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Wildlife control is the hardest during winter in Waldorf, MD. Many animals need a warm place to live during the coldest months of the year. In the frigid winter temperatures, your home looks extremely cozy. But, allowing wildlife to live in your Waldorf home can be very problematic. Wildlife can spread disease, cause damage, and make a mess.
Now is the time to take steps that will keep wildlife out of your home this winter. In this article, we explain the top things you can do now to ensure your home is wildlife-free during the cold part of the year.
Wildlife encompasses many animals. Technically any wild animal could be considered wildlife. When we mention wildlife, we are discussing bats, beavers, birds, foxes, gophers, groundhogs, moles, opossums, pigeons, raccoons, snakes, squirrels, and vultures specifically. Some wildlife is more likely to make your home their home in the winter. For example, squirrel invasions are a common occurrence in Waldorf, but vulture intrusions are not.
No matter what the pest is, the following steps will help you keep wildlife out of your home this winter.
Feeding birds, and subsequently squirrels, is very common. Some people even enjoy leaving out food for raccoons and deer or other wildlife. The problem with this is that feeding wildlife trains them to view your home and yard as a good place. They are likely to lose their fear of humans and your property. Additionally, they are much more likely to remain in the area and become a nuisance this winter if you feed them.
Holes or gaps in your home’s foundation, crawlspace, and roof are great entry points for wildlife. Many of the smaller animals can fit through spaces under an inch. So, you may want to hire a professional company to ensure all entrance points are sealed properly.
While you may not be actively feeding the wildlife, an unsecured trashcan could be luring them to the area. Trash is food for many types of wildlife, who are not picky about their meals. Raccoons, squirrels, foxes, and more all enjoy raiding trashcans, especially during winter when food is scarce. To keep these pests away from your home this winter, make sure you have a trashcan with a lockable lid.
Residents of the Waldorf, MD area should contact Barefoot Pest Control. We provide the best wildlife control of any pest control company in the area. We also give a free and zero-obligation inspection and estimate. Our same-day, night, and weekend appointments are available at no extra cost. And, you can count on our expert technicians to locate and fix any problem areas in your home. If you want to ensure that wildlife stays out of your home this winter, you need to contact Barefoot Pest Control right away. Let us work for you now so that you don’t have a big problem later.
When your doorbell rings, you can be confident that the person Barefoot Pest Control has sent to your home to take care of your control and extermination is a true professional. We carefully screen, background check, and conduct lengthy interviews with prospective employees. Barefoot Pest Control technicians also undergo extensive training, both in the classroom and on the job with a mentor, before they are allowed to work on their own. You can rest easy knowing that your problem is in good hands with Barefoot Pest Control.
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Barefoot Pest Control has proudly been providing expert pest control and bed bug control in Waldorf for over 7 years. During this time we've helped over 20,000 homeowners manage and exterminate their pest problems.
Barefoot Pest Control is a Waldorf locally owned and operated company; we take pride in servicing the community that we live in. We value your time, so when you call we'll schedule an inspection or service time that is convenient for you.
Our technicians are thoroughly screened during our interview process. We only hire professionals we would want to service our own homes. We background check and drug test all employees and make new hires go through extensive training both in the classroom and on the job before they can service a home or business alone. We also believe in and practice continuing education, ensuring our technicians are always providing the best service possible. You can rest easy knowing that when your door bell rings Barefoot Pest Control has sent a true professional to resolve your Waldorf pest issue.
Barefoot Pest Control provides a zero obligation free inspection and estimate in Waldorf. Our technicians will take the time and care to thoroughly explain the treatment options best suited for your particular problem. Our professional service is convenient as well as effective.
We conduct a thorough home inspection. We will identify the source of your pest problem.
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