Prevention Services

Keep wildlife animals out of your home with Critter Control of Santa Fe's professional preventative services.

Animal Exclusion Services

Critter Control of Santa Fe will keep wildlife animals out of your home. We use several methods of wildlife prevention techniques to keep wildlife animals from entering your home or property and causing damage. Your technician may use habitat modifications or exclusion techniques, or a mixture of both to effectively keep wildlife out!

Habitat Modification

Habitat modification prevention entails identifying and limiting food access, water access, and areas for potential shelter for the target species. Habitat modifications will keep your home less appealing to the problem wildlife animal and assist in limiting the traffic around your home.


Exclusions will create a barrier to prevent the wildlife animal from damaging vegetation outside, or entering your home. Exclusions may include sealing entry points, placing screens over vents, or chimney caps.

Common Wildlife Animal Exclusion Points:

  • Chimney – Adding chimney caps and screening can prevent animals from falling in or nesting
  • Plumbing Vents – Animals seeking shelter can become stuck in plumbing pipes
  • Roof & Fascia Spaces – Poorly sealed points between roof & fascia invite animal entry
  • Roof Vents – Lightweight, flimsy vents should be replaced with heavy secure roof vents
  • Oven & Bathroom Exhaust Vents – Adding screening to vents helps keep animals out
  • Roof/Soffit Intersection – Securing gaps will help prevent animal chewing and entry
  • Holes in Siding – Repairing & reinforcing holes will discourage animal infestation
  • Porch & Deck – Durable screening around base prevents nesting animals
  • Trees & Landscaping – Removal of overhanging tree limbs and encroaching vegetation

Some wildlife may appear small and harmless, however it is important to remember there are many dangers associated with wild animals. They may be carrying diseases or parasites that can transmit to your family or pets and they may bite. A wildlife encounter can become a serious health risk. To protect yourself and your family, call a trained professional from Critter Control of Santa Fe to inspect all wildlife issues. Santa Fe's office does offer free home inspections (for more information, contact us).

Call Critter Control of Santa Fe to prevent wildlife animals from entering your home!