Possums are small creatures that usually dwell in the tress or stay and breed in the hidden corners of your homes. They are not particularly harmful directly to you but they might cause infections from the germs and bacteria that they leave behind. They also urinate in these hidden corners of your house and produce a foul smell that makes it difficult to breathe in the same air. It makes the surroundings dirty and unhygienic for human survival.
Possums are protected animals under the Wildlife Act of 1975. Hence, it is illegal to kill possums in Australia. We at Possum Removal are experts in Possum Removal Otago and know exactly how to safely remove possums from your place and release them at the distance away from your premises.
It is highly recommended to hire professionals to carry out the job of possum removal in Otago as it can’t be manually done by an unskilled person. We at Possum Removal are trained to evict possums safely from people’s homes and restrict their entry permanently.
Common Brushtail Possum: They are named on their furry tail. They are nocturnal pests and hence find their way easily in the night. These are native creatures to Australia. They also feed on rats and are black, silver-grey, brown or gold. Their tail helps them to move from one tree to the other.
Common Ringtail Possum: Just like brushtail possums, their tails also help them move around from one place to the other. They are grey with cream stomach and white under-eye patches. They weigh somewhere in between 550 grams and 1100 grams. Their length is around 30-35 cm long excluding the tail length.
Possums are protected under the Wildlife Act and hence, it is illegal to kill these creatures. However, they might die dwelling in your garden or hidden corners of the house and produce a foul smell once dead. They also cause damage to your property by eating wires or pipes etc. over the roof. Hence, it is always recommended to get them evicted from your house professionally.
If a possum dies in your house, there will be a foul smell for about two months and the carcass would have accumulated flies and other small creatures dwelling over it. The best option, in this case, is to call for professional dead possum removal service providers. Possum Removal consists of an expert team who know how to clean the area where the possum has died and remove the carcass of the animal out of the house.
After the removal process, our team would sanitize the place and make sure no foul odour is left behind.
Our possum catcher team doesn’t leave any stone unturned in providing you with the best service possible. We catch possums safely from the hidden corners of your homes and leave them to a place within the authority guidelines, but away from your house. We make sure their entrance to your place is restricted permanently. Our professionals cover most of the places including:
We understand the urgency our clients might have once they spot possums at their homes. It is risky and not safe to stay under the same roof as the possums. They also cause a lot of damage to the property. Hence, to save our clients from all the problems we provide same day possum removal services or emergency services to those in need. This is without any extra charge. Our reasonable cost and effective service are what makes us the best in the city.
Do you remove dead possums from roofs?
Yes, we do remove dead possum with proper care and sanitary precautions. You must not remove a dead possum on your own as it contains a lot of harmful germs and bacteria that might cause deadly diseases.
What can I do when possums run on the roof at night?
The first step is to find the entry point of the possums and block the entry point so that they can’t enter your house. Further, you can call professionals like Possum Removal Otago to help you get rid of possums permanently.
Can possums damage my ceiling and roof?
Possums do result in a lot of damage including a lot of furniture. Over the roof, they might eat electrical wires and pipes and damage the wiring of the house etc. They might also urinate at the same place and cause a foul smell in the surrounding area.
Is it illegal to kill possums in Australia?
Possums are protected animals under the act of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 (NPW Act). Hence, it is illegal to kill possums in Australia. To get rid of them, you can hire professionals who will release them away from your premises safely.