Like all pests, Opossums are considered a nuisance for property owners throughout the New York City Metro area due to their constant scavenging for food. This doesn’t just end in your garbage can either, they have been commonly known to take up residence within your attic, garage, crawl space, and underneath decks or patios. We also get calls about Opossums invading offices, buildings and additional places of business.
They aren’t just a hazard to have around due to their eating habits, Opossums carry parasites which transmit disease. They include all the popular pests as well including Ticks, Mites and Fleas. If you manage to get bitten or have an infestation from one of these parasites, this will turn into an entirely different nightmare. Standard Pest Management specializes in the management and relocation of Opossums throughout NYC, Westchester, Long Island and Northern, NJ.
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If you encounter them or have an infestation, we suggest you give us or another professional Wildlife nuisance removal company a call immediately. Although they are not carriers of Rabies, they do carry Ticks, Mites  &  Fleas which can transmit disease.
Their urine and droppings also contain bacteria which pose health risks to humans such as Salmonella and Leptospirosis. More often than not, upon entering a customer's property, we will end up finding Opossum droppings, urine as well as other nesting materials.
Standard Pest Management provide a vast array of high-pressure washing, cleaning and sanitizing solutions to remove former nesting areas, droppings, urine and more. Our services work to clean and disinfect the most dangerous bacteria.
You can always count on us for fast service and superior results, especially when it comes to the removal of Opossums from your home or place of business. It’s a serious matter. By the time many customers give us a call, there’s already been tremendous nesting activity and waste materials left behind by nuisance Opossums.
Once inside your structure, they will inevitable leave behind parasites, disgusting nesting materials, garbage, and damage. We commonly find urine and droppings filled with bacteria wherever they happen to be living inside your property. Is your skin crawling yet?
Standard’s Technicians are fully trained and experienced for even the toughest relocation projects involving Opossums. We are consistently trained in finding exposed areas where they may enter to nest as well as enforcing exclusion techniques to keep them out: permanently!LEARN MORE ABOUT POWER-WASHING
What can we say besides the fact that they look like gigantic hairy rats? Their nose is hairless and their bodies are covered in white and gray fur. You’ll also notice that their ears are black and they have black rims around their eyes.
Like rodents, they have excellent climbing and crawling abilities. This is what makes it so easy for them to enter your property. They can climb or crawl across branches, power-lines, you name it.