Skunks are a hassle. They get into crap fertilizer, food and just about anything that you leave outside. Not to mention the clear, they smell bad and you must worry about your pets getting sprayed. There are a few things you can do in order to get rid of skunks and make them move away for good!
The first thing you should do is get rid of any inviting hiding areas that could create the perfect, comfy house for skunks. Skunks like small holes and openings. This is why it’s strongly suggested that you eradicate wood piles, rock piles, brush piles and any sort of heap that would make a skunk blend in and feel safe. They have also been known to dwell in open sheds and garages. If you’re serious about wanting to remove skunks, you need to even eliminate tree trunks with openings or holes.
Next is the fact that skunks love to create their house under porches and patios. This is a very common occurrence. If you think that you’ve a skunk living under the porch, find an exterminator that will get out it. You don’t need to seal a skunk in and need to deal with the odor if it expires. Once it is out, instantly seal any openings. Even the ones that you feel are too small to get a skunk. You would be amazed what they could fit through. If skunks have been in there earlier, they will look for a way back in. Be diligent in your efforts.
Skunks are essentially lazy opportunists. They would like to be where life is easy. Get rid of pet food, bbq scraps, your pet’s water dish, compost piles and garbage they can get into. Obviously, the garbage goes outdoors, just be certain it’s in a very secure container.
Follow these eliminate skunks hints and soon your skunk will realize that your home isn’t any fun anymore and attempt to find a replacement home.