Rats and mice are a common problem in homes across Austin, Texas. During the winter months, rats and mice will look for areas to nest and end up in many homes for the favorable temperature and predator-safe environment. Rats and mice will cause a lot of harm to your home by chewing through walls, insulation, and electrical wires, searching for food, and spreading disease through your home.Details
With the wide range of animals in the Austin area, it is common for some critters to find shelter in attics, subfloors, and walls in homes. When you do hear an animal in your home, it is important to get it removed quickly because the critter can get stuck in small place and die.
The smell of a dead animal is unmistakable, but it can be difficult to pinpoint where in your home the animal died. Animal removal experts will be able to pinpoint where the animal has trapped itself, and how to best remove it.Details
Having raccoons enter your home is more than just a nuisance, it can be a health hazard as well. Raccoons are known to carry a number of harmful diseases, including salmonella, roundworms, and other disease-causing bacteria. They can also pose a danger to your pets and family that happen to be in the home. Fortunately, there are some simple and straightforward ways to stop raccoons from using the doggie door as their own personal entrance into your house.Details
It’s cricket season in Austin, and if you have them in your home, you need to get rid them before they cause a host of problems, including attracting unwanted animals like raccoons or mice to your property.Details
Squirrels are common pests in Texas. Their teeth never stop growing, so they must gnaw constantly to keep them worn down. Squirrels can also gnaw through your siding to gain access to your home. Once inside, they may build nests in your chimney or loft, and chew through your wood floors, water pipes and electric…Details
Raccoons might seem cuddly and cute at first glance. They even look like cartoon bandits, and have a reputation to match, but raccoons are wild animals, not pets. They are notoriously difficult to domesticate, and they belong in their natural habitat. What Makes a Raccoon Difficult to Care For? Raising a raccoon will take up…Details
Due to all the recent flooding, many area snakes have been displaced from their homes, and are now finding shelter in and around private homes. In an article detailing the snakes found in and around Austin, Critter Ridder’s owner and founder, Mike Dillon, spoke with Fox 7 Austin to weigh in on the snake issue.…Details