Crawlspace Cleanup in Kansas City Metro

Similar to attics, crawl spaces are commonly invaded by wildlife and pests. If you have had critters invade your home, they likely left behind droppings and chewed any insulation down there. Luckily, crawlspace cleanup will get your home back to top shape. You might also have damage to the pipes or other damages that require crawlspace repair. Our trained technicians will clean the crawl space of your home after the animals have been removed.

Common problems that animals cause that warrant crawl space repair in Kansas City include: 

Damaged pipes

Rodent teeth do not stop growing, and they will find anything to chew to relieve their teeth. They may choose to chew on your pipes, which causes great damage to your home. Damaged pipes can lead to water damage which could include ruined drywall and foundation problems. Damaged pipes will continue to make problems until repaired. When our team implements crawl space cleaning, we will be sure any damaged pipes are taken care of before the cleaning starts so the problem doesn't return. 

Ripped insulation

When wildlife gets into your crawlspace, they will use the insulation for their bedding. When the insulation is ripped and dissipated throughout the space, it is no longer effective. Luckily, insulation restoration is available. Before we restore the insulation, we will implement our pest clean up services and prevention methods so the new insulation stays effective.

Chewed wires

When rodents like mice and rats are looking for something to chew, they may also choose to chew the wires in your crawlspace. This can be a great fire hazard to your home because when they chew the wires they remove the protective coating on the outside. A single spark on a damaged wire could cause a fire. When we implement our craw space rodent clean up, we will check for any damaged wires so we can get them repaired and keep your home safe. 

Soiled items with feces

When wildlife is scurrying through your crawlspace, they will leave their droppings behind. Wildlife droppings will damage your insulation and spread diseases in your crawlspace. These messes and diseases require professional equipment to destroy the bacteria. Our team will implement professional crawlspace cleaning to get rid of the diseases and droppings left behind.

When pests invade your home, they leave behind these messes and damage. Luckily, Critter Control of Kansas City Metro offers full-service pest clean-up services. Once we remove the animal and fix any damage, we will install prevention methods to keep the animals from coming back!

Animal in the Crawlspace

If you notice torn insulation, chewed wires, or droppings, you likely have an animal in the crawlspace! Many different animals could be the culprit, but the most common are raccoons, opossums, and rodents. 

Raccoons in the Crawlspace

Raccoons love to take advantage of your Kansas City Metro crawl space to stay warm and have their babies. Raccoons will create a mess with their latrine, which is a place they choose to use as their bathroom. If you hear thumping in your crawlspace, you may have a raccoon in your crawlspace. 

Crawl Space Rodent Clean Up

While they are small, rodents create a lot of damage in the crawlspace! From droppings to chewed insulation and wires, they certainly show proof they were there. Our team offers full-service crawl space rodent clean up to get your crawlspace back to normal! Our crawlspace cleaning services will ensure your home is clean and healthy and back to top shape in no time. 

Opossums in the Crawlspace

If you notice opossums in the crawlspace, they are likely just passing through for a short time. However, it's still important to remove them as quickly as possible before they tear any insulation or leave behind droppings. If opossums have invaded your crawlspace, you will likely need some crawl space cleaning to remove any droppings and diseases left behind. 

We will remove all of the animal droppings and inspect the condition of the pipes and insulation of your home to ensure there are no possible leaks that can cause a lack of energy efficiency. Call Critter Control of Kansas City Metro today if you suspect there are unwanted animals in and around your crawl space.  

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