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How to get Groundhog Out from Under a Shed or Porch
A simple and short term way to get a Palm Beach raccoon removal groundhog out from under a shed or porch is to set a trap for it, however it may not be as
easy as you think. Groundhog love to burrow under the deck, sheds and porch, however you can use a stop-digger trap to get rid
of the animal and you can do this Palm Beach raccoon removal by intentionally leaving a portion of the deck or porch open and place your trap in. If you
have a one-way exclusion door to your deck or porch then it becomes easier to trap the animal because a one-way exclusion door
will only allow the groundhog to leave Palm Beach snake removal and return in one direction , thus you can place your trap on that route.
Do not seal up the burrow made by groundhog before you set a trap for it
Your instinct will likely tell you that the first step you should consider is to seal up the hole through which the groundhog has
accessed your home, or you may want to seal Palm Beach snake removal off all exits, however none of these options is a solution to the problem. Groundhogs
are always defensive and they have large teeth that can bite you especially when they are inside their nest, likewise , they can
always dig out another exit even if you seal off their exit routes. Secondly, you need to be careful when trying to get rid of
Groundhog from the Porch , because the porch structure can be easily damaged.
Lethal and non-lethal groundhog removal options
Non-lethal traps can be the best and safest way to remove groundhogs because they help you catch the animals alive, however when
you use lethal traps, you should consider certain legislations , for instance m the stench of a dead animal can constitute a nuisance
to the environment, especially when it becomes difficult to locate Palm Beach rat control where the animal has died.
The single catch trap is one of the best non-lethal trap that can help you remove a groundhog from under a shed or porch. This trap
is designed to snap and shut the wall of a cage behind a groundhog, and it can keep the animal inside the trap until you decide to release it.
The use of bait to catch groundhogs is also popular and one of the best baits used to remove groundhogs from under decks and porches
is the “Cantaloupe”- this bait can be cut Palm Beach rat control into smaller chunks and some are left outside of the trap to attract the animal. When setting
a bait , you should consider placing it close to the exit point of the burrow under the shed or porch. You can attach strawberries,
vanilla extract or sweet corn to your bait to ensure that the animal is effectively trapped in.
Leg trap or body trap, are some of the best lethal traps you can use in removing a groundhog from under a shed or porch. The leg or
body trap may injure the groundhog and if care is not take the animal may die from Palm Beach bat removal such injuries , hence such traps may not be recommend
if the trap can be dragged around , since groundhogs have large bodies that can drag traps around for a long time. Placing your trap outside
the main exit of a burrow under your shed or porch is vital Palm Beach bat removal if you want to get rid of the animal successfully.
Preventing future groundhog problems under your shed or porch
Now that you are able to remove the groundhog from under your shed or porch , you should consider preventing future occurrences of such
invasion. When a groundhog has been under your shed or porch for a long time, it could have moved several hundreds of pounds of dirt
underneath, hence your first step after Palm Beach rodent extermination removing the ground hog with the trap is to ensure that the deposited dirt are also removed.
You should consider erecting an exclusion fence that is embedded right under the ground of the Palm Beach rodent extermination shed or porch. Alternatively, you can
consider erecting an electric fence to keep the groundhog out of your garden or home permanently. You should also consider installing
a one-way door to the trench of your porch and such a door must have a trench screen and make sure a galvanized mesh is attached to the
trench door to ensure that the groundhog finds it extremely difficult to burrow under the porch or shed.
In most states and countries of the world, trapping a groundhog is legal even if it is illegal to kill them . For this reason, you can
simply trap the groundhog and relocate it far Palm Beach bird control away from your place. If you are relocating the trapped groundhog, make sure you do not
relocate it where it can cause another trouble for other homeowners and make sure Palm Beach bird control it is safe from predators.
Other Palm Beach animal pest control topics:
Will Mothballs Repel Squirrels
Should You Poison a Raccoon
Banded Water Snakes
What do You Need to Trap a Mouse
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