you are having problems with raccoon damage in your
yard, your outbuildings or worse your attic, there
is a time to deal with them and a time to let them
usually have their young in the spring, however in
some climates they may have several batches of young
raccoons and you need to find out if they have any
young ones with them in their den regardless of were
with young pups are very protective and have been
known to tear a roof
apart to get back into their den to
protect their young ones. The damage the raccons
cause as well as letting water in, can really damage
your home and cost thousands of dollars.
experts will recommend that you wait till the young
ones are old enough to leave the den before you take
steps to keep them out to avoid Raccoon Damage of
you are sure they are gone or if the young are old
enough install a one way trap over their entrance
so they can get out but not back in. this is the
best way to get rid of them and avoid further damage
from raccoons. There are just so many raccoons in
urban areas there is really no use in trying to trap
them and take them
away. More will come later to occupy the vacated
den unless you block the entrance.
Once they are gone, use strong heavy gauge wire mesh and cover all possible entrances, screw nailing all of the wire mesh down. Take care to properly seal any holes you need to put into your roof to avoid water leakage. Even if there are areas were they have not entered, cover these with wire mesh as well. Next you will have to deal with any raccoon damage they have caused inside and arrange for these Raccoon Damage repairs caused by the raccoons to be completed.
very careful with the raccoon damage and entering attic
space. Breathing the feces can cause organ damage and
death. In the dry air of your attic, these feces break
down, become dust like and when disturbed will float
in the air for you to breath. Hire professionals to clean
up the attic if they have been there for some time. You
may have to replace the insulation and the air vents
over the soffits if there is a lot of raccoon damage.
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