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Western Exterminator Company is the #1 Altadena, CA pest control & extermination company. We have over 103 years experience, and have helped over 1,000,000 homeowners and businesses with opossum extermination and other pest control. Read on to learn why we are the top choice for pest control in Altadena, CA, then pick up the phone and call us for prompt help with your pest problems.

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Altadena, CA Opossum Removal

California's diverse climate and environment, ranging from coastal regions to arid deserts and lush forests, create a unique setting that can be conducive to pest issues in homes and businesses. The state's mild winters and warm summers often foster conditions that allow pests to thrive and multiply. Opossums can pose significant problems, including structural damage to buildings, health risks to inhabitants, and harm to the natural ecosystem. Consequently, it's crucial to have a reliable pest control company in Altadena, California that can effectively manage these opossum problems. Western Exterminator Company has the expertise to identify, prevent, and eliminate pest infestations, ensuring the safety, health, and well-being of residents and the preservation of the environment.

In Altadena, California, the presence of opossums can lead to complications for both residential and commercial areas. These creatures, active during the night, tend to venture into populated areas to forage, often rummaging through trash and creating disorder. While they usually avoid confrontation, the health hazards they bring, especially the risk of spreading diseases to domestic animals, should not be ignored. Such incidents can disrupt the smooth running of businesses and drive away customers. It is therefore essential to collaborate with a pest control provider experienced in addressing opossum problems in California. Western Exterminator Company provides both humane removal techniques and strategies to deter future visits by opossums, ensuring the safety and cleanliness of the environment for CA's inhabitants and workforce, demonstrating the significance of professional opossum management.

Since 1921, Western Exterminator Company has been at the forefront of opossum control in Altadena, California, ensuring the safety and well-being of homes and businesses. With a legacy spanning over a century, the company has consistently delivered reliable and effective opossum removal solutions. In addition to traditional services, Western Exterminator Company goes above and beyond by offering innovative solutions like Tap insulation for attics and crawl spaces. Their opossum exterminator's commitment to comprehensive pest management reflects their dedication to providing California residents with a holistic approach to safeguarding their living and working spaces.

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Altadena, CA Opossum Treatment


Altadena, CA Opossum Treatment

How To Identify An Opossum Problem

Appearance - Opossums are typically about 2 - 3 feet long from nose to tail tip, weighing anywhere from 4- 15 pounds (about the size of a large house cat). Opossums have gray bodies and white faces, with pointed snouts. They have long, hairless tails that are used to wrap around tree branches.

Behavior - Altadena, CA opossums are marsupials that thrive in both wooded and suburban areas. They will eat almost anything, adding to their ability to flourish and reproduce in suburban areas successfully. There is a reason why these creatures have been around since the time of the dinosaurs.

Roadkill, grass, fruit, garbage, insects, birds and snakes are just a few items that comprise their diet. As a survival mechanism, they often play dead by curling up on their backs. They're also well known for baring their teeth and hissing. This behavior is often mistaken for rabies. Opossum sightings will most likely occur at night since they are nocturnal animals.

You may not see an opossum right away and may instead find your garbage can tipped over and eaten, or find birds or snakes dead in your yard. If you are outside at night, you might see one scurry away after finding a meal. These are both ways to identify if you have an opossum problem on your property.

Why You Might Have Opossums

Since Altadena, CA opossums do not discriminate when it comes to diet, there are a few things that homeowners can do to discourage opossums from frequenting your property.

Most importantly, do not leave trash outside your home, especially at night, and always make sure your trash bins are completely closed up. If you have fruit trees on your property or a garden, your property may be more likely to be targeted by these creatures.

Reasons To Treat Your Opossum Problem Immediately

Opossums can be great assets to any property as they are only of the only species that feeds on tIcks, but cannot contract any tick-related diseases. Other than this small fact, having opossums on your property can be a nuisance, and they need to be moved promptly.

Although it is a common misconception that opossums spread rabies, they are actually less likely to spread this disease than other animals such as raccoons and household pets.

However, more commonly, opossums in Altadena, CA are notorious for spreading fleas. Fleas are a major problem, and an infestation can break out very quickly. Because opossums will bite and claw if they feel threatened, it is important that property owners do not take removal into their own hands.

A professional Altadena, CA wildlife removal technician is trained in humanely and efficiently handling opossum removal.

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What to expect from our treatment

  • Target the Source
    First we identify and target the source of your opossum problem with our custom treatment.
  • Inside Treatment
    We then treat unfinished basements, garages, crawl spaces, trash areas, attics; wherever there is the possibility for a pest to enter your home or make residence, we will create a barrier to protect you. We deploy a variety of techniques depending on what works best for your situation.
  • Outside Treatment
    We create a protective barrier around your home using a granular base around the foundation. We then treat windows and doors, as well as under siding, to keep the pests out. We will also place a granular bait in your flower and mulch beds so that it is taken back to any potential nests, destroying them.
  • Local Altadena, CA Operated Business

We exterminate opossums inThree Steps!


  • 1Inspect
    We conduct a thorough home inspection. We will identify the source of your opossum problem.
  • 2Plan
    We put together a plan that best fits your home in order to eliminate and protect against opossums.
  • 3Exterminate
    We exterminate your opossum problem.

Reviews

The technician that came over got me to switch pest companies because he demonstrated their expertise in their field. I joined him as he did his property inspection and he patiently discussed the customized treatments to me. He didn't rush me either when I raised questions. He also went over the plan to rid my yard of the moles that are destroying it.


August 18th, 2016

We signed up after talking to one of their technicians when he was in our neighborhood. He struck us as very knowledgable and seemed to have a good attitude. And even though the technicians may change because of route adjustments, we still get great service!


March 1st, 2019

The technician went to my house thrice already, his consitency is truly admirable. What a professional, really truly knowledgeable and very polite!


February 20th, 2019

I am highly impressed by the job done by Western Exterminator Company technicians!


March 7th, 2018

Western Exterminator Company has highly trained and experienced employees who knows how to relate to customers. This company is dependable when it comes to solving pest issues. Their owner is an awesome guy! He even took time to reach out to me and explain their process since I am new to all of this.


February 1st, 2016

Our rep got rid of the pests in an exceptional and efficient manner.


June 12th, 2016

Top notch service from trustworthy reps. I am left with an amazing experience.


May 10th, 2016

I have yet to see positive resuults. However, for an initial treatment, I can say that service went pretty well. The rep was friendly and personable. Quite pleased with Western Exterminator Company so far, compared to other pest control companies I used in the past who were extremely disappointing.


April 16th, 2016

Thank you so much, Western Exterminator Company, for never failing to deliver fabulous service. Your reps always go the extra mile.


December 9th, 2016

Our Warranty


Service Warranty

Western Exterminator Company warranties its treatment plan for a full year. If for whatever reason you have any new opossum problems or other covered pests, we will treat immediately and at no cost to you. Immediately means you are our priority.

The barriers we put in place to protect your home and family against pests will naturally break down over time. This is why over the course of the year we will regularly reapply treatments to ensure your home is protected. For more details on our treatment schedule read our pestfree365 program page.

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How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Pest Control Service?

When you're looking to hire a pest control service (aka exterminator), you can expect to pay anywhere from $110 to $290 per treatment.

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