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Skunk Removal

Skunk Removal In Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth, TX & Surrounding Areas

Removing Skunks On Your Behalf

Suspect a skunk invasion under your deck? You wouldn't be the first. Skunks are common in urban areas and are best known for their ability to secrete a liquid with a strong, foul odor. If you think a problem is afoot, it's high time to call the pros at 911 Wildlife!

Serving Houston homeowners since 2006, 911 Wildlife provides humane skunk removal for any nearby property. We offer top-notch wildlife removal services in Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and surrounding areas and pride ourselves on fast, affordable services with a 10-year guarantee. 

Call today for a professional skunk inspection.

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Our FAQs

Have questions? We are here to help. Still have questions or can't find the answer you need? Give us a call at 903-289-7255 today!

  • How do I get rid of skunks under my deck or shed?

    Skunks will take advantage of cavities under decks and sheds to raise their young. However, they are nomadic by nature and usually leave when their young are old enough. The simplest option is to wait for the skunks to leave on their own, then seal off their entry hold with hardware cloth. You can also encourage the skunks to evict themselves by spraying a repellent around your shed or poking some ammonia-sprinkled rags underneath. Be careful not to poke the skunks!

    If you can't wait for the skunks to leave on their own, contact 911 Wildlife to install a one-way door over your main entry and seal off other openings. The skunk will be able to get out but not back in.

  • How can I remove skunks from my garage?
    Skunks commonly wander into open garages when the door is left open. To combat this, just open the garage door before dark. Skunks have terrible eyesight, so as long as you move slowly and quietly, the skunk will hardly notice you. Leave a two-foot band of flour across the outside of the garage and watch for footprints to confirm that the skunk has left. To neutralize any unpleasant odors, a non-toxic deodorizer called 'Odors Away' can be purchased at local hardware stores.
  • How do I get rid of a skunk inside my house?
    Try to isolate the skunk in one room by closing all doors and erecting barriers (such as screens or boards) to gently funnel the skunk back out the way he came in. Cat doors pose a continual problem because skunks and other wildlife smell the cat food inside and can't resist. We recommend eliminating cat doors altogether and training your cats to become indoor cats; their lifespan will be 13 to 15 years compared to outdoor cats, who only live 2 to 5 years. In addition, outdoor cats attack hundreds of millions of birds every year and three times as many small mammals. If you absolutely cannot keep your cat indoors, resolve to put out food only during the middle of the day while nocturnal wild animals are sleeping. If you must have a cat door, either lock it at night (remember that skunks are generally nocturnal) or get magnetic doors that open when close to your cat's collar.
  • Installation
    The team at 911 Wildlife will install a one-way door over the main entry into your home. The skunk will be able to get out of the space but not back in.
  • Mitigation
    Our professionals seal up other openings that may allow skunks to get inside. Your home will be safer than ever!
  • Exclusion
    You can expect ongoing skunk exclusion by wildlife-proofing your entire house. 911 Wildlife will be happy to answer any of your questions and provide a permanent solution to skunk infiltrations.

Our Skunk Removal Program

Although skunks are less-than-desirable visitors around our Houston homes, they're not always the aggressive or dangerous invaders we believe them to be.

Skunks are omnivorous, eating both plant and animal material and changing their diet as the seasons change. They are also quite docile and benign, as their severe nearsightedness often gets them in trouble. A skunk's only defense is a noxious odor created by sulfuric acid, although they use this only on rare occasions and only as a last resort.

911 Wildlife believes people highly misunderstand skunks and offers a three-step prevention program that ensures the safety of you, your pets, and the skunks in question.

Here's what that looks like:

  1. We install a one-way door over the main entry (and seal any other openings). The animal can get out but not back in. 
  2. We only remove animals if they are stuck somewhere and cannot get out. If this is the case, our experts will be on the scene to help however they can.
  3. We build up your exclusion barrier by animal-proofing your home. We will seal all cracks, gaps, and crevices.

Call 911 Wildlife today at 903-289-7255 to discuss permanent skunk removal services.

Contact 911 Wildlife For Total Skunk Protection Today

Although people's gut reaction may be to get rid of skunks themselves, over-the-counter tools and DIY solutions will not solve ongoing problems. Skunks from the surrounding area will soon replace any you remove, and as long as there is a skunk habitat around your property, there will be wildlife to deal with.

The best and most efficient answer to residential skunk removal in Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and surrounding areas is to partner with the professionals at 911 Wildlife. We are owned and operated by seasoned wildlife rehabilitators and are perfectly equipped to address any and every wildlife concern. Because of our years of hands-on experience and decades of effective removals, you can trust we know how to get rid of skunks quickly, easily, and humanely.

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Our Reviews hear From Your Friends & Neighbors
  • "Reliable & Friendly"

    911 Wildlife was very prompt at returning my initial inquiry and getting me all the info I needed and at a good price. Reliable and friendly employees make the difference!

    Katie K.
  • "Excellent Service"

    911 Wildlife is my immediate go-to for rodent control. Devin is the best. Don’t waste time finding the source of those pesky critters. Always fair pricing and excellent service. I highly recommend.

    Kathleen C.
  • "Very Professional"

    Rob and his team arrived on time and installed grating, patched a hole, and installed a one-way outlet to evict a raccoon from my attic. They are professional and easy to work with. I recommend their services!

    David M.
  • "Great Job"

    These people know how to deal with varmints in an informed humane way. They know animals and know how to manage them without harm to them or you. Call 'em now if you've got raccoons, possums, squirrels or even rats in the attic. They serve FORT WORTH as we

    Claudia C.
  • "Highly Recommend"

    Harvest did a great job identifying and sealing entry points to prevent future indoor wildlife activity. Harvest was also clear on the schedule and countermeasures that were to be implemented.

    Chris M.
  • "Great Service"

    Our technician Ryan was the best. He was prompt and very thorough... He repaired the roof and flashing, and re-painted beautifully. The squirrels are gone! The service is effective and humane. I completely recommend!

    Katherine G.
  • "Extremely Thorough"

    We had Squirrels move into our attic and 911 Wildlife was quick to respond to our concerns... We were so impressed by her meticulous approach and her professionalism.

    Darryl K.

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