Maryland Wildlife Control
Animal Control Solutions provides complete nuisance wildlife control services to remove all types of Maryland’s Wildlife Pests. The most common types of nuisance wildlife animals we deal with are Bats, Squirrels, Raccoons, Flying Squirrels, Snakes, Birds, Moles, Groundhogs, Skunks, Possums, Beavers, and Dead Animal Removal are the most common. These animals commonly cause problems for homeowners and businesses throughout Maryland. They create messes with their fecal, and damage structures from chewing through roofs, soffits, and fascia boards. These are common problems that Animal Control Solutions Wildlife Technicians deal with on a daily basis. We have been performing Wildlife Control and Wildlife Removal services throughout that State of Maryland for 20 plus years. Feel confident that your nuisance wildlife problem will be solved by calling Maryland’s top nuisance wildlife control company of Animal Control Solutions!
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We are very different from a typical Pest Control company. Pest Control companies focus primarily on insects and bugs and not the Wildlife of Maryland. Pest control companies common solution to problems is to spray pesticide or put down poison. We discourage the use of poison, these method are dangerous to homeowners with pets and creates a bigger problem once an animal or rodent dies in a wall or within the subfloor of your home. We offer safe humane methods to resolve wildlife conflicts. Once the animal problem has been resolved we offer solutions to animal proof your home, repair these animal damages including roof repairs, siding repairs, insulation removal, insulation replacement, siding replacement and any other necessary repairs. These are all services that are not effectively handled by a typical pest control company, feel confident by calling a Wildlife Control Company that specializes in Animal Damage repairs.
Animal Control Solutions provides Animal Removal and Wildlife Control services throughout the State of Maryland. Some of the cities we service include Baltimore, Bel Alton, Bennsville, Bowie, Bryan Road, Cheverly, Clinton, Cockeysville, College Park, Crofton, Davidsonville, Frederick, Glen Burnie, Hyattsville, Indian Head, Lanham, La Plata, Lothian, Luther Timonium, Owings Mill, Oxon Hill, Parkville, Reistertown, Severna Park, Temple Hills, Towson, Upper Marlboro, Waldorf, White Plains, Maryland.
Maryland Bat Facts
Bats are very beneficial to the environment and Maryland is home to 10 bat species. The most common bat found in buildings throughout Maryland and the U.S. are the Little Brown Bat. This common house bat is often found in buildings, homes, attics that are near waterways. This is where they forage for mosquitos. A bat can consume 600 mosquitos an hour. This makes them very valuable to have has a neighbor just not as a roommate! Common places for bats to form colonies in manmade structures are in attics, under eaves, siding, and shingles. If you discover you have a bat problem call our Bat Experts today of Animal Control Solutions, we have solutions to all types of bat situations within Maryland!
Maryland Snake Facts
Maryland is home to 27 snake species and only two of these are venomous. Venomous snakes include the Timber Rattlesnake and Copperhead. Many times when we encounter a snake the first reaction is to kill it but the fact is snakes are a beneficial part of our ecosystem. These reptiles are effective at controlling our mice and rat population in addition to being a good food source for Hawks and other larger predators. There are two endangered snake species the “Mountain Earth Snake” and the “Rainbow Snake”. If you encounter these two snake species they should not be harmed. It is also believed that the Scarlet and Timber Rattlesnake are low in numbers. These decreasing snake populations are believed to be a result of snake collection for hides, killing, and habitat destruction. Native snakes species of Maryland protected by the Nongame Endangered Species Conservation Act specifies that snakes cannot be killed, possessed, bred, or sold without acquiring a permit for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. In addition Maryland requires a “Captive Reptile and Amphibian Permit” for the possession, breeding, and sale of amphibians and reptiles within the state. If you discover a snake in the home contact the professionals of Animal Control Solutions to have it Safely and Humanely removed!
Maryland Eastern Gray Squirrel Facts
The most common type of squirrel found in Maryland is the Eastern Gray Squirrel. These squirrels have bushy tails with black-brown and white fur which when view from a far makes them look gray. These rodent animals are about 16-20 inches in length and can weigh up to a pound and a half. These tree squirrels can be seen in urban and suburban areas as well as the forest. These animals like to den high of the ground which make attics and buildings a perfect spot for them to take advantage of. These squirrels breed twice a year normally in December to February and May to June. This winter mating season is when you see the most problems with squirrels in attics because they are looking for that warm, safe place to birth and raise their young. Common sounds heard with squirrels in attics and walls are scratching. Most often heard in the morning and evening times, during the day these pests are out foraging for food. If you suspect a squirrel in your attic, chimney, or walls give us a call today to solve your squirrel problem!
Maryland Skunk Facts
The Striped Skunk is found throughout Maryland and is a member of the weasel family. Its appearance is similar to the common house cat and can weigh up to 8lbs. Its common characteristic is its jet black fur with two lateral white stripes that run down its back from its head to the tip of its tail. The striped skunk is species is common throughout the U.S. Skunks commonly will live under structures within urban areas. Skunks commonly feed on small mammals, insects and plants. Skunks become a nuisance when their denning and feeding habits coincide with humans. Will their food source becomes scarce the will get into garbage, pet food dishes, and dig holes in lawns in search of food. If you are having problems with skunks contact us today to resolve all types of Skunk Problems.
Maryland Raccoon Facts
Raccoons commonly referred to as “coons” inhabit all of Maryland and throughout most of the US. These mammals can weigh upwards of 30lbs with a length of 3 feet. They are grizzled black, white and gray with what looks like a black mask over its eyes. They commonly den in hollow trees and ground burrows. Although in urban areas is it common for raccoons to live in chimneys, attics, and inside other high man-made structures. Raccoons are omnivorous mammals that eat both plants and animals. In urban areas they will commonly prey on pet dishes and garbage rubbish. These pests can be a nuisance for homeowners because of the extensive damage they can create. The most extensive damage happens when they tear off shingles and fascia boards in order to access an attic. Thus, creating more damage by contaminating a home’s insulation and compromising the homes R-Factor. The R-Factor decreases the homes heating and cooling efficiency. This happens from the raccoon smashing the insulation. We have solutions to all types of Raccoon Problems throughout Maryland!
Maryland Opossum Facts
Opossums are commonly found throughout the Maryland and the Eastern United States. Opossums are commonly referred to as “Possums”. These mammals are the size of an average house cat and can weigh up to 14lbs. These animals are grayish, white in color with a rat like tail. Opossums should never be attempted to be handled without proper training and knowledge. These animals have 50 sharp teeth with prominent canine teeth that can cause serious injury. These animals will take the opportunity to den in burrows, brush piles, garages and attics. These nuisance pests eat animals, insects, and vegetables. In suburban areas the will frequently visit garbage cans, bird feeders, and pet food dishes. The biggest concern with possums in Maryland is that they will den under homes structures and are a carrier of fleas. If a possum is discovered under a deck contact us today to get rid of and remove these nuisance possums of Maryland!