As soon as the weather warms even a little bit, we can expect skunks to come out of hibernation.
Skunks can cause more than a smelly problem. They can damage your lawn and landscaping, tear up your trash, and, like all animals, there is the risk they are carrying disease.
Skunks are primarily insect eaters. They will dig and tear 3" or larger cone-shaped holes in your turf to get to grubs. They also like grasshoppers, crickets, and beetles.
If you have skunks, there are three things you should know:
1. Skunks hate light! If you think you have skunks, install floodlights. That should keep them away.
2. If you or your pets are sprayed, our favorite odor remover is:
3. Never try to pick up or remove a skunk yourself. The risk of bite, scratch, or spray is not worth it. Hire a professional!
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At Daversa Pest Control, we know A LOT about critters you don't want around your home or office.