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Critter Control - Critter Removal in Salem, VA

Salem Wildlife Control & Pest Animal Removal
In Roanoke County, VA

Critter Control
Contact - 540-492-4128

Please, no calls about DOG or CAT problems. Call animal services: (540) 777-8606

       
Critter Control provides professional wildlife control for both residential & commercial customers in the city of Salem in Virginia. 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 Salem snake removal. Our Virginia 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 540-492-4128
There are many Salem 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 Salem 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.
Salem 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 Salem 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 Virginia state licensed. We are highly experienced in Salem raccoon removal, squirrel removal, bat control, and more.
 
We at Critter Control believe we are the best Salem trappers of wildlife, and would be happy to serve your Salem 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 Salem 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 Salem 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 Virginia 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 540-492-4128 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 Roanoke 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 Roanoke County that provides assistance with wild animals.

Roanoke County Animal Services, VA:
(540) 777-8606


Salem Wildlife Tip:
Should I relocate a pigeon?

So you have a pigeon problem? It is not uncommon. Pigeons live primarily in cities and other areas of high human population. When they have decided to live on or near your property it can become annoying fast! They dig in the trash, litter the area in feces, and are known to sometimes carry roughly 60 different kinds of diseases.

Regardless of the reason, you will most likely want them gone. Unfortunately, this can be quite difficult, as relocation almost never works. Many people have tried trapping them and driving them many miles from home, only to find the birds return to their original homes. Like many birds, they have an incredible homing instinct, and many pigeons, once released, will even beat YOU back home!

The only effective way of dealing with trapped pigeons is to kill them. Luckily, as they are considered vermin, there are no laws preventing this. However, it is only a temporary solution. Pigeons reproduce very quickly. They can lay eggs up to six times per year with roughly two eggs each time. The point is that their population will not be effectively impacted by killing a handful of them in a trap.

The best way to keep pigeons away is with deterrents. There are spikes you can buy that are made especially for birds that you can place on rails and balconies that they tend to perch on. They will be unable to do so and must find a new spot. You could even buy fake statues of birds of prey that will keep pigeons away, much like a scarecrow. You can also try putting bird nets around porches to keep them away. They will also steer clear of wind chimes as they do not like the sound. There are other kinds of noise-making devices that will accomplish the same thing, as long as you can tolerate the sounds yourself. If you harass and scare them enough, they may start avoiding your property completely. For long-term solutions, you can also buy special bait that decreases fertilization and acts as a contraceptive. This decreases the population over time.

There are many ways to handle your pigeon pest problem. The methods people first think of tend to be either relocation or execution. These are however the least effective methods, and are more of a hassle than they're worth!  
Salem, VA Animal News Clip:
No current news article at this time.  If you need Salem raccoon removal, rat trapping, squirrel removal, or have any questions about a wildlife problem in Salem, please give Critter Control a call at 540-492-4128, 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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