Iguana Removal

Iguana Removal

Iguana

Invasive Species

Property Preservation: Our friendly neighborhood iguanas may sometimes unintentionally wreak havoc. These fascinating creatures can dig extensive tunnels, often exceeding 80 feet, beneath or around your property, including seawalls, pool decks, sheds, and more. Such tunneling can accelerate erosion and potentially jeopardize your infrastructure. Additionally, iguanas have a penchant for barrel tile roofs, where their presence can lead to serious damage and even roof leaks!

 

Landscape Protection: Iguanas are primarily herbivores, and they can occasionally indulge in garden feasts, particularly when you have flowering plants and fruit trees. Our aim is to help safeguard your beautiful garden from these curious herbivores.

 

Breeding Behavior: Iguanas, with their prehistoric appearance, often burrow nesting areas and lay a substantial number of eggs, sometimes exceeding 70 annually. Our experts can guide you on managing and mitigating this aspect of iguana behavior.

 

Health and Safety: It’s crucial to note that iguana feces can carry salmonella and other diseases. Their presence in and around your yard may increase the risk of you and your pets contracting salmonella. We prioritize your health and safety and can assist in minimizing this health concern.

 

At Pest Busterzz , we are dedicated to providing comprehensive solutions for iguana-related issues, ensuring your property remains intact, your landscape thrives, and your health is protected. Let us be your trusted partner in creating a harmonious environment with our expert iguana management services. Contact us today to learn more and welcome a worry-free future.

Humane Capture & Relocation

Iguana Resistant Plants 

While we all appreciate the beauty of plants like Bougainvillea, Hibiscus, fruit trees, vegetable gardens, and anything adorned with vibrant flowers, it’s essential to be aware that these can act as irresistible attractions for iguanas. With their keen vision, iguanas can spot these enticing food sources from a considerable distance.

 

Iguanas have shown remarkable adaptability, making it challenging to find plants that are entirely safe in their presence. However, there are some resilient options that iguanas find less appealing. Below, we provide a list of such plants to consider when contemplating a landscaping change

 

Simpson stopper (Myrcianthes fragrans)

Ti plant (Cordyline fruticosa)

Chenille (Acalypha hispida)

Cordyline (Cordyline australis)

Ixora (Ixora Taiwanensis)

Mexican Petunia (Ruellia Brittaniana)

Oleander (Nerium oleander)

Lilyturf (Liriope muscari)

Purple Queen (Tradescantia Pallida)

Silver Buttonwood (Conocarpus Erectus Sericeus)

Society Garlic (Tulbaghia violacea

Salvia (Lamiaceae

Customer Testimonials 

Kendline Jules
Kendline Jules
Alex was amazing! He made sure that there were no more rodents in my attic. Very respectful and patient. I would recommend this company!
Shanice Simmonds
Shanice Simmonds
I am extremely satisfied with the service Pest Busterzz. We have been with them for almost 3 years. Alex consistently demonstrates professionalism, thoroughness, and a strong work ethic in addressing our pest control needs. His expertise and attention to detail have effectively resolved any pest issues we have encountered.The service provided is top-notch - reliable, efficient, and effective. I appreciate the prompt response to our requests and the proactive measures taken to prevent future pest problems. The communication has been clear and informative, keeping us informed every step of the way.Overall, I highly recommend Pest Busterzz for their exceptional service and dedication to ensuring a pest-free environment!
Isabel Quispe
Isabel Quispe
Dajha Judge
Dajha Judge
Pest busterzz is THE best!! Our apartment building is infested with German roaches, but they kept them out of our apartment. by the 4th treatment we weren’t really seeing any. By the 6th treatment we were able to go without seeing 1 for a full month. They also ended up getting in our car and they got them out quick! They set the proper expectations from the beginning and always explain what they are doing and using. I would recommend them to anyone
Jose
Jose
Best pest control company that I've ever used! Always on time and the service is great! They have the option to use organic products that actually works really well. All the women in my home are happy, no more random screams in my home because of a insect zipping across the floor or walls.
Pam Gold
Pam Gold
Alex is great! I had a problem with a wasp nest and he took care of it within a day! I've been using Pest Busterzz for a year now and I am very happy with the service.
Geo
Geo
patricia allen
patricia allen
I HIGHLY recommend PEST BUSTERZZ!!! Alex has been our guy for nearly 2 years and has ALWAYS been Prompt, Courteous, Extremely helpful and very diligent in keeping our home pest-free!! His service is TOP NOTCH!!! I trust Pest Busterzz and so should you!! PEST BUSTERZZ is THE BEST!!!!
Ann Whisler
Ann Whisler
Excellent service highly recommended. Alex is very professional and courteous.
John Eldridge
John Eldridge
Awesome service Alex and John were great. Quick and explained the process
vera kidd
vera kidd
Alerandro very good on time very happy with the service I recommend him 100 %
dani kessler
dani kessler
Ray Mendez
Ray Mendez
In and out very efficient and knowledgeable. The two years with your company no complaints aside for the price sometimes.
carl lawson
carl lawson
Very professional and courteous. The entire situation and remediation was explained to my satisfaction. The Technician was very patient and thorough.
Christine Hansen
Christine Hansen
They came out and took care of all of my problems. Very thorough explained everything to me and were super professional. I would definitely highly recommend them.
Luis Malaver (toporocho)
Luis Malaver (toporocho)
Pest Busterzz hizo un excelente trabajo en mi pequeño apartamento con una fumigación profunda en cada rincón, me explicó muy bien como iba a ser el procedimiento y las medidas de seguridad que debía tomar ya que luego de rociar los químicos debía esperar varios días a que estos hicieran su efecto, al el día de hoy no he visto ni una sola cucaracha y eso me hace feliz. Gracias Alejandro por el buen trabajo y tu profesionalismo.
Kelly Roy
Kelly Roy
Very pleased with the company and service. Alex was very polite, professional, and knowledgeable. He fixed my issue, pointed out some other issues, and made some recommendations for additional services.
Diana Boufford
Diana Boufford
Prompt and pleasant, treated my bathroom door in my condo for termites. Guaranteed for one year!
Ina Kerner
Ina Kerner
Antonia Derival
Antonia Derival
The guys amazing a rat was caught after 4 day when putting the trap around my home so far I'm not hearing anything 10/10
Andrew Ross
Andrew Ross
Extremely pleased with initial evaluation and proposed treatment plan. Very professional, courteous and explained termite infestation very concisely.
Chris Pratt
Chris Pratt
Julia Mendoza
Julia Mendoza
Great service. Really nice people. Always on time and there’s never a problem rescheduling. Anyone who’s looking a pest control company . Call Pest Busterzz.☺️Oh and one thing!!! The product they are all natural ; so is pet friendly ☺️.And most important Alex & Claudia are best. Thanks Alex & Claudia 👏👏👏👏👏
Eleanor Christie
Eleanor Christie
Excellent service!
Michael Zucker
Michael Zucker
They did a great job putting a barrier around the house for all types of bugs.
William Johnson
William Johnson
Always on time takes care of business quickly and professionally. Does the job well.
Jason Marrazzo
Jason Marrazzo
Whatever you’re paying Alejandro, it isn’t enough. Alejandro takes phenomenal care of our property and leaves no stone unturned when it comes to pest/rodent control. I recently needed rodent control service and Alejandro went to the moon and back to ensure our home was defended properly and odor free. His knowledge and natural ability to be two steps ahead of the situation was most impressive
Karen Whylie
Karen Whylie
The service I received from Pest Busterzz was great.. they followed up after the service to check if everything was good and if I was satisfied .. the treatment was very effective too I did not see any insects even weeks after my treatment
Hannah Russo
Hannah Russo
Great service and people! I had an iguana stuck in my garage and they took care of it very quickly with friendly service
Edward Twine
Edward Twine
Super happy to leave a review for these guys. When I came into my family’s house it had a German roach infestation in both the kitchen and the bathrooms especially, but also throughout the house. After two appointments the roaches were COMPLETELY GONE. Not one was seen after and I haven’t seen them now in months. These guys are miracle workers, professional, and timely. If I ever have a need again they will be my first call. Highly recommended!
Doug Justice
Doug Justice
Claudia & Alex were great to work with! Alex took care of removing the large Iguana from our car engine. He assured us he’d get it done! Great guy! Highly recommend them!
Kim Silva
Kim Silva
Alex was here to treat termites. He is very professional, friendly and patient. Answered all of our questions and concerns.
Michele Georgeadis
Michele Georgeadis
Alejandra Espinosa
Alejandra Espinosa
Excellent service and very effective. The technician is very professional and punctual. I’m very happy with the results
Caren Swain
Caren Swain
Karen B
Karen B
Excellent and friendly service. and reasonably priced. I can absolutely recommend Pest Busterzz
Sheree Spaulding
Sheree Spaulding
Honest Informative information and education. Excellent job well done. Have absolutely no complains. You can’t go wrong utilizing this service. You won’t be disappointed.
Mimi Lanier
Mimi Lanier
You don't have to look any further!!! This company is AWESOME!!! I was having a major problem with iguanas that were destroying my house & I called a couple of companies and decided to go with this one. I'm so HAPPY I did. Alex was the gentleman that came to my house and within 20 minutes he got 6 big daddy's. I was floored to say the least. He's a professional and an asset to this company. He came back once a week for a few weeks and completely took care of things. I would recommend them so HIGHLY!!!THANK YOU GUYS FOR EVERYTHING. YOU'RE THE BEST
Christian Velaszques
Christian Velaszques
Super nice people, from the person I spoke on the phone with to the person who came to the house.On time, nice and well explained as in to what they were doing.
Billy McCall
Billy McCall
Alex is great and professional. He answers all questions and explains things.
Debbie Kohl
Debbie Kohl
Pest Busterzz has been a godsend for my rosebushes. I had 8 to 10 iguanas making a meal of them. Pest Busterzz has gone above and beyond to rid me of these pesky little creatures. Their technicians are professional, and very friendly.
Maria Santos
Maria Santos
It was a pleasure seeing you again Alex. Like always you quality and punctuality is an A plus.
Madison Faust
Madison Faust
Alex did a wonderful job!! He was on time, and did everything very thoroughly. He did a great job with assisting me and my boyfriend. Thank you again!
Vivian Marrast
Vivian Marrast
Denise
Denise
Always on time and Excellent Customer Service....
Cachè Jackson
Cachè Jackson
Maria Rodriguez-Trelles
Maria Rodriguez-Trelles
Excellent service.
Evony Griggs
Evony Griggs
I had a really bad German roach infestation in my car 😫 After trying to treat it myself with no results, I finally decided to call Pest Busterzz. Alex came out the same day and treated my car. When I say I saw a change in 24 hours, I saw a change! No more live roaches! I stopped seeing any activity at all in the next 48 hours and I finally have my car back! Thank goodness for Alex and Pest Busterzz!
Litavia Wiggins
Litavia Wiggins
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Iguana Biology

Green iguanas can be deterred from certain areas using natural repellents. Here are some options:

 

Vinegar: Mixing vinegar with water in a spray bottle and applying it to areas where you want to keep iguanas away can be effective. The strongsmell of vinegar can discourage iguanas from approaching those areas.

 

Hot pepper spray: Creating a homemade spray by mixing hot pepper powder or hot sauce with water and spraying it on plants or surfaces can help deter iguanas. The spicy taste and smell can be unpleasant for them.

 

Garlic: Crushed garlic or garlic juice mixed with water can be sprayed on plants or surfaces to repel iguanas. The strong odor of garlic can deter them from feeding or nesting in those areas.

 

Citrus peels: Placing citrus peels, such as from oranges or lemons, around the areas where iguanas are causing problems can be effective in repelling them. The strong smell of citrus can be unpleasant for them.

 

Predator urine: Using predator urine, such as from foxes or coyotes, can be used as a natural repellent for iguanas. The scent of a potential predator can signal danger to iguanas and keep them away.

 

Motion-activated sprinklers: Installing motion-activated sprinklers in the areas where iguanas are causing issues can also deter them. When the iguanas approach, the sudden spray of water can startle them and make them avoid the area.

 

It’s important to note that natural repellents may not provide 100% effectiveness and may need to be reapplied regularly, especially after rain or irrigation. It’s also important to check local regulations and laws regarding the use of repellents for iguanas, as some areas may have restrictions on certain methods. If iguanas are causing significant problems, it may be best to seek professional help from wildlife or pest control experts.

 

Green iguanas are known to burrow and lay their eggs in the ground, typically in sandy or loose soil. Here are some key points about green iguana burrowing and egg-laying behavior:

 

Burrowing behavior: Green iguanas may dig burrows in the ground for various purposes, including nesting, escaping extreme weather conditions, hiding from predators, or resting. Burrows are usually shallow, ranging from a few inches to several feet in depth, depending on the iguana’s size and the type of soil. Burrows are often found in sandy areas, riverbanks, or under vegetation.

 

Nesting behavior: Female green iguanas lay eggs in the burrows they dig. They typically lay a clutch of 20-70 eggs, depending on their size and age. Female iguanas may use the same burrow for multiple nesting seasons, or they may dig new burrows for each nesting season. Green iguanas are known to exhibit communal nesting behavior, with multiple females using the same nesting site.

 

Egg incubation: After the female lays the eggs in the burrow, she covers them with soil and leaves them to incubate. Green iguana eggs have a long incubation period, typically ranging from 70 to 90 days, depending on the temperature and humidity of the environment. The eggs absorb moisture from the surrounding soil during incubation, which helps them develop.

 

Hatching: Once the eggs hatch, the baby iguanas, called hatchlings or neonates, dig their way out of the burrow and emerge on the surface. They are usually independent from birth and are capable of finding food and shelter on their own.

 

Burrow maintenance: Green iguanas may use their burrows for extended periods of time, and they may also modify or expand their burrows as needed. They may dig multiple chambers within the burrow for different purposes, such as nesting, resting, or avoiding predators. They may also use the burrow as a refuge during cool or cold weather, as they are ectothermic animals that rely on external heat sources to regulate their body temperature.

 

It’s important to note that green iguanas, especially when they dig burrows, can sometimes cause damage to landscapes, gardens, or structures. In some areas, green iguanas are considered invasive species and may be subject to local regulations or control measures. If you encounter green iguanas or their burrows and have concerns, it’s best to consult with local wildlife or pest control experts for appropriate guidance.

 

Green iguanas, which are native to Central and South America, have been breeding in South Florida for a decade without drawing much attention from the media. They’ve been considered harmless because they eat plants instead of native animals. But their burrows can undermine seawalls, sidewalks, high-water levees, and plant life. Their droppings can be a significant clean up problem, as well as a potential source of salmonella bacteria, which causes food poisoning. State officials worry their digging might cause long-term ecological damage if their burrows destabilize water restoration projects or flood control structures near the Everglades.

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