16 Dec

Dog Sprayed By Skunk – What to Do

Dogs are curious animals by nature. They often go off in exploration and come back smelling obnoxious. However, a particularly offensive smell that your dog may encounter is that of skunk spray. The word skunk is enough to make any dog owner feel a sense of trepidation.

The smell of skunk spray seems near impossible to remove and is so repugnant that it may send you running in the other direction. Fortunately, there are ways to remove the smell of skunk from your dog, but don’t forget to call skunk removal TorontoRead More

15 Dec

Different Types of Squirrels in Ontario

Ontario is home to different species of squirrels. For the most part, interaction between human and squirrels does not go beyond watching them run, bounce, and chatter through your yard. However, sometimes a squirrel will find a way to invade your home as they search for a place to provide them shelter. Knowing how to identify squirrel species will help you in knowing what you’re dealing with and get proper squirrel control services. Read More

14 Dec

Attic Cleaning After Raccoon Invasion

Discovering a raccoon in your attic is distressing. Aside from the fact that they are noisy, they are also destructive. They can tear apart your insulation, damage wooden beams, and even damage sheetrock with their urine. After raccoon removal, you will have a lot of cleaning and restoration on your hands. It is important that you understand how to tackle attic cleaning after raccoons have invaded. Read More

20 Nov

What to Do When Squirrels Break Into Your Attic

Squirrels often appear cute and playful. It is hard to imagine that they could be so cunning, annoying, and even damaging to your home. Unfortunately, squirrels can prove burdensome if they enter your attic. They can damage your insulation, wiring, and the wooden beams that support the structure of your roof. Knowing what to do when squirrels invade can save you time and money. Call for professional squirrel removal. Read More

17 Nov

Noises in the Attic Early Morning – Squirrels

Hearing noises in the attic in the early morning rules out nocturnal animals such as raccoons, possums and rats. The most likely culprit in this case is squirrels although a little investigation into the type of noise and hours of activity can help confirm your suspicions. Determining what animal is in your attic is the first step to removing the animal. Squirrels are diurnal animals which mean they are active during the day and sleep through the night. Squirrels are most active early morning just after dawn. The activity may slow down during the day and peak again just before dusk or early evening. Squirrels leave their nest to forage for food and water and it is not uncommon for a squirrel to leave the nest and return multiple times a day. Read More

16 Nov

How Does a Squirrel One Way Door Work?

If you have been reading up on how to get rid of squirrels in the attic you have probably come across the squirrel one way exclusion door. Exclusion is without a doubt the most effective and humane way to get rid of squirrels and is the preferred method by wildlife control experts.

The science behind the contraption is simple. The one way door actually looks more like a wire tarp than an actual door. The device is open on both ends. One end has wings or flanges and is mounted directly over the primary entry and/or exit hole on the building. The door is flash on the building so that the squirrel goes through it immediately it leaves the hole. Read More

15 Nov

How Do I Get Squirrels Out of My Attic

Squirrels in your attic are definitely a nuisance and may feel like an invasion on your property but consider this; rising human population has caused people to invade what was originally wildlife habitat. Wildlife such as squirrels still needs to find food and shelter so it is inevitable that they will come into contact with humans in their quest for survival.

This doesn’t mean that you should willingly allow the wildlife to set up residency in your home. Truth is squirrels in Ontario cause all kinds of damage to property and are disease carriers. There is however a humane way to remove squirrels from your attic. Read More

14 Nov

Wildlife Removal – Trapping VS. Exclusion

Wildlife concerns are a problem homeowners can face all year round.  Animals such as skunks, squirrels, possums and raccoons can break can cause great problems for homeowners, both in terms of damage and health concerns.  They carry parasites, can be very defensive and can cause untold amounts of damage to homes, be it through the digging up of lawns or expensive property damage when trying to find shelter for themselves and their offspring.  Read More

13 Nov

Why Do Squirrels Break Into Attics?

Squirrels are common residents of attics in Toronto and are noisy and destructive. These rodents also carry disease including Lyme disease, Rabies and Leptospirosis.  This still doesn’t explain why they break into attics in the first place. For one, squirrels are a highly adaptive species. Human settlements have expanded exponentially over the years to the point of encroaching into wildlife territory. Squirrels have simply adapted to the urban landscape to ensure the survival of the species. Read More

12 Nov

When Are Squirrels Active in the Attic

Squirrels are one of the most common attic invaders in Canada but activity in the attic doesn’t always indicate the presence of squirrels. There are other animals that are equally happy to nest in these spaces. Squirrels in particular are diurnal animals (active during the day) so attic activity in the daytime is often related to squirrels. Squirrels are especially active in the early morning or at first light when they wake up and go foraging for food and early evening or dusk when they return to the nest. If you hear noises from your attic during those times chances are you are dealing with squirrels in your attic. Read More