Grand Rapids Spring & Fall Checks
Wildlife Control for All Seasons in Michigan
As a homeowner, you can expect to encounter nuisance wildlife problems, especially if you live in a more rural area, but there are ways you can prepare your property to stay wildlife-free. As the seasons change, animals may try to access your home for shelter and nourishment. Varmint Evictors, Inc. is here to help you with spring and fall checks in Grand Rapids and Central Michigan. We have over 24 years of experience helping home and business owners prevent, remove, and control animal issues.
Contact (989) 268-7666 now to find out how we can help you prevent or eliminate an animal invasion in Grand Rapids.
What to Do About Wildlife Issues in the Spring & Fall
Despite your best efforts to prevent animal problems, it is still possible for wildlife to take up residence in your home. If this is the case, you should contact our Grand Rapids animal control specialists for safe and effective removal services. We can help you remove the animals from your property and put safeguards in place to keep them from coming back.
Never attempt to handle nuisance wildlife on your own. Contact Varmint Evictors, Inc. today at (989) 268-7666 for spring and fall checks.
What Moves to Make When Temperatures Shift
When Things Heat Up
As the snow begins to melt, the flowers and trees start to bloom, and the smell of spring is in the air, your indulgence in the season might be interrupted by wildlife problems. During the spring, you may notice a lot of wild animals near your house, including bats, birds, raccoons, and squirrels, just to name a few. While these creatures can be truly amazing to watch, sometimes they overstep their boundaries, coming onto your property and even into your house, which can lead to significant problems.
There are several steps you can take to prevent wildlife issues in the spring, including:
- Trim tree branches – It's important to trim branches a reasonable distance away from your house, as these can provide easy access for animals like squirrels onto your roof and into your attic.
- Clean your gutters – Cleaning your gutters not only ensures that they will function properly, but will also eliminate locations where animals could potentially nest.
- Patch holes – If the exterior of your home has any holes or damage, they should be patched to prevent animals from accessing your house through them.
When Things Turn Cold
As the cold sets in, animals will look for someplace warm to spend the winter. It’s important to have your house animal-proofed, so your home doesn’t become a residence for unwelcome guests. While there is no guaranteed solution to prevent a wildlife problem this fall, there are several actions you can take to prevent animal intrusion.
Tips for avoiding nuisance animal conflicts include:
- Refrain from feeding wildlife
- Cap your chimney
- Cover basement window wells
- Remove all outside food sources
- Feed your pets inside your house
- Stack firewood away from your home
- Store garbage in a manner that doesn’t attract animals
- Trim branches that are touching or hanging over the roof
- Remove or modify bird feeders to ensure a clean area
- Close off access around porches, sheds, and your home’s foundation
Don't let unwelcome wildlife visitors make a home in your property. Call Varmint Evictors, Inc. at (989) 268-7666 or fill out our online form to get in touch!
This is a family run business. They were super helpful, informative, and worked quickly. There is a 2 year warranty for his work which I appreciate. I enjoyed James and his son. Would definitely recommend them for anyone with a bat problem.- Stephanie L.
We had a bat in our house and my husband reached out to James and he was out within a few days. They inspected the house, made a plan and were out within a week to get everything taken care of! James is very professional and good at his job. I highly recommend this business if you experience varmint problems!- Jozzie A.
James was very professional really educated myself about the bats! I would definitely recommend him to anyone! He was very prompt! He not only came out and fixed the problem with the bats getting on my house but went above and beyond what was expected of him … He made several trips to ensure the job was done right!! Thank you so much for your time!!!!- Lisa Z.
Had Varmint Evictors take care of our bat problems a couple of years ago. Recently noticed some roosting evidence on outside and James was out the next day to inspect and make sure we didn't have any in the attic. Friendly, knowledgeable and responsive. Absolutely recommend!- Scott L.
I had Bats in my attic. Needed them removed and cleaned up. They came out inspected my attic. Made a plan. They got rid of the bats. Cleaned the attic. Removed all bad insulation. Replaced it. Start to finish did it all. I would highly recommend them.- Don W.
We had bats in our garage of our cottage and in the attic. I called James at varmint evictors and he was there within a day or two and took care of our problem. Within about a week our bats were gone and no more messes and no more noises. Thanks James! I would highly recommend your service to anybody.- Judi s.
What a relief it was to find someone who could take care of our wildlife problems. James & Gage were friendly, knowledgeable & efficient. I would highly recommend this company.- Elisabeth H.
Best critter control company in Grand Rapids, James is super informative, and educates his clients on different wildlife species and tips that can help you learn more about the animals. Thank you for your service you’re wonderful at what you do!- Elonda W.