Spiders are also pests that are common and occur in high walls and are a menace. Many people have phobias and do not attempt to tackle them on their own.
A common enough pest request which professional experts like Possum Catcher Sydney get from homeowners is please help me remove possum. A common variety, the brush tailed ones inhabit roof cavities in residences. These rats, like pests, are territorial. If you remove one, more ones will invade the vacant area. A displaced possum will die in a new territory, so they have to be re-housed near, far away from your roof, maybe on a tree in your garden. In Australia it is not legal to either relocate or kill a possum.
Spiders are also pests that are common and occur in high walls and are a menace. Many people have phobias and do not attempt to tackle them on their own. In such cases services of professionals like Spider Pest Control Sydney come in very effective as they have trained personnel who apply the right techniques for spider removal. Now let’s look individually at the two pests.
Do it yourself removal of Possum
Before you think of DIY methods it’s still the best bet to call in experts for Possum removal likePossum Catcher Sydney.
Identify:Since possums resemble rats or mice, it’s important to ensure them correctly. By sprinkling flour around manholes and observing footprint size will help in the identification. Possums have footprints the size of cats.
Alternate home:Next a box has to be found or organised for making an alternative home for the possum. If possible it’s best to get up inside your roof and find the possum’s nest. The nest that has the scent of the possum should be placed in the new possum house. This would attract the possum into its new home. To help start the transition for the possum, place fresh fruit pieces in or near the nesting box to help the possum to check and try out the new home.
Place box:The next step would be to seek a suitable tree in the garden to place the box at a height of 4-5 metres upwards. Also observe how the possum enters the roof space during evening when it leaves to seek food.
Drive out:Purchase quassia chips from a local hardware shop and sprinkle in a roof cavity that repels Possums. Put a light in the roof cavity and leave it such for three days and nights. The light and quassia smell will drive away Possum and by then the new home can be provided.
Blocking access:Once you are confident Possum has moved into its new home, install a one way door, or seal the opening with wire mesh on the roof to block access .Doing this at night is best as the pests leave at night searching for food. If still the Possum returns then you have to find the other access point.
Possum -a protected Species and getting a trap
These animals are a protected species and catching them with no license can land you in trouble. You need a license to trap them in your premises and these are issued free of cost from the offices of your local National Parks and Wildlife Services. Traps may be hired from licensed wildlife rehabilitation groups or some authorised pest control companies. But if you intend to trap them then block off access points to your roof and provide an alternate home.
Rules of releasing Possums:Release must be done in the evening (dusk) and about 150 metres away from where they were captured and this should be done near something where they can climb, like a tree, or tall fence. If this is not done, chances are they will not survive. Since the entire process is quite tedious, it is practical to get professional assistance from services likePossum Catcher Sydney.
These have over 30,000 species and are a common pest in Australia. They infest your buildings and homes and are a nuisance and discomfort for homeowners. Offices and commercial buildings have spiders and it is best to remove them for professional image and call in services likeSpider Pest Control Sydneyto tackle their menace.
How to spot infestation by spiders?
Spiders lurk around attics, garage, basement, stores, garden, sheds and inside cupboards. Let’s take a look at sure signs of infestation.
Webs:The easiest sign to know a spider is in your home is when you discover funnel or orb shaped webs. The size depends on the species of spider,
Eggs:The mating season of spiders is in autumn when they come out from their hidden areas seeking a mate.. Some die with autumn ending but a few hibernate till following spring. The web resembles a silk pouch that may contain up to 100 eggs. This pouch may be fixed on a surface or hidden in the web or be carried by the female. So the presence of the pouch means more are on the way soon.
How to remove methods for spiders
There are many methods of pest control for removal of these creepy pests. Many are preventive tips that are very effective.
⮚Dusting and vacuuming regularly your buildings and residences
⮚Do not keep any plants near the walls and also chop off branches that are near walls
⮚Using yellow colored bulbs attract fewer insects that form food for spiders
⮚Wash the external walls of the building with hose
⮚If you find any egg sac or pouch destroy them using gloves and stick
⮚Fill up all cracks, crevices or gaps in your doors and walls
⮚Keep checking for webs and remove them if found
⮚Clean your store rooms, store boxes or cupboards frequently
⮚Eliminate the chances of hiding spots by removing firewood of storage boxes
Spider Pest Control Techniques
For crawling or hunting species of spider, pest control expert services individually remove each spider using direct contact with pesticide. Webbing spiders need and rely on the silk for their movement and spinning webs to trap prey. So you might try reducing their presence by cutting off food supply by switching off lights before bed time and using other pest control for removing flies and mosquitoes. Removing webs found in offices, homes and external walls of buildings, helps. Using chemical sprays is also found to be effective.
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