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Union, KY Mouse Removal (41091)

April 24th, 2015

For mouse removal in Union, KY or anywhere in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037

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Union, KY Mouse Removal (41091): Mice are common but unwelcome house guests in homes. Some common mouse signs include: noises in your ceiling, walls, or duct work; mouse droppings; nibbled food and crumbs; and nesting material. Droppings, food, and nests are telltale signs that you have mice in your home, but when noises are the only sign, it can be difficult to determine if mice are the problem. Squirrels, raccoons, bats, and birds, can all cause noises in ceilings and walls, so a further investigation can determine the culprit.

Sometimes Tri-State Wildlife Management receives calls from potential customers who already know they have a mouse problem (based on droppings, food debri, or nesting material), but later start hearing noises in their ceiling or walls. In order for TSWM to determine whether another animal is also present, a thorough home inspection is performed. If another animal is to blame for making the noise in the walls or ceiling, a removal and exclusion plan can be implemented. This typically involves trapping the target animal and then repairing entry points or vulnerable areas on the home with wildlife grade construction materials.

Regardless of whether another wild animal is present, Tri-State Wildlife Management can also implement a mouse trapping program. The trapping program will be targeted to the areas of the home where mice are suspected of occupying. Common trap placement by Tri-State Wildlife Management include attics and basements, as these are usually less accessible to homeowners. Trap placement is based on present mouse sign and a discussion with the homeowner about where mouse sign has been observed. After the inspection and trap set up, TSWM and the homeowner stay in contact to discuss checking and removing traps.

 

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Union, KY Mouse Removal (41091): For mouse removal in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife at (859) 635-0037

Burlington, KY Bat Removal (41005)

April 23rd, 2015

For bat removal and exclusion in Burlington, KY (41005) or anywhere in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, and southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037

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Burlington, KY Bat Removal (41005): Do you have bats living in your attic or chimney? If you had bats in your home last year, they will be back this year. Now is the best time to begin ridding your home of bats, for two reasons. First, spring is here to stay, so bats are active most nights.  Big brown bats, which stay here for the winter, are no longer in a state of hibernation. Little brown bats migrate south for the winter, and with the warm weather, they have returned.

The second reason now is a great time to mitigate bats is that females have not birthed their young. Once mid-May arrives, females begin having young, and full exclusion work must be put on hold. Some females may birth their young as late as July, so full exclusion work can only begin once all bats are capable of flying, which is usually mid-August. Tri-State Wildlife Management stays in close contact with the bat biologist at the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, who tells us, on a year to year basis, when all juveniles are flying.

Tri-State Wildlife Management handles bat removal and exclusion differently than other home-invading species; instead of trapping, bats are removed only through an exclusion process. We use bat exclusion equipment that allows bats to leave your home, but the equipment makes reentry impossible. Bats can fit through the tiniest of gaps, so our experienced technician completes a thorough inspection of your home or business to determine all entry points and at risk areas. After we are sure all bats have left, entries are repaired with wildlife grade construction materials. Bats are very persistent creatures, and without all entries and at risk areas repaired, with bat deterrent materials, they will find a way back into your home. Tri-State Wildlife Management is so confident in their bat exclusion work that we back up our exclusion repairs with a 100% guarantee.

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Burlington, KY Bat Removal (41005): For bat removal and exclusion in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, and southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037

Independence, KY Bat Removal

April 22nd, 2015

For bat removal and exclusion in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or Southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037

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Independence, KY Bat Removal (41051): Bats often take advantage of the comfort of attics and chimneys, both for hibernating in the winter and roosting in the warmer months. Crevices of homes make perfect hibernation, maternity colonies. Springtime is the perfect time to rid your home of bats. Noisy juveniles haven’t been born just yet, so a current bat presence may be going unnoticed; however, if you had a bat problem last year, you will have one again this year.

Springtime is a good time to remove and exclude bats from your home or business – bats will be out of hibernation, but juveniles are not be born until May. Juveniles may be born as late as July.  Once May comes around with the potential for young, full bat exclusion falls into a blackout period. During this time, construction gaps and secondary entries can be repaired on structures, but it is important to always keep a main entry open for bats to fly in and out. Even if you think you’re sure all bats are out, juveniles too young to fly can still be present in the structure. Sealing them in is both a major legal and ethical issue, as well as a smelly one for homeowners. Total bat exclusion can restart again usually in mid to late August, but the date fluctuates from year to year. Tri-State Wildlife Management always checks with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources bat biologist before starting full bat exclusion in the late summer/early fall.

Bats are great mammals to have around. If you’ve ever observed a bat feeding at twilight, you already know why – they eat a variety of flying insects, including mosquitoes. Despite the advantages of having bats around, there are many serious disadvantages to having them in your home. First, they can create significant damage to structures. Bats create foul latrines, made up of both guano and urine that cause a horrible odor, soil insulation, and can weaken the structure. When entering and exiting a structure, bats defecate, leaving staining along the home. In addition, they leave black, oily rub marks at entries.

Bats also pose health/hygiene concerns including rabies, histoplasmosis, and bat bugs. When bats transmit rabies, it is most typically through a bite. If bitten, the bat should always be tested if it can be caught. If the bat is not caught, or if it tests positive for rabies, rabies shots must be taken. Without treatment, rabies ends in death. Sometimes a bat is found in the living space of a home. If the bat had access to children or anyone who may not know/may not be able to communicate that they’ve been bitten, rabies shots are encouraged. Although the most serious, rabies is not the most common threat that bats pose. Histoplasmosis is a common lung disease caused by a fungus that grows on guano. It is important to always wear the proper protective gear when in the same vicinity as bat guano, as the fungus is easily disturbed. Although bat bugs pose no serious health threat, just like bed bugs, they are a parasitic nuisance that nobody wants to live with.

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Independence, KY Bat Removal (41051): For bat removal and exclusion in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or Southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037

Florence, KY Goose Control

April 21st, 2015

Florence, KY Goose Control: For legal, ethical, and effective goose control in northern KY, Cincinnati, or southeast IN, call Tri-State Wildlife Management.

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Union, KY Bat Removal and Exclusion (41091)

April 20th, 2015

For bat removal and exclusion in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or Southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037

 

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Union, KY Bat Removal and Exclusion (41091): ‘Tis the season for bat removal and exclusion for Tri-State Wildlife Management. The warm weather is sending bats out of their roosts so they can feast on the many flying bugs and insects at dusk. Unfortunately for many in our area, bats choose to use attics and chimneys as roost sites. Bats can fit into the tiniest of openings, so it can be difficult to keep them out of your home if they become habituated to it. Fortunately, you can call the experts, who will exclude bats from your attic or chimney, helping you reclaim your home for you and your family. Tri-State Wildlife Management has the experience and know-how to identify how and where bats are entering your home, as well as legally, ethically, and effectively exclude them from getting back into your home. Not only does Tri-State Wildlife Management repair all openings that bats use for entrance, but they also repair vulnerable, at-risk areas that are susceptible to future bat entry. TSWM also offers partial and full attic cleanups after bat exclusion, as well as bat deterrent chimney capping and vent screening.

Although bats are nice to have around (because they eat pesky insects, including mosquitoes), it is not good for them to take up residence in your home and in such close proximity to humans. Having bats in your home is an unsettling and serious problem, even if they are confined to the attic. Not only do they urinate and defecate anywhere they roost, causing staining and odor problems which are difficult to remove, they are associated with diseases which are dangerous to humans, including rabies and histoplasmosis (a lung disease caused by the spores of fungus which grow on their droppings or guano). Call Tri-State Wildlife Management to take care of your bat problem sooner rather than later, and get back your peace of mind. 

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Union, KY Bat Removal and Exclusion (41091): Let the professionals take care of your bat problem for you – call Tri-State Wildlife Management today at (859) 635-0037

Northern Kentucky Raccoon Removal and Exclusion

April 14th, 2015

For raccoon removal and exclusion in northern Kentucky, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037.

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Northern Kentucky Raccoon Removal and Exclusion: Are raccoons ransacking your attic, soffits, and shingles? Raccoons can be one of the most destructive animals while trying to get into homes or once habituated to a home.  They are so curious and active that they tear into soffits and eves with a breeze, spread shingles like an industrial wood chipper, and pull ill-fitted caps off of chimneys.

At this point in the year, raccoons are in the midst of birthing season. They typically breed in February and March, with most litters being born in April and May. Most litters consist of 3 to 5 juveniles, and are weaned at 2 to 4 months. It is usually easier and more affordable to trap a female prior to having her litter, so if you suspect you have a raccoon, the sooner the better. A telltale sign that a raccoon has already had her litter is the chatter you may hear from the juveniles. Even if young are already born, Tri-State Wildlife Management can handle your raccoon problem.

TSWM will eliminate the violatoing raccoons and the havoc that they may have left behind. If you suspect raccoons in your attic or hear noises in the chimney or fireplace, call Tri-State Wildlife Management.  Our courteous staff works for you to provide a cost effective solution to your raccoon intrusion and/or damage issue. As a full service company, we initiate an Integrated Wildlife Management Program beginning with an inspection and customer education. We can diagnose your problem, remove the raccoons, and provide the necessary repairs to seal holes and construction gaps that are allowing them entry into your home or business. We also offer full attic cleanups after raccoon removal.

Tri-State Wildlife Management uses a variety of products and methods for repairs, prevention, and restoration.  TSWM seals homes and businesses with specialized wildlife restoration products, installs custom and standard chimney caps, vent screens/coverings, as well as barrier walls and fencing. TSWM provides habitat modification as another preventative technique. When cleanup services are needed or desired, it typically involves the removal of  raccoon droppings, and contaminated debris from attics or other raccoon invaded areas.

We strive for the most humane and environmentally effective techniques for dealing with wildlife problems. Tri-State Wildlife Management’s use of modern innovative methods provides sound wildlife management services to ensure the protection of our customers’ investments and health.

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For raccoon removal and exclusion in northern Kentucky, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037.

Independence, KY Squirrel Removal and Exclusion (41051)

April 13th, 2015

For squirrel removal and exclusion in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037.

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Independence, KY Squirrel Removal and Exclusion (41051): Do you hear noises in your attic? The culprit making those noises could be one of many wild animals, but it’s often difficult for homeowners to determine what type of animal it is. The type of noise being made, and at what time of day (or night) can shed some light onto this question. For instance, if you mostly hear noise during the day, there is a good chance that squirrels are occupying your attic; however, the most accurate way to determine what is invading your attic is to have a wildlife inspection completed on your home. Tri-State Wildlife Management completes thorough home inspections to determine what animals are getting into your home, and how they gain entry. Based on these findings, Tri-State Wildlife Management begins a Wildlife Damage Management Program, which typically begins with trapping the invasive animal(s), followed by excluding them from their entrances on your home. Many of our customers choose to have us also repair damages to their home or property to restore the beauty and integrity of the structure, as well as fix vulnerable areas of their home to prevent any future animal invasion. This includes, but is certainly not limited to, custom wildlife chimney caps, vents, and screens.

Squirrels are one of the most destructive animals to have in your attic. As far as safety is concerned, squirrels can start fires by chewing on electrical wires that are in your attic or walls. For reasons unknown, squirrels like the taste of electrical wiring, and since they chew constantly, wires are a likely target. Your safety is the most important reason to take care a squirrel problem now rather than later. Unfortunately, squirrels chew more than wires, too. Their incisors require continuous trimming, and this is done through constant chewing and gnawing. Squirrels gain access into your home in the first place by chewing on construction materials such as shingles, gutters, fascia board, soffits, wood, and siding. Most construction materials are susceptible to squirrel damage. Once inside your attic, squirrels can chew on rafters and storage.

If you suspect squirrels have invaded your attic, now is the time to remove and exclude them, as all juveniles are mobile and trappable. Even if the nuisance animal(s) isn’t a squirrel, Tri-State Wildlife Management will take care of your problem. We offer removal and exclusion for a variety of wild animals, including raccoons, bats, birds, mice, rats, opossums, groundhogs, coyotes, fox, and Canada geese. Give yourself the peace of mind that comes with knowing your wildlife problem is being taken care of by experienced professionals – call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037.

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Independence, KY Squirrel Removal and Exclusion (41051): Call Tri-State Wildlife Management if you have squirrels invading your attic or damaging your home.

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Crestview Hills, KY Squirrel Removal and Exclusion

April 10th, 2015

For squirrel removal and exclusion in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037

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Crestview Hills, KY Squirrel Removal and Exclusion (41017): Are squirrels invading your home and eating away at your soffits and eves? Squirrels can be one of the most destructive home-intruding animals.  They often gnaw on wood, cables or electrical wiring and almost any stored item.  The gnawing of wire is perhaps the scariest damage they do – stripping the insulation from the wires increases the chances of a short and the risk of fire.

If a female and young are denning in your attic or a crevice of your home, now is the perfect time to begin a removal and exclusion program. Juvenile squirrels are exploring outside of their den sites independently.  This means that if you have squirrels denning in your home, they can be removed through trapping instead of attempting to retrieve the young by hand. Just last week, extra precautions still had to be taken to ensure all juveniles were accounted for because of their lack of mobility. In addition to their ability to venture outside, mobility might also mean an increase in squirrel noises coming from your attic.

If you suspect squirrels are in your attic, hear noises in the attic or have squirrels crossing the roof, call Tri-State Wildlife Management.  We are experts in eliminating squirrel problems through our squirrel removal and exclusion services.  We can diagnose your problem, remove the squirrels, and provide the necessary repairs to cover holes and construction gaps that are allowing them entry into your home or business.

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Crestview Hills, KY Squirrel Removal and Exclusion (41017): For squirrel control in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037

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Florence, KY Bat Removal and Exclusion

April 8th, 2015

Do you have bats in your attic or chimney? For bat removal and exclusion in Florence, KY or anywhere in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037

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Florence, KY Bat Removal and Exclusion Tri-State Wildlife Management offers bat removal in Ohio, northern Kentucky, and southeast Indiana. We offer full service exclusions and repairs to ensure that the bats are gone for good.  TSWM also offers full attic cleanups after bats are removed and excluded.

Having bats in your home is an unsettling and serious problem, even if they are confined to the attic. Not only do they urinate and defecate anywhere they roost, causing staining and odor problems which are difficult to remove, they are associated with diseases which are dangerous to humans, including rabies and histoplasmosis (a lung disease caused by the spores of fungus which grow on their droppings or guano). Tri-State Wildlife Management will take care of your bat problem and make life normal again for you and your family.

While bats are very beneficial to humans because of their affinity for many flying insects, such as mosquitoes, if they find their way into your home and take up residence, they can also be some of the most destructive, dangerous, and expensive wildlife to control.

Since bats are a protected species, removal should be done by a trained professional, such as our trained technicians.  In addition, we perform repairs and/or restorations to your home or business to prevent re-entry. TSWM also offers partial and full attic cleanups after bat exclusion.

Tri-State Wildlife Management is a proud member of the National Wildlife Control Operators Association, and is certified Bat Standard Compliant by NWCOA.

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For bat removal and exclusion in Florence, KY or anywhere in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037

Ft. Thomas, KY Groundhog Removal

April 7th, 2015

For groundhog removal in Ft. Thomas, KY or anywhere in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037.

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Ft. Thomas, KY Groundhog Removal (41075): Are groundhogs/woodchucks digging along your foundation or under your shed? If so contact us today, and we’ll work with you solve your nuisance groundhog issue. Early spring is the perfect time to rid your yard of groundhogs because groundhogs are out of hibernation, but the yummiest vegetation has yet to appear. Once an abundance of fresh food is available to groundhogs, it’s harder for bait to compete. Make this the year you successfully take care of your groundhog problem by starting a groundhog management plan sooner rather than later!

Although pastures and open fields are favorite areas for groundhogs to den, it is not uncommon for them to burrow in urban areas under or alongside the foundation of houses and buildings.  The main entrance to their burrow is evident by the pile of soft, powdery dirt next to the entrance. Secondary entrances are sometimes difficult to locate because they lack this pile of dirt. Each opening is about 10 inches in diameter. The groundhog’s range is surprisingly close, averaging 50-150 feet from its den.  However, males may travel long distances while looking for a mate, and these males have even been seen traveling at night.

Groundhogs become a nuisance when they excavate next to foundations or under buildings.  Their eating habits do not typically conflict with humans; however, gnawing on underground power cables or electric lines causes power outages.  The only way homeowners can discourage groundhogs from digging in their yard is to trap and remove all groundhogs in the area.

Groundhogs are found throughout much of the eastern portion of the United States, most of Canada and into Alaska.  They enjoy activity during the day, especially warm, sunny afternoons in the spring and fall.  They can often be found sunning themselves in an open field, or on a wall or fence.  The groundhog has a solid, stocky body and very strong legs.  Its front feet have long claws suited for digging burrows.  Its fur is very coarse, and mostly brown in color.  The groundhog is a member of the squirrel family; however, unlike squirrels, groundhogs fall into a deep state of hibernation during the winter months. Because groundhogs’ eyes, ears, and nose are located toward the top of their head, they can check for danger while remaining in their burrow. Groundhogs are herbivores and favorite foods are grasses (especially alfalfa and clover), vegetables and fruit. They enjoy feeding in the early morning and late afternoon.

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Ft. Thomas, KY Groundhog Removal (41075): For groundhog removal in northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037