Wildlife Exclusion, One-Way Out, No Way Back In
Wildlife exclusion is the technique of excluding them with a one-way door or tunnel.
As wildlife animals tend to go in and out of the home or building several times a day to search for water and food than to return for warmth and comfort. The door lets them out but does not let them back in.
Several steps need to be taken to ensure this is done correctly. Below we list a few.
- The area must be inspected to make sure no babies will be left behind. A mother raccoon will continuously chew at your home to get to her babies.
- All other entry points must be sealed off.
- The wildlife animal and the season to exclude them must be considered. For example, the summer is bats maternity season. At this time the attic is full of baby bats that cannot fly yet. Once the babies can fly and leave, the exclusion can be done.
Why Consider Wildlife Exclusion
By constructing one-way doors and tunnels, there is no direct contact with the wild animals; therefore, the risk of bites, scratches, and contracting a disease is minimal.
Trapping some wild animals can be challenging; this technique allows for a safe way for the animals to leave the structure and stay within the outside territory they are familiar with.
Specializing in Wildlife Exclusion
Although the wildlife exclusion technique may seem easy, the additional factors we listed above, such as a full inspection, time of year, sealing off all other entry points, and more, need to be considered in a full assessment.
Having this technique completed by a professional who specializes in wildlife exclusion is vital to ensure the health and safety of the homeowner’s family, friends, and pets, and business owners, their staff, and visitors.