Southern Copperhead– 2-3 feet long with alternating light brown to gray cross bands and dark brown to reddish-brown cross bands that are in an hourglass shape. Make sure landscaping does not touch or rub against the structure. Snakes eat the rodents and help bring the rodent problem down. They avoid water and enjoy flatlands or dry, forested habitats. However, if the snake has escaped for one reason or another the company might set up a trap and then return later to check whether it has been caught. Their venom is among the most toxic. As compared to a more aggressive approach, this is a reliable and simpler method. The coral snake and the sea snake are the predominant species in Northern America. Many snake usually prefer to hide under heavy cover in cool areas. When you call us, you can relax and enjoy peace of mind. Reducing the copperhead’s primary food sources and other resources is the most effective way to minimize your potential for copperheads on your property.