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Animal Damage Repair and Animal-Proofing

Serving the Macon, Georgia Area

Serious animal damage to the corner of the wooden soffit panel of a house.

Here in the Macon area, we face special challenges in terms of wildlife control. Our neck of the woods contains cities, suburbs, and rural areas in close proximity to each other, which makes for many opportunities for wild animals to interact with humans.

Most animals are fairly nomadic. They wander around looking for food and habitat, driven by seasonal variations and population pressures. As animal populations in a given area increase, those populations tend to spread, driven both by competition for resources and a certain amount of territoriality. This is how animal populations have spread for countless years.

Humans and our densely-populated cities and suburbs, on the other hand, are a relatively recent development, as are our roads and highways that cut across land that once belonged to the animals alone. Given their choices, the animals would have preferred that we stay as far away from them as possible. But we came and settled down, anyway; and the animals had to adapt.

And adapt they did.

It didn't take the wild critters too long to realize that not everything about humans was bad. The squirrels and bats, for example, quickly learned that a nice, dry, comfy attic had a lot of advantages over a rotten, hollow old tree or a cold, damp cave. And although they don't quite understand why we do it, it didn't take the animals long to realize that we humans throw out an awful lot of delicious food, to which wild critters like raccoons, rats, and opossums are more than happy to help themselves.

In short, when life gave them lemons, the critters made lemonade. When humans came and plopped cities like Macon and Warner-Robin right smack in the middle of their territories, they made the best of it and adapted to our presence.

The Problem with Critters

We humans tend to be pretty decent sorts, and most of us wouldn't care very much if the animals helped themselves to our leftovers and wandered around in our yards. They were here first, after all; and as long as they're behaving in a polite manner and causing no problems, most folks would be more than happy to have them around.

The problem is that they do cause problems, and some of those problems can be pretty serious -- and sometimes even life-threatening. Most of these problems have to do with the things animals do when they get into our homes, businesses, and other buildings. For example:

In short, when animals get inside our homes and other buildings, they cause big problems.

Animal Damage Repair and Animal Exclusion in the Macon, Georgia Area

At Rid-A-Critter, we don't just do animal removal, and we're not "wildlife exterminators." In fact, most of the critters we handle are protected under both Federal and Georgia law and must be removed alive and humanely relocated -- not "exterminated."

What we do at Rid-A-Critter is safely remove the animals from your home, repair the damage they did, clean up the mess they made (including replacing contaminated insulation, if needed), and seal them out of your house so neither they nor their buddies can get back in again.

This last part, which we call "animal exclusion" or "animal-proofing," is where hiring a professional wildlife control company like Rid-A-Critter makes makes a big difference. Few contractor or handymen, and almost no do-it-yourselfers, have a sufficient appreciation for how resourceful our Georgia critters can be when it comes to getting into places where they don't belong. Through years of experience and the best training program in the business, our technicians have learned to think like the animals we work with, finding and sealing every last possible entry point to make sure that once we get them out of your home, they stay out.

In fact, we guarantee it.

In addition to the best-trained crew in the business, the Macon regional office of Rid-A-Critter also has all sorts of fancy equipment at our disposal, ranging from night-vision and thermal imaging cameras that let us literally see through walls and ceilings, to all sorts of bucket trucks, cherry pickers, high-powered vacuum cleaner trucks to remove filthy insulation, and insulation pumps to install fresh, clean insulation in its place.

In short, we have it all: the best crew, the best equipment, and the best guarantee in the business. So when you hire us to handle your animal damage problem, you get a complete job, done professionally, from start to finish, with no surprises and no hidden expenses. We even offer special financing, if you need it, so you don't have to settle for inferior work just to save a few dollars.

That's why we're the Macon area's premier animal control and animal damage repair company. We've solved animal problems at more homes, businesses, hospitals, and even airports throughout Macon and Northern Georgia than any other wildlife management company in the business. Even Georgia's own Ryan Klesko chose Rid-A-Critter to solve his animal problems.

The Difference Between Animal Damage Repair and Animal Exclusion

Rid-A-Critter provides animal-proofing services for all wildlife in our service area, including

and many others.

Animal Damage Repair Gallery

Here are pictures of animal damage repair and exclusion work we've done in the Macon, Georgia area.

If you live anywhere in the greater Macon area and have a problem with wild critters, please call us today for a professional inspection and estimate. We look forward to hearing from you.

 

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Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend!
by Amber A.
Jul 23, 2021 06:29:58 pm.

Hope everyone stayed dry from the rain but if you got flooded with animals we can get them out!
by Amber A.
Jun 21, 2021 06:32:40 pm.

We can remove animals from the structure, as well as seal up your home, but if those pesky critters left behind any excrement, we offer cleanup as well as insulation replacement! Call for a quote!
by Amber A.
Jun 18, 2021 06:34:50 pm.

Happy Monday! Hope everyone has a wonderful and productive week! And if animals are keeping you up at night, give us a call!
by Amber A.
Jun 14, 2021 05:59:26 pm.

Hope everyone has a great weekend!!
by Amber A.
Jun 12, 2021 07:23:35 pm.

It’s a competition between bats and raccoons getting up in the attics the last few days! If it’s in your attic, we can get it!
by Amber A.
Jun 11, 2021 06:04:09 pm.

The rain seems to be driving the animals in! We can get them out!
by Amber A.
Jun 10, 2021 06:04:42 pm.

The rain doesn’t scare the animals away! If you’ve noticed one taking shelter in your home, give us a call!
by Amber A.
Jun 07, 2021 07:24:17 pm.

Out and about in LaGrange Ga on snake calls. Give us a call for a free quote today.
by Jason Arruda
May 25, 2021 02:16:41 pm.

Hope everyone has a great weekend!
by Amber A.
May 21, 2021 06:06:17 pm.

Happy Friday!! Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend!
by Amber A.
May 14, 2021 06:04:38 pm.

I think there was more animal activity outside then inside today! If they get in, we can get them out!
by Amber A.
May 13, 2021 06:10:20 pm.

Cooler weather coming in means the animals coming in! We can help! :)
by Amber A.
May 11, 2021 06:58:32 pm.

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by Webmaster
May 04, 2021 10:23:55 am.

What a Monday! Hope everyone stays safe out there!
by Amber A.
May 03, 2021 06:03:57 pm.

Happy Friday! I hope everyone has a fabulous weekend!
by Amber A.
Apr 30, 2021 06:13:44 pm.

New Video: The Crawl Space of this Albany, Georgia Home Needs Animal Proofing
by Webmaster
Apr 08, 2021 10:03:02 am.

Hope everyone stays safe from the storms. Listen out for animals, they might be taking shelter too!
by Amber A.
Mar 17, 2021 05:45:47 pm.

Today is a wonderful day to call Ridacritter for all of your nuisance animal exclusion needs! We cover rats, mice, squirrels, raccoons, and more!
by Jake A.
Mar 12, 2021 02:54:13 pm.

Warm weather brought out calls for several animals today! From Snakes, to squirrels, mice and bees!!
by Amber A.
Mar 10, 2021 07:41:48 pm.

Great way to start the work weeks I hope this nice weather will last! Have a great day everyone. Stay safe out there.
by Chris G.
Mar 08, 2021 08:51:23 am.

Nice day for after care appointments in the metro Atlanta area.
by Chris G.
Mar 03, 2021 08:53:11 am.

Rats, mice and squirrels today. Wildlife repairs with trapping. Animal exclusion needed call us for a free quote.
by Jason Arruda
Feb 25, 2021 10:58:52 am.

Snake and bird nest removal this morning, then exclusion work in Canton. Busy day for this Critter team. I hope everyone is enjoying the nice weather and sunshine today!
by Chris G.
Feb 25, 2021 09:04:49 am.

Rainy all over Georgia it seems like. Hard for us to keep dry when we’re determined to evict the animals and seal to keep them out. In Albany Ga now for a couple quotes and then to Zebulon Ga for another quote for squirrels removal. Be safe
by Jason Arruda
Feb 18, 2021 11:10:35 am.

Good amount of snow and ice out there today, but that won’t stop this critter team! Please drive carefully and stay safe. We have exclusion work in Douglasville this morning and then off to Atlanta for a repair check.
by Chris G.
Feb 16, 2021 09:05:38 am.

We have a class this morning on critter control regulations. Learning all we can to better serve the community. Stay safe out there everyone.
by Chris G.
Feb 10, 2021 12:38:05 pm.

Our technicians are repairing rat damage to a drain line at a house in Macon, Georgia. The rats also got into the house itself, so we'll be non-chemically trapping and removing them and rat-proofing the house.
by Webmaster
Feb 10, 2021 10:59:15 am.

Bats in Roberta Ga, Rats in Macon Ga and Mice in the walls in Warner Robins Ga. call for a free quote.
by Jason Arruda
Feb 09, 2021 11:43:49 am.

Exclusion quote done in Eastman Ga this morning now I’m headed to Thomaston Ga for another exclusion quote. Customer hearing noises in the wall.
by Jason Arruda
Feb 08, 2021 01:10:45 pm.

Exclusion work in Kennesaw this morning, then after care appointments and repair checks. Busy day in Rid A Critter land. Have a great day everyone and stay safe out there!
by Chris G.
Feb 05, 2021 09:09:48 am.

Exclusion work in Kennesaw this morning, then after care appointments and repair checks. Busy day in Rid A Critter land. Have a great day everyone and stay safe out there!
by Chris G.
Feb 04, 2021 08:01:57 am.

The Macon, Georgia office of Rid-A-Critter provides animal damage repair and exclusion in Macon-Bibb County, Georgia and the surrounding areas including Albany, Americus, Barnesville, Byron, Centerville, Columbus, Cordele, Culloden, Eastman, Fitzgerald, Forsyth, Fort Valley, Gray, Griffin, Hawkinsville, Juliette, Kathleen, Milledgeville, Perry, Roberta, Sylvester, Thomaston, Tifton, Valdosta, Warner Robins, Yatesville, and Zebulon. We are fully licensed and insured.

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