or we merely allow it a safe way to exit the home, or its nesting area, while at the same time barring it from reentering.
Once the animal has been safely removed or excluded from the property, we focus on identifying the entry point and sealing it up. This way, other wild animals will not be tempted to enter your home at any time in the future. We also offer damage repair, sanitation and cleanup, and restoration for attics and crawlspaces.
Our team of qualified professionals will also advise you on future prevention methods, and offer you tips on how you can keep wild animals at bay on and around your property. These can be related to cleanliness, or even using various sensors or deterrents to keep animals away.
Nuisance Wildlife Control specializes in the removal and exclusion of unwanted wild animals in and around Huntsville, Decatur, and Madison, AL. We are a small, locally-owned wildlife removal business that serves all of Northern Alabama. With over 30 years of experience at our backs, we’ve dealt with any and every possible wildlife situation. In time, we’ve earned the trust and respect of residents, and have ensured the safety of countless humans and animals.
So if you’re struggling with a wildlife nuisance, we highly recommend that you give us a call today, get your FREE estimate, and get your wildlife problem fixed!
We have been trained to safely remove lots of different animals from human properties. Bear in mind that we always use humane, yet efficient removal methods that will ensure your home is free and clear of unwanted pests.
The animals we remove:
- Bats – in many areas of the United States, bats are protected by law (since they’re considered beneficial to the environment), so we recommend trusting a wildlife removal professional!
- Raccoons – Raccoons are awful thieves, and will be attracted to even the cleanest of properties;
- Birds – while birds can actually be pleasant to have around, they can expose you to bacteria, and also attract other predators;
- Skunks – known for their wildly unpleasant stench, skunks won’t hesitate to spray, if they deem you a threat
- Squirrels – lastly, squirrels not only damage the home, they also attract other predators, and expose you to bacteria.
- Groundhogs – unfortunately, groundhogs love scrounging around your dirt for edibles;
- Snakes – venomous or not, a snake can inflict quite a lot of pain through its bite, not to mention expose you to illness;
- Coyotes – common in many areas of the U.S., coyotes can pose an active threat to your pets, and even your children;
- Beavers – although not overtly aggressive, a beaver will bite you, if threatened, and they’ve got really sharp teeth!
- Foxes – while foxes don’t pose much of a threat, you still probably don’t want them around!
- Possums – possums have been known to sneak into the home and cause quite a bit of damage to the insulation, and structure.
My name is James Sweezy and I am the owner of Nuisance Wildlife Control. We remove animals such as racoons, squirrels, skunks, bats, and many others. I have been in business for over 30 years. I am a member of NWCOA (Nuisance Wildlife Control Operators Association). I am also a licensed by the State of Alabama.
A question we often get this time of year is how to keep squirrels out of your home. One of the biggest issues is bird feeders. Bird feeders attract much more than just birds to your home.
One of the things that happen when birds eat from your feeder is some of the seed gets spilled on the ground. This is a buffet for several different animal species. So be sure to install your bird feeder away from your home. One of the worst places to put your bird feeder is on your porch. This will just encourage animals to get used to being close to your home.
Once your bird feeder is away from your house, the squirrels will likely try to climb the pole or a nearby limb to get to the seed. You will need to ensure that all the limbs surrounding your bird feeder are cut away from it. When trimming your trees away from the bird feeder you should keep in mind that a squirrel can jump up to 10 feet. It is also very helpful to hang your bird feeder from a limb with string rather than attach the feeder to a rigid pole. The string will usually stop the squirrels from being able to access the bird feeder.
Another option to keep the squirrels away is to buy feed that the squirrels do not like to eat. Thistle seed is a good option for this. Some other options are safflower seed, nyjer seed, and white proso millet. Blackbirds such as starlings and grackles also don’t eat safflower seeds. Goldfinches enjoy nyjer seed. Doves, juncos, and sparrows like white proso millet. The small size of the nyjer seeds and white proso millet seeds make them too small for the squirrels.
Another option to keep the squirrels away from your bird feeder is hot peppers. The heat produced by peppers is caused by a compound called capsaicin. Only mammals are affected by capsaicin. Many different bird foods add capsaicin as part of their mix to keep squirrels from eating it. Usually, it only takes one smell or taste, and the squirrels will look somewhere else for their meal. The products containing capsaicin have been around for a long time. There are no reports of adverse health effects for the birds.
Squirrels are fun to watch and can provide hours of entertainment. They are not so much fun when they are in your attic. If you have any issues with nuisance wildlife, please give me a call. Just remember while we can remove nuisance animals, we cannot help with in-laws, children, or other unwanted human nuisances!