Memphis Skunk Removal
Serving Collierville & Surrounding Areas
Encountering a skunk on your property can be a smelly and unpleasant experience. These critters are known for their powerful defensive spray, which can linger for days and cause significant discomfort. At General's Wildlife Removal, we are here to help you remove skunks from your property with effective and humane solutions.
Our experienced wildlife removal specialists have a solid track record of successful skunk removals, and our commitment is to deliver work that exceeds expectations every time. With our emergency services available around the clock, you can rest easier knowing our team is ready to assist when you need us most.
Identifying a Skunk Problem
Recognizing the signs of a skunk’s presence can save you from an unfortunate encounter with these animals. While skunks are typically harmless, they can become a nuisance due to their notorious spray and potential to spread diseases.
Here are some signs that could indicate a skunk problem:
- Skunk Spray. The most obvious sign of a skunk is its odor. It could be a skunk if you notice a strong, foul smell in or around your property.
- Digging. Skunks are known to dig up lawns and gardens for food. It could be a skunk if you notice unexplained holes or torn-up patches in your yard.
- Droppings. Like all wildlife, skunks leave behind droppings. These droppings can contain parasites and diseases, making skunk removal essential.
- Tracks. Skunks have distinctive five-toed footprints. If you see these around your property, you might have a skunk.
We understand the importance of acting swiftly to remove skunks. Our team will assess your situation and devise a strategic plan to safely remove the skunks from your property, ensuring your home and yard are safe and skunk-free.
Preventing Skunk Infestation
Preventing a skunk infestation is always better than dealing with one. Skunks are attracted to food, shelter, and a safe place to rear their young. By making your property less appealing to them, you can prevent them from making your home their home.
Here are some effective prevention tips:
- Secure Your Trash. Skunks are notorious scavengers and are attracted to your trash. Secure your garbage bins with tight-fitting lids to keep them away.
- Seal Off Access Points. Skunks can easily sneak into your property through openings in your fences, under decks, or other potential entry points. Regularly inspect and seal off access points to prevent skunks from getting in.
- Remove Food Sources. Avoid leaving pet food outside, as it can attract skunks. Similarly, ensure that fallen fruits or vegetables are picked up promptly from your yard.
- Maintain Your Landscape. Keep your yard clean and well-maintained. Overgrown bushes and high grass provide perfect hiding spots for skunks.
- Install Motion-Activated Sprinklers. Skunks dislike being wet. Installing motion-activated sprinklers can help deter them from your property.
Skunks can still find their way onto your property even with the best prevention measures. If you're facing a skunk problem, don't hesitate to call in the professionals. We offer effective and humane skunk removal solutions tailored to your specific needs.
How can I get rid of the skunk odor after removal?
Skunk odor can linger long after the animal is removed, especially if sprayed. We recommend thoroughly cleaning the affected area with hydrogen peroxide, baking soda, and dish soap. For heavy odors or large areas, professional deodorizing services may be necessary.
Is it possible to skunk-proof my property?
Yes, taking measures to make your property less attractive to skunks is possible. This can include securing trash bins, fencing in gardens, sealing off potential den sites under decks and sheds, and removing food and water sources. However, no method is 100% foolproof, as skunks can be persistent. At General's Wildlife Removal, we offer professional exclusion services to help keep skunks and other wildlife off your property.
How long does it take to remove skunks from my property?
The length of time required to remove skunks from a property can vary greatly depending on the specific circumstances, including the size of the property, the number of skunks, and the complexity of the infestation.
Creating Long-lasting Relationships
Our objective at General's Wildlife Removal is to be your go-to team for all your wildlife removal needs, not just for your current skunk problem but for the long term. We strive to create long-lasting relationships by ensuring our clients are satisfied with our services.
Here's why you should choose us for your skunk removal needs:
- Our team has experience in wildlife removal, making us experts in our field.
- We offer around-the-clock emergency services to address any urgent wildlife removal needs.
- Our professionals are licensed and passionate about what they do and always strive to serve each customer effectively and efficiently.
- We offer clear, transparent cost estimates without high-pressure sales or hidden fees.
- A satisfaction guarantee backs our work. We'll make it right if something isn’t done according to plan.
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