Bat Removal, Squirrel Removal, Raccoon Removal, and Mice Removal in Medina, Ohio
The best way to get rid of pesky animals is by calling the professionals at Platinum Wildlife Removal of [location]. We’re experts in removing unwanted wildlife, rodents and pests from your home or business–safely!
Do you hear scratching in your attic, basement or walls? It’s usually bats in your attic, squirrels in the attic, or mice in the walls. Our team of wildlife removal professionals will check for all entry points, fill those holes and clean up the mess left behind. All wildlife is safely, and humanely, removed in compliance with your municipality’s requirements.
We are licensed and insured wildlife removal company and guarantee our work with a five year warranty.
Got critters? We’ll remove them. And with our warranty, if they come back, we will too!
We have wildlife removal technicians available 24 hours a day in these locations also.
Medina OH Wildlife Removal Company
Bat Removal Medina Ohio
Platinum Wildlife Removal is a bat removal and bat exclusion company in the Medina Ohio area. Our bat removal products and general bat exclusion services are the best in the wildlife industry. We provide a “Chew Proof” bat solution and a one way bat door / valve to exclude the bats from your home.
Squirrel Removal Medina OH
If you have squirrels in your attic or place of business, call our wildlife experts today and we can set up a squirrel trapping process and after the squirrels are humanely trapped and relocated. We can perform a general squirrel exclusion with a five year warranty to prevent the squirrels from damaging your home again.
Raccoon Removal Medina
Raccoon removal services Medina Ohio and surrounding areas. We trap and relocate the raccoons safely and humanely so we can repair your raccoon damaged property all with a 5 year warranty.
Medina Mice / Rat Removal
Do you have mice or rats in your house or attic? Platinum Wildlife Removal will send out our trained wildlife specialists to perform a full home inspection to find out where the mice or rats are entering your property and provide a solution to stop them.
About Medina, Ohio
Medina (/mɪˈdaɪnə/ mih-DY-nə) is a city in and the county seat of Medina County, Ohio, about 33 miles (53 km) south of Cleveland and 23 miles (37 km) west of Akron within the Greater Cleveland area. The population was 26,094 at the 2020 Census.
Medina was founded on November 30, 1818, as part of the Connecticut Western Reserve. It was originally named Mecca, but an unincorporated community in Ohio already had that name, so the name was changed. Both Mecca and Medina are Saudi Arabian cities particularly significant in Islam.
Most early residents were farmers. In the 1830s, the community’s growth was aided by the completion of the Ohio and Erie Canal, which helped transport agricultural products to markets. On January 31, 1835, Medina was incorporated as a village and as the county seat of Medina County. By 1855, the town’s quarries were producing over $200,000 worth of stone per year. In 1857, many of the canal workers started a strike for higher wages; the striking workers were fired, and the four workers who started it were jailed in Albion, Ohio.
In 1835, two enslaved women and two Native Americans arrived in Medina by stagecoach. One of the enslaved women was the child of then-Vice Presidential candidate Richard Mentor Johnson and Julia Chinn. The next day, Johnson’s nephew arrived, in pursuit of the women, saying that he owned them both, they had escaped, and they had stolen a $1,000 bank check. The women were arrested and charged with stealing. Three local attorneys volunteered to represent them in court. The women were then released to Johnson’s nephew to stand trial in Kentucky. Afterward, one of the Native Americans said that the women had asked for help escaping enslavement and their terrible treatment by their owners. It was later found that the alleged theft was a lie in order to make sure the Ohio court returned them to their owners.
Medina attorney Charles Olcott invented self-ballasting iron ships, and received a patent in 1835. Olcott was originally from Connecticut and had been a student at Yale College when he came up with the early prototypes for his invention. He was later a proponent of building long-distance railroad lines across Ohio.
In 1869, Amos Root founded the A.I. Root Company in Medina as a manufacturer of beehives and beekeeping equipment, and the town became a center for beehive manufacturing. The Root Company had 97 workers in 1886, making it the town’s largest employer.
In the mid-1800s, two disastrous fires hit the village. One, in 1848, destroyed the entire business district. With no facilities for extinguishing fires, the residents attempted to put out the fire using a bucket brigade, but to no avail, as the fire burned for four hours. None of the town’s 1,159 residents died in the fire, but the townspeople failed to budget for the needed firefighting equipment. In 1870, another large fire, which started in a wooden building with a barbershop, destroyed 45 buildings (all but two blocks of the business district) and nearly wiped out the town. Despite the second calamitous fire, the town still had not organized a fire department beyond a bucket brigade. In 1877, after repeated dire warnings, the Council finally authorized the issuance of $3,000 worth of bonds to purchase a fire engine.
After the disastrous 1870 fire, the town literally rose from the ashes. Much of the Medina Square, including the Town Hall and Engine House, was rebuilt under the supervision of onetime mayor and banker Harrison Gray Blake, who owned the Phoenix Building in the same city block. Buildings like the H. G. Blake’s Phoenix Block and the Town Hall and Engine House indicate the community’s resilient spirit.
After the 1870 fire, it took almost ten years to replace the buildings on the Square, hence their common Victorian style. Even today, the architectural unity and historic flavor of the Town Square make Medina an appealing destination for residents, visitors and tourists. This character is what makes the Square a recognized Historic District and spurs the efforts of the Community Design Committee and the Historic Preservation Board to preserve the city’s historic look and feel.
Today, Medina’s Historic District is a nine-block area surrounding Uptown Park and hosts Candlelight Walk, the International Festival, and Art in the Park. It also draws visitors for many other events.
In 1950, Medina had over 5,000 residents, and on May 6, 1952, it was chartered as a city.
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