AAA Gates Wildlife Control

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Ruel from Pickering
Ruel from Pickering
16 reviews Pickering, ON
10/10

New House + New Problem

Gates once again came to the rescue to solve our red squirrel problem. They were meticulous in their assessment and precise in their execution. They walked me through the issue and their plan of attack which was great. They also sealed any potential risk of entry which gave us peace of mind. Thanks again!

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Hello Ruel. Thank you for the great review on our company. Giving our customers a peace of mind is one of the many things we aim to achieve. I am glad your problem is now solved and you can rest easy. Brad Gates, B.Sc. Owner / President - Awarded HomeStars Best Of 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018.

Marshal Dunnik from Toronto
Marshal Dunnik from Toronto
8 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Simply the Best

A Gates Wildlife Control fridge magnet was a fixture on my parent's fridge growing up. Twenty-five years ago they called them to remove a family of racoons living in the chimney. Point is, that's how long they've been around.

A quarter century later I'm all grown up and buy a house with a raccoon problem: the previous owner - a sweet old lady who knew better, but couldn't resist for some reason - fed a mother raccoon by leaving cat food out for her. As you might expect, this raccoon haunted the property looking for free handouts. My wife is from Manhattan and subway rats the size of cats don't phase her, but this raccoon did. When I gently shooed the raccoon away, she always sought shelter under the carport: I thought she might have a den down there.

So I knew who to call. Somewhat unsurprisingly, they were extremely busy that time of year (June) and couldn't get somebody out for a couple of weeks. But I knew they were worth the wait.

The technician shows up and determines that the space under the carport is not a den: it was just a convenient hiding place. He said he could dig up and wire off the perimeter of the carport but shrugged. I shrugged too.

No charge for the visit, of course: it was just a consultation. But there's no doubt in my mind that had we a raccoon problem, I would have trusted Gates to take care of it.

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Hi Marshal, I really appreciate that you took the time to write a great review based on our free onsite estimate. Thank you for the kind words about our company. Brad Gates, B.Sc. Owner / President - Awarded HomeStars Best Of 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018.

Sandra in Toronto
Sandra in Toronto
0 reviews Whitchurch Stouffville, ON
10/10

Professional, transparent, reasonable

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I heard and saw a racoon on my roof intermittently a few times and felt it best to racoon-proof potential entry points, knowing racoons had entered our neighbors attic previously. I called a few companies for quotes, and from the time I first called Gate's Wildlife Control, they were knowledgeable and transparent with costs. She gave me a rough breakdown but they also offer a no obligation on-site quote.

Tony was courteous and graciously answered all my questions. While on the roof for inspection he immediately noted that the racoon had already ripped open a plumbing mat, exposing insulation. He gave me a no pressure estimate, which was reasonable for the work to be done. I accepted it and he efficiently patched up the hole and installed heavy steel mesh on all accessible plumbing mats and attic vents, and vulnerable soffit/roof junctured.

I felt he was very honest, efficient and professional He gave us options to repair the damage in the most effective economical way, and even reduced the final bill from the original estimate when he found the damage less severe after repairing the hole. I'd have no problems recommending this company after a very pleasant experience.

He was also very polite around my excited children!

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Hi Sandra, I was delighted to have received your kind comments about my company. I am very appreciative that in today's fast-paced society, you had set aside the time to express your thoughts. I would also like to thank you for complimenting our wildlife technician Tony and for any future referrals you may send our way. Brad Gates, B.Sc. Owner / President - Awarded HomeStars Best Of 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018.

John from Inside Job Painting Co.
John from Inside Job Painting Co.
4 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

raccoon removal

I was very impressed with this company and in particular, Nick, the technician who kept me informed of progress, sending photos and updates as he evicted our squatting attic tenants. Highly recommend!

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Hello John. Thank you for taking the time to write a kind review about our company as well as praising our technician Nick. Brad Gates, B.Sc. Owner / President - Awarded HomeStars Best Of 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018.

Winnie from Etobicoke
Winnie from Etobicoke
2 reviews Markham, ON
10/10

Raccoon removal and screening all entries

This happened in end of June, I still have raccoon nightmare for weeks after it's gone. Raccoon broken into my attics on a Friday, we were clueless about the noise and it's pretty scary. Andrea returned my call on Saturday morning at 9am, she explained to me that I can do a test to try to determine the type of animal up there. Initial appointment for an inspection was scheduled on Thursday. We were quite sure it was a raccoon after a day or two, the noise was annoying and we felt very uncomfortable especially the noise it just above our bed. We had 2 sleepless nights, I had to call Gates again to reschedule for the soonest available appointment. I am very thankful for Andrea to quickly set up a Tuesday appointment. I am very appreciate Brad and his team (sorry I didn't get the strong and beautiful lady's name) could come promptly to our rescue. They set up a one-way door for the raccoon to get out. They screen all entries. They patiently explained everything to us and our neighbour, since we lived in a semi-detached, our properties will be more secure if we both do screening to all entries. They came back 2 days later to remove the one-way door and secure the area. We certainly learned a lot from this experience! We are glad we found AAA Gates' Wildlife Control, we are very happy with their response and service, will definitely recommend AAA Gates' Wildlife Control!

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Hello Winnie, thank you very much for writing such a kind review and for any future referrals you may send our way. I appreciate you taking the time to praise on our work as well as for complimenting Andrea. Brad Gates, B.Sc. Owner / President - Awarded HomeStars Best Of 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018.

Toronto Customer in Old Toronto
Toronto Customer in Old Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
9/10

animals/squirrels inside the roof

they responded quickly, punctually, and very clearly explained their plans. they were knowledgeable and effective. a pleasure to work with. They will follow up if the situation is not adequately dealt with.

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Hello, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind review about our company. Is there is something else we could have done to receive a 10 out of 10? As the owner I always appreciate hearing from customers and in turn being able to improve in any way possible. Brad Gates, B.Sc. Owner / President - Awarded HomeStars Best Of 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018.

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Dead Raccoon Removal

I highly recommend Gates. The office staff was efficient and responsive. The technician Nick was so nice and polite, went above and beyond to retrieve a dead raccoon from a very awkward spot underneath my front porch. He even called prior to the meeting to say he would be 10 minutes late due to Toronto traffic.

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Hello, thank you for writing a great review on our company and for complimenting Nick as well as our office staff. Brad Gates, B.Sc. Owner / President - Awarded HomeStars Best Of 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018.

Laura in Toronto
Laura in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Raccoon proofing

Thank you Nick for an excellent job! I would recommend this company to anyone in need. Nick took the time to explain what was needed and provided a thorough quote for the work. Very polite and professional and a pleasure to have working on our home.

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Hello Laura. I would like to thank you for taking the time to write a great review on our company and for complimenting Nick on his work. We appreciate any future referrals that you may send our way. Brad Gates, B.Sc. Owner / President - Awarded HomeStars Best Of 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018.

Glenn in Old Toronto
Glenn in Old Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Wildlife Prevention Measures

Efficient, reliable and always professional. Nick did a remarkable job with ease. Can’t say enough good things about this company. We also appreciate how humane they are. We have used other services, but none other compares to AAA Wildlife Control.

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Hello Glenn, thank you so much for writing such a kind review on our company. I appreciate that you used the words "efficient, reliable and always professional" to describe us and for complimenting Nick. Brad Gates, B.Sc. Owner / President - Awarded HomeStars Best Of 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018.

Glenn DeB in Scarborough
Glenn DeB in Scarborough
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Removal of squirrels from home

Found squirrels in attic. Squirrels ran one way, my wife ran the other way. Called Gates. Receptionist was wonderful and wanted to care for both us and the squirrels. Nick came 2 hours later, searched home with big net. Like a scientist found evidence of squirrel (droppings) and said not much damage done to home. Nick found an enterance hole in the new roof and put in a one way door and also left us a live trap for inside the house. One squirrel left via one-way door and one squirrel caught in live trap and released in back yard. House is now squirrel free with no damage to home (thankfully we found them and removed them before they could chew up/damage the house). Nick said squirrels were gone but let us keep live trap in house a couple more days to give us peace of mind (we feared an entire family was still lurking about). Nick was right: no more squirrels and he came by and picked up the trap a couple days later.

Receptionist and NIck were both wonderful and caring and you could tell they loved their jobs and enjoy helping people and widllife. There is no way I could have done this on my own, I could have never found the enterance hole that was hidden under some shingles, and I appreciated getting rid of the problem very quickly (and humanely). It was definately worth every penny we spent. The trap they supplied was way better than any live trap I have seen in the past in various stores.

Amazing customer service. Tey have my complete endorsement.

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Hello Glenn. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lengthy and fantastic review on us. We are so happy that your squirrel problem was solved quickly and that you are happy with our services. We really appreciate your kind words. Brad Gates, B.Sc. Owner / President - Awarded HomeStars Best Of 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018.

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More about AAA Gates Wildlife Control

Awarded HomeStars Best Of 2018, 2017, 2016 & 2015! - FREE ON-SITE ESTIMATES! We GET THEM OUT and KEEP THEM OUT! Our guarantee is supported by our 34 years in business.

Humane removal and prevention of raccoons, squirrels, skunks, birds, bats, opossums, etc.

We take every measure possible to safeguard the health and safety of our customers / employees and we comply with all government legislation. All of our technicians are FALL PROTECTION CERTIFIED! These practices are not standard in the wildlife control industry.

WSIB Insured & $5 million Commercial Liability Insurance. Ask to see our certificates.

Seen on National Geographic Channel's "Animal Extractors" Visit www.gateswildlifecontrol.com to view videos

AAA Gates' Wildlife Control is a full service wildlife removal company. We humanely GET THEM OUT from residences and businesses, we KEEP THEM OUT by repairing the animal's entry holes as well as animal-proofing other potential entry points. Importantly, by undertaking these steps we can prevent the animals from causing further DAMAGE and we can guarantee your complete satisfaction! We specialize in the removal of raccoons, squirrels, skunks, birds, bats etc.

FREE ON-SITE ESTIMATES! No Obligation & Money Back Guarantee!

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CATEGORIES
Pest & Animal Control
PRODUCTS
Animal proofing to all building components such as Chimneys, Roofs, Roof Vents, Plumbing Mats, Soffits, Shingles etc.
SERVICES
FREE ON-SITE ESTIMATES! OUR FOCUS is on providing our customers with exceptional service (please read our reviews) and the humane removal and prevention of all wildlife
BRANDS
Animal Wildlife Raccoon Squirrel Skunk Bird Bat Beaver Rat Opossum Pigeon Starling Sparrow Raccoon removal Squirrel removal Skunk removal Bird removal Bat removal Rat removal Raccoon control Squirrel control Skunk control Bird control Bat control Rat ontrol Animal damage Raccoon damage Skunk damage Bird damage Animal in roof Animal in house Animal in attic Animal in shed Animal in garage Animal under deck Animal under porch Raccoon in roof Raccoon in house Raccoon in chimney Raccoon in ttic Raccoon in shed Raccoon in garage Raccoon under deck Raccoon under porch Squirrel in roof Squirrel in house Squirrel in chimney Squirrel in attic Squirrel in shed Squirrel in garage Skunk in house Skunk in window well Skunk in shed Skunk under shed Skunk under deck Skunk under porch Bird in house Bird in stove vent Bird in Bathroom vent Bird in dryer vent Noises in roof Noises in house Noises in chimney
STYLES
We will beat any competitors written comparable work by 10%.
SPECIALITIES
The Original Humane Wildlife Removal Company. Established in 1984.
WEBSITE
http://www.gateswildlifecontrol.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
34
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
18
RETURN POLICY
100% MONEY BACK GUARANTEE!
PAYMENT METHOD
We Accept All Types of Payment
LICENSES
Working at Heights Gov. Certified / OHSA's Health & Safety Trained / H&S Hazard Assessment Trained
MEMBERSHIPS
Recommended by Animal Services, Humane Societies, Wildlife Rehabilitators, The MNR and competition
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
Bachelor of Science from the Guelph University - Wildlife Biologists on Staff
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
PROJECT MINIMUM
Free On-Site Estimates - No obligation
BONDED
Yes
PROJECT RATE
We will arrive at your house at a time that's convenient for you and provide a free written estima
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
One to Ten Year Guarantee, supported by over 33 years in business!
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