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Georgia Animal and Pest Control

The weather changes have the critters moving! We're busy with rat and mouse control, bat removal, gray squirrels, flying squirrels, raccoons, and opossums.


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Rat footprints in the dust on an HVAC duct at a Cumming, Georgia rat removal job.


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April 20, 2014

Sealed a house in Thomson ga yesterday for bats. Also sealed a recording studio in Athens for bats. Today we sealed a house for squirrels in Augusta and gave quoted in Aiken , waynsboro, grove town, Evans, and Martinez.
by Jeff Vredenburgh
Apr 17, 2014 04:03:11 pm.

I think I'm going batty, no wait, that's just springtime at Rid A Critter. Bats in jeffersonville, bats in Griffin, and bats in Butler.
by Dean Scott
Apr 16, 2014 03:15:50 pm.

Whew, first day back from the Caribbean was a busy one. Rats in Atlanta, then more rats in Alpharetta, then finished of the day with some more rats in Decatur. No worries though, they don't stand a chance against RAC. P .
by Dean Scott
Apr 15, 2014 09:40:19 pm.

Bats,bats,bats... Sealed a house in appling ga today for bats then gave a quote in Thomson and hepzibath for bats. Glad we can Handel all the bats in the CSRA
by Jeff Vredenburgh
Apr 15, 2014 08:17:43 pm.

Today was a another good day. A lot of new customers set up for Full Exclusions.
by Jason Arruda
Apr 15, 2014 06:19:43 pm.

Started off in Gainesville with rats, them to flowery branch with more rats, then off to lilburn, yep, rats, then stone mountain where squirrels are chewing on cedar house, last stop, Smyrna, will see what he has.
by Chris Collender
Apr 10, 2014 02:08:47 pm.

Bats, bats, bats...... They are flying all over the CSRA. Been to Martinez,Evans ,Augusta ,Jackson SC and North Augusta SC. In the past 2 days. We are excluding them every day!
by Jeff Vredenburgh
Apr 10, 2014 02:00:42 pm.

Crazy day yesterday, started off in Cummings with rats, then to Smyrna again with rats, off to Atlanta, yes rats again, still in Atlanta, squirrels and flyers, yep, in Atlanta, carpenter bees, last quote in Atlanta, squirrels, I'm tired
by Chris Collender
Apr 08, 2014 08:28:20 am.

All over the world yesterday, squirrels in Marietta chewing on a cedar house, bats in a house for sale in sandy springs, squirrels in a house in stone mountain, back to sandy springs for rats and off to Acworth for carpenter bees
by Chris Collender
Apr 03, 2014 10:18:07 am.

Sealed a house for grey squirrels in lithonia ga and then off to give two quotes for bats in Covington ga.
by Jeff Vredenburgh
Apr 02, 2014 12:43:59 pm.

Sealed a home in edgefield sc for bats. They had about 400 of them getting in. Then went to Jackson sc for a bat exculison quote and they have about 500 bats getting in. We will be back to seal their home in a few days
by Jeff Vredenburgh
Apr 01, 2014 06:44:57 pm.

Finished a bat exclusion on a middle school in south metro yesterday and back to saving people from rat infestations in Atlanta today.
by Jason McFarland
Apr 01, 2014 08:54:35 am.


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We provide animal control, animal-proofing and damage repair, and environmentally-friendly pest control in Atlanta, all of North Georgia, and the Aiken, South Carolina Metro area.

Free Estimates, free interior inspection, free interior animal removal, and free disinfecting with a full animal exclusion job. (Some Exceptions Apply.)

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Welcome to Rid-A-Critter Pest and Animal Control

Providing humane, non-chemical animal control throughout our tri-state service area.

 

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Dead rat found in a toilet during a rat control job in Atlanta

Welcome to the home office of Rid-A-Critter, Inc., the most well-established and best-equipped regional wildlife management company in the Atlanta, North Georgia, Aiken, South Carolina, and Birmingham, Alabama areas. If you're located in the Metro Atlanta area and need animal or pest control services, please visit our Atlanta Regional Office. We also provide animal control in Alabama. Please click here to visit the Alabama office site.

 

Company History

Rid-A-Critter was founded in 2001 to bring a fresh, environmentally enlightened, and scientific approach to nuisance animal control and wildlife management. We have grown to become the region's largest wildlife management company.

We have built our reputation by providing high quality, professional, environmentally sound, and humane animal control, along with business practices that have earned us the Better Business Bureau's highest rating and the coveted TrustDale Certification.

We also employ technicians who live in and know the regions that they service, but who also have plenty of backup available from the rest of the crew for those really big jobs. We service both residential and commercial accounts. No job is too big or too small, and we pride ourselves on treating every customer with the same high standards of respect and appreciation.

 

Our Services

With local animal-control specialists located throughout the region, we can handle any animal control or pest control job, no matter how big or how small, including:

We also offer General Pest Control (insects, spiders, mosquitoes, etc.; commercial and residential, in our Georgia service area.

Please contact us if the critter you need controlled isn't listed. In short, we're a full-service animal control company and can handle any wildlife problem. Please contact us for more information or if the critter you need controlled isn't listed. For services in Alabama, please visit our Alabama office. Find us on Google+

 

The Need for Humane Wildlife Control in Georgia and South Carolina

Squirrel damage to the top rail of a metal fence in Atlanta

Squirrel damage caused by their gnawing on a metal fence in Atlanta.

Our region is growing. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Georgia's population is one of the fastest-growing in the country. But as the human population increases, so do conflicts between humans and wildlife.

Rapid development is causing wild animals to be displaced from their natural homes. More and more wild animals are being forced to live near human-occupied areas, creating an increased need for humane animal removal.

At Rid-A-Critter, our emphasis is on humane wildlife management. The animals were here first, after all, and they're just trying to survive by adapting to the ever-growing number of humans moving into their neighborhoods.

But it's also true that when animals and humans live closer and closer to each other, incidents of property damage and animal attacks upon humans, domestic animals and livestock increase. And so, unfortunately, does the risk of zoonotic diseases like rabies, mange and other parasitic diseases, and histoplasmosis.

 

Animal Damage to Buildings

Water damage to wood caused by squirrel damage in Atlanta

Water damage to wood often occurs as a result of animal damage to roofs.

In addition to the health risks, animals and pests often cause physical damage to buildings, which ranges from nuisance-grade (such as the holes drilled by carpenter bees), to potentially devastating (such as the risk of fire created when squirrels, rats, or mice gnaw on the insulation of electrical wiring). Animal damage also can result in secondary moisture damage when animals damage shingles and flashing, allowing rain and moisture to get in to a home.

To reduce these risks and live in harmony with urbanized wildlife, we need humane, earth-friendly, professional animal control. At Rid-A-Critter, we know that wildlife management and environmental stewardship go hand in hand. We were providing "green" animal and pest control long before "green" became a buzz word.

Our crew of animal control professionals can humanely trap, remove, or relocate almost any nuisance animal from your home, commercial office building, church, barn, or anywhere else on your property, in accordance with all federal and state laws.

We provide environmentally-responsible animal control in Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Macon, Columbus, Roswell, Marietta, Sandy Springs, Peachtree City, and all of Northern and Central Georgia; the Birmingham, Alabama Metro area and its suburbs; and Aiken, South Carolina and its surrounding areas.

 

About Us

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Our Commercial Services Division is equipped to handle even the biggest animal and pest control jobs.

Rid-A-Critter is licensed by the states of Georgia, South Carolina, and Alabama to provide animal control services, and by the state of Georgia to provide pest control services. We also are fully insured to protect you and your property.

Our professional animal and pest control technicians are carefully screened, receive continuous, ongoing training, and live in the areas that they service. We serve both residential and commercial accounts.

Our repair check field supervisors perform unannounced Quality Assurance Inspections to assure that our high standards are being maintained, and our employees work with the finest equipment and materials available.

We will continue to pursue perfection in all we do, and your business will be greatly appreciated and rewarded with our total efforts. We know you have choices and sincerely hope you will choose us for your animal and pest control needs.

On behalf of our entire crew, thanks for choosing Rid-A-Critter.

 

An army of critter men and a fleet of critter trucks to solve any animal problem

An army of animal control technicians to solve any animal problem

 

Rid-A-Critter is a Certified Drug-Free Workplace

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We provide humane nuisance wildlife removal, relocation, and control in the following areas:

Georgia: All of North Georgia, including Athens, Atlanta, Alpharetta, Augusta, Carrollton, Dacula, Doraville, Jasper, Marietta, Macon, Milton, Peachtree City, Roswell, Sandy Springs, and everywhere in between.

South Carolina: Aiken, Evans, Martinez, North Augusta, and the surrounding areas.

Alabama: Click here for our Alabama office.

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