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Snake Removal in Richmond, Hanover, and Henrico

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Do you have a problem with snakes on your property? These slithery, limbless reptiles can squeeze through the smallest openings in your home, and you might spot them inside attics, crawl spaces, basements, bathrooms, and kitchens. Virginia is home to venomous snakes such as the Eastern Copperhead, Timber Rattlesnake, and Water Moccasin. Still, our state is also home to plenty of harmless, non-venomous snakes like the Eastern Rat Snake and the Dekay’s Brown Snake. Still, a bite from a non-venomous snake can still be painful, and a bite from a venomous snake can be deadly. If you spot a snake or the signs of a snake in your home in Richmond, Hanover, or Henrico, contact the licensed snake removal experts at Critter Authority today. We offer safe, humane snake removal to restore your peace of mind, so give us a call to get started at (804) 492-2804.

Signs of a Snake Problem | Snake Skin in House

eastern rat snakeSnakes are sneaky, they don’t bust through soffits or roofs like raccoons and they don’t scratch at the walls like squirrels. The easiest way to tell if a snake is in your house is by spotting snake skins in your basement, attic, or crawl space. Snakes are always growing, so snake skins are the excess skin shed by these reptiles as they get larger. Spotting a snake skin on your property means there’s almost certainly a snake nearby. Snakes will also leave behind curvy, S-shaped slither tracks in dust or insulation, and they also leave behind droppings, which look like bird feces. If you think you have snakes in your home, contact the experts at Critter Authority for snake removal services today.

Snakes in Basements, Crawl Spaces, and Attics

dekays brown snakeIf you see a snake inside your yard, it’s often best to leave it be, as it will usually move on on its own. However, if a snake has gotten inside your home, then you should contact a wildlife professional immediately for removal. Snakes do not want to be spotted by humans or other potential predators, so they prefer quiet, secluded areas where people are less likely to tread, like basements, crawl spaces, and attics. Additionally, snakes will sneak their way into these parts of the home seeking rodents and insects to eat. Rodents and insects also seek shelter in the more secluded parts of your home, so snakes often follow for a quick and easy meal.

Best Snake Removal From Home Near Me

water moccasinIf you have spotted a snake inside your home or yard, never attempt to remove it yourself. Most snake bites happen when homeowners attempt to remove or kill an intruding snake themselves. Most snakes will try to either escape or scare off people before actually striking. Always leave snake removal to the experts at Critter Authority. Our team has years of experience dealing with both venomous and non-venomous snakes in Richmond, Hanover, and Henrico, and we can safely and humanely remove these reptiles from your basement, crawl space, or attic without any biting incidents. Snakes can also spread diseases like salmonella, botulism, and leptospirosis. Additionally, if you have a snake in your yard that has been there too long or is just making you nervous, we can remove snakes from your yard, garage, shed, or anywhere else on your property as well.

How To Snake-Proof Your Home

Snakes are often attracted to your property by the presence of a food source, typically rodents or insects. Having a regular pest control program set up by a licensed professional can eliminate the population of these pests on your property, which will help deter snakes from seeing your home as a viable place to set up shop. Critter Authority can help, we offer pest control treatments for rats, mice, roaches, and more. Critter Authority can also provide you with seal-outs and exclusions to keep snakes from entering your home. Our team can carefully inspect your home for any potential entry points for snakes, and then seal and fortify them, preventing these reptiles from entering your home.

Snake Control Company in Richmond, VA

Snakes are commonly spotted inside yards, basements, garages, attics, and crawl spaces, which can be very frightening for those who are afraid of snakes. Never attempt to remove snakes yourself, as Virginia has several species of snake that can deliver caustic, very painful venomous bites. Always leave snake removal to the experts at Critter Authority. Our team can come out to your home in Richmond, Henrico, and Hanover and safely remove any snakes on your property. Contact us today to get started at (804) 492-2804!

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