If you have a raccoon problem, it is unlikely you will see the raccoon. Raccoons are active at night. There will be plentify of evidence of a raccoon infestation.They can cause a mess of garbage and destroy home gardens and birdfeeders.
Raccoons can wreak havoc trying to gain entry to your attic. This homeowner in Wayne County heard loud thumping and scurrying in the middle of the night.
Cage trapps are one the most common raccoon traps. Direct capture is not commonly used. When juveniles are present, the use of repellents can be effective. Exclusion techniques include securing food sources and closing any entry points.
A raccoon needs a gap the size of a grapefruit to get into your home. If it cannot find a hole big enough, they are strong enough to make one. Raccoons can tear through fascia board, soffits, shingles, and ridge vents. In this case, we found evidence the raccoon got into the attic through the ridge vent. After the raccoon was safely removed, we install RidgeGuard.