While they present a frightening face to the world, snakes are more beneficial than problematic. They do not target or prey on humans, instead favoring small pest species, such as rodents, moles, lizards, and other snakes. Still, having them near homes is not something to take lightly.

Most blend into the scenery, making it easy to step on them by accident and receive painful bites. Symptoms vary by species, though a bite from any of these four snakes can be harmful or even deadly if untreated. After spotting snakes in the yard, call the experts at Critter Control for safe and humane removal in Huntsville.

Wildlife animal removal understands that a snake in the home is an emergency that cannot wait till the next day. Snake removal is dangerous and should only be done by a trained professional. Alabama’s six most dangerous venomous snakes include the western diamondback rattlesnake, timber rattlesnake, Pygmy rattlesnake, cottonmouth moccasin, and copperhead.

These dangerous snakes can cause serious injury even death. The Rattlesnake, and the Western Diamond Back Rattlesnake are commonly found in homes, commercial, and industrial areas of Huntsville. If you encounter a snake you should immediately distance yourself from the snake, if possible, keep visual contact on the snake, and call Wildlife animal removal to remove the snake from your home or business.

A common reaction to a snake regardless whether it be in your home or on your property is to kill it whether it poses a risk or not. However, the fact is that most snakes in the local area are harmless and even the dangerous ones would rather flee than fight. Once we begin to learn about snakes, we can replace our fears and misconceptions with facts. Once understood we can then appreciate the important role snakes have on the Huntsville, AL. You should never attempt to kill a snake this could lead to a dangerous snake bite.

ATEC Pest Control takes pride in every job that we do on a customer’s home. When hiring ATEC for our pest management, you will have the comfort of knowing the job will be done right the first time, every time! Schedule your inspection online or by calling 256-533-6754