Chicago Animal Removal Services

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This is one of those deals where differing expectations derail the process and make me leery of buying any in the future. The man was pleasant enough at the beginning, but, as I explained our long history with squirrels entering our home, he became quite abrasive and even seemed angry as he informed me of how the rules have changed and we could go to jail! All I wanted was what what was advertised - a home inspection to see where they were getting in. But his agenda was different - he said: What good is it for us to come out there if we don't set traps?! I believe that was at $90 a trap. And we have our own. And we don't want to euthanize all our squirrels! So they got my money and I received no service. So, it basically seems that we pay some of these companies to let them in so they can charge us a lot more money for other services. Not always a good deal.
- Karen C.

The initial guy that came out to do the estimate and see if there were squirrels living in the gutter opening was very professional and courteous. He even told me a way I could save some money for the initial assessment. He gave me clear instructions of what to do when a squirrel was caught and how to respond. I just think they could have been more efficient in laying out more than one trap versus one trap at a time, especially if you know that on average we'd be catching 5-6 squirrels. It was hard having to deal with this for about a week. Sometimes the technician would come for the trapped squirrel and then we'd call 2 hours later stating there's another one in the trap having to wait a whole day for it to be picked up.
When a squirrel was caught, I or my tenant would call them. We often got the answering service, but someone would call me the next morning with an estimation time. They did come during the time, but sometimes the technician wouldn't tell me they were outside removing and replacing a new trap. Once I waited three hours only to find out that the technician came and went. I really would have liked a phone call after each visit just to keep me informed. The lady answering calls during business hours was always very friendly and apologetic.
Overall it was good, and I might use them again. Hopefully we won't have to ;)
- Sajit S.

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Our attic is not accessible from the inside, so they had to build scaffolding from the outside, set traps on the scaffold and seal up the access hole the squirrels were using. The work was done well; but $2800 for removing a couple of squirrels seemed excessive (even with the added costs of erecting the scaffolding). But they were the only company out of 4 requests that was even willing to tackle the job

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was excellent and very easy to work with. His price was very fair, he was always on time, and was able to remove our squirrels and seal up the entry point in less than week.
- LIsa M.

We highly recommend
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and would certainly use them again! They came out when they said they would. Every person we dealt with were professional, knowledgeable and considerate. They even worked with our insurance company on pricing when costs were not aligned on some items.
- Therese D.

We have been having squirrel problems for a few years in our front soffit and we began hearing them vigorously chewing on two-by-fours every night. We had finally had enough one night when the chewing became so loud I couldn't sleep! I called some other companies and they refused to do any additional work to seal up the house unless we also hired them to trap the squirrels. We have been through this before and it is a complete waste of time. I can trap the squirrels myself for free. These companies want $125 every time they trap a squirrel....what a ripoff. So.....After trapping approximately 10 squirrels myself and handing them over to a licensed "squirrel lady" over a period of about 6 weeks, we finally felt ready to seal everything up. I called
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was VERY professional and came out right away and I could tell he knew what he was talking about. He told me he would seal everything up with steel (painted white to match our trim) and then just to make sure there were no squirrels trapped inside, he would put a one way excluder up for a few days. NO ONE ever suggested this before and believe me, we have talked with plenty of other companies over the past few years. By the way, we even had a siding company come out (
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's Custom Gutters) last year and they said they would make sure everything was sealed up....they ended up doing a really shoddy job and didn't even complete the work.
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and his Rat Patrol team ended up fixing everything that
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and her team did wrong. He pointed out all of the places where the work was either not done or not done correctly. He was extremely thorough.
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did not do the actual work but sent a gentleman by the name of
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, I believe. After they did the initial seal up and put up the excluder, they said they would be back in about 4 days to remove the excluder and button everything up. In the meantime, my husband noticed some things he didn't like about the way they used too many sections for the front of our house (it looks noticeable when there are too many cuts used). Anyway, I called
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, he came out and he agreed with me right away and worked with us to come up with a great solution to make it look great. He ended up re-covering of the front with fewer sections and made sure it was all great looking.
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is really polite and wanted to make sure I was happy! We are extremely pleased and would definitely recommend them to others. Price fair, very professional, on time, and thorough!
- Liz G.

After a bad experience with ABC
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, I contacted
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and he came out quickly and assessed the situation and gave me a flat rate price. He set the traps OVER the hole and caught 5-6 squirrels and was responsive about coming back to get the trapped animals. When it was all over, he put a metal plate over the hole and I have had no problems since. The other provider trapped all the squirrels in the neighborhood. The trap needs to be placed OVER the hole so they are caught coming in and out --not just passing over your roof. would definitely use again.
- Debra H.

If you want to feed all the squirrels in the neighborhood and pay to have this company come pick them up, this is your provider I had a squirrel problem, so I called. The gentleman who came out to inspect was very nice but said there were no squirrels and no sign of entry. I had him check again because I knew he was wrong. He found the rather large hole and set a trap on the roof. They then proceeded to capture about squirrel a day for several days. I got tired of feeding all the squirrels in the neighborhood and being charged 90 dollars to have each squirrel picked up (what a scam) so I told them to come get their trap. I then hired
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who put the trap over the hole and caught 5-6 squirrels entering or leaving the house and charged me a flat fee. Both providers killed the squirrels which did not bother me since they did thousands of dollars worth of damage but I think
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represented they took the squirrels and released them. There was one technician named
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who was excellent but everything else was inconsistent.
- Debra H.

A large opossum was nesting in an opening in rear yard deck.
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was called, and he came out the next day. He was planning to leave a trap, but was able to able to capture the animal immediately and remove it from the deck.
- L K.

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responded very quickly. Came to our house within 24 hours. They were very professional. The raccoon was caught within 24 hours. They
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out the same day to take the raccoon away. They also decided to leave the cage for one more week to ensure there are no more raccoons/animals trying to enter through the roof. When there were no more animals they
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out took the cage, corrected the items on the roof. Placed screens on the soffits and build out a box for one of the soffits. It was great. They fit it just right, painted it the exact same color as our home. You would never know what was there! The cleaned up everything. Very professional and responsive! We had brought two other companies prior to this and obviously the problem was not take care of appropriately. Since April, we have yet to have a problem. Thank you!
- Dimitra T.
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