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  • Free Wildlife Removal – Why It Is Difficult to Get Rid of Animals for Free

    Free Wildlife Removal – Why It Is Difficult to Get Rid of Animals for Free CALL: (844) 544-9453 Free wildlife removal is a dream scenario for homeowners in Columbus, Ohio. Unfortunately, it is often not possible to remove animals without cost. If nothing else, you will need to put forth a lot of effort to… Read more »

  • Mouse Removal Service – Mice in the House: Columbus, OH

    Mouse Removal Service – Mice in the House: Columbus, OH Indoor mouse activity ramps up during the colder months in Columbus, Ohio. With fall coming to fruition and winter rapidly approaching, it is only a matter of time before mice begin to look for warm places to take shelter. Unfortunately for Columbus homeowners, mice tend… Read more »

  • Squirrel Removal Service: Fall Squirrel Issues in Columbus, OH

    Squirrel Removal Service: Fall Squirrel Issues in Columbus, OH Unfortunately for homeowners, squirrels are active during each of the four seasons. This means you are likely to come across some squirrel-related issues this fall and beyond. Squirrels are known to shelter in attics, garages, and sometimes even within peoples’ homes. Ultimately, squirrels will look for… Read more »

  • Bat Removal Service | Get Rid of Bats in Columbus, Ohio

    Bat Removal Service | Get Rid of Bats in Columbus, Ohio CALL: (844) 544-9453 Colonizing bats are a common nuisance to Columbus homeowners. Bats are actually very important to our ecosystem as they feed on many annoying insects. That said, bats can cause all kinds of issues for Columbus residents. They can congregate in large… Read more »

  • Yellowjacket Removal Service | Get Rid of Yellowjackets in Columbus, Ohio

    Yellowjacket Removal Service | Get Rid of Yellowjackets in Columbus, Ohio CALL: (844) 544-9453 Yellowjackets are common in Columbus, Ohio in July and August. They are important to the ecosystem as they feed on many pesky insects. However, yellowjackets can be very dangerous if not handled carefully. Their stings are incredibly painful and can even cause… Read more »

  • Muskrat Removal Service | Get Rid of Muskrats in Columbus, Ohio

    Muskrat Removal Service | Get Rid of Muskrats in Columbus, Ohio CALL: (844) 544-9453 Muskrats are common pests for homeowners near water sources such as rivers or lakes. If left alone, they can damage your property by building tunnels that undermine the foundation of structures like barricades. Muskrats can be difficult to get rid of… Read more »

  • Get Starlings Out of the Yard | Columbus Bird Removal

    Get Starlings Out of the Yard | Columbus Bird Removal CALL: (844) 544-9453 European starlings are problem birds for Columbus homeowners and surrounding Central Ohio residents. Many times, residents require professional Columbus bird removal to fix this problem. Starlings are medium-sized birds which measure about 20 centimeters long. Starlings’ feathers are typically a shiny black… Read more »

  • Remove Bees from Your Property | Columbus, OH Carpenter Bee Removal

    Remove Bees from Your Property | Columbus, OH Carpenter Bee Removal CALL: (844) 544-9453 Carpenter bees are large insects which resemble bumblebees (a common misconception) and are commonly found on Columbus, OH homeowners’ properties during the month of May. They mostly black, shiny, and without hair. The bees wake up during the early spring months and… Read more »

  • Get Rid of Moles in Dublin & Powell, Ohio | Mole Removal Services

    CALL: (844) 544-9453 Get Rid of Moles in Dublin & Powell, Ohio | Mole Removal Services Moles are beginning to pop up in lawns all across Dublin, Powell, and other areas of Central Ohio. They are infamous for their ability to dig intricate tunnels under the surface of your lawn. Although you can usually only… Read more »

  • Get Rid of Mosquitoes in Columbus, OH | Mosquito Removal Services

    Get Rid of Mosquitoes in Columbus, OH | Mosquito Removal Services Mosquitoes are the pest insects most famous for causing the itchy bumps found on exposed skin during the warmer months. Even the northern parts of the country will get slammed with mosquito activity. Columbus is no exception, and we hope to prepare you with… Read more »

  • Get Rid of Raccoons During Maternity Season – Columbus, OH

    Get Rid of Raccoons During Maternity Season – Columbus, OH Early spring is high time for raccoon breeding in Columbus, Ohio. During the initial weeks of March, they will look to find the best shelter they can find to give birth to their young. Often times, this means they will invade Columbus homeowners’ properties. Female raccoons will… Read more »

  • Get Rid of Skunks in Columbus, OH | Skunk Mating Season

    CALL: (844) 544-9453 Get Rid of Skunks in Columbus, OH | Skunk Mating Season To get rid of skunks this season, you should first understand why they are in your yard, to begin with. Unlike other animals, skunks do not hibernate in the winter. However, they are less active than in the summer months and choose… Read more »

  • Raccoons in the Attic & Breeding Season – Columbus, OH

    Raccoons in the Attic & Breeding Season – Columbus, OH All throughout Central Ohio, homeowners have to deal with raccoons in the attic. Raccoons are pesky little critters who, by and large, have no respect for your personal property. Often times, you can find them tearing through your walls and vents, ruining your siding, or destroying the… Read more »

  • Squirrel Removal in Central Ohio: Winter Attic Issues

    Ohio Squirrel Activity: Winter Attic Issues Squirrels remain active during all four seasons. This is unfortunate for homeowners, as you may be housing one or more of them at some point. Squirrels usually take shelter in peoples’ attics, but they can invade your home as well. The attic is a wonderful location for housing squirrels…. Read more »

  • Rodents in Home: Winter Activity & Removal – Columbus, OH

    Columbus, OH – Rodents in Your Home this Winter Rodent activity in homes has the ability to ramp up during the winter months. Low temperatures are met with quickly-disappearing sources of food and shelter for many nuisance animals. This drives them to look for shelter where it is most easily accessible: our homes. Ideally, you… Read more »

  • Attic Insulation: A Solution to High Energy Bills

    Central Ohio – Attic Insulation Solutions Attic insulation is an ENERGY STAR® recommended way to significantly lower your energy bill each month. High energy usage is often the result of inefficient temperature control, which is a common but fixable issue for Central Ohioans. What Makes Insulation Insufficient? Insulation is often made up of bulky fiber-like… Read more »

  • Histoplasmosis in Bat Guano & Bat Control – Columbus, Ohio

    Central Ohio – Histoplasmosis in Bat Guano Bats are notorious for carrying disease– especially in their waste. Bat guano can carry dozens of different diseases which pose threats to humans. One of the most notable diseases is histoplasmosis. What Is Histoplasmosis? Histoplasmosis is a fungus which affects the respiratory system, which is responsible for our… Read more »

  • Squirrels – Second Litters & Ohio Resident Concerns

    Greater Columbus – Squirrels Have Their Second Litters The middle of summer is the most common time for squirrels to give birth to their second litter of the year. Squirrels are a very prevalent critter in the Midwest, and Central Ohio is no exception. Home to a consistent squirrel population, a second wave has the… Read more »

  • Thermal Imaging & Pest Control Services – Columbus, Ohio

    Thermal Imaging for Ohio Pest Control Thermal imaging cameras may seem like spy technology, but they are often used by companies in the pest management field to make removal jobs easier. Like many other kinds of technology, new developments have made thermal imaging cameras easier to afford – giving pest removal workers a fantastic resource… Read more »

  • Chimney Swifts – Birds & Animal Control – Columbus, Ohio

    Central Ohio – Chimney Swifts Cause Homeowners Problems Chimney swifts are small to mid-sized birds known to reside and raise their young in Central Ohioans’ chimneys during the summer. They are colored a dark shade of olive, dispersed uniformly over the body. These birds are the perfect size for fitting their slender bodies through tight spaces… Read more »

  • Opossum Problems: Animal Control in Columbus, OH

    Columbus, OH – Handling Opossum Problems Opossums are mid-sized animals, about the size of a cat when fully grown. They are America’s only marsupial and one of the least evolved creatures relative to their species’ length of existence. Opossums have very diverse, effective immune systems which include immunity to many venoms like those found in… Read more »

  • Groundhog Removal & Wildlife Control in Central Ohio

    Central Ohio – Ground Hog Problems At any given time, several species of pest could be burrowing under your yard – forming tunnels, ruining your garden, and annoying your dog. What separates the groundhog from most burrowing pests is their adaptability. Groundhogs are perfectly build for digging, with compact, powerful limbs and curved claws for… Read more »

  • Odorous House Ants & Pest Removal – Columbus, Ohio

    Ohio Pests – Odorous House Ants The aptly named odorous house ant is known for their odor as well as their tendency to invade residential buildings. They are average-sized and colored black, often mistaken for pavement ants. Odorous house ants, when crushed, produce a “rotten coconut” odor, which makes killing them rather difficult. Their colonies can range from… Read more »

  • Carpenter Ant Invasion & Pest Control Service – Columbus, OH

    Columbus, Ohio – Carpenter Ants Invade Carpenter ants are relatively large, blackish colored insects which travel in colonies. They can vary in their individual size, but there is no mistaking the presence of a colony. Carpenter ants are known to damage wood (they actually eat it!) in hopes of creating a viable shelter for nesting…. Read more »

  • Bald-Faced Hornets & Pest Removal – Columbus, OH

    Central Ohio – Bald-Faced Hornets Attack The bald-faced hornet is a frightening sight to witness. They fall under the yellowjacket category, although this species are larger than most other wasps. The name “bald-faced” stems from the black & white color scheme which adorns their bodies. Their stingers are smooth, which allows them to sting their… Read more »

  • Yellowjackets in the Columbus Area

    Columbus OH Area – Yellowjackets in Ohio Of all the pests you might deal with in Central Ohio, few are as feared as the yellowjacket. Think of them as the Ferrari to the common bee’s Volvo. A yellowjacket is a version of a wasp – a longer, thinner counterpart to the more compact, hair-covered bee…. Read more »

  • Cicada Swarms Cause Spike in Mole Activity – Columbus, OH

    Columbus, Ohio – Cicada Swarms Cause Spike in Mole Activity Mole and cicada populations are naturally intertwined. As natural predators of cicadas, moles will migrate anywhere there is a significant increase in cicadas. The yearly numbers tend to be stable, but recent events have thrown a wrench in the cycle. A huge rise in cicadas… Read more »

  • European Starling & Bird Control Services – Columbus, Ohio

    Central Ohio Problem Birds – European Starlings Every year at about this time, birds begin to cause problems for homeowners nationwide. The Columbus area is no exception, and one of the biggest offenders goes by the name of “European Starling.” These are among the most common bird species in America, so it should be of… Read more »

  • High Infestation Rates Of Yard Moles – Columbus, OH

    High Infestation Rates of Yard Moles Mole damage to yards and mulch beds can be a very frustrating problem in central Ohio.  The most common symptoms of mole infestations are large mounds of dirt on the grass, tunnels through the turf and spongy, sinking sections of yards & lawns. Mole populations are not evenly distributed around central… Read more »

  • Carpenter Bees Spring Removal & Pest Control – Columbus, OH

    Carpenter Bee Eradication In Central Ohio Springtime is busy for most species of insects and wildlife in Ohio.  With temperatures warming early this year, plants and flowers are emerging, and not long after them will emerge all the pollinating insects, such as the carpenter bees. If you find small amounts of sawdust or pollen stains around… Read more »

  • Raccoon Maternity Season & Wildlife Removal – Columbus, Ohio

    Raccoon Maternity Season in Ohio There are many tell-tale signs of spring beginning to arrive in Ohio; Days getting longer, a few warm days mixed with the gray late-winter ones, flowers and trees beginning to bud & bloom, and in the wildlife management field, the first litter of baby raccoons are found nestled up inside a… Read more »

  • Wildlife Removal: Birds In Vents – Nest Buildup & Bird Mites

    Central Ohio – Birds in Your Vents Another very common wildlife encounter are when birds nest in bath fan vents. The most common species that flocks towards these vents are European starlings and English sparrows. Both are “cavity nesting” birds, which means they prefer to make their nests in small holes. These cavities can include… Read more »

  • Skunk Removal & Animal Control Services – Columbus, OH

    Columbus, OH – Getting Rid of Skunks Another highly recognizable animal that we deal with is the skunk. There are several species in North America, but in Ohio we are home to the striped skunk, Mephitis mephitis. Anyone who has lived in Ohio for any period of time has likely seen or smelled one of these guys…. Read more »

  • Groundhog Removal & Animal Control – Columbus, Ohio

    Columbus, OH – Groundhog Removal The groundhog, also known as the “woodchuck” or “whistlepig”, often conjures up visions of a squat, grumpy critter.  These large rodents are found in fields, commercial lots, along highways and residential yards.  They prefer the solitary lifestyle, only seeking out other groundhogs to mate between March and May in Ohio…. Read more »

  • Opossum Removal & Control in Columbus, OH

    Columbus, OH – Opossum Removal & Control An opossum can be a scary creature to come across in your home territory.  While they are quite cowardly and harmless, their wide eyes and rat-like facial features can hardly make them appealing guests.   This marsupial (amazingly the only one in the United States) is guilty of… Read more »

  • Flying Squirrel & Animal Control Services – Columbus, Ohio

    Central Ohio – Flying Squirrel Control Flying squirrels are unofficially the ninja of the Rodentia world. They are arguably the cutest ninjas you will ever meet. These critters are skilled at concealing themselves, engaging in amazing aerial acrobatics, and infiltrating the local attic. They don’t need to chew holes to gain entry either; all they… Read more »

  • Pests That Infest Stored Products

    Stored Product Pests Stored product pests like weevils, grain beetles, indian meal moths, and drug store beetles can be found all through out Ohio at all times of the years and can cause a significant amount of damages financially and with contaminated food. Buckeye Wildlife Solutions offers plans, methods and advice on eliminating and managing… Read more »

  • Interior & Exterior Spiders – The Difference

    Interior and Exterior Spider Differences Interior and exterior spiders are actually different and both spiders are biologically equipped to live in their respective environments. This is why it’s actually not always the best idea to remove spiders from inside the home and place them outside, despite the good intentions. Occasionally spiders will wonder inside from… Read more »

  • Columbus, OH Ant Facts & Control Plans

    Columbus, Ohio – Ant Types & Control There are several types of ants in Columbus, Ohio including odorous house ants, little black ants, carpenter ants and more. Most species of ants live solely outdoors, venturing indoors when in search of sustenance. It can be surprising when an interior infestation gets out of control the best… Read more »

  • Flea Behaviors & Biology

    Flea Behavior in Columbus, Ohio Fleas are small brown creatures that jump from surface to surface. They are extremely difficult to eliminate and can rarely be eradicated on one’s own with store bought products or holistic remedies. Even with professional services, they often take more than one application. Buckeye Wildlife Solutions Professionals are highly educated… Read more »

  • Importance Of Pest Treatments

    The importance of year round pest treatments; yes, even during the winter months. At the end of every fall without fail, you may notice a mass exodus of various bugs and insects. But they aren’t dying off or migrating south for the winter, they’re actually secretly invading areas of your yard and home. They’re setting… Read more »

  • Dead Deer Removal & Animal Pickup – Columbus, Ohio

    Dead Deer Removal and Pickup in Columbus, Ohio Are you looking for someone in Columbus Ohio to pickup a dead deer on your property, or perhaps a city owned property? There are a few things you should know before contacting someone. If the deceased deer is located more than 150 feet away from the public road,… Read more »

  • Spider Behavior & Control Tips

    Central Ohio – Spider Control This year, a hot and humid Ohio summer created the perfect conditions for a bug boom. The explosion in insect population means that there are ample dinner supplies for the upcoming spider season. Yes, thats right. Just when you thought summer skeeters and picnic ants were just about over, there’s… Read more »

  • Mole Biology, Damage, & Habits

    Columbus, Ohio – Mole Behavior One of the most common wildlife species that is dealt with around central Ohio is the mole. While moles are not typically able to enter into homes, they can cause significant damage to yards, mulch beds and gardens.  Their damage is in the form of tunnels just below the surface… Read more »

  • Squirrels In the Attic – How They Do It | BWS Central Ohio

    Central Ohio – Squirrels in Attics Squirrels in the attic is a very common problem in residential neighborhoods. Squirrels are actually the #1 searched pest animal on the internet. Why is that? Well, the problem originates from squirrel behavior which inclines them to seek out the best place to live and reproduce, and many times… Read more »

  • Raccoons In The Attic – Tips & Control Methods

    Tips for Those with Raccoons in the Attic – Columbus, Ohio Raccoons appear to be cute furry little animals, but the paths of destruction they leave in their wake is not cute at all to say the least. Raccoon abatement programs is something Buckeye Wildlife Solutions can offer. We take many things into consideration when… Read more »

  • Bat Removal & Control – A Bat Experts Blog Entry

    Bat Removal Tips – Columbus, Ohio Bats are nocturnal in nature. Bat species in Northern America exclusively feed on insects during the night. Nuisance concerns arise when bats are able to gain access to a home or other building. Exclusion of the nuisance bats becomes necessary when this happens. Keeping the bats out of the… Read more »