More than a dozen rattlesnake calls within Okanagan prompts reminders – Penticton News

    Is your garage door not opening or stuck wide open? Looking for a professional repair technician?

    Get in touch with our garage door repair team and help is on it’s way! When it comes to garage door repair in Vancouver and its surroundings, Better leave it up to the professionals. For a FREE quote and estimate..

    CALL NOW: ☎️ (778) 654 6470

    Or, fill out this form and we will contact you shortly

    Show us the damage: Send us some photos for a FREE cost estimate.

    More than a dozen rattlesnake calls within Okanagan prompts reminders – Penticton News

    Common Warehouse Garage Door Problems And How To Fix Them

    Photo: Conservation Officer Service

    The warm sunny weather may be to blame for the recent surge in rattlesnake related calls to the B.C. Conservation Officer Service within the Okanagan.

    There have been more than a dozen calls this season as these cold-blooded snakes are on the hunt for warm areas that stay warm into the evenings such as gardens, shops and garages, according to CTV News Vancouver.

    Penticton has experienced 10 of those calls, including a recent call about two rattlesnakes discovered in a resident’s garage.

    Both snakes were removed safely, however, conservation officer Mike Stern is reminding people that not all rattlesnake sightings require calls to conservation.

    “When we get involved, it’s usually when a snake gets confined,” says Stern. “If people find one that is, say, on their lawn, you can turn your sprinklers on because they don’t like that. They’ll usually leave.”

    The increase in calls is a reminder for people to keep their garage doors closed. It is also recommended that Okanagan residents clean their gardens of debris to help prevent entanglement.

    The Northern Pacific rattlesnake which is commonly found in the Southern Interior has a reputation that exaggerates danger, however they usually only become aggressive if cornered or chased.

    “Rattlesnake bites are very uncommon and very rarely fatal, although they could be dangerous to young children,” reads a profile of the snake on the Ministry of Environment’s website.

    If you hear a…

    Read more…

    Hope you enjoyed our article titled More than a dozen rattlesnake calls within Okanagan prompts reminders – Penticton News. Besides “More than a dozen rattlesnake calls within Okanagan prompts reminders – Penticton News”, feel free to browse our blog for more great content. Vancouver Overhead Doors.

    Recommended articles

    How To Fix A Broken Garage Door Opener Chain

    Four-alarm blaze destroys Etobicoke produce warehouse

    Chris Kitching, Published Friday, September 27, 2013 5:16AM EDT Last Updated Friday, September 27, 2013 10:07AM EDT Investigators are looking into the cause of a four-alarm blaze that destroyed a produce warehouse in Etobicoke early Friday morning. Toronto Fire Services spokesman Capt. David Eckerman

    Industrial Garage Door Repair Company

    Why You Should invest In a New Garage Door

    If you’re looking to improve your home, whether to increase the value of your home or improve the functionality, you may look into a new garage door in Houston. Garage doors can take up to 40% of the façade of your home, affect the energy

    Garage Door Repair Oakridge

    How To Design The Perfect Garage Door

    Building a new home or doing home renovations can be such an exciting time. But, also a time where many choices and decisions need to be made. Quite often your garage takes up over 50% of the front of your home, making the right garage

    91-year-old man fulfills dream of driving through a garage door

    We all have a dream we imagine accomplishing someday. Maybe it’s seeing the Grand Canyon. Or, travelling around the world. Walter Thomas, 91, of Illinois had a much simpler dream. He just wanted to back through a garage door. And now he’s made that dream come true. Speaking from