Most snakes that people run across are non-venomous snakes. Non-venomous snakes are beneficial to have in your yard since they feed on snakes, rats, mice, and other rodents that transmit diseases, so many people don’t mind sharing their yards with a few non-venomous snakes in return for their help keeping the rodent populations down. So unless snakes really creep you out, there’s no need to disturb them since they are doing no harm.
With that said we are not suggesting letting them stay if they are slithering around in your basement, living room, or bedroom, or in sensitive outdoor areas like children’s sandboxes and play areas – They need to be caught and removed from inside the house. Call us for Snake Catching, Snake Trapping & Snake Removal.
We have opted out of snake trapping based on the questionable results and irreversible damage done to native species is devastating. We chose as a company to encourage people to pay for inspection & hand removal versus trapping.
We have combined our services to create a perfect snake control, snake removal & snake prevention program. Our licensed Wildlife Technician(s) will walk your property examining your habitat while looking for any snakes (up to a 1/2 hr). The Wildlife Technician will take notes of things that you need to remove or change in your yard that would be hosting or encouraging snakes. We remove any snakes that are encountered. Then implement the prevention side of the snake control measures which is the only snake repellent that we have found to be safe & effective. PLEASE NOTE: it is not only the repellent you use but also the manner in which we apply it and most importantly WHERE we apply it. We offer the solutions that are the absolute most that anyone can do to lessen the number of snakes that take up residency on your property.
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STEPS TO TAKE IF BITTEN:
1. Stay Calm. Get the patient to the nearest hospital right away! Call 911 or the Georgia Poison Center (1-800-222-1222) immediately.
2. Try to identify the snake by sight only. Look for color, patterns, and head shape.
3. Do not try to kill the snake; it could bite again.
4. Keep the patient calm and immobile (preferably lying down).
5. Keep the affected limb at an even level with the rest of the body.
6. Do not give the patient food, drink, or medication (e.g., pain medications, alcohol, etc.).
7. Do not use a tourniquet.
8. Do not cut the wound.
9. Do not try to suck out the venom.
10. Do not pack the wound in ice. Bites from non-venomous snakes should be washed with warm soapy water; a tetanus shot may be needed.
Courtesy of Georgia Poison Center www.georgiapoisoncenter.org
We service the following areas for Snake trapping & Snake Removal: Alpharetta | Atlanta| Acworth | Ball Ground| Buford| Buckhead | Canton| Crabapple | Cumming| Duluth| Dunwoody | Gainesville| Johns Creek| Marietta| Milton| Norcross| Roswell | Sandy Springs | Suwanee and some parts of Woodstock & Atlanta – Fulton County and Forsyth County GA.
We provide local snake handling, snake identification of all snakes whether they are venomous or not. We remove rattlers, cottonmouth, water moccasin, and other well-known snakes such as garter snakes, hog nosed snakes, chicken snakes, water snakes, green snakes, brown snakes, milk snakes and tree snakes. We remove snakes from homes, business’s, Commercial and industrial properties. Professional snake handler will come and remove venomous and non-venomous snakes. The best advice we can give is to leave all snakes alone. Snakes will not bother you if you simply leave your area. If the thought of waiting is a problem for you, feel free to call us.
Humane snake removal is one of our most demanded, late summer services that we provide. Like all cold-blooded animals, snakes become more active as the temperature increases; so we get a lot of hits on our site for the search term “snake exterminators in Georgia” during the warmer months.
But most Georgia snakes are harmless and beneficial, so discretion is necessary when performing snake control.
Snakes of Georgia +/- Getting rid of snakes in your Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Suwanee, Roswell & Cumming yard can be a nightmare, but there are some techniques that can really work. While some snake repellents are tried however they don’t always help. But there are some things, habitat modifications that you can implement to achieve the goal of ridding snakes, or at least reducing them before contacting … Read more Non-Venomous Snakes +/-
There are approximately 40 species of snakes found in Georgia. But only six of these species are venomous (or “poisonous”) snakes:
• the Copperhead
• the Canebrake (or Timber) Rattlesnake
• the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake
• the Pygmy Rattlesnake
• the Water Moccasin (“Cottonmouth”), and
• the Eastern Coral Snake
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Worm Snake (Carphophis amoenus), Scarlet Snake (Cemophora coccinea), Black Racer (Coluber constrictor), Ringneck Snake (Diadophis punctatus), Eastern Indigo Snake (Drymarchon couperi), Corn Snake (Elaphe guttata), Rat Snake (Elaphe obsoleta), Mud Snake (Farancia abacura), Rainbow Snake (Farancia erytrogramma), Eastern Hognose Snake (Heterodon platirhinos), Southern Hognose Snake (Heterodon simus), Mole Kingsnake (Lampropeltis calligaster), Eastern Kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula), Milk Snake/Scarlet Kingsnake (Lampropeltis triangulum), Coachwhip (Masticophis flagellum)
Red-bellied Water Snake (Nerodia erythrogaster), Banded Water Snake (Nerodia fasciata), Green Water Snake (Nerodia floridana), Northern Water Snake (Nerodia sipedon), Brown Water Snake (Nerodia taxispilota),Rough Green Snake (Opheodrys aestivus), Pine Snake (Pituophis melanoleucus)
Striped Crayfish Snake (Regina alleni), Glossy Crayfish Snake (Regina rigida), Queen Snake (Regina septemvittInstalled Pluginsata), Pine Woods Snake (Rhadinaea flavilata), Black Swamp Snake (Seminatrix pygaea), Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi), Red-bellied Snake (Storeria occipitomaculata), Florida Brown Snake (Storeria victa), Southeastern Crowned Snake (Tantilla coronata), Central Florida Crowned Snake (Tantilla relicta), Eastern Ribbon Snake (Thamnophis sauritus), Eastern Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis), Rough Earth Snake (Virginia striatula),Smooth Earth Snake (Virginia valeriae)
Getting rid of snakes in your Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Suwanee, Roswell & Cumming yard can be a nightmare, but there are some techniques that can really work. While some snake repellents are tried however they don’t always help. But there are some things, habitat modifications that you can implement to achieve the goal of ridding snakes, or at least reducing them before contacting … Read more
Non-Venomous Snakes +/-