What are raccoons?
Raccoons are round, fuzzy creatures with bushy tails and a black mask of fur that covers their eye area. These animals may look like cute, cuddly bandits, but they can be quite fearsome when approached. Raccoons are nocturnal. highly adaptable and can survive in urban areas. They can cause severe structural damage, transmit several diseases and carry the rabies virus.
Where are raccoons found?
Raccoons can easily gain access to your home if they’re motivated. They can push through roof soffit intersections, enter through roof vents, damaged roof edges, and chimneys. Once inside, raccoons trample and compress insulation. They also relocate it to make nests. Raccoons also damage electrical and ventilation systems, which can lead to water damage and even fire.
Raccoons often leave their feces in large communal piles, called latrines, so cleaning up after these pests can become an ordeal.
What do I do if I have raccoons?
If you think you have raccoons, give us a call! We will conduct a through inspection of your home and property and provide you with a customized plan to deal with the raccoon issue. You will receive a detailed report of the service provided and helpful recommendations to remain raccoon free!
How do I prevent racoons?
You can avoid attracting raccoons by using tight-sealing garbage bins and ensuring that chimneys, roof vents and other openings in the roof are covered.