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Western Exterminator Company is the #1 Avalon, 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 Avalon, CA, then pick up the phone and call us for prompt help with your pest problems.

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Avalon, California 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 Avalon, 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.

For homes and businesses in Avalon, California, opossums can be a source of disruption. These nocturnal mammals often infiltrate urban settings, searching for food by overturning garbage bins and causing untidiness. Although typically non-aggressive, the potential health risks they pose, including the transmission of diseases to pets, cannot be overlooked. Their activity can interfere with business operations and repel patrons. Engaging a specialized pest control service in California for opossum management is crucial. Western Exterminator Company offers humane and effective solutions for removing opossums, applying measures to prevent their return, and maintaining a secure, pest-free environment for the community of CA, underscoring the value of expert intervention in handling opossum-related concerns.

Since 1921, Western Exterminator Company has been at the forefront of opossum control in Avalon, 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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Avalon, CA Opossum Treatment


Avalon, 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 - Avalon, 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 Avalon, 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 Avalon, 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 Avalon, 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 Avalon, 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

GREAT workers and wonderful customer service.


December 6th, 2018

Amazing work and wonderful team!


February 14th, 2019

Our technician is always available and willing to get rid of our pest issues. Superb customer service!


December 18th, 2018

A tech just serviced our home and he was amazing! He treated the bees and they are all gone! Now, I do not have to worry about my kids when they are outside playing. My tech also closed up entry points for bugs and rodents. What a wonderful service!


July 2nd, 2018

All I can say is that the technician was very friendly, knowledgeable and professional!


August 8th, 2018

For our first service with Western Exterminator Company, we were already impressed because they got us in earlier than our original scheduled appointment. The rep thoroughly explained the treatment and sprayed both inside and out of our home. Western Exterminator Company and their reps we would highly recommend to everyone!


June 6th, 2018

I've had Western Exterminator Company out twice now. Both times their reps were nothing but pleasant and professional. Considering all the work they put in for each service, their prices are pretty reasonable. Whether you need ongoing or on-the-spot treatment, Western Exterminator Company will take care of you.


January 19th, 2018

Western Exterminator Company provides awesome service. Their reps are never late, always respectful, and really professional. They do their work meticulously and often go the extra mile. Thank you, Western Exterminator Company!


March 3rd, 2016

Western Exterminator Company reps are the best in the business. They are quite knowledgeable, they answer all your questions, are extremely nice, and do a fantastic job.


November 26th, 2018

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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