Pest Force Possum Control
Serving The Entire
Austin - San Antonio Corridor
Pest Force Possum Control
Serving The Entire Austin - San Antonio Corridor
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Overcome the Possum! Call Pest Force Today!
Pest Force understands the burden unwanted wildlife can bring to your home. Our licensed technicians bring their expertise to your front door to control your possum infestation. Whether it is one possum or a few, Pest Force will first confirm that they are in fact possums. Then, we will use various methods of treatment to make sure it is removed from your house and/or backyard. Pest Force is committed to becoming your go-to call for any and all critter related issues. Same day services as well as nights and weekends are available so we can make your home possum free. Call today for more information!
Why Choose Us?
50+ years of combined tech experience
Exclusionary work provided
Affiliated with NPMA and Texas Pest Control
Discounts for seniors, military and first responders
Indoor and Outdoor
Residential and Commercial
How We Treat?
Possums can be quite beneficial to the environment. However, they have been proven to be more of a problem for homeowners. Many home remedies such as moth balls, molasses, and spices are not guaranteed to work and may not have a lasting effect to keep those possums at bay. Additionally, possums are fur-bearing creatures and there are laws protecting them in the state of Texas. To make sure they are removed from your home legally, you want to call Pest Force to trap and relocate these wild animals. Pest Force will also do exclusionary work if the possum has made its way into your home.
Signs of Possums
Possums are marsupials (yes - like the kangaroos with pouches in Australia) and are about the size of a house cat. They have greyish white fur everywhere except on their ears, feet, and tail. Their tail resembles that of a rat even though the possum is much larger. They are scavengers and will eat a wide-range of foods such as vegetables, pet food, insects, and even roadkill. Possums will hiss, bite, growl, urinate and even defecate as defense mechanisms. Their last resort for self-defense will be to “play possum”. This means they will involuntarily go into a comatose like state and play dead for up to 4 hours. To add to the effect, they will become stiff and start to foam saliva around the mouth. Most notably, they will secrete a foul-smelling odor to ward off predators.
Signs of an infestation could include the following:
Exterior damage to siding, gutters, and eaves
Disappearing outdoor pet food
Indoor stains or strong odor from possum feces
Look for possum tracks as they will be more distinct due to their opposable thumb
Shuffle and scraping noises
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Reasons for Possum Control
Possums have many unique qualities that set them apart from other troublesome critters that can make their way into your yard. They are immune to snake venom and have a low likelihood of contracting rabies due to their low body temperature. However, they are hosts for fleas, ticks, lice and mites which could jump on to your pets and cause infestations of their own. Possums can also spread a number of serious diseases such as tuberculosis, tularemia, and toxoplasmosis. Because they are a large animal, they are more likely to cause extensive indoor and outdoor damage to your home if not removed.
More Reasons to Choose Pest Force
Same Day & Emergency Services
Free Inspections & Phone Quotes
All Work Warrantied & Guaranteed
Green & Eco-Friendly Solutions
Family & Pet Friendly
Exact Time Appointments
Family Owned & Operated
Serving 2000+ People in Texas
24 Hour Call Back Policy
50+ Years Combined Experience
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
Residential & Commercial Services
Pest Force prides itself with offering Eco-Friendly and Green solution for every pest control issue. We offer products and services that are safe to your family & pets!
We offer a 3-Tier Protection Plan that offers service for all forms of pest control. Our protection plans has named us the Home of the Pest Free Guarantee!
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