They’re cute, fluffy, native animals… so how could it be bad to have possums living in your roof? Well, put simply, they just are. There are a bunch of reasons why it’s not ideal to have possums in your roof, including the state of your home and your personal health. In this post, we’re going […]
How to possum proof your roof
We love our possums in Australia. How could you not? They’re beautiful, they’re curious and they’re an iconic part of Australian life. Although they’re great, we just don’t appreciate it when they decide to move in. They can be noisy, leave bad smells and cause damage to your home. Thankfully, there are a few ways […]
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How to Get Rid of Possums from Your Home
When we talk about ‘getting rid’ of possums from our homes, we don’t mean we never want to see them again. They’re beautiful creatures and they have a right to live safe, happy lives alongside our own. We simply mean we don’t want them as housemates or running amok on our roofs. There are a […]
How much does it cost to remove a possum?
Possums are kind of like sharks. Well, not really. But think about sharks being amazing, beautiful creatures that are fascinating to watch, and yet you never want to get too close to them. Possums are like that: obviously, for different reasons. So, if you’ve got a possum problem in your home, it’s absolutely necessary that […]
How do I stop possums getting on my roof?
Possums may be cute, fluffy and iconic Australian animals, but the last thing you want is for them to make your roof their home or their playground. If there’s a possum on your roof, we can pretty much guarantee you’ll know about it. The screeching, the scratching, the scampering of little feet across your roof… […]
How do I get rid of possums?
Possums may look cute and may be an Australian icon, but we should all be able to appreciate them from a distance. Having possums in your roof or underneath your floor is an irritating problem. Not only are they noisy but they can also damage your home. Getting rid of possums from your home can […]
Who pays for removing pests when renting
It can be difficult to work out who is liable for the cost of removing pests from a rented property. There is no mention in the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 of who the responsibility for dealing with pests and infestations in a rented property and so unless the responsibility is is clearly defined in the […]
Finding the best possum deterrent
Possums are often seen as major pests due to the damage they can cause and disease that they can spread. There’s no doubt if you have a possum in your roof or walls it can cause major issues and keep you awake at night. Not to mention the damage that they can cause to your […]
How to get rid of possums
Possums are naturally found throughout Australian suburbs and as they are a protected species under the Wildlife act 1975 which prohibits trapping or eradication without a license, they can be a difficult pest to remove which can damage your property and spreads disease. This means the best way of removing them is to Peter the […]
Urban Aussies have this little problem living with possums
MELBOURNE, Australia After a night of noisy sex, heavy breathing, snarling spats and much scampering to and fro, the couple upstairs settles into a sunrise slumber as our bleary-eyed homeowner is roused from a fitful sleep by a smell that isn’t fresh-brewed coffee. Enough already! It’s time to call Peter the Possum Man, a point […]