Common Questions About Possum Removal


Here are some of the most commonly asked questions answered by our experts for your peace of mind:

Q. Why should I choose your services for possum removal?
Ans. At Instant Possum Removal, we specialise in humane possum removal techniques that ensure the safety of both the animal and your property. Our team is licensed and experienced, always providing fast and effective solutions tailored to your specific situation.

Q. What are the signs that I have a possum problem?
Ans. To identify a possum problem on your property, look for droppings, overturned trash cans, damage to your garden, or pet food that’s been eaten. You might also hear scratching sounds in the roof or under the house at night.

Q. Is it safe to remove a possum myself?
Ans. We recommend against trying to remove a possum yourself due to the potential risks of injury or disease. Our trained professionals at Instant Possum Removal use safe and humane methods to handle and relocate possums. Just call us and we’ll be there to help you.

Q. How do you remove possums from a property?
Ans. We use humane live traps to capture possums without injuring them. Once captured, we relocate them to a suitable habitat away from residential areas.

Q. Are possums dangerous?
Ans. Possums are generally not aggressive but can defend themselves if threatened. They can carry diseases like leptospirosis, so it’s best to have professionals handle them.

Q. What time of year are possums most active?
Ans. Possums are active throughout the year, but you may notice increased activity during the colder months as they search for food and shelter.

Q. How do you prevent possums from returning after removal?
Ans. After removal, we offer solutions like sealing entry points and removing food sources to prevent possums from returning. Our possum removal procedure is foolproof and your problem will be solved for sure.

Q. What should I do if I see a possum during the day?
Ans. Seeing a possum during the day might indicate it is sick or injured. Keep a safe distance from the animal in this case and contact our team at Instant Possum Removal for advice on the next steps.

Q. Can the possum in my yard cause damage to my home?
Ans. Yes, possums can damage ventilation ducts, chew on wiring, and contaminate areas with droppings, which is why prompt removal is important.

Q. Are your possum removal methods eco-friendly?
Ans. Yes, our methods are designed to be safe for the environment, using non-toxic techniques and focusing on humane animal handling. Your safety is important to us, which is why we use gentle and non-toxic removal methods.

Q. How much does possum removal cost?
Ans. Costs can vary based on the complexity of the job. We provide a detailed estimate after assessing your specific possum problem.

Q. How long does it take to remove a possum from my property?
Ans. The time can vary, but most possum removals are completed within 24 to 48 hours after setting the traps.

Q. Can I trust your possum removal services?
Ans. Yes, we assure you that we will always offer upfront quotes, reach on time and fix every issue until you are satisfied with the results. If possums return within a certain period, we’ll come back to address the issue at no extra charge.

Q. What other wildlife removal services do you offer?
Ans. We specialise in possum removal. However, we will be more than happy to completely pest-proof your home to prevent other pests from entering as well. You can call us for further details.

Q. Do I need to leave my home during the removal process?
Ans. No, it’s not necessary to leave your home. Our removal process is safe and will not disrupt your daily activities.

Q. Are possums protected by law?
Ans. Yes. Possums are a protected species according to the wildlife conservation laws in Australia. Our removal practices comply with all local wildlife regulations to ensure humane treatment.

Q. What happens to the possums after you remove them?
Ans. We relocate them to a natural habitat far from urban areas where they can thrive without causing problems to humans.

Q. Can I prevent possums from entering my property?
Ans. Yes, you can discourage possums by securing garbage lids, not leaving pet food outside, and blocking access to crawl spaces and other sheltered areas.

Q. Why are possums attracted to my home?
Ans. Urban areas often provide easy access to food and shelter, making them attractive to possums looking for resources.

Who can I contact for immediate assistance with a possum issue?
Ans. You can contact our customer service line available 24/7 for immediate assistance and to schedule an appointment for possum removal. We are always available around-the-clock to help you out.

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