Preventing wildlife damage is challenging. Animals adapt to our methods; and materials and workmanship break over time. Monitoring and maintenance are necessary in any prevention program. Act quickly before a problem gets out of hand to save yourself more trouble down the road. If you need to solve a problem that is already occurring, visit the solutions links in the menu bar. If you aren’t sure what the cause of the problem is then visit the animal damage identification section.

Warning: Never close a hole or opening unless you are absolutely certain an animal is not within it. If you have any questions about whether the opening is being used, click Animal Damage Identification. Structures that may lead to wildlife damage, such as entry, include: