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Expel Wildlife Solutions - Critter Removal in Bolingbrook, IL

Bolingbrook Wildlife Control & Pest Animal Removal
In Will County, IL

Expel Wildlife Solutions
Contact - 630-297-4545

Please, no calls about DOG or CAT problems. Call animal services: (630) 759-0332

  We are a family owned and operated business, serving the Chicagoland area. We are a full service pest control company that is equipped to handle any pest control problems. We are fully licensed and insured and we are equipped to handle your specific needs.     
Expel Wildlife Solutions provides professional wildlife control for both residential & commercial customers in the city of Bolingbrook in Illinois. 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 Bolingbrook snake removal. Our Illinois 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 Expel Wildlife Solutions a call at 630-297-4545
There are many Bolingbrook pest control companies, but most deal with extermination of insects. We deal strictly with wild animals, such as raccoon, skunk, opossum, and more. Expel Wildlife Solutions differs from the average Bolingbrook 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.
Bolingbrook 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 Bolingbrook 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 Illinois state licensed. We are highly experienced in Bolingbrook raccoon removal, squirrel removal, bat control, and more.
 
We at Expel Wildlife Solutions believe we are the best Bolingbrook trappers of wildlife, and would be happy to serve your Bolingbrook 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 Bolingbrook 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 Bolingbrook 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 Illinois 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 630-297-4545 for a price quote and more information.

Remember, we at Expel Wildlife Solutions 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 Will 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 Will County that provides assistance with wild animals.

Will County Animal Services, IL:
(630) 759-0332


Bolingbrook Wildlife Tip:
How To Get Opossums Out From Inside A Wall

One of the features that is seen in the majority of modern home construction is that there is a cavity within the wall itself which helps to keep the property warm and cozy. However, when it comes to pest animals, they can find their way into almost any nook or cranny, and it certainly is not unheard of for an opossum to find its way into a wall cavity. While some may be using the area for nesting and are able to move in and out, others will actually become stuck in the wall, and will need to be removed.

Identifying The Location Of The Opossum

The first step to removing an opossum in a wall is to identify whether or not it is stuck, and in most cases you will hear almost constant activity if it is stuck, with sound being more intermittent if it is living in the wall and has another way of getting in and out. With animals that are stuck, you will need to listen to try and hear where in the wall they are located, but if you are dealing with an opossum regularly going in and out, you will need to trap and remove after finding the entry point it is using to get in and out.

Getting Into The Wall Cavity

If the opossum is trapped in the cavity, then one of the first steps to take is to try and see if there is any way to get into the cavity without cutting through the drywall. Some walls may have a space that will allow you to reach into the cavity from the top, while other walls may have damage or holes, but if neither is available, then cutting your way in may be the only option. If this is the case, try to cut within arm's reach of the opossum's location, and make sure the hole is large enough to give you some space for movement.

Removing The Opossum

If the opossum is only recently trapped then you may find it will jump out of the hole, so be ready with a cage or sturdy box with a lid that you can place over the hole to catch the animal. However, it will often be scared to move, so while wearing very thick gloves and clothing, pick up the animal, holding it firmly, and place it into a cage. After ensuring that there are no other animals in the cavity, relocate or humanely euthanize the opossum.  
Bolingbrook, IL Animal News Clip:
What To Do If An Opossum Gets Inside Your House, Bathroom Or Kitchen

Finding a wild animal inside one of the rooms in your home can be a concern even if it is something small like a spider or a wasp, so it is natural to be quite scared if you find an opossum in your home. The first thing to try and remember if you can is that the opossum will often be just as scared as you are, and will be confused by the unexpected change in its surroundings. Here is how to deal with the situation if you find an opossum inside the living quarters of your home.

Should You Try And Catch The Opossum?

The answer here is that you should only try and catch the opossum as a last resort, as it will often respond aggressively despite the cute exterior. While it may try and use its self defense mechanism of fainting and playing dead which will allow you to remove the animal, you also run the risk of getting bitten or scratched by the animal, which will certainly require medical treatment.

Creating A Path To The Outdoors

The simplest way of getting the opossum out of the house is to give it a clear path from the room where it is trapped so that it can get back outdoors into surroundings that it will be more familiar with. Open the door or doors to create a path outside for the animal to follow. Try to keep this route as short as possible, as the longer it takes to get out then the higher the likelihood that it will cause more damage and require more cleaning or repairs.

Encouraging The Opossum Out Of The House

If the opossum isn't openly showing signs of starting to move towards the exit, then you might want to consider laying a trail of dog biscuits or other treats to try and tempt the opossum out. Alternatively, if the carrot approach isn't working, then trying to give the opossum a nudge with a broom or long handled mop can also get the animal moving out of your home.

Trapping And Removing The Opossum

In some cases the opossum will back into a corner and refuse to move, and the best solution in this case is to call a professional to grab the animal and remove it. If this is not an option, then find the thickest clothing and gloves that you can, along with a cage and try to move the opossum into the cage so it can be removed from the house. Be wary as it may try to attack, and this should certainly be a last resort.   If you need Bolingbrook raccoon removal, rat trapping, squirrel removal, or have any questions about a wildlife problem in Bolingbrook, please give Expel Wildlife Solutions a call at 630-297-4545, 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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