When the winter season comes, the animal will look for a warmer place to seek comfort. The most ideal place would be our basement. Although there are some animals such as squirrels and raccoons that prefer the higher places, most of them will still make it in our basement. Once they find it very comfortable there, getting them out of our property can be a struggle. The setting of our basement can be a perfect place for them to raise their offspring since there is a minimum amount of human activity.
How to Determine If There are Animals in Your Basement
There are signs that can help you determine if there are unwanted guests living in the basement. Some of the clear indicator would be the foul scent of the urine and the traces of their droppings. Once you notice some signs of infestation, it is now time to identify what type of animal is living down the basement. The type of creature and their habit will help us find the best solution to get them out of our house.
Dealing with the Animals on Our Basement
Once we saw signs of animal infestation, you need to stay away from your basement immediately especially if you lack the knowledge and experience on dealing with them. Most wild animals will be aggressive the moment you corner them. A single scratch and bite from them can result to a serious medical condition.
After you determine the type of Denver animals down in your basement, you should purchase a trap that is suitable for them. We recommend our readers to choose the live traps to stay away from any repercussions. Furthermore, you also do not have to deal with the carcass of the dead animal when you choose a live trap. Pay attention to the length and width of the trap. You need to choose a trap where all the animals down your basement can perfectly fit. Remember, there are clever animals that can easily understand the dangers of your trap so you need to catch them all in a single sweep.
While there are instances that we don’t recommend the use of bait especially in an outdoor environment since it can trap other Denver animals, using bait down your basement is acceptable. This can increase the efficacy of the trap. Choose bait that will look desirable in the eye of the animal in your basement. For instance, if you are dealing with a squirrel, a banana coated with peanut butter would be excellent bait.
After you successfully captured the animals, it is now time to relocate them. Wear protective gears when handling the trap. Call the local city office and ask them about the rules on relocation. Most of the time, you are not allowed to relocate the Denver animals beyond the 1 mile radius. In case you find the whole process a bit overwhelming, let the professionals handle it. They can also conduct process that will help you avoid future wildlife infestation.
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