Skunks are likely best known for their unique and strong defense mechanism — their spray. Skunks are drawn to human-inhabited areas because the byproducts of human behavior is appealing to skunks. Skunks can spray their targets from up to 10 feet away. Unfortunately, the intended targets are often pets or humans. If you smell a skunk on your property, call Critter Control of Traverse City today at 231.238.3553 or leave us more information here for assistance with skunk problems.
Skunks can cause more than just smelly issues — their digging habits can affect the integrity and strength of homes. These nocturnal critters like human dwellings because of the high possibility that they will find a quality source of food. If you spot, or even suspect, a skunk on your residential or commercial property, call Critter Control immediately. Skunk spray can cause temporary blindness and the scent is a force to be reckoned with.
Common Skunk Problems
- The most common problem associated with skunks is their corrosive spray.
- Another common problem is their digging. Skunks are known for making dens under buildings, patios, and decks.
- Their digging damage can extend to landscape, plants, and structures from digging.
- As mentioned above, skunk spray causes horrible odors and temporary blindness.
Full-Service Skunk Removal
Landowners risk the possibility of being sprayed when they approach skunks. Mishandling can also lead to bites, which require immediate professional medical attention. Instead of attempting removal, property owners should call Critter Control to assist with skunk problems. We have the experts that will trap, remove, and keep skunks from coming back! Call today. 231.238.3553Request a Quote