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  • Animal Removal

    Critter Control of Atlanta has been providing humane trapping and removal of local wildlife in the Atlanta area for over 17 years.  We are part of a national franchise that has been in business for over 30 years.  Our staff is knowledgeable and able to assist you with all of your wildlife concerns. Common animals we deal with in the early spring months include squirrels, snakes, ...

    Posted at April 22, 2014 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Rodent Removal and Repairs in Atlanta

    All this extreme cold weather here in the Atlanta area has sent rodents scrambling to get into warm, insulated attics.  If you are hearing noises in the attic or walls give us a call!  Our staff will be happy to assist you and schedule a Free Inspection.  Our Wildlife Technicians can trap and remove your rodents as well as seal up any entry points and/or clean up nesting materials and droppings.  Don't wait ...

    Posted at January 31, 2014 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Noises in the attic at night?

    The most common animal we trap in the winter months here in Atlanta are flying squirrels.  Flying squirrels are small, nocturnal animals that forage for nuts throughout the evening.  They climb the closest tree to your home and jump onto your roof then squeeze in areas such as louver vents, and construction gaps located right behind your gutter and beneath your shingles and exhaust vents and holes in the soffit or fascia.  Flying squirrels are ...

    Posted at December 9, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Flying squirrels in the attic?

    Flying squirrels are the most common call during the winter months here in the Atlanta area.  Flying squirrels are nocturnal animals and most homeowners never see one unless they fall down a chimney or chew through the drywall and fall into the living space of a home.  Most customers complain of the sound of animals literally "bowling" with acorns in their attics while they are trying to sleep!  Flying squirrels store nuts for the cold ...

    Posted at December 9, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Critter Control Woodstock

    Critter Control of Atlanta "Protecting People, Property & Wildlife" Free Inspections- Atlanta's Rodent removal Experts-Repairs Guaranteed. (770) 663 -6260 24/7 Emergency Services Available Critter Control provides Rodent & Wildlife Control Solutions in over 100 major markets in the United States.  Critter Control's experts include Wildlife Biologists, Entomologists, Wildlife Managers/Trappers and Experienced Repair Technicians, all whom share the knowledge and experience to provide the most ...

    Posted at September 11, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Critter Control of Atlanta | Professional Animal Removal and Trapping Services

    Critter Control of Atlanta has serviced thousands of local property owners along with property management firms, governmental agencies, municipalities and businesses.  Wildlife Management is not a side business, it is our only business. Critter Control of Atlanta has been proudly serving the Metro Atlanta area and beyond for 17 years. Family owned and operated franchise.  Wildlife Biologist on Staff.  Experienced Wildlife and Repair Technicians. Friendly & Helpful office staff! Squirrels in ...

    Posted at September 11, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Rat Removal Atlanta

    Controlling rats in your home or business can be challenging this time of year as food and water have been abundant this summer.  Critter Control of Atlanta wildlife technicians are experts in locating the entry points of these rodents, trapping and removing them as well as cleaning up droppings and sealing off the entry points.  This method, described as exclusion, is the most effective way to keep rodents out of a structure.  Critter ...

    Posted at August 27, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Snake Removal Atlanta

    Rat Snakes are the most common snake our wildlife technicians remove from local residences during the summer months.  Our wildlife technicians will inspect your home or business and locate the snake and remove it from your property.  We will also inspect the property to make sure there is no underlying rodent issues that might be attracting the snakes and providing a food source therefore attracting more snakes to the area.  Rat snakes average about 3 ...

    Posted at August 19, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Wasp & Hornet Nest Removal Atlanta

    Critter Control Wildlife technicians also remove stinging insect nests such as hornets nests, wasp nests and bee hives.  We do not use any pesticides as our technicians protect themselves in a bee suit and remove the nest or hive completely and place it in a sealed container and remove it from your property. Many hornets nests are constructed in such a way that no one can totally penetrate the inside of a nest with a ...

    Posted at August 19, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Squirrel Removal & Control in Atlanta

    Gray squirrels have two litters per year, one in early spring and another in August.  A litter usually consists of 3 - 5 young.  It is best to begin trapping as soon as you hear a pregnant female making a nest in your attic.  It will save you money in the long run as it will prevent further damage and soiling in your attic area that would need to be cleaned up if it were ...

    Posted at August 19, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Bats in the attic?

    Critter Control of Atlanta has been managing bats in Atlanta homes and businesses for 30 years.  Our wildlife technicians locate the entry points, exclude the bats, clean up the guano and repair the openings to ensure there will be no future bat colonies calling your place home in the future!  All repair work is guaranteed. Call Critter Control of Atlanta today to schedule a Free Inspection at (770) 663-6260. Be sure to ask about our Seasonal Specials ...

    Posted at July 7, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Copperhead Removal in Marietta, Georgia.

    Our wildlife technician, Asa, safely removed this copperhead from a Marietta residence this summer.  This was the third copperhead we have removed from Metro Atlanta properties so far this summer.  Most often our wildlife technicians get called out to removed large black rat snakes, the most common snake found here in the Atlanta area. Critter Control of Atlanta Technicians can handle all of your wildlife needs.  We will inspect your home from the rooftop to the ...

    Posted at July 7, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Atlanta Snake Removal

    Critter Control of Atlanta has been managing snakes in the Atlanta area for 30 years.  Our expert wildlife technicians know where to look to locate and remove that snake you keep seeing in your yard.  The first sunny day after several days of rain brings out snakes of all kinds.  Snakes are cold-blooded and are quick yo warm up on your stone patio, driveway or pool area after hiding out from the rain.  Don't worry, ...

    Posted at July 7, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Bats in the attic? Critter Control of Atlanta specializes in Bat removal and Clean up!

    May through August are busy months for bats here in the Atlanta area.  Homeowners often spot bats entering louver vents to access attic areas this time of year.  While having bats in your yard is beneficial due to mosquito control, having them roost in your attic is not a situation you want to deal with on your own.  Big Brown Bats and Little Brown Bats are the two most common species ...

    Posted at May 30, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Snake Removal Atlanta

    Snake sightings will be common this week as the sun is finally out again!  All of this rain has kept them from being able to venture out and get a good meal.  Snakes are cold-blooded and need the sunshine to warm them up so they can move more quickly, therefore able to catch prey. Rat snakes are the most common snake we remove from a homeowner's property this time of year.  Copperheads and cottonmouths are found ...

    Posted at May 20, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Raccoon in the attic?

    May is the beginning of raccoon season here in the Atlanta area.  Most of the raccoons we get called out to trap are pregnant females looking for a safe place to give birth and raise her young.  Your attic is full of soft, comfy insulation and safe from predators and usually close to a food and water source.  Raccoon babies are born May - June and average 3 - 4 pups in a ...

    Posted at May 7, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Snake Removal Atlanta

    Critter Control of Atlanta has been removing several species of snakes from properties in the Atlanta area for over 15 years. April is a busy month for our wildlife technicians as many snakes are seeking sunlight after a long winter nap.  Snakes are cold-blooded and rely on their surroundings for body heat.  The first sunny day after a rainy day is when most homeowners call us with snake sightings as they are seeking to warm themselves ...

    Posted at April 17, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Discovering Bats in the Attic

    Many homeowners begin to see a bat fly around their homes on occasion but do not realize they are actually roosting in their louver vents or attic areas.  Bats can squeeze through holes 3/8" wide( the size of a dime).  They occasionally enter the house through chimneys or open windows, and many get lost and enter the building interior after migrating through the structure to seek a preferred temperature zone. Sometimes bats may appear in a ...

    Posted at April 12, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Hazards Caused by Animals and Their Droppings

    Hearing Noises in the Attic?  It is a very common complaint among homeowners most often in the spring and fall months. Noises in the attic should not be ignores as they can lead to potentially hazardous health situations.  Animals such as roof rats, squirrels, raccoons and birds that have gained access to your attic can cause damage to your home, insulation and ductwork.  Leaky ductwork can cause bacteria to be spread throughout your home so a ...

    Posted at April 12, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Cleaning up after critters in the attic

    Hazards Caused by Animals in Attics Are you hearing noises in your attic at night?  If so, you could be facing a potentially hazardous situation.  Animals such as roof rats, squirrels, raccoons and birds that have gained access to your attic can cause significant damage to your home and insulation, not to mention create a breeding ground for fungus, bacteria and even disease. Warm confined spaces such as your attic provide the perfect nesting areas for animals ...

    Posted at March 25, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Squirrel Removal Atlanta

      Squirrel Season   One of the toughest challenges homeowners face in the Spring is keeping squirrels out of their attics.  The most common squirrels in the Southeast are Gray squirrels and Southern flying squirrels.   Gray squirrels are active from dawn to dusk, with most feeding being done in early morning.  These squirrels usually feed ...

    Posted at March 25, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Roof Rat Removal Atlanta

    Roof Rats The roof rat (Rattus rattus), also known as the black rat & house rat, is the most common invader of attics in Georgia.  The roof rat is a much more agile climber than the Norway rat and prefers elevated areas such as trees, vines, roofs and attics.  In addition to being a pest, this species of rat is a major vector of diseases, most notoriously the bubonic plague. Signs of Infestation Homeowners most often ...

    Posted at March 25, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Animal Control Atlanta

    Raccoons in the attic?  Raccoons can enter attics through rotten or damaged fascia or soffit areas.  On occasion a raccoon will turn up a corner of your roofing materials and gain access to the attic as well.  Often a female will enter the attic in order to make a nest to give birth to and raise her young.  Raccoon litters consist of 3 - 4 young.  Raccoons are nocturnal and most homeowners only ...

    Posted at February 25, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Squirrel removal Atlanta

    Hearing squirrels in the attic?  Early spring is gray squirrel season in Georgia.  Gray squirrels have two litters per year consisting of approx. 3 - 5 young.  Gray squirrels often enter attics through the louver vents and construction gaps along your roofline. Gray squirrels bring in leaves and other natural materials to add to your insulation in order to make a nest for their young.  Gray squirrels will also chew through soffit and fascia boards to ...

    Posted at February 25, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 1 Comment
  • Critter Control

    Hearing noises in your attic?  Call Critter Control of Atlanta and schedule a Free Inspection today @ (770) 663-6260.  Our experienced wildlife technicians will thoroughly inspect your home to determine what type of critter you have as well as locate the entry point so we can seal your home up preventing future animal entry.

    Posted at September 18, 2012 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Get rid of a critter fast by calling Critter Control of Atlanta Today!

    Early Fall is the time of year many critters are looking for a safe warm place to settle in for the cold fall and winter months.  Nothing is more enticing than your attic full of warm insulation!  It also provides shelter from the elements as well as protection from predators such as owls and hawks most rodents have to hide from on a daily basis. Gray squirrels and flying squirrels often have ...

    Posted at August 28, 2012 | By : | Categories : Tips,Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Critter Control of Atlanta

    Critter Control of Atlanta is a family owned & operated local franchise that has been proudly serving the Metro Atlanta area for 30 years.  Our experienced Wildlife Technicians can trap & remove any unwelcome wildlife from your home or business.  Our technicians thoroughly inspect your property, trap & remove the animals as well as seal up the entry points.  All of our repair work is guaranteed and comes with a warranty. ...

    Posted at August 6, 2012 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Atlanta Animal Control and Removal

    Critter Control of Atlanta has been trapping & removing local wildlife for 30 years.  Our experienced Wildife Technicians will thoroughly inspect your home or business and determine the best method to remedy your wildlife situation.  It does not matter if what you have--squirrels, bats, rats, opossum, raccoons, fox, snakes, bees, you name it--our technicians can handle it!  We use humane traps and do not use rodenticides or poison baits.  We trap ...

    Posted at August 6, 2012 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Animal Removal Atlanta

    Hearing noises in the attic?  Late summer is the time of year gray squirrels have babies again (early spring is first litter).  You might be hearing the pregnant female squirrel coming & going as she brings in nesting material to prepare her nursery.  As time goes on, you will also hear those few footsteps turn ...

    Posted at August 6, 2012 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Free Inspections for Wildlife Exclusion in Georgia

              If you are hearing noises in your attic call one of our experienced Wildlife Technicians to come out and thoroughly inspect your home from top to bottom.  We offer Free Inspections year round as critters will try and enter your home year round!  Our technicians will ...

    Posted at July 15, 2012 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • What animal makes scratching noises in the walls of a home?

      Homeowners often call our office because they hear unusual scratching noises within the walls of their homes.  Most begin to hear the noises off and on then on a regular basis.  Often the scratching is a sign there are rodents such as rats, mice or squirrels traveling through or nesting in the areas where the ...

    Posted at July 15, 2012 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Squirrels in the attic?

      Gray squirrels are active from dawn to dusk, with most feeding occurring in early morning, and then again in the mid afternoon.  They sure do keep busy!  Those noises your hearing in the attic will continue as long as the squirrel has access to food and water somewhere in your yard.  Your attic is much safer from ...

    Posted at July 13, 2012 | By : | Categories : Tips,Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • How do you you remove bats from the attic?

      Before you get to upset about the bats in your house, open your mind to the following facts: bats are the only flying mammal in the world, and bats are very beneficial in that they can eat over 500 flying insects per hour all night long!  Over 40 species of bats live in North ...

    Posted at July 13, 2012 | By : | Categories : Tips,Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Animal Removal Atlanta

    Hearing Noises in your attic? It is very common this time of year in the Atlanta area to hear noises in your attic.  The most common critters our wildlife technicians handle during the hot summer months are raccoons, bats , rats and snakes.  No matter what animal you may have in the attic, our experienced wildlife technicians will come out and inspect your home, find out what animal it is, trap and remove the ...

    Posted at June 18, 2012 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Atlanta Bat Removal

      Bats in the United States are beneficial.  Many bats feed on insects and can consume half of their body weight in one night's feeding.  Occassionaly, however, they become a nuisance inside buildings or pose a public health problem.  The bats that ...

    Posted at June 18, 2012 | By : | Categories : Our Services,Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Atlanta Squirrel Removal

    Hearing noises in your attic?  The professional wildlife technicians at Critter Control of Atlanta can handle any nuisance wildlife issue you may have.  Our technicians will provide you with a full home inspection, determine what type of rodent problem you have, as well as trap and remove the unwanted house guests.  Critter Control of Atlanta technicians use humane trapping and removal methods. Our wildlife technicians will also provide you with a detailed estimate on repairing ...

    Posted at June 7, 2012 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Rodent Removal Atlanta

    Since 1983, Critter Control of Atlanta has called for environmentally responsible techniques for handling rodent problems.  Our technicians use innovative, integrated methods to provide ecologically soun rodent control services.  We do not use poisons/rodenticides, we locate the entry points, trap & remove the rodents as well as sealing up of any entry points to prevent others rodents from re-entering your home or business in the future.  All of our work repair work is ...

    Posted at June 7, 2012 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Carpenter Bee Removal in Atlanta

    Carpenter Bees are robust bes that nest in wood, plant stems and frequently in the siding of homes.  They are blackish, partly hairy and resemble small bumble bees.  The solitary females bore holes in unprotected wood where they create and provision chambers for each of their eggs.  Females will sting if handled, but they do not sting to protect their nests.  Harmless males readily chase anyone approaching a nest entrance.  Woodpeckers are also ...

    Posted at June 7, 2012 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Atlanta Wasp Nest Removal

    Paper Wasps range in colors from reddish brown to dark brown, to bright yellow and black.  All are slender with long, thin legs.  They are much slower in flight then the yellowjacket.  Paper wasps build gray, paper nests hat resemble a honeycomb when viewed from below.  If the nest is built in an open area, such as under a window sash or eaves, it will be roughly circular.  fertile queens begin working on the nests ...

    Posted at June 7, 2012 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Bee removal Atlanta

    Honey Bees are social Insects and slow to sting unless they do so in self defense.  Unlike wasp or yellowjackets, honeybees can only sting once as they lose their stinger in the target and eventually die.  Honey bees are invaluable pollinators; the value of this activity far surpassing that of their honey & beeswax production. Honey bees are known to construct large combs/hives in wall voids.  The combs must be removed with the colony or the ...

    Posted at June 7, 2012 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Atlanta Raccoon Removal

    Hearing loud noises in your attic?  Raccoons are very active in the Atlanta area this time of year.  A female raccoon will look for the easiest way to enter your attic and make a nursery for her young in your insulation.  Raccoons can cause a lot of damage to your roof, attic space and insulation.  Raccoons carry ecto-parasites such as fleas, mites and ticks.  They are also host to more serious diseases like ...

    Posted at May 9, 2012 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Got Fleas?

    Call Critter Control of Atlanta at (770) 663-6260 for a Free Inspection to find the source of your flea problem.  Just spraying a harmful pesticide throughout your home will not solve your flea problem if you have an unwanted critter living in your crawlspace or attic.   This is the time of year animals such as opossum, raccoons and feral cats ...

    Posted at May 9, 2012 | By : | Categories : Tips | 0 Comment
  • Bat Removal & Control in Georgia

    The long hot Atlanta summers create the perfect habitat for young bats to flourish as they feed on all of those pesky mosquitos.  Bats are beneficial to our environment as they control the flying insect population, mostly mosquitos here in the Atlanta area.  Bats are also protected in Georgia. Our wildlife technicians at Critter Control of Atlanta specialize in bat removal, clean-up & repair work. We all want bats in our neighbornoods, just ...

    Posted at May 9, 2012 | By : | Categories : Tips | 0 Comment
  • Wildlife Control Atlanta

    This spring and summer make sure to call Critter Control of Atlanta to handle all of your wildlife control needs. Our wildlife technicians will inspect your home & property and come up with the best solution for you so you can feel confident you have make ...

    Posted at April 30, 2012 | By : | Categories : Our Services | 0 Comment
  • Squirrels in your attic?

        Hearing noises in your attic can be quite stressful as you get your home ready for holiday company.  This is a common occurence this time of year.  Our wildlife technicians can make this time of year easier for you and trap any unwanted critters from your attic a.s.a.p.!  Feel free to call our office and schedule a free inspection  at 770-663-6360.  We are on call 24/7 to handle critter emergencies.  

    Posted at December 16, 2011 | By : | Categories : Tips | 0 Comment
  • Animal removal from attics in Atlanta

    Hearing critters in the attic? The most common critters in attics this time of year include roof rats, gray squirrels, flying squirrels & bats.  Your attic provides the necessary warmth & shelter these critters need to raise their young.  Our experienced wildlife technicians are capable of trapping and removing any animal you may have in your attic or any other area of ...

    Posted at December 1, 2011 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Opossum trapping in Atlanta

    As the temperature drops in the Atlanta area everyone wants to be indoors, including local wildlife.  Opossum most frequently enter homes through a crawlspace or a damaged foundation vent.  Our wildlife technicians are called out to trap opossum that are taking up residence near a homeowners furnace in order to stay warm. Our wildlife technicians will inspect ...

    Posted at October 26, 2011 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • Squirrel Season is here!

    Hearing noises in your attic?  Did those little footsteps you heard this summer turn into several more littlefootsteps running all over the place in the attic?  The reason for that is that those squirrels born in your attic this summer are all grown up now and bringing in additonal nesting material and acorns to store for the  winter in your attic.  Your attic is the ideal home for gray squirrels, flying squirrels and the dreaded roof rats.  An attic ...

    Posted at October 26, 2011 | By : | Categories : Tips | 0 Comment
  • Snake removal in Georgia

    This is the time of year snakes are most active here in Georgia.  Our technicians remove more snakes in August than any other time of year!  Our technician will not only remove your snake, but also investigate what attracted them to your property in the first place.  Snakes frequent an area with a plentiful food source.  What do snakes eat? Rodents!  Snakes also eat toads, lizards, insects and nestlings.  If rodents are an issue in your home or on your property our techncians can eliminate the ...

    Posted at August 2, 2011 | By : | Categories : Tips | 0 Comment
  • Animal Prevention Tips

    Keep bird feeders away from house as they attract not only birds but also rodents. The rodents then move into your home because it is cooler and safer!

    Posted at July 6, 2011 | By : | Categories : Tips | 0 Comment