All Pest Solutions is a full service wildlife control company offering free estimates, a 100% satisfaction guarantee and specializes in skunk removal.
Whenever skunks spray their awful smelling oily liquid from beneath their large tails it can stink up your home, pets, and kids. Skunks spray this oily liquid any time they feel threatened. It is very hard to remove the pungent smell, which can last up to weeks. For your own comfort and safety, consult a professional like All Pest Solutions to take care of your skunk removal - you’ll be glad you did. Trying to remove a skunk on your own may result in you personally getting sprayed.
As Skunk Removal Experts, we get asked LOTS of questions about skunks, what attracts them to your home, how to remove them, and other general wildlife questions. Here are some of the more common questions asked:
Eliminating or removing the smell of a skunk smell in your home will definitely take some time. Here are some popular tips:
In the wild, skunks are opportunistic, seeking out garbage, pet foods, mice, insects, elevated sheds, openings underneath concrete slabs and porches to nest at night, among other little conveniences.
To keep skunks away from your home, you'll want to take a few precautionary measures. In addition, you can use some natural deterrents that will help prevent the animal from coming back.
The likelihood of an unpleasant encounter with a skunk can be reduced by taking preventative measures to reduce attractants around homes. These include covering all trash, securing the wells of windows, feed all pets indoors, or removing food from their bowls as soon as possible after they eat. These steps reduce the possibility of all unwanted pests lurking around the house.
Other actions to take include:
Despite the fact that skunks eat other pests like insects and mice, they're not the most pleasant neighbors. Especially if you have pets, you should eventually relocate any skunk families. You can also call us to humanely trap and relocate the skunks. If you see a dead skunk, also try to avoid touching or handling it at all costs. Once you know you have a skunk problem your best bet is to call professional skunk trappers for removal.
As a general rule of thumb, consider ALL skunks as rabid, diseased, and at a minimum - health hazards. They're not an animal you want to get close to (or allow your pets to get close to). If you observe a skunk mimicking any of the following abnormal behaviors be sure to stay clear:
The All Pest Solutions team can examine your home today if you have noticed a skunk visiting your residence or you're seeing an increase in the pungent smell of skunks. In addition to finding active skunk burrows and creating a trapping plan to capture it, our technicians can also provide special animal proofing materials to protect your property from future problems. Let us take care of your skunk removal in the most effective and humane way possible. Our team of courteous and knowledgeable wildlife professionals is waiting to take your call.