An unfinished house attic.

Types of Damage From Animals in The Attic

Animals get in attics. Critter Ridder takes care of so many cases where, somehow, an animal, flying or otherwise, has gotten into an attic. It’s much more common than you would think, yet people still get surprised when it happens. We can’t blame you. It’s not very often that we’re face to face with a bat or some other wild animal in our own homes. You still need to be educated on what can happen if this happens to you.

Bats on the Congress Bridge in Austin, TX.

All About Bats in Austin TX

Texas residents know that our state is no stranger to bats. Millions of bats make their home around Texas and the southwest U.S. Unfortunately, every so often you end up sharing your own home with a bat when they make their way onto your property. Finding a wild animal in your home can be startling, but having some background knowledge of the animal you’re dealing with can help you know how to proceed.

A raccoon in a dumpster outside.

How to Keep Animals Out of Your Garbage

Everybody hates when they step outside and see that their trash can has been raided or knocked over by a wild animal. Unfortunately, this is a pretty common occurrence for most homeowners. Pests making their way onto your property to rummage through the garbage can leads to them making a new home out of your garage, basement, or shed. Dealing with animals getting into your trash can be a pain to deal with, but there are some tried and true methods that humanely keep uninvited guests out without use of harmful chemicals or poisons.