Nuisance Wildlife Exclusive & Prevention in NJ

Chimney cap installation for wildlife exclusion in Edison, NJ

Chimney caps are just one of the many methods we use to keep wildlife out of New Jersey homes.

Our Wildlife-Proofing Services

Eliminate Access Routes to Keep Wildlife Out of Your Home!

roof coverLittle Rascals by Cowleys offers wildlife-proofing solutions in New Jersey, including wildlife exclusion and prevention, to keep critters out of your home, evaluating potential access routes such as overhanging branches, open chimneys, utility lines that feed into your house, and unscreened vents. When it comes to nuisance wildlife proofing in NJ, physically excluding an offending critter from your home or business is the best and most permanent way to control the problem.

Wildlife exclusion must only start after all nuisance wildlife is removed. Sealing critters inside a home can cause mega-damage as they struggle to find their way out in search of food and water. If wildlife dies inside your home, you’re left to deal with the removal of a rotting, smelly carcass. Little Rascals uses various techniques to verify the critters are gone before prematurely closing holes.

The focus on wildlife damage repairs should always have an eye on future exclusion, so these wildlife make their future nests elsewhere. Wildlife look for the path of least resistance and Little Rascals will make your home inhospitable to wildlife so that they decide to nest elsewhere. Regarding exclusion, wildlife proofing is not just the home itself; it is also the surrounding structures. At Little Rascals, we can also wildlife-proof decks, sheds, and crawlspaces. We have products that can go into the ground around the shed and deck that will stop wildlife such as groundhogs, raccoons, opossums, skunks, and foxes from gaining access and making it their new home. The sad truth is that if wildlife is around your home, it is only a matter of time before they weasel themselves inside where the real damage begins.

Starting with the chimney, Little Rascals evaluates your home looking for any potential openings. Never consider any opening too tiny to protect. Small bats can slip through a 3/8 inch crack or a hole the diameter of a dime. Chimneys make excellent nest sites. Once the critter is gone, a wildlife-proof chimney cap excludes wildlife. Raccoons, squirrels, and chimney swifts (migratory birds often called “flying cigars” covered under various wildlife protection acts) can enter and nest in flues.

Little Rascals also specializes in odor control. In the unfortunate event that you have a critter die in your home, the smell can be unbearable. We will come out and locate and remove the dead wildife and use odor-controlling enzymes in the surrounding areas to eliminate the odor.

The most common “attic invaders” we repeatedly see here in New Jersey are squirrels, raccoons, and bats. Mice also find their way into the attic, but they usually enter the home through the basement or crawl space. A home’s soffit/fascia area is one of the more common routes for wildlife to gain entry. The good news is we offer a solution: CritterProof by LeafSupreme®.


Leaf Supreme™ gutter products are developed by an award-winning design team and are designed to function above industry standards even in the heaviest rain.

CritterProof by LeafSupreme® is a gutter protection product specifically designed to cover the fascia gap and exclude various wildlife that often makes their way onto the roof and into the attic.

CritterProof is a protective system that stops wildlife from chewing and clawing their way through the delicate fascia boards to gain access to the soffit area and, ultimately, where the attic. For wildlife, attics are the perfect refuge to escape the harsh outdoor elements and they make for a wonderful nesting area to care for their young. After all, attics are warm, quiet, private, and free from the preying eyes of predators.

CritterProof’s unique adjustable design provides custom coverage of the fascia gap while still maintaining critical attic ventilation.

CritterProof is available in black, white, and other colors by special order.

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Our Locations:

Cowleys Pest Services
1145 NJ-33
Farmingdale, NJ 07727

Cowleys Pest Services
120 Stryker Ln Suite 206 A B
Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Cowleys Pest Services
391 Main St #103
Spotswood, NJ 08884

Cowleys Pest Services
3490 US-1 Suite 107
Princeton, NJ 08540
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