Richmond CA Wildlife Control
How to keep skunks out of my garbage cans
It is very heartbreaking when you wake up each morning and find your garbage-can in a mess, and litter all over the place. This is bound to happen since the skunk will • Mess with your-can • Dig holes on your compound • Make it a routine to come to your compound You need to find a lasting solution or the same process will keep on recurring all the time. You do not want to scare the skunks away at night since they many turn violent and even spray you the skunk fluid.
Remove food from garbage cans
The skunks come to your garbage can since it is a source of food. The best thing to do is to eliminate all the food items from your garbage bin. This means the skunks will ransack the bin only to find that it is empty and there is no food. This is the best way of eliminating the skunks from your home.
Have lighting at night
Skunks do not love light and this is the reason why you need to have good lighting at night. Place a light near the garbage bin. At night, you shall switch it on, and this will mean that the skunks will not go near the garbage bin.
Skunks do not love water on their body and this is the best way of eliminating them from the compound. You need to invest in the automatic sprinklers, which shall activate and spray the water when there is movement. This is an ideal way of keeping your garbage bin in the right order, and at the same time eliminate the skunks from entering your compound.
Surround with mesh
You have the chance of investing in a wire mesh around your compound. This mesh shall make it hard for the skunks to climb over and come to your home. The mesh should have very tiny spaces, which limit the skunks from passing through. If you invest in the mesh, you shall not need to worry about the problem of skunks anymore. When you adapt these methods, you shall eliminate the threat and menace of skunks from ensuring your home, or messing with your garbage can. Some of these methods offers a long-term solution to the issue, and it enables one to eliminate this vice of skunks. Some methods are cheap to initiate like removing food from the bins, and lighting. Choose the method you find effective and appealing to your needs.
Visit our Wildlife Control Oakland home page to learn more about our East Bay CA wildlife services, serving more than just Richmond CA.