Skunks Under Deck, Patio, Home Porch

Skunk Trapping

Skunks are very cute in theory, but they are one of the most popular species of wildlife that we are called upon for removal in Eagan. It is common to find trying to take up residence under your porch, shed, deck or crawl space.  We even find them in basements here in Minnesota as well. Any out buildings are fair game as well. Homes and businesses alike can be affected by these animals when they are looking for a place to raise a family. 

Undoubtedly, the horrible smell they omit is the first thing you think about when it comes to these creatures. If you, your children or your pets are in the vicinity of the spray from a skunk there will be a very unpleasant odor for a very long time. If you attempt to remove one on your own you run the risk of being sprayed.  That is why you need our help. We are seasoned pros when it comes to skunk removal. Hiring us is the safest and easiest way to get these critters off of your property without incident

Skunk Damage Repaired

Skunks Under Home, Patio Crawlspace

Skunks prefer to stay on the ground. This means they are commonly found under porches, decks or in crawl spaces.  They will destroy parts of your property as they find their way in and leave droppings everywhere.  They can bite, scratch and spray if agitated.

Dead skunks on your property can also be an issue. We also provide removal services for dead animals and deodorization of the area they are found in. If left alone the problem will get worse. More damages will follow as the remains will attract other animals and insects. Keep your family and home healthy by getting rid of them immediately. We are ready to help.

Skunk Trapping and Control

Odor Free Skunk Removal

As professionals, we are very clear on all the dangers skunks can present.  We have seen it all first hand.  Our years of experience mean that we have the tools and skill to safely and effectively handle these animals. We know the best ways to trap them without causing them to feel like they are in danger.  Preventing the spray is one of our goals in the removal process. 

You should never attempt this on your own. Getting rid of a skunk is a process that should be carried out with proper planning and procedures. This can only be done by trained experts with the appropriate tools. If you have a skunk on your property you probably don’t want to go near it or get sprayed. That is why you need us. Don’t let these creatures ruin your lawn searching for grubs or damage your property in any way.   

Along with the odor from spray, they also carry diseases like rabies, mange and distemper.  All of which can be transmitted to pets and humans. If a skunk is living on your property you and your pets are at risk. Make sure to vaccinate your pets and don’t attempt to remove skunks on your own.

Skunk Trapping FAQs

I have a skunk living under my porch/deck/house, how do I get him to leave?

The safest and easiest way to remove a skunk is to call us.  We understand skunks and know the best way to trap these animals without having them spray.

Can't I just use a repellent?

Mothballs, ultrasonic sound emitters, and other DIY repellents do not work. There is no quick and easy fix when it comes to skunk removal.  The best method is to have a professional trap and remove them.

Do skunks carry diseases?

Skunks can frequently be susceptible to rabies. Don’t let your pets or family come into contact with skunks and risk possible infection.