Opossum Control and Removal in Los Angeles, California

  • Don't Share Your Los Angeles Home With an Opossum—Remove It

    Don't Share Your Los Angeles Home With an Opossum—Remove It

    Opossums are marsupials native to North America and frequently found residing in attics in Los Angeles, California and other parts of the southern and western parts of the United States. People often assume opossums’ shy nature precludes them from taking up residence in homes and offices, but these creatures have no qualms about taking advantage of the dual convenience of ready-made shelter and food available in man made buildings. They eat anything from pet food to waste found in your trash cans, so it is important to keep your food in concealed locations and a sturdy lid on your outdoor trash bins. Make sure your pet food is not left outside.

    Opossums are solitary creatures, typically about the size of a large cat. They are some of the most common creatures to be found residing in attics and crawlspaces and the damage caused by a single opossum can be astounding. They destroy gardens and lawns while scavenging for food and digging up worms and grub. They steal food and upend your garbage cans as well as bringing leaves and debris in your home to create nests. The most hazardous element of an opossum infestation, however, is the health risk associated with being in proximity with the fleas, mites and parasites that they carry. These can cause severe allergic reactions in humans and pets and spread rapidly throughout the home. Full attic restoration is often necessary once an opossum has taken up residence.

    Omega Animal Removal has a large team of licensed professionals who have studied the intricacies of opossum behavior. It is essential to understand the details of these animals’ habits before attempting to remove them from your home. Our method is both meticulous and permanent and comes with a guarantee unparalleled in the industry, starting with evaluation and continuing through complete removal of both the opossum themselves and any contaminated materials. We conclude with full restoration of your home, sealing all entrance points and fixing collateral damage incurred as a result of the infestation.

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  • Signs of an Opossum Infestation

    Signs of an Opossum Infestation

    Call an Omega Animal Removal professional directly upon recognizing any of the following:

    • Noises similar to someone walking around in your attic or thumping noises heard in your ceiling and crawlspaces
    • Droppings the size of a cat or small dog
    • Urine patches in uncommon areas around your home
    • Leaves and debris in your attic or other less frequented areas
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  • Omega Animal Removal Can Help With an Opossum Infestation

    Omega Animal Removal Can Help With an Opossum Infestation

    Once you recognize the possibility of an opossum infestation and call Omega Animal Removal, a Specialist will come to your home and examine the property in order to determine the scope of the problem and the exact animal issue you are facing, opossum or otherwise. We search for trails or evidence of tunneling within your attic insulation as well as droppings and other evidence. Once the situation is clear, our Omega Specialist will sit down with you to go over our 4-step process that ensures you do not have a recurrent visitor on your hands.

    1. Trap and safely remove all opossums from your Los Angeles, California home, crawlspace or attic. We focus on all-natural approaches, avoiding lethal methods and treating the opossums as humanely as possible in the process.
    2. Identify all entrance points available to or used by opossums.
    3. Our Opossum Control Specialist will seal all entry-ways using weather-resistant metal products, in order to make sure that the animals cannot re-enter your home.
    4. Recommend that all contaminated insulation, excrement, urine and residual nesting materials be removed from your Los Angeles home. Typically, a full insulation replacement is the most surefire way to exclude the possibility of fleas, mites and parasites being left behind to cause health risks.

    Our Omega Animal Removal Specialist will go over this entire process with you and apply a three-phase fogging treatment to ensure complete decontamination and make sure all insulation is properly cleaned and sanitized. We then refill the space with new wool blanket fiberglass insulation made by Knauff JetStream Insulation, the best on the market.

    Following restoration, the opossum infestation is complete and you have a Lifetime Guarantee against any future breaches on the part of these home invaders in your Los Angeles, California home.

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