Our Opossum Removal and Exclusion Services in New York City, Long Island, Westchester County, NY or Northern, NJ

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 they’re eating habits, Opossums carry parasites which transmit disease. They include all the popular pests too 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 humane removal and relocation of Opossums throughout NYC, Westchester, Long Island and Northern, NJ.

Why Choose Standard to Provide Opossum Control & Removal Solutions

Points About Standard Pest Management

  • Established in 1929
  • Highly Trained In Opossum Relocation & Removal
  • Commercial & Residential Solutions Available
  • Friendly & Affordable Service
  • Serving the Entire NYC & NJ Metro Area
  • Licensed, Insured, & Certified Technicians

Facts About Opossum Control

  • Have Sharp Teeth But Are Mostly Harmless
  • Carry Ticks, Mites & Fleas
  • Scavenge for Garbage
  • Leave Bacteria Ridden Droppings and Urine
  • Cause Property Damage

Our Removal of Opossums from Your Property

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. 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!

The Appearance of Opossums

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.

Health Risks Involving Opossums

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’re not carriers of Rabies, they do carry Ticks, Mites and Fleas which can transmit disease.

Their urine and droppings also contain bacteria which pose health risks to humans such as Salmonella and Leptospirosis.


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Standard Pest Management

25-80 Steinway Street

Astoria, NY 11103

+1 (800) 479-MOUSE

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