It's entertaining to observe the wildlife. They show us a side of nature which most couldn't be seen in cities and highly populated areas. If you encounter wildlife around your domestic area or property, however, a serious problem arises. There is a wide range of trouble wild animals could cause to residents, from burrowing in your yard to attacking your pet. They are also the source of disease spreading and are hard to deal with if you have no experience.
Your garden or yard is an attractive option for a shelter for some animals and provide a good source of food to others. Once they move to your garden, most of the wildlife will quite honestly, demolish your garden. It will dig holes in it, destroy plants or deprive them from food. Another common occurrence is for the animals to take shelter in the wood shed or damage your fence by gnawing on it or simply letting it corrode due to the presence of excrements on it. If you are going to use a fence as a prevention tool, make sure that it goes underground by a couple of inches as some creatures could go underneath it and still reach your property.
Well, that is the biggest of nuisances and the one that occurs most often. Wildlife will generally burrow under the building or dig under your porch. While that alone isn't something irreversible, there have been reported cases where the creature would destabilize the whole building by gnawing on its foundations.
Birds, on the other hand, would destroy your roof if you give them the opportunity. Their feces are corrosive, and your chimney is a good spot for them to set up a nest. Once they set up a nest, it's extremely hard to get rid of them due to the bird's good memory.
Apart from the wholes digging, going through your trash is most likely the messiest annoyance wildlife could cause. It's a good place for them to find food, however, that leaves the whole garbage scattered all across the area. Make sure that you store your garbage in a closed-off, secure bin so that it won't attract any creatures or change your bin with a disposable unit, that way you also remove the factor of scent.
The dark and warm areas are a favorite location for shelter to many animals such as squirrels, rats, mice, raccoons, bats and others. Not only will they damage your property, but it also becomes quite hard to remove them once they have set a nest up. And once you remove them, you would have to spend at least a day to clean the whole space.
Wildlife helps many diseases spread fast through their feces and urine. That's why it's important you clean up after you have them removed. At no circumstance should you allow access to your food supplies, as they could contaminate it and can transmit serious diseases. Always proceed with caution when dealing with such problems.