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Possum Removal

Home Pest Control Possum Removal

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    Pesky Possum Bird & Pest Control are your local possum specialists. Our service area includes all of Brisbane, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast. We have over two decades of experience removing and relocating these cute but persistent marsupials.

    Possum Removal

    While the Common Brushtail, Common Ringtail and Mountain Brushtail possums are native to Australia and a protected species, living with possums in your roof can be frustrating. These out of control critters have been known to chew through electrical wire and timber, causing great expense, while their droppings and urine can present a health risk. Take a look at the video above to see what this desperate pest will do to get back into a roof from which it has been proofed.

    Because suburbia has increasingly encroached on their natural habitat, these marsupials have no choice but to adapt and find new places to live and things to eat, such as tree bark and leaves, shrubs, fruits and vegetables, flowers, fungi, and lichen. This can be a problem if one or a family of possums find a way into your ceiling or roof cavity to set up their abode, or decide that their next meal is coming from your vegetable patch or even worse, the fruit bowl on your kitchen table.

    While humans and possums need to learn to exist in harmony with each other, if one is causing you issues you can take measures to evict them from your roof void and then seal off the gap or crevice where they are entering your dwelling. It is also important to set a trap inside any sealed off areas to catch any that might now be trapped inside. This is an effective deterrent and will have them on their way to find another place to live. Local laws must be followed however, which means any possums cannot be relocated more than 25m away from where they are caught.


    Do you need a licensed possum catcher to solve your problem?

    One of our Pesky Possum Technicians can help! We specialise in humane handling of problematic animals. Due to their status in Australia, there are strict laws surrounding the removal and relocation of most native fauna.

    All of our technicians are highly skilled and trained to comply with all Government regulations. We can come out to your home or business today and install possum traps to get them out! Once we have proofed the building to ensure they cannot come back,we will relocate them out of your ceiling space.

    Our services include:

    • Possum Capture and Release (25m from capture point)

    • Finding all existing entry and exit points

    • Installing Proofing to stop any more taking up residence

    • Installing one-way doors for possums to safely exit

    Stop losing sleep at night because of loud noises in your ceiling! Let our Technicians solve your Possum problems. All our proofing comes with up to 12 months warranty on our proofing work, so you won’t need to worry about them ever again! Do you live in Brisbane, the Gold Coast or the surrounding areas and need help with such an issue?

    Call 1300 767 786 (1300 POSSUM) now to find out more about our services today!

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