Wild Animal in My Attic
We commonly get calls in the Northern Virginia area regarding noises or scratching sounds from animals coming from the attic or walls. If you are hearing this type of noise, call for an inspection. Your attic can be a very inviting space to many types of wildlife. They want a safe location to have their young. If allowed to stay they will cause damage to your roof, attic and insulation and create an unhealthy environment.
We are here to take care of every aspect of wildlife removal service. This includes the clean up and disinfecting of your attic making it safe for your family. Animal waste must be eliminated from your home before it attracts other animals and insects. Insulation is often contaminated and will need to be replaced. Old insulation should be removed and disposed of by professionals. We can clean, decontaminate and restore any affected areas in your home or business.
Trapping In Attic
After we have determined the type of wild animal that you have in your attic we will begin the process of removing them. We have many methods for removal like trapping or using one way doors. Extermination may also be an option when it comes to pests like rats or mice. Rest assured that we will use the best option for your home.
If we are dealing with bats we have follow the laws that protect them when we remove them.. We will always do it in a way that is safe and does not hurt the bats. Our trained team knows the best way to safely get these animals out of your home without causing further damage or hurting your family.
Home Attic Damage
Wild animals can create a lot of damage to your home as they try to get in. Tears in roofing materials and eaves are usually found. We also find damage to insulation or walls as these materials can be used to build nests. Call us right away if you begin to hear noises coming from your attic or walls.
Time is of the essence when it comes to animal infestation. The sooner we remove the wild animals the less damage there will be. We have the tools to fix any damages that occur before you are aware of the problem. Including roof damages. Holes in the roof can often lead to water damage. We can install caps so that animals can’t enter your chimney or vents.
Remove Wild Animals from Attic How-to
- Inspection – Inspect the attic and search for evidence to identify which animal. This can include damage to insulation or other items in the attic. You may smell or see their droppings or urine and you may also see dead animals.
- Trapping – Trap and remove all animals from the attic. Follow state laws. Bats are protected and you must follow the laws when removing them so make sure to understand state and local regulations.
- Seal up – Locate and repair all entry points to your attic. Make sure not to miss even the smallest of openings. You want to make sure the animals do not return and cause additional damage.
- Damage Repair – It may be necessary to repair any damage to your home and property. Depending on how long the animals have been in the attic this may be extensive.