Aug 01, 2008Of course, then you have to get rid of the mongoose. My boyfriend suggests getting a sexy female snake and putting it on a fishing pole and wheeling it in to get the snake in a trap; and if it's female snakes in your basement, pick up a box of chocolates, and every 28. Many people wonder if there are benefits to having a snake in their basement or crawlspace. Curious about the behavior of snakes, and if it is good to have a snake in your basement to kill rats or mice? Visit this page for more information Sep 07, 2016In late summer, young snakes often find their way into basements. Gulf Branch Nature Center is no exception. In the past two weeks we have removed several young Ringnecked Snakes (Diadophis punctatus edwardsii) from our basement, releasing them in the surrounding forest. May 14, 2018No, definitely call animal control or a qualified pest control expert if a poisonous snake gets into your basement. Otherwise, there are a number of easy, nokill snake traps you can purchase. Otherwise, there are a number of easy, nokill snake traps you can purchase. If there is no way for you to identify the snake itself, then the right course of action will be to call a snake removal specialist who will be able to find the nest and to remove the snake or snakes without there being any danger to yourself, your family or your pets. When snakes do move into your basement they will normally Jul 01, 2009Snakes seek shelter, prey in basements. Make sure basement doors and windows are shut and that they seal tightly when closed. There are no chemical repellents for snakes. Some people report success with various home remedies, including mothballs, sulfur, tacky bird repellent, lime, cayenne pepper, coal tar and creosote. Getting rid of snakes in the basement. We have found two small snakes in our basement in the last two weeks. I have searched, but cannot find where they came from. I'm assuming that there is a mother snake that laid eggs in the basement, and now the eggs have hatched. How do I get rid of them, or even find them without them finding me first. Snakes if they have a beam or board that leads up they can use to climb. and not to mention that snakes have been known to fit in a space no bigger then your lunch box as a kid. and your ceilings might not be able to be taken out but you can push them up in to the roof. That's enough for a snake to get through. Aug 27, 2019Anonymous I have found baby snakes twice in our basement two separate winters. Killed both and never saw any more. Assume it got it by itself thru a hole only big enough for one baby snake. If you are really freaked because it's still alive, or that there are more, put down large rat glue traps. Snakes in the Basement or Under a House Ways for a snake to get in the basement Basements are one of the most common problem areas for snake infestations. When the ground shifts from frequent thawing and freezing, foundations on builds will shift and crack. What to do if Find a Snake in Your House Most snakes inside houses tend to be smaller, because small snakes can get into the house through very small gaps, even. Jun 11, 2010We found a small snake in our basement on the mouse trap. We found some baby mice in the basement a month ago and we put these mouse traps (sticky pads) all over the basement. We are shocked to see this small snake stuck to that this morning. It is about 67 inches and very small. Many people who write me worry that if they find one snake, there will be more of them. As a rule, snakes are solitary, and dont swarm, flock, herd or run in packs. They tend to go where the food, basking spots, and hibernation sites are; sometimes, when those spots are few and far between, you get a few or more snakes in the same spot. The two best ways to get rid of a snake in the basement is to either: 1) Catch it by hand and take it outside (you can use a tool like a snake grabber, or thick gloves or a towel). If you can't do this, you can call out a pro to do it for you. I wouldn't necessarily assume the snakes are still in your basement. They were just there once, but if there aren't mice and such for them to feed on, they probably moved on. Your best bet is to find any holes where a snake might have entered, and seal them off. Mar 11, 2016Keep in mind, if the snakes are able to get in the basement, other things can as well (i. water, cold drafts, insects, possibly rodents). It may be necessary to completely seal every seam, sill, crack, and crevice from the interior to prevent further intrusions.