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Why Rats Die Inside the House

Why Rats Die Inside the House

Sometimes, you may find a rat dead inside your house. There are a variety of causes for this, including stress from your pets or lack of food and water. Once you have discovered the reason for a rat's death in your house, take appropriate action...
Raccoons - Control and Carcass Removal

Raccoons - Control and Carcass Removal

A raccoon might seem friendly, but at the same time it is very stubborn. If it thinks your home is a nice place to live, it will not easily be chased away. To prevent this, you need to guard your home carefully to prevent raccoons from entering....
Bats - Carcass Removal and Prevention

Bats - Carcass Removal and Prevention

Bats are animals that most people do not ever want to have in their homes. Not only do they look scary to some, they also carry dangerous diseases. In addition, it is also wise to keep in mind that if you spot a bat in your house, there are probably...
Skunks - Prevention

Skunks - Prevention

Prevention It is important that you take steps to prevent skunks from accessing your property. Once they are in, they may end up causing a lot more damage than you could possibly ever imagine. To prevent this from happening, here's what you...
Squirrels - Prevention

Squirrels - Prevention

To prevent squirrels from entering your property, you must 1) discover what is attracting them in the first place, 2) find out how they are making their way in, and 3) take the necessary steps to ensure they cannot enter again. Why...
Why Squirrels Die Inside the House

Why Squirrels Die Inside the House

Squirrels are very active and intelligent animals, although also a bit shy. As such, it is not common for you to find one dead in your home. A squirrel that dies in your home was probably in a desperate condition, or else it would not have sought...
Rat Removal Using Rat Poison

Rat Removal Using Rat Poison

Rats are one of the most common wild animals found inside homes. They can be extremely annoying, creating odd noises in your house as they navigate your ceiling, walls, and other areas. They may also damage certain home appliances, your clothes,...
Dead Deer Removal

Dead Deer Removal

If you ever encounter a dead deer on your lawn, you may rightfully be wondering what to do about it. It is important that you do not leave the animal on the lawn, as it will rot, bloat, stink, attract flies, and cause a variety of other problems....
Rodents - Carcass Removal and Prevention

Rodents - Carcass Removal and Prevention

Rodents are often very destructive, causing damage in your house by eating and chewing through everything they manage to come across. One thing that enhances the problem is the fact that rodents are able to fit in almost any part of your house....
Dead Animal Odor - Factors and Solutions

Dead Animal Odor - Factors and Solutions

When an animal dies in your house, the first thing you will notice is a foul odor. It is a powerful and terrible smell, one that may lead you to wonder how long it will last. Fortunately, the answer to that is simple - the stench will start to disappear...
Removing a Dead Animal From a Wall

Removing a Dead Animal From a Wall

Wildlife, such as raccoons, mice, rats, etc. which make their way inside your premises may inevitably die one day. Searching for them can prove to be difficult, especially if they are stuck inside a wall. 1. Find the Animal NOTE:...
Removing a Dead Animal From a Car

Removing a Dead Animal From a Car

It is common for animals to be found dead in the attic, basement or even within walls. However, it is also possible to find an animal dead in your car. Signs of a Dead Animal in Your Car Initially, you will not notice anything...
Finding and Removing Dead Animals

Finding and Removing Dead Animals

Trying to find a dead animal inside your house is a tedious and time-consuming task. Most of the time, you will not be aware that there is a dead animal inside your house. Wildlife often die in hidden places inside your home, making it difficult...
Roadkill - Problems and Prevention

Roadkill - Problems and Prevention

Occasionally when travelling through the streets, you may come across dead animals that are the result of an accident. It is important to take action to stop the accidents from happening, rather than deal with each carcass as it appears. The situation...
Chimney Dead Animal Removal

Chimney Dead Animal Removal

It is hard to be aware that an animal is living inside your chimney - that is, until you smell a bad odor coming from your fireplace. It is not common for wildlife to die inside chimneys, but it happens. Creatures such as raccoons and squirrels,...
Dead Dog Disposal

Dead Dog Disposal

If you find a dead dog outside your house, you need to be very careful about how you handle the carcass. Below are some steps you should follow when you find yourself in such a situation. Establish the Cause of Death This is...
Opossums - Signs and Carcass Removal

Opossums - Signs and Carcass Removal

Typically, opossums are about the size of a small dog. They have narrow snouts, small eyes, and a long, hairless tail, which may act as a "fifth limb" when climbing trees. These small creatures do not care where they live or where they go to gather...
Removal of Dead Animals From Under the House

Removal of Dead Animals From Under the House

If you suspect there is a dead animal under your house, take action immediately. The longer you wait, the worse the situation - and smell - will become. To find and remove a dead animal under your house, here are some steps you can take: Use...
Why Animals Die - Outside and at Home

Why Animals Die - Outside and at Home

When the time comes for an animal to die, they may die anywhere, including inside your house and out on the streets. Reasons for death include human-induced measures such as trapping and poisoning, as well as natural causes. Human-Induced...
Diseases and Health Problems Caused by Dead Animals

Diseases and Health Problems Caused by Dead Animals

The decomposing body of a dead animal inside your home may pose as a threat to your health. It is capable of spreading diseases in your household and even within your neighborhood. Because of this, it is important to be aware of the potential health...
Why Opossums Die Inside the House

Why Opossums Die Inside the House

Sometimes, you may find an opossum dead inside your house. There are a variety of causes for this, including poisoning or lack of an exit. Once you have discovered the reason for an opossum's death in your house, take appropriate action to prevent...
Air Conditioning System Carcass Removal

Air Conditioning System Carcass Removal

Wildlife can enter your property from open vents or spaces both inside and under your home. At times, these animals can make their way into places such as the air conditioning system. When a wild animal does become trapped in your AC system and...
Pigeons - Control and Prevention

Pigeons - Control and Prevention

Pigeons are birds with small heads and short legs. They are stubborn birds which do not give up easily, do not scare easily, and may stay around for as long as they want if you do not do something about them. Pigeon Control First,...
Proper Carcass Disposal

Proper Carcass Disposal

After you find and remove a dead animal from your property, you must dispose of it properly and safely. You will also need to comply with the rules involving wildlife removal and disposal in your local area. Once you have discovered...
Dead Animals and Flies

Dead Animals and Flies

If you spot one or two flies around your home, it is likely there is a dead animal close by. The carcass may not be big enough for you to detect its smell, but you should certainly start looking for it. Blowflies and Flesh Flies...
House Mice - Signs and Carcass Removal

House Mice - Signs and Carcass Removal

House mice are smaller than rats, making it relatively easy for them to slip in and out of your house. If you happen to suspect the existence of house mice in your home, you need to take action fast since they can be very destructive. Damage...
Why Raccoons Die Inside Houses

Why Raccoons Die Inside Houses

Sometimes, you may find a raccoon dead inside your house. There are a variety of causes for this, including poisoning or trapping. Once you have discovered the reason for a raccoon's death in your house, take appropriate action to prevent the...
Rats - Control

Rats - Control

There are several different ways to rid your house of rats, including poisoning, live trapping, and snap trapping. Poisoning If you notice evidence of rats in your house, you may want to set up poisoned baits . Poisoning uses...