How do you get rid of skunks?
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And if you have problems with your dogs getting sprayed by skunks, Dr. Bonners Pepperment Soap works great!! And it doesn't hurt their eyes. Health food stores carry it if you can't find it in your grocery store.
and lady said she went with ammonia. she bought tiny glass jars on amazon (like what they use for jelly samples). used a nail to make holes in the cover, tucked a piece of old towel in the jar and filled with the ammonia. tucked them everywhere! Under the shed, deck and around the inside of the cellar. got ones with a gold color lid so they are easy to spot so we can refill as needed. they have cats and wild bunnies in the yard and didn't want them to ingest the ammonia so the jars worked great. The skunks moved out and so did the mice
Not the answer you were hoping for, but i would move away to maybe another State!
How to Keep Skunks Away
You would want to get rid of their food source, which is grubs and insect larvae. To do that you need to treat your yard with Grub control. Here is a list of the top 10:
We had skunks under the back porch, my husband live trapped the whole family and moved them about 2 miles away. Then we threw lots off of moth balls (skunks and Civit cats) hate moth balls. And we put wire mesh over all the under house openings.