Snakes are not a minor pest problem
People usually get used to the presence of snakes in open vicinities which are closer to dense
plantation. Snake bites are rare, but they do happen and can be fatal. It is never advised to ignore
the presence of snakes.
Snakes are predators and their presence in your vicinity indicates it is very likely that there are
other pests present as well for e.g. rodents. Therefore snakes cannot be eliminated on do-it-
yourself basis and there is a need to call in pest control professionals to conduct a deep survey of
your vicinity to identify the hiding spots of snakes as well as their track their food sources (in the
form of other pests). If other pests are controlled, snakes eventually move away on their own.
How to identify the presence of snakes?
Snakes are generally not visible as they prefer to hide, but there can be multiple signs of snakes'
presence in your vicinity. You need to approach them with caution. Snakes are generally hiding
in heavy vegetation (plantation), under porches, piles of rocks, holes or stacked up material in
1) If snakes are present in your vicinity, you may easily find their shed skin which they
leave behind. Snakes shed their skins several times a year, so it is one of the easiest way
to identify their presence.
2) You may also easily find twisty trails of snakes' movement if the surrounding area is
sandy or dusty. If they slither around, they leave their trails behind on sand or dust.
Getting rid of Snakes in commercial/industrial vicinity
In order to avoid snakes or get rid of snakes, you need to remove their natural habitats. Read
Do not let heavy plantation or grass to grow in your surroundings, as snakes always
prefer to hide in dense plantation or tall grass.
Keep proper fencing around water bodies (ponds or lakes) so that swimming snakes
cannot enter the area.
Fill in holes where they might like to hide.
Remove rock piles and other hiding spaces.
Places of storage need to be check upon regularly, so that snakes do not make homes in
stores or godowns.
Getting Professional Pest Service for Snake Control
Get in contact for expert survey and treatment.
Our inspection and treatment is thorough, but more importantly, safe for your family or your
develops a wholesome plan for snake control. The plan is advised after thorough
evaluation of the vicinity. Snake control is an integral component of ECO Services' Integtrated
Pest Management Program, therefore it includes implementing physical, mechanical and
chemical control on an on-going basis to keep the vicinity free from reptiles (pests) in long term.