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How to get rid of Chipmunks
There are reasons that will make you drive chipmunks away from your yard; chipmunks will
burrow into the soil which will tamper with your foundations and also loosen up other structures.
They will not spare your seeds and nuts because they play a very big role in their diet. Chipmunks
also eat bird eggs and their hatchlings and this act is very unfair to both humans and the birds;
they will dig up the garden and destroy plant bulbs, garden plants and flower beds. Generally, they
are very small animals but their kevel of destruction is high and uncalled for to the Baton Rouge bird control human. When you
come across this pest, you have to initiate procedures that will drive them as quickly as possible. You
do not have to be very mean to them and kill them since they are only small animals that enjoy making us
Identify the chipmunks’ damage
Once you identify the following signs then you have to be ready to get rid of them:
• Visible holes in the garden or along the lawn from digging plant roots
• Seed piles around the bird’s feeder areas
• Bulbs that have been uprooted from the garden
• Structural damages and visible burrows
• Tiny four toes’ prints in front while five at the back
With all these signs you will be positive that you have a task to carry out for the next couple days.
How to get rid of chipmunks
• Habitat modification
Modification of your yard is the most effective way that will keep chipmunks away , you have to ensure that the
yard is clear by eliminating all the possible debris. Chipmunks will hide in the debris and survey your yard to
determine if it is favorable. Ensure that the bushes are cleared, the grass is kept short and well trimmed and
find the most suitable place to dispose off any remains from the birds’ feeders. You can also use feeders that
are unfavorable to the chipmunks and you will be impressed with the end Baton Rouge rodent extermination results. Chipmunks will avoid your yard
because the conditions present are very harsh for their survival.
• Use exclusion fences
Chipmunks are burrowers therefore they will dig long tunnels in order to get access to your yard and garden but
you can avoid this by ensuring that you install Baton Rouge bat removal fences that are perfect. Make sure that the fences are dug deep
into the ground which will prevent the chipmunks from burrowing into your space. You also have to secure all the
edges of the yard because they usually target these areas, block all the openings even the minute ones because they
are likely to squeeze themselves through them and have access to your seedlings, flowers, plant bulbs and your birds’
• Use decoys
They are easily scared by loud noises and predators, if you do not have any predator, you can use Baton Rouge rat control decoys. When you place
them near their nests, they will be irritated, scared and they will have no choice but vacate your yard. You can also use
electronic devices that produce high pitched noises, these noises always make them very uncomfortable and they will not have
any other choice but to leave your yard.
• Use repellents
Repellents are not considered to be the most effective way to get rid of the chipmunks but mentioning them is not bad. You
can learn of them but be very careful when using them. they can also be your last resort when all the other techniques have
back fired. The repellents only work when the chipmunks smell there scent and the fact is that after a couple of days they
will eventually get used to the smell and continue with their lifestyle. If you are going to use repellents to get rid of the
chipmunks, you are advised to buy different brands and switch their use every other time. when you do this you reduce the chgances
of these animals getting used to one smell and they are likely to vacate your yard if they also escape the death sentence.
You can also use Baton Rouge raccoon removal fungicidal sprays that contain Thiram, Ammonia or Bitrex which are to some extent effective because chipmunks
will try very hard to avert their smell because they are aware that it is very vicious and dangerous.
• Using traps
You can use live traps that are large enough to capture more than one chipmunk. The traps will be effective if they are placed
near their nests or in the open burrows. You have to check on the Baton Rouge snake removal traps from time to time and once the chipmunks have been captured
you can relocate them into the wild or surrender them the pest control unit.
You can also opt for help from the pest control department where there will come up with the most appropriate strategies to get rid
of the chipmunks.
Other Baton Rouge animal pest control topics:
How to Trap an Armadillo
Info About Snakes
Tips to Keep Rats Away
How to Trap a Pigeon
What You Must Know About Beavers
Will Repellents get a Wild Animal Out of the Attic?
It has been proven that repellents are ineffective in keeping the wild Baton Rouge animals out of your property. This
justifies the fact that people go for other methods other than repellents. Depending on the kind of animal
you want to repel, repellents are of various types. To some extent, repellents do work. They are cheaper
since one can even make some for him/herself.
Can repellents keep off Louisiana raccoons?
Though research shows that no repellent can be used against the raccoon, some of them can. Raccoons are very harmful
and waiting to apply other methods of expelling them might cause even more damage. The following repellents can be
• Coyote urine- raccoons are prey to Baton Rouge coyotes. In order to keep of raccoons, you should use coyotes’ urine.
Sprinkle it around the attic. This way, the whole place will smell of the predator and the raccoon will just keep off.
• Cayenne pepper- mix the pepper with water and also a little bit of dish soap. Spray the mixture around
the attic. This will keep off the raccoons.
Have you been hearing scratching sounds
in your walls or attic? If you answered yes,
give us a call! You could be experiencing
a rodent problem. These little critters can cause
some big damagd, from their droppings to wire
chewing. Our team is trained to trap and remove
rats, as well as other kinds of Louisiana wildlife.
We proudly service the following cities:
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We also service the following parishes:
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