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Wildlife Control Made Simple For Waltham Residents


If you've seen signs of wildlife near your Waltham home, you need to call (781) 630-5653 a professional Waltham pest control immediately to make sure the animals aren't making their way into your home. If you hear scurrying overhead or scratching in the walls, they're already there, and you need wildlife removal, like Assurance Pest Solutions, to get them out. Trying to DIY a solution is a bad idea because wildlife can carry disease or attack you when cornered. Let the Waltham pest control professionals handle the problem for you.

Common Types Of Wildlife That Invade Waltham Properties

There are several common types of wildlife we see on Waltham properties, including:

  • Bats
  • Chipmunks
  • Moles
  • Opossums
  • Raccoons
  • Skunks
  • Squirrels
  • Voles

All of these animals have a place in the world – it's just not in your house. That's why you need professional wildlife control like APS to get rid of them if they get inside.

Why You Don't Want Wildlife Hanging Around Your Yard

One reason you don't want Waltham wildlife in your yard is that they can bring diseases with them, including:

  • E. coli
  • Giardia
  • Leptospirosis
  • Rabies
  • Roundworm
  • Salmonella

They can also bring ticks in with them, which carry their own diseases, such as:

  • Anaplasmosis
  • miyamotodisease
  • Babesiosis
  • Bourbon virus
  • Colorado tick fever
  • Ehrlichiosis
  • Heartland virus
  • Lyme disease
  • Powassan virus
  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever
  • Southern tick-associated rash illness (STARI)

Another reason you don't want wildlife on your property is that they cause property damage. They can decimate your garden, infest your trees or woodpiles, and tear up your lawn. If they move into your home, they can create a health hazard because their feces and urine can disseminate the diseases they carry. They also destroy your insulation to create nests and ravage your kitchen and pantry looking for food. 

We hope it's clear that if you have any of these wildlife pests on your property, you need professional wildlife removal help from Assurance Pest Solutions.

Six Natural Ways To Deter Wildlife From Your Property

There are a few different ways you can deter wildlife from your property. None are foolproof, but they can help minimize the chances of wildlife on your property, especially when you take them together. These include:

  1. Build a fence. You can use plastic mesh, electric strands, wire mesh, welded wire, and wooden fencing supplemented with wire mesh or electric strands. Use whatever material is most effective for the wildlife in your area.
  2. Use wildlife repellents. There are two categories of repellents: plant-based and animal-based. Plant-based repellents include capsicum and mustard. Animal-based repellents include predator urine and dried blood. Make sure you read the labels of repellents carefully and use them only as directed.
  3. Remove ready food and water sources. Take pet bowls inside, get rid of birdbaths, take down bird feeders, and put your garbage in cans with tightly-sealed lids.
  4. If you compost fruit and vegetable scraps, make sure your compost bin is pest-proof with a tightly-fitting lid.
  5. Remove potential harborage – places where wildlife can nest. Clear your yard of debris and brush, cut your grass short, and disperse piles of rocks.
  6. Protect your garden. Before you plant, dig up the dirt to a depth of two feet. Then build a box with ¼ inch hardware cloth to keep voles, moles, and chipmunks out of your garden. Lay down the cloth at the bottom, then attach sides that are high enough to protect your crops. Affix a top that you can easily remove but wildlife can't.

If you need help deterring wildlife from your Waltham property, a wildlife pest control company like APS can help.

Total Wildlife Control For Waltham Homes

For wildlife control in Waltham, there's one company you should turn to: Assurance Pest Solutions. APS has 41 years of combined professional wildlife removal experience. We're family-owned and operated, and we're local, so we know exactly which wildlife pests are bothering you. Contact us today to schedule your inspection and to learn more about our residential pest control services in Waltham.