Scratching Noise in Wall

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Symptom

"I keep hearing a scratching or fluttering noise from behind the wall."

Scratching noise in wall: animal control problemIf you are hearing a scratching or fluttering noise coming from behind a wall, we will ask you the following questions in order to determine the cause:

  • What time(s) of day or night is it scratching?
  • Is the scratching noise always in the same spot?
  • Is the noise high or low on the wall?
  • How long have you been hearing it? Days or weeks?
  • Have you ever had wild animals in your house or structure before?
  • Do you know of any holes or way a critter could access your home?
  • Is your soffit / eaves in good repair?
  • How old is your home?
  • Do you have a ranch style house or a two-story?
  • Is the noise from behind the wall on the first floor or second floor?
  • Do you hear any verbal audible sounds?
  • Do you have any pets? If yes, do you feed them inside or out?
  • Do you have a bird feeder?
  • Have you ever had mice in the house before?

Cause

Depending on your answers to the above questions, the problem may be caused by the following critters:

  • Raccoon
  • Squirrel
  • Mouse or Mice
  • Flying Squirrel
  • Bats
  • Rats

Remedy

The solution may involve the following:

  1. Conduct a CSI (Critter Scene Investigation)
  2. Trap
  3. Cut wall to remove critter
  4. Exclusion (repair and prevent recurrence)


Call us today and sleep better tonight!
Call Critter Catcher 513-797-TRAP



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