Prevention Services


Why Wait!? When you have a wild animal in your home or on you property it can become a health concern. After removing the problem critter, highly skilled professionals at Critter Control of Ottawa will install prevention tools to stop the issue in it’s tracks. Habitat modification is the process of identifying and limiting access to food, water or shelter for the target species. Exclusion techniques may include sealing entry points, placing screens over vents or establishing barriers to exclude wildlife. Some exclusion techniques may be more effective than others due to the habits or intelligence levels of the offending animal species. The wildlife professionals at Critter Control of Ottawa have the experience and training to quickly identify the offending animal and develop an effective plan of defense. Call Critter Control today for effective wildlife proofing techniques.

Long-Term Wildlife Prevention

Excluding wildlife from your home or property is the best approach to long-term wildlife control. While trapping a nuisance animal solves current animal infestation issues, it does not address future wildlife invaders. By locating all points of animal entry and implementing repair and exclusion techniques, the chances for future animal infestation and damage are greatly reduced. Critter Control Ottawa will find every point of entry for unwanted animals, from raccoons in the attic to mice in the walls. We screen vents, install chimney caps and close entry holes, among other methods.

Animal Exclusion Points:

  • Chimney – Adding chimney caps and screening can prevent animals from falling in or nesting
  • Plumbing Vents – Animals seeking shelter can become stuck in plumbing pipes
  • Roof & Fascia Spaces – Poorly sealed points between roof & fascia invite animal entry
  • Roof Vents – Lightweight, flimsy vents should be replaced with heavy secure roof vents
  • Oven & Bathroom Exhaust Vents – Adding screening to vents helps keep animals out
  • Roof/Soffit Intersection – Securing gaps will help prevent animal chewing and entry
  • Holes in Siding – Repairing & reinforcing holes will discourage animal infestation
  • Porch & Deck – Durable screening around base prevents nesting animals
  • Trees & Landscaping – Removal of overhanging tree limbs and encroaching vegetation
  • Naturally, it is not uncommon for wild animals to carry various diseases or parasites. You and your family heath is dependent on calling a trained professional to inspect your wildlife problems.

Critter Control of Ottawa Service Area:

Ottawa, Kanata, Orléans, Rockland, Arnprior, Brockville, Prescott, Rockcliffe, Manotick, Stittsville, Riverside, Kinburn, Kemptville, Spencerville, Malakoff, Pakenham, Winchester

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