AAA Gates Wildlife Control

Pest & Animal Control
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Ruth in Ottawa
Ruth in Ottawa
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Getting rid of my furry tenant

Last Thursday I noticed critter(s) had ripped open a roof vent, got into my attic & the rumbling was keeping me up at night. I called Gates on Friday, but with all the COVID restrictions, I didn't know if anyone would answer the phone. When an agent came on line, I was so grateful! She set up an appointment for Monday. Monday morning, Blake came over. He was fully masked & very respectful of the 2m rule (Thank you, Blake!). He went up to the attic and good news, he found only one lone raccoon sleeping soundly in one corner; NO BABIES (saved me some money!). Blake installed a 1 way trap on the damaged roof vent & reinforced all other vents. Today (Wednesday) Blake came back, officially declared the furry tenant had vacated my home! He removed the 1 way trap, reinstalled & reinforced the roof vent. Job completed, well done and THANK YOU!

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Hi Ruth, thank you for mentioning that Blake was Covid compliant. At Gates Wildlife we take Health & Safety very seriously. I appreciate your description of how your job unfolded, it ultimately puts any future customers in the picture and lets them know exactly what they can expect after hiring us. Thank you very much for your great review! Brad Gates, B.Sc., Owner / President, HomeStars Best of Award Winner 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015.

Basement Problem Resolved in Old Toronto
Basement Problem Resolved in Old Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Pest removal

I have a critter living in the rafters of may garage-Called AAA Gates as they had done work for me back in 2006. Kieran arrived ahead of scheduled appointment and was very courteous and professional maintaining social distancing and wearing a mask. He inspected the roofline and garage area and concluded that we had a red squirrel(s) living there. He sealed the roof areas and set a one way trap on roof.
Back today to check and will re check next week to ensure they are gone.

Very pleased so far-stay tuned!

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Hello, first off - thank you very much for being a loyal customer, 14 years later!! I do appreciate you mentioning our Covid-19 procedures as we are extremely focused on maintaining the health & safety of our customers and our employees at all times. Thank you also for complimenting Kieran on a job well done. Stay well. Brad Gates, B.Sc., Owner / President, HomeStars Best of Award Winner 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015.

Thyra in Toronto
Thyra in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Professional during COVID-19

Last summer, we hired someone who came, installed a trap door and said they would be back to remove and repair. They never did this.
A new opening was made by a raccoon.
When Gates Wildlife Control arrived, the gentleman was professional and considerate of the current COVID-19 pandemic. He stayed at least 6 feet away from our door, and clearly communicated with us by either texting information he couldn't show us in person, and all transactions were completed at a distance. He was very knowledgeable and performed work above the quality of the person who did the same last year. He not only addressed the current issue, but also corrected the work from the other person. He will be returning in 2 days to remove the covers and one-way door, and fix the openings. So far, so good!

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Hi Thyra, I really appreciate your comments about my company being Covid-19 compliant. Gates Wildlife has always maintained the highest Health & Safety standards possible and as an Essential Service we take the pandemic very seriously. Having one of our customers explain how we conduct ourselves during a pandemic is valuable information for other reading this review. It is unfortunate that the other company did not return to followup on their work, however not uncommon in the wildlife removal industry. At Gates Wildlife, following up on our work is critical to insure that the animals are treated humanely and that the job unfolds as expected. Thank you for your wonderfully informative review! Brad Gates, B.Sc., Owner / President, HomeStars Best of Award Winner 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015.

Charles in Orleans
Charles in Orleans
1 review Mississauga, ON
10/10

Service

Mr Gates...
My name is Charles Doering. I worked at CFRB for nearly 40 years. I'm 93 now.
So I listen to CFRB. That's where I heard your ad. When the Raccoons entered my house I called you.
Jennifer was very polite and professional. And she found me a cancellation saving me three days of nightly torment from those damn critters.
So along came Chris and Ty.
He did a fantastic job of explaining everything to me and put up with the many questions I threw at him.
Then he did a proper job of rectifying my situation.
I say proper because when I had critters two years ago they botched it badly and ripped me off to the tune of almost a thousand dollars.
So once again Mr Gates I want to congratulate you for running a fine company and give a special shout out to the friendly courteous and competent job done by Chris
Sincerely
Charles Doering

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Hi Charles, You just made my month! Thank you very much for your wonderful review and for your kind words about Jennifer, Chris and Tyler. My entire team works extremely hard at providing service excellence to all our customers and your comments are testimony to their hard work. Thanks again for taking the time to let me know about your experience with my company, it meant the world to me! Brad Gates, B.Sc., Owner / President, HomeStars Best of Award Winner 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015.

mcurtis in Newmarket
mcurtis in Newmarket
2 reviews Newmarket, ON
10/10

Squirrel removal

Another company provided very expensive guaranteed service in 2019, however when similar problems resurfaced, I did not get a call back. I needed to look for another company to resolve the squirrel issue.

Nick Parkin, Technician, from AAA Gates Wildlife Control came In to take a look. He took photos of the work done by the other company. Nick identified the sloppy workmanship and inferior materials used. He said the company who installed the one way door on the roof should have come back to check that the squirrels were gone, remove the one way

door and seal off the area, which was the reason the squirrels got back in. Nick installed new steel cages over the roof vents, a one way door and put cages over other vents which could pose future problems, came back the next day to check, then removed the one way door and sealed off the area. He kept in touch by email and sent further follow up photos with details.

AAA Wildlife have been in business for 35 years and are registered with
the BBB with an A+ rating. I am so very satisfied with their work and
would not hesitate to recommend them highly.

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Hi Mcurtis, it was a real pleasure reading your wonderful review! I like that you explained how our procedures, workmanship and service exceeded what you had experienced with the other company. I am sorry to hear that the other company did not return your call for guaranteed service. I can assure you that this will not happen with my company. All of our technicians work hard to provide above average service, treating each and every one of our valued customers exactly how we would want to be treated. I really appreciate you complimenting Nick for a job well done. Please accept my sincere THANKS for your comprehensive and thoughtful review! All the best, Brad Gates, B.Sc., Owner / President, HomeStars Best of Award Winner 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015.

Jeff in Old Toronto
Jeff in Old Toronto
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

remove squirrels from space above porch

Joel came Feb 26 to remove squirrels from the space above our porch. He immediately figured out how they had got in and installed a one way door to let them out but not in. A couple of days later, after the noise above the porch had stopped, Joel came back, as he had promised to do, removed the one way door, and sealed the damaged wall.

Joel explained clearly what he was doing and how the critters would not be harmed by the process. He was exceptionally pleasant and clearly has much affection for animals.

A totally positive, indeed uplifting, experience!

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Hi Jeff, Wow! This is an amazing review. Describing the service received by my company as "totally positive, indeed uplifting, experience!" has made my day, week and month. We strive to make every customers experience with us a positive one and your review is proof that we accomplished just that. Thank you so much for complimenting Joel on a job well done. I will definitely be reading your review at our next staff meeting. Brad Gates, B.Sc., Owner / President, HomeStars Best of Award Winner 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015.

Brian Doty in Old Toronto
Brian Doty in Old Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

AAA Gates Wildlife Control

I've used AAA Gates for 25 years or more and have never, not once, been disappointed. In normal circumstances they show up on time and I've reached the stage where I no longer ask for a price as they have always been reasonable with their pricing.

This particular situation occurred the weekend prior to them offering Saturday or Sunday service, but, their technician agreed to come to help us and the varmint was allowed to exit peacefully by the installation of a one way trap installed where he entered.

All is back to normal and I have no hesitation in recommending this company for all your needs.

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Hi Brian, I cannot thank you enough for your loyalty and the trust in my company you have shown over all these years. I really appreciate you mentioning that you "not once, been disappointed." Our staff have been trained to treat every customer exactly the way they would want to be treated. Your review is a testimonial of this. Thank you for your excellent review, you made my week! Brad Gates, B.Sc., Owner / President, HomeStars Best of Award Winner 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015.

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

Squirrel removal

We had squirrels in our roof and called Gates Wildlife Control. Jake came out, evaluated the situation, informed us how he would proceed and went about his business. He put a one-way door at the opening, returned three days later to evaluate how many squirrels had left, and came back three days later again to remove the one-way door and seal the entrance. What a lovely and professional young man. Thank you Jake!

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Hello, you described the step by step process of our services perfectly in your review! I really appreciate that you took the time to do so. Thank you for complimenting my company and Jake! Regards, Brad Gates, B.Sc., Owner / President, HomeStars Best of Award Winner 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015.

midra in North York
midra in North York
1 review Toronto, ON
9/10

Raccoon removal from attic

A raccoon had made a hole in our roof to gain entrance to a sheltered place. We were made aware of it by the noise he made while removing shingles and roof planks. Blake, the technician from Gates Animal Control, very kindly and professionally explained the situation and had pictures supporting it. He also explained the process he will follow to solve the problem. After a couple of visits to confirm that the raccoon was gone, he completed the work and, so far, we had no further problems.

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Hello Midra, thank you for taking the time to write a review about my company and for complimenting our technician Blake for being kind and professional. I really appreciate reviews from great customers like yourself as it helps other people be more comfortable with hiring us for their wildlife intrusions. Thanks again, Brad Gates, B.Sc., Owner / President, HomeStars Best of Award Winner 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015.

Alan and Arlene in Toronto
Alan and Arlene in Toronto
1 review Milton, ON
10/10

Squirrel Removal

My mother had squirrels in the attic which were removed quickly and efficiently. Wire was put on all the open wood so the squirrels would not return. Very happy with the service, price, and quality of work.

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Hello Alan and Arlene, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review about my company. I am so glad you are "very happy with the service, price, and quality of work." Take Care, Brad Gates, B.Sc., Owner / President, HomeStars Best of Award Winner 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015.

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More about AAA Gates Wildlife Control

Awarded HomeStars Best Of 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 & 2015! - FREE ON-SITE ESTIMATES! We GET THEM OUT and KEEP THEM OUT! Our guarantee is supported by our 36 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 to insulation, wiring, drywall etc. 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

Gates Wildlife Control specializes in the removal and control of all wildlife including: Raccoons, Grey Squirrels, Red Squirrels, Skunks, Bats, Opossums and birds such Pigeons, Starlings and Sparrows. We remove animals from attics, chimneys, garages, dryer / stove / bathroom exhaust vents and from under under decks / porches / sheds / additions.

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 control, 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 attic, 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
1984
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 estimate.
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
One to Ten Year Guarantee, supported by over 35 years in business!
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