Hey guys, Mike with rope, pest control here, and you passing your chimney well today's. Video on go through a couple of things you need to know before you try and remove pests from your chimney and how to prevent some issues in the first place.
So one thing to understand is that there's, really going to be two types of situations that happen. When you have pests in your chimney, one is going to be that a pest has fallen into your chimney and has become trapped.
The other is one: pests are nesting in your chimney. Now there's, a couple issues that come along with both versions and different things you need to do accordingly. So one thing to understand is that when animals nest in a chimney it can cause a couple different issues so one it can be a fire hazard, because again, most animals make nests out of materials that are very flammable and for the most part, these pests are Going to create nests in the flue, which is basically an escape vent for heat and gases from the chimneys.
So if birds for example or squirrels are creating nests, it can cause a couple things, one being a fire hazard. The other is blocking these harmful gases from escaping. So what can you do? Well, for the most part you don't.
T really want to remove these pests on your own. There's. Various laws out there against removal of bird nests and various birds and killing them if they're nesting in inconvenient areas, so that's. One thing that you need to be aware of is: if you don't have permits to do it.
It could be illegal, so that's. One reason why you want to reach out to a pest control professional, because they'll, be licensed. They'll, be able to handle these pests and remove them safely. Another thing to keep in mind is when these various casts get trapped.
In your chimney, it's more than just the inconvenience of having them there right it's more than just the noise issues that they're, going to make a lot of these pests carry various diseases, which is another Reason why don't want to try and remove them on your own.
One thing that people think there might be a good idea is to you know: quote-unquote smoke them out and that's, not a good idea again, one that can cause various fire hazard issues because, again, like I said the nets are very flammable.
You could end up burning down your home or creating issues with fires. You try and smoke these pests out. You get a lot of times that could kill these paths, which isn't the greatest situation, but again, like we talked about with the birds that could even be illegal in some instances.
So it's again best to reach out to a pest control professional to remove these pests again when these pests that get trapped inside your chimney, they can have various diseases, so it could be squirrels, it could be raccoons, it could be.
Bats could be Birds, one of the most common issues that we see is that with raccoons and bats, for example, they carry rabies. So if you're trying to handle these paths or remove them on your own or if they get out from the chimney into your home, don't again try and do this removal process by yourself higher pest control service.
That's, certified that's licensed that can get rid of these wildlife issues in your home stay safe out there. If you want to prevent issues like this, one of the biggest things you can do is to install a cap over the top of your chimney and a screen to prevent birds and pass from getting in but make sure they're heavy-duty.
A lot of cats again like raccoons and squirrels a very Hardy they like to you, know rip through these screens chew through these and get in there anyway. But prevention is going to be your best option.
If you do have a pest issue in your chimney again, we really recommend reaching out to a pest control service because they're properly licensed and they have the equipment to handle these animals if they happen to be dangerous and carrying diseases.
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