What can you do when you’re dealing with a wildlife problem on your property or house? The best solution is to call a wildlife specialist for wildlife removal, but many homeowners are reluctant because they aren’t sure how much it will cost.
If you can’t mitigate a wildlife problem on your own, you may have to pay for a company to remove squirrel, raccoon, bats, birds, or foxes. Calling a wildlife specialist can be daunting, but it is worth it in the long run.
When to Call a Wildlife Specialist
If you see birds coming in and out of a vent, soffit, or wall around your home, you can be sure they have probably built a nest in there. The same can be true for squirrels, bats, or raccoons. If you suspect wild animals are living in your attic or walls, calling a wildlife removal company sooner rather than later is important.
How Much to Remove a Snake?
Depending on where you live, it is not uncommon for a snake to find its way inside your home. While many of the snakes that seek refuge inside are non-poisonous, it is still important to promptly remove and relocate the snake, ideally with professional wildlife removal services.
Some factors that influence the cost of removing a snake from a home include the type of snake that you are dealing with, as well as whether the snake is inside or underneath your house. Removing a snake from a house usually averages $300-$400, with the average homeowner paying around $350 to remove an average, non-venomous snake.
How Much Does Bird Removal Cost?
Removing birds nest and invasive bird species can be one of the most expensive methods, depending on how many birds are present and how much damage has been done. Bird removal and bird exclusion require manpower. You’ll need to go to a licensed bird removal specialist. The average cost to remove bird nests ranges between $350-$650, with the average homeowner spending around $500 on initial assessment, single bird live capture, and nest removal with relocation, followed by clean-up and repair services.
Cost for Bat Removal
Removing a bat or a colony of bats in an attic costs an average of $411 with a typical range between $231 and $620. Small to medium-sized colonies run anywhere from $300 to $8,000 for removal, cleanup, repair, and bat exclusion. The National Average for bat removal is $406, with a typical range being $231 – $615.
Bat removal services are highly specialized with unique licensing and liability costs. Small to medium-sized colonies run anywhere from $300 to $8,000 for removal and exclusion. In addition to removal, you’ll often need to have a professional clean up the guano for an additional $600 to $8,500 depending on the size of your structure, home, the colony, and how much damage has been done.
An initial inspection can be free if the company offers this but typically runs $200 to $300. Consultation fees usually get credited toward the removal fees.