In 2014 we were contacted to help a neighbor in New Berlin NY get rid of some bats in their barn that they were converting into an art studio
Some signs you may have a rodent problem include scratching or climbing sounds in your walls, strange odors, animal droppings, gnawing and excited pets. If you feel you may have a rodent issue contact Captor Wildlife Services at 315-495-5561 to investigate as soon as possible.
You can help keep wild animals away from your home by taking some basic precautions. Make sure vents and holes in the structure are tightly covered (use heavy screening for air exchange vents), and thin out shrubbery around the foundation to remove hiding places.
Most of the time, humans and animals co-exist without conflict. But occasionally, an unwanted wildlife intruder poses threats to either human safety or property. Dealing with a nuisance wildlife situation requires skill and experience. Captor Wildlife is contacted to deal with bats, squirrels, skunks, woodchucks, raccoons and moles. Some of these animals pose problems by actually entering someone’s home. Other times, wildlife nuisances are created when animals become destructive or aggressive outside the home. […]
Squirrels in your attic are more than just an annoyance. They can actually cause significant property damage. What many homeowners don’t understand about squirrels is that they can be quite destructive. Squirrels are rodents, and like all rodents they need to chew constantly in order to keep their teeth filed. Chewing is so important, in fact, that if squirrels were not able to chew, their teeth would grow long enough to eventually kill them. Once they’ve found their way into your home, squirrels will chew on nearly anything, including structural elements and wiring. Wiring that has been chewed presents a very real fire hazard. […]