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Just like humans, wildlife animals search for a warm place to hide during the winter months. Because of this, your home is often an appealing place to nestle into. Sharing your home with wildlife can damage the structural integrity of your home, as well as expose your family to various diseases.

Nuisance wildlife is a broad term for numerous types of animals that include the following: 

  • Snakes
  • Birds
  • Opossum
  • Raccoon
  • Rats
  • Mice
  • Bats
  • Squirrels

What are the Habits of Wildlife?

The kind of animal you are dealing with will determine its unique behaviors. However, the two common factors that attract all forms of wildlife are food and shelter. That's why it's so important to store your food properly and seal up any holes in your home. Most wildlife is also more active during the night, so you'll be more likely to hear or see them when it's dark out. 

    Signs of a Wildlife Infestation

    The signs of a wildlife infestation are often similar to signs of a rodent infestation. We've compiled a list of simple things to look out for. 

    • Chirping, scratching, or scurrying sounds coming from your walls or ceiling. These noises will typically be louder at night. 
    • Sounds of movement coming from underneath your home or patio. 
    • Outdoor garbage cans that have clearly been rummaged through or trash that is strewn across your yard.
    • Feces droppings, typically the shape of small circles, around your home. Pay close attention to your pantries, cabinets, behind appliances, and