Prevention Services

Wildlife Prevention

Wildlife prevention is the most important step in keeping your home critter-free! Our knowledgeable staff at Critter Control of Pittsburgh will help you every step of the way to ensure proper critter-prevention methods are put in place. Each specific wildlife animal requires specific methods of prevention. Wild animals enter your home in different ways. Once the problem wildlife is identified, your technician will create a unique plan of prevention that will ensure effective and safe results.

Prevention Methods

  • Habitat Modification
  • Exclusion Techniques

Habitat modifications are used to make your home/property unattractive to potentional problem wildlife. This may inlcude removing bird feeders, pet food/water that is outside, or breaking up brushy areas that could become nesting area.

Exclusion techniques are used to keep wildlife like mice, rats, squirrels, and skunks out of your home. This can involve vent screening, chimney caps, and vent guards. The exclusion barriers will keep the wildlife outside of your home and in the wild, where they belong!

Wildlife Prevention Techiniques:

  • Chimney – Adding chimney caps and screening can prevent animals from falling in or nesting
  • Plumbing Vents – Animals seeking shelter can become stuck in plumbing pipes
  • Roof & Fascia Spaces – Poorly sealed points between roof & fascia invite animal entry
  • Roof Vents – Lightweight, flimsy vents should be replaced with heavy secure roof vents
  • Oven & Bathroom Exhaust Vents – Adding screening to vents helps keep animals out
  • Roof/Soffit Intersection – Securing gaps will help prevent animal chewing and entry
  • Holes in Siding – Repairing & reinforcing holes will discourage animal infestation
  • Porch & Deck – Durable screening around base prevents nesting animals
  • Trees & Landscaping – Removal of overhanging tree limbs and encroaching vegetation

Call us!

Wildlife seen in the wild is a beautiful thing, but when they intrude inside or around your home, they can become dangerous to you and your family. We at Critter Control of Pittsburgh are here to help and prevent future invasion. Call us today - 412-927-3483