How to Prevent Opossums from Entering Your Home

common opossum walking on new backyard fence

Opossums are generally considered a nuisance. Although they’re harmless and rarely carry rabies, opossums carry fleas that can infest indoor pets. Fleas from dead opossums with nothing to feed on can migrate deeper into living spaces; even flea larvae (which don’t need blood) can continue feeding on debris in hidden opossum nests until reaching maturity, at which point adult fleas will seek out new food sources.

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How to Get Rid of Snakes in the House

 small snake at home outdoor table

Seeing a snake slither by while you’re relaxing in your home can send you shrieking out the door. The chances are good that the snake is non-poisonous, but you’ll need to get it out of your home as soon as possible if you believe it may be venomous. If you’re confident enough to remove the snake yourself instead of relying on the expertise of a snake removal service professional, consider the following strategies:

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