Skunks, raccoons, and squirrels can be a nuisance. These animals cause damage to property and should be handled by a professional exterminator. If you live in the Northern Virginia towns of Reston, Herndon, Chantilly, McLean, Oakton and other nearby communities, Hughes Pest Control can remove these animals from your property.
Skunks are nocturnal animals that are known for their pungent scent and black and white striped body. Skunks can tear up your property when they dig in your yard and burrow under your home or building. They carry diseases such as rabies, tularemia, and distemper as well as transport fleas and ticks. Signs of a skunk include an acrid smell, especially early in the morning, and evidence of digging in the yard.
Like skunks, raccoons are nocturnal animals. They typically live in hollow trees or near forests, but they have adapted to living with humans and live in populated areas as well. They forage through garbage cans for leftover food. If they find access to your attic, they will destroy your property. Signs of a raccoon include overturned garbage cans or loud rustling in the attic.
Squirrels destroy lawns and property, and often damage crops and gardens too. They may look cute but they can be dangerous and disease-carrying creates so it’s best to contact a professional to remove squirrels from your property.
Skunk, raccoon, and squirrel removal should be left to professionals. If you to get rid of these pests, contact Hughes Pest Control immediately for help.