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Professional Wildlife Removal Company Servicing Louisville, KY

Louisville Wildlife Animal Control

If you are having a problem with wildlife in your Louisville home, your best option is to hire a company that specializes in Kentucky wildlife removal only. This is a specialty business, and regular pest control companies do not use the proper techniques to solve animal problems. I have spent many years reviewing Louisville, and I recommend the following:

Expel Wildlife Solutions
Cell Phone: 502-316-6915

NOTE: If you have a dog or cat problem, call Jefferson County Animal Services: 502-363-6609



Expel Wildlife Solutions specializes primarily in removing animals from attics of homes and buildings - this includes squirrels in attics, raccoons, and rats or mice in homes. Kentucky also has a documented problem with bats in buildings, and Expel Wildlife Solutions is specially trained in bat removal. They also perform general wildlife trapping services, such as the capture and removal of skunks or opossums on the property. Call 502-316-6915 to discuss your critter problem and schedule a same-day or next-day appointment.

When hiring a company to solve your wild animal problem, you want these features:
    - Specializes in wildlife removal, not pest control
    - Fully Kentucky and Jefferson County licensed and insured
    - Works 7 days per week (critters don't take weekends off)
    - Performs full building inspections: enters and inspects attic
    - Performs exclusion repairs, with guarantee against animal re-entry
    - Offers cleanup of biohazardous wildlife waste


Expel Wildlife Solutions is a full-service Louisville wildlife removal company. This is very different from a regular Louisville pest control company. The pest control companies spray poison to kill insects. This is not at all similar to wildlife removal. Expel Wildlife Solutions performs a full inspection of the home or property, and determines why the animal(s) are there, and if inside a building, how the animals got inside. All animals (including rodents) are trapped and removed, or if possible, removed from the building using special exclusion devices. Once the animals are gone, preventative repairs are essential, and cleanup is sometimes recommended.

  Louisville wildlife trapping - it's not as simple as it may seem. It's illegal in Kentucky to trap without a license. Trap type is very important and there are many different types, bait is somewhat relevant, trap placement is vital, and there are dozens of small things that are very important to know. Safety is a concern. Then once the animal is trapped, it must be removed and dealt with in the proper manner according to Kentucky law. We offer Louisville raccoon removal. Read more about how to get rid of raccoons.
  Animals in attics - this is our specialty at Expel Wildlife Solutions. Many types of animals like to live in attics. This includes squirrels, raccoons, rats, mice, bats, birds, and even possums. Critters like to go into attics for a safe place to live and raise their young. Removing animals from attics is very complex work, partly because of the presence of baby animals. If you need Louisville squirrel removal, we can remove all the squirrels from your attic, and seal out any future ones. Read more about how to get rid of squirrels.
  Rodent control must be done in a very specific way. First off, the most important thing is that all the openings that rats and mice can use to enter a house be sealed. Then all the rodents must be physically trapped and removed. Never, ever use poison! Most Louisville exterminators will just use this lazy poison technique to kill rodents, and it causes more harm than good - dead stinky rats, and it doesn't solve the problem. Call us for correct Louisville rat removal. Read more about how to get rid of rats.
  Bat removal is a highly specialized task. Kentucky is known to have colonizing bats who often live in buildings. Bats love attics. If not removed, the colony can grow to a very large size over the years. The bat droppings are often corrosive and cause health risks. The same goes for bird droppings on or in buildings. We perform Louisville pigeon removal and bird control. But our specialty is Louisville bat removal. We remove 100% of the bat colony and seal the building so that it's totally bat-proof. Read more about how to get rid of bats.
  If you have animals inside a house, no job is complete without proper exclusion repairs. If you simply hire a Louisville trapper who only removes the critters, then the problem will return. You need to hire a Louisville wildlife control company that identifies 100% of the animal entry points into your building, and seals them shut with professional repairs. In addition, in many cases animals have left waste or contamination behind, and you'll want a company that can provide professional cleaning services. Expel Wildlife Solutions does both.
The above are just some of the services offered by Expel Wildlife Solutions. We also trap and remove animals that destroy lawns, such as moles, or digging animals. Sometimes animals like opossums will live under buildings, steal pet food, raid garbage cans, etc. Read about how to get rid of opossums. Skunks commonly live under sheds or decks, and set up a den. We can trap and remove them without them spraying. Read about how to get rid of skunks. Expel Wildlife Solutions also provides dead animal removal in Louisville. If you need help with any other wildlife conflict, from a fox, beaver, groundhog, or any other critter, we can solve it. We also do Louisville snake removal - most of the snakes in Kentucky are not venomous, but call us if you want safe removal, or read about how to get rid of snakes in Louisville. And remember, we are a private business, not Jefferson County Animal Control Services, so if you have a dog or cat problem, call the County at 502-363-6609. Jefferson County animal services does not handle any wildlife issues.

Expel Wildlife Solutions
Cell Phone: 502-316-6915

Louisville Wildlife Tip #1:
What do you do with a squirrel you trapped - Choosing the experts over doing it yourself? - Have you found a squirrel living in your home or yard? If you have then you have two main choices - you can either choose to catch this creature yourself and release or exterminate it, or you can call upon the assistance of a professional to give you a hand. Of course, there will be both pros and cons for both, and these are things that you are going to need to figure out before you make your final decision. Starting with "going it alone", you will find that once you have done the job properly by buying the right traps, getting the right bait and figuring out what to do with the animal once you have caught it, you could actually save money. However, in order to get all of the little parts of catching the animal right, you are going to need to do your research which can take a lot of time. If you don't get it right first time, or get carried away with the "toys" sold on the market designed to remove or repel the creatures, you will find that in the long run, it could actually cost you more. On the upside however, onceWhat do you do with a squirrel you trapped - Choosing the experts over doing it yourself? - Have you found a squirrel living in your home or yard? If you have then you have two main choices - you can either choose to catch this creature yourself and release or exterminate it, or you can call upon the assistance of a professional to give you a hand. Of course, there will be both pros and cons for both, and these are things that you are going to need to figure out before you make your final decision. Starting with "going it alone", you will find that once you have done the job properly by buying the right traps, getting the right bait and figuring out what to do with the animal once you have caught it, you could actually save money. However, in order to get all of the little parts of catching the animal right, you are going to need to do your research which can take a lot of time. If you don't get it right first time, or get carried away with the "toys" sold on the market designed to remove or repel the creatures, you will find that in the long run, it could actually cost you more. On the upside however, once you have bought a trap and done your research, you will be prepared in case another animal invasion should occur. On the side of the experts; with these guys, you know you are getting what you pay for - they will remove the animal humanely, release it in a place where it will be safe to go about its squirrel life, and also could help to educate you against reoccurring animal invasion problems, as well as doing the little jobs to avoid it such as cutting down tree branches and blocking up holes. This is a method definitely worth considering if you want the job done properly! you have bought a trap and done your research, you will be prepared in case another animal invasion should occur. On the side of the experts; with these guys, you know you are getting what you pay for - they will remove the animal humanely, release it in a place where it will be safe to go about its squirrel life, and also could help to educate you against reoccurring animal invasion problems, as well as doing the little jobs to avoid it such as cutting down tree branches and blocking up holes. This is a method definitely worth considering if you want the job done properly!

Louisville Wildlife Tip #2:
What Do Wild animals In The Yard Sound Like - The wild animal is an animal that has survived by being quite successful at remaining unobtrusive and being resilient to predators, and for this reason many people who have wild animals in their yard will only really notice the damage that they do. However, this is not to say that the wild animal is completely silent, as there are some sounds that can be heard when an wild animal is active in the yard. For those who do explore the garden and can hear animals active at night, wild animals will generally make a snuffling and snorting sound that is made as they dig in the earth looking for insects. Many of the noises that people will come to associate with wild animals will be those that they cause accidentally, because one thing that many of these creatures will do in suburban and urban areas will be to root through garbage sacks. Another sound that can be associated with an wild animal is when people actually go into the yard and actually encounter these animals. Many wild animals will make a high pitched squeal or screaming sound when they are nervous and encounter predators and this also happens when the wild animal encounters people too.

Kentucky Wildlife Information:

Kentucky State bird: Northern cardinal
State mammal: Gray squirrel, Thoroughbred horse
State fish: Kentucky spotted bass
State insect: Viceroy butterfly

Kentucky is a state full of rich farmland. It has a relatively flat terrain, but the state has a nice mixture of rolling hills and flat areas covered in bluegrass. The rich vegetation has been the home of some large grazing animals through the centuries, including bison. There are no wild breeding populations of bison within the state any longer, but the country's highest population of elk makes Kentucky their home. At one point in time, the state was also the native land of cougars, red wolves, and gray wolves. All three species have since been extirpated. The only top predators are now coyotes and black bears, though the black bears tend to keep to berries and insects. Some issues have been had with bears becoming too bold around garbage cans or trash sites. In situations like these, the state game commission comes in and moves the offending bear to a new location.

Coyotes are not as commonly picked up and moved, but the canines can cause some issues with farmers if natural food supplies are low. Some resident landowners have taken to introducing llamas into herds of smaller livestock. The llamas are not afraid of coyotes, and the large creatures can easily fend off an attack.

Kentucky tends to have a humid, hot summer and then a cooler, wet winter. The state can reach cold temperatures reminiscent of the Northeast, but those days are few and far between. Because the climate is so varied and the vegetation lush, Kentucky has a fair share of the common nuisance animals in the United States. Homeowners in Kentucky have to do battle with a variety of mouse species. This is due to the thick grasses which cover most of the state. Mice love to be concealed in a thick carpet of grass. Larger nuisance creatures make their home in the state as well, including bats, raccoons, snakes, beavers, otters, porcupines, opossums, squirrels, rats, armadillos, and prairie dogs.

Middle-sized animals thrive in Kentucky bluegrass. The state has a large population of rabbits, followed by a large population of foxes and bobcats. Even in areas where trees are scarce, rabbits and foxes can move through tall grass without being detected. Their burrows are protected from sight, and they are rarely seen by the public unless invading a yard.

You can always call Expel Wildlife Solutions, any time of day, at 502-316-6915, for a price quote for Louisville wildlife control services. I am confident that this is the best choice amongst wildlife removal companies in Louisville, KY.

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