203-702-1688 We run a professional wildlife removal business operating in Ridgefield, Connecticut. We service the whole Fairfield metropolitan area, and do much of our work in Ridgefield. We are a full-service
Ridgefield animal trapping and removal company. We specialize in wildlife only, and are not like a regular Ridgefield pest control company or Ridgefield exterminator. We use humane methods to
solve wild animal problems in Connecticut. We solve the root of the problem, by performing home repairs to keep animals out, and preventative measures in addition to critter trapping
and removal. We offer a variety of services, from animal damage repair to waste cleanup, dead animal removal and odor control, and more. We handle several nuisance wildlife
species, including squirrels, raccoons, snakes, skunks, and opossums. We also perform bat removal and bird control services, and rodent control, including poison-free mouse and
rat removal. Give us a call any time at 203-702-1688 to discuss your Ridgefield animal control issue, and to schedule a fast appointment.
Ridgefield wildlife control tip of the month:
How to get Skunk Out from Under a Shed or Porch
Unprotected sheds and porches are perfect places for skunk to build a den. It is just the kind of shelter skunk is looking for its
home. Area under a shed or porch provides the skunk with all three basic Ridgefield animal control necessities; vicinity of food, water and a shelter.
Even though skunks are generally nice and peaceful animals you have to be very careful how
You handle them. You can easily get sprayed with the most obnoxious scent ever, if they feel threaten and another thing we shouldn´t
forget they are also carriers of rabies. So, take time and right steps, when you decide to remove them out from under a shed or a
Getting skunk from under a shed or a porch should be done in following Ridgefield pest control steps:
• Determine if skunk is living under the building
• Large cages/traps should be purchased
• Determine the right location for trap
• Trap and relocate the skunk
• Repair the area where skunk has been living
You need to determine which animal is living under your building and proceed with extraction of the
animal according to plan.
After the establishment what kind of animal and its size, is living under the shed or a porch, a large cage
trap needs to be purchased; a live trap, designed and made of solid construction and material that won´t hurt
the animal. The usual size of the trap is approximately 10" x 12" x 30".
Learn where areas of skunk´s activities are the highest. Find the perfect location where the trap can be placed and
bait it with some pet food. Trap should be without any scent, leveled with surface and not placed to under a direct
sun. After placing the trap check continuously, if there is any action.
As soon as the skunk is trapped, start with relocation plan. Cover the trap with canvas or blanket for distraction. Keep
in mind, if handling the skunk always wears gloves. Trapped skunk has to be relocated at least 10 miles away from the
As soon as you relocate the animal, consider starting with house repairs. You need to block all accessing points and locate and
repair all openings. Install barrier-a steel meshed fence all around the building or at the opening. Place the Ridgefield wildlife removal fence in the ground,
minimum 12˝, with bottom sloping outward in the L position.
After relocating the animal making some necessary repairs there shouldn´t be any Ridgefield exterminator problems. Peace and quiet will return to your home.
To learn more about our Ridgefield pest animal removal services, visit the Fairfield animal trapping and removal home page or give us a call at