The Easiest Way To Keep Skunks Away From Your Aurora Yard
March 15, 2023
It is fair to assume that there isn’t a person in Aurora that doesn’t know about skunks. Even without seeing these pests, most people encounter them several times in their lifetime. If you think hard enough, you may be able to identify the last time you smelled these nasty wild animals. As unpleasant as this experience is while out and about, smelling these pests on your property or inside your home is much less comfortable.
If you suspect these wild pests are living on your property or smell their scent in the air, we have some things you should know. Here is some information about skunks and which pest control in Aurora is best to deal with these nasty wild animals. Call D&K Pest Control for direct information about our wildlife control or to schedule pest control skunk removal for your property.
How To Identify A Skunk
It is easy to know when a skunk is around. The challenge is identifying whether these pests are on your property or if they are somewhere nearby. A skunk's pungent aroma can travel up to a mile, and getting too close to one of these pests can result in getting sprayed. Keeping this in mind, use caution while checking your property for signs of these creatures.
If you are not comfortable walking around your yard looking for burrows, droppings, and tracks, let our team do this for you. We understand how to identify signs of skunks and understand the proper procedures to avoid getting sprayed.
Skunks Around Your Home Can Be Worse Than Just Stinky
We all know skunks for the smell they create through their anal glands at the base of their tail. However, this is not the only problem you can expect when these pests invade local properties.
Skunks, like other wild animals in our area, have the ability to carry disease-causing pests like fleas and ticks. These small bug invaders are known for getting both humans and pets sick. Beyond carrying these pests and spraying unbearably nasty fluids at individuals they deem threats, skunks are not harmful. They are actually beneficial for our ecosystem; however, this is not enough of a reason for them to be allowed to roam freely through local neighborhoods.
How To Remove Factors That Attract Skunks To Your Yard
Before we talk more about local skunk control, we think you should understand what factors attract these pests and how to address these attractants on your property. The main thing that draws in these smelly pests is access to food inside garbage cans, pet food bowls, and other convenient locations. Keeping this in mind, here are a few basic tips and tricks to deter skunks from your yard:
- Avoid feeding your pets outdoors or clean out their bowls after every meal.
- Make sure your trash cans have tight-fitting lids and do not allow them to overflow.
- Address moisture problems around your yard.
- Install a fence around your garden and yard.
For more help deterring or dealing with skunks, talk with our team.
Keeping Skunks Away From Your House For Good
We do not want you to struggle against skunks on your own. These pests will spray if they feel threatened. To avoid this and remove these pests from your property, trust our team at D&K Pest Control. We have advanced wildlife pest control options to address these and other local wild animal pests.
Contact D&K Pest Control now to learn more about skunk control in Aurora and make an appointment for your property.
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