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Critter Control - Critter Removal in Dover, DE

Dover Wildlife Control & Pest Animal Removal
In Kent County, DE

Critter Control
Contact - 302-394-6930

Please, no calls about DOG or CAT problems. Call animal services: 302-736-7111

       
Critter Control provides professional wildlife control for both residential & commercial customers in the city of Dover in Delaware. We can handle almost any type of wild animal problem, from squirrels in the attic of a home, to bat removal and control, raccoon removal, or Dover snake removal. Our Delaware wildlife management pros provide a complete solution - including the repair of animal damage, and wildlife waste cleanup. If you need to get rid of your pest animals with care and expertise, give Critter Control a call at 302-394-6930
There are many Dover pest control companies, but most deal with extermination of insects. We deal strictly with wild animals, such as raccoon, skunk, opossum, and more. Critter Control differs from the average Dover exterminator business because we are licensed and insured experts, and deal only with animals. We are not merely trappers, but full-services nuisance wildlife control operators, offering advanced solutions.
Dover wildlife species include raccoons, opossums, squirrels, rats, skunks several species of snakes and bats, and more. Many animals can cause considerable damage to a house, not to mention contamination. We offer repairs of animal entry points and biohazard cleanup and we guarantee our work. Our Dover rodent (rat and mouse) control is superior to other pest management companies. All of our wildlife trapping is done in a humane manner. Of course, we are properly Delaware state licensed. We are highly experienced in Dover raccoon removal, squirrel removal, bat control, and more.
 
We at Critter Control believe we are the best Dover trappers of wildlife, and would be happy to serve your Dover bat removal or pigeon and bird control needs with a professional solution. Skunks, moles, and other animals that can damage your lawn - we trap them all. Our professional pest management of wildlife and animals can solve all of your Dover critter removal needs. Our specialty is removal of animals in homes such as raccoons in the attic or squirrels in the attic. If you need Dover pigeon control, Canada geese or other bird removal, we can help. We are experts with skunk problems, digging animals such as armadillos, & groundhogs, and we offer Delaware dead animal removal. We trap mice and voles. We do home repairs, animal prevention, and removal of critters from the attic, ceiling, basement, animal in the wall, and any part of a building. Give us a call at 302-394-6930 for a price quote and more information.

Remember, we at Critter Control run a wildlife removal company, and charge for our services. If you are searching for help with a dog or cat issue, you need to call your local Kent County animal control or SPCA. They can assist you with problems such as a dangerous dog, stray cats, lost pets, etc. There is no free service in Kent County that provides assistance with wild animals.

Kent County Animal Services, DE:
302-736-7111


Dover Wildlife Tip:
What can rodents climb?

You will be surprised how small creatures like rats or mice can get up high and reach very far. Well it is simple; they are pretty good at climbing. Rodents are able to do the following.

Climb electrical wires, cables, vines, ropes, trees and shrubs.
Climb rough vertical surfaces like wood, bricks, and metal sheets among others.
They can crawl and climb horizontally along auger, conveyers, pipes and conduits among other surfaces.
Travel for long distances on surfaces while hanging upside down.
Most rodents are able to jump quite a distance across obstacles and upwards from the ground.
Most of them can climb down from a tree, pole or pipe face first with ease and without slipping. This is almost impossible to most animals which climb downwards in a backwards direction.
Rodents also have the capability to jump from a high surface to the ground a certain distance depending on the type of rodent without getting hurt.

The most common places that rodents will climb to get into houses include.

Weep vents
These spaces between bricks are left out to allow water to seep out and air to flow thus ensuring that the bricks do not soak wet for long but kept dry most of the time. If the bricks remain wet for long periods they may become weak and with time crumble. However, rodents will use these as a passage and will climb through these spaces to get in.

Roof gaps
They are left for different reasons. Sometimes, these gaps are left for the purpose of air circulation. For other roofing materials, they need to expand and contract when temperatures rise and fall respectively hence need for space to allow for these processes. Otherwise, forceful expansion and contraction may result in weakening of the roof. Some are left just as a design and nothing more. As for rodents, these are enough entry points to let them in.

Foundation gaps
Just like roof gaps and weep vents, these are also left to allow for air circulation and ventilation, and for water to seep out. Rodents will use these opening same way to access homes. This can however be avoided by using building materials that do not need to expand, contract or easily soak and completely seal off any unnecessary gaps within roofs, foundations and any other building structures.

Doors and windows
Climbing up a wall to reach an open window, the space by the window frame or the door frame is an easy target for rodents to use as a passage way to access the house.

Vents
These are built for air circulation, but rodents see this s an opportunity to get inside.  
Dover, DE Animal News Clip:
No current news article at this time.  If you need Dover raccoon removal, rat trapping, squirrel removal, or have any questions about a wildlife problem in Dover, please give Critter Control a call at 302-394-6930, and we will listen to your problem, give you a price quote, and schedule an appointment, usually same day or next day, to solve the problem.
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