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3 Difficult Pests to Identify in Florida Homes

July 10th, 2020

Generally, pests are a nuisance. But if they are not taken care of in time, they can have a drastic impact on our homes and our budgets. Some of them are harder to identify, making them more dangerous and more difficult to eliminate. Here are 3 of the most difficult pests to identify. Make you […]

Dangers of DIY Rat Removal

May 26th, 2020

Palm rats, also known as roof rats, citrus rats, or black rats are a rodent species that are very common in Florida because of our tropical climate and can often find their way into properties, becoming a nuisance for homeowners. Palm rats can damage your electrical devices by gnawing on wiring, rummage through your kitchen […]

How To Keep Snakes Out Of Your Home in SWFL

April 28th, 2020

Snakes are one of the most common types of nuisance wildlife that you can find on your property in SWFL. Because of our warm climate, and with many neighborhoods in the area being close to water, in Southwest Florida it is especially likely to find a snake around. We have written before about how to […]

How To Remove Nuisance Wildlife From Your Property

March 30th, 2020

What Is Nuisance Wildlife? According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, nuisance wildlife refers to an animal or animals exhibiting behavior that causes (or is about to cause) property damage, presents a threat to public safety, or causes an annoyance within, under, or upon a building. With many animals adapting to survive in […]

Common Snakes Found in Southwest Florida

March 4th, 2020

Southwest Florida’s many waterways and lush vegetation create a favorable habitat for wildlife, making it one of the most abundant areas for nuisance wildlife issues. Common unwanted animals you might find on your property are snakes. Encountering a snake in your home can be a very scary experience – especially due to the fact that […]

Raccoon Control in SWFL: How to Identify and Remove Nuisance Raccoons from Your Property

January 24th, 2020

Raccoons are one of the top wildlife complaints in Southwest Florida, and we receive several calls each week about raccoon removal. While they tend to roam in the nighttime outside of homes, you may be one of the unlucky ones to eventually have raccoons get into your home. Here, we’ll dig into more about raccoons […]

Hear Animals in The Attic? Here’s What to Do

December 27th, 2019

As a professional wildlife removal company, one of the common things we hear from our clients when they call is “I have an animal in my attic.” If you live in a home with an attic, it’s an area where nuisance wildlife can frequently enter and nest in. Although they might not spend a lot […]

How to Identify & Prevent Common Lawn Pests in Southwest Florida

December 9th, 2019

If you are a homeowner in Southwest Florida, having a healthy and well-tended lawn is probably very important to you. With the hot and humid weather in Florida, there are many outdoor pests that take up residence in your lawn. Here are some common lawn pests you might find in your yard in Southwest Florida. […]

Signs of Termites in Your Home

October 31st, 2019

Having any pest, nuisance wildlife, or insect in your home is not a pleasant experience. One of the most bothersome pests to have in the home are termites. Termites can infest your home and destroy the structure of your house, and damage or destroy any wood furniture or wooded areas in your home. They cause […]

What are Palm Rats and How to Get Rid of Them?

April 3rd, 2018

How would you feel if you were just going about your daily routine in the house, and amidst your cleaning, you had a surprise encounter with a rat in your house? It would be scary, right? It would be even more unnerving to discover later on that the little four legged rodent has in fact, […]

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