503-406-1422 We run a professional wildlife removal business operating in West Linn, Oregon
. We service the whole Portland
metropolitan area, and do much of our work in West Linn. We are a full-service
West Linn animal trapping and removal company. We specialize in wildlife only, and are not like a regular West Linn pest control company or West Linn exterminator. We use humane methods to
solve wild animal problems in Oregon
. We solve the root of the problem, by performing home repairs to keep animals out, and preventative measures in addition to critter trapping
and removal. We offer a variety of services, from animal damage repair to waste cleanup, dead animal removal and odor control, and more. We handle several nuisance wildlife
species, including squirrels, raccoons, snakes, skunks, and opossums. We also perform bat removal and bird control services, and rodent control, including poison-free mouse and
rat removal. Give us a call any time at 503-406-1422 to discuss your West Linn animal control issue, and to schedule a fast appointment.
West Linn wildlife control tip of the month:
What can rats climb?
Rats are some of the most excellent climbers among all rodents and pests, they West Linn animal control find it easy to adapt to different scaling
textures of surfaces that they climb , thus they can climb different surfaces, including; Bricks, fences, and paneling- there
seems to be no surface upon which rats cannot climb.
Rats can easily climb straight up walls, and the fact that they can also chew West Linn animal control their ways through steel makes it less difficult
for them to run through the length of metals. House sidings, paneling, brick and fences are easier for rats to climb and run over
because they can dig their claws through such materials. Rats can climb through gutter downspouts. While West Linn pest control rats can climb more effectively,
mice will need something to brace on when they climb on different surfaces.
One other reason why rats find it easier to climb is that they can burrow horizontally for West Linn pest control several meters and both rats and mice can climb
vertical walls. The ability of rats to burrow makes it easier to dig down and grab the surface of materials with their sharp claws. When rats
climb wooden materials, they find it easier to deposit their fecal materials along their movement paths, and West Linn wildlife removal when these fecal materials are not
removed, rats can smell them and can stick with that route to gain access to other parts of the home.
Aside from walls, horizontal and vertical surfaces, rats have been found to move through curvy edges West Linn wildlife removal through the use of their claws and teeth,
for instance, kitchen cabinets that are not often used may be easily climbed by rat , even if their construction are not that straight. The most
difficult surfaces for rats to climb and often the slippery and very sharp and pointed surfaces. Though, rats may West Linn animal trapping eventually give up on climbing
such difficult places but they may still remain active around them until they are able to find support to climb such surfaces.
Just like squirrels, rats also possess some jumping and hopping abilities, for instance, rats can jump from tree West Linn animal trapping tops and branches unto the roofs
of house before they gain access into the ceilings and walls. The fore and hind limbs of rats are developed to adjust to most terrains and surfaces,
thus they can create the perfect grip to sustain their climbing and movements. When rats climb West Linn exterminator on fragile surfaces, they often use their claws to cling
on, and rats are known to fall from heights of above 12 feet and still remain alive. Just like their teeth, rat claws continue to grow and extend all
through their lifespans, thus they are not afraid to climb, and jump whenever the need arise. Their West Linn exterminator ability to climb on different surfaces make it even
more difficult to trap them outdoors.
To learn more about our West Linn pest animal removal services, visit the Portland
animal trapping and removal home page or give us a call at 503-406-1422.