Skunks, along with a host of other animals, have now become used to living around human habitat, and in their quest of finding food and shelter, do not think twice before invading our properties. If you’re up against a persistent skunk who will stop at nothing to trouble you, here are a few tips to get rid of it.
In most cases, if you find a skunk loitering around your property, they are there because they have laid their eyes on some easy food. Skunks are omnivorous creatures and a long list of items are on their list of favorites.
Whether it that waste that is lying around your property, pet food, or even the grubs and worms in your yard and garden, skunks have several reasons to make your property their foraging ground. The first step, therefore, is to make every available food source scarce. This way, the skunk that has been finding easy food on your property will have less and less reasons to keep visiting.
Skunks are known to invade the foundations of homes too, so to get rid of the invader, you will need to seal off all entry points to the foundation of the structure by using concrete, wire meshes or other protection.
If none of these tricks work, or if you wish to opt for an easier solution that doesn’t involve you doing the dirty work of handling this stinky animal by yourself, the best way out is to hire the services of a skunk removal team.
These professionals will not only get rid of the skunks invading your property but will also give you practical tips on how to keep these creatures off your property in the future. These experts have all the experience they need and are your safest bet.