Raccoon Removal in Columbus, Ohio (614) 653-8547 Pest Control-Animal Control

A Raccoon at Cologne Zoo Français : Un Raton L...
A Raccoon at Cologne Zoo Français : Un Raton Laveur Español: Uno Mapache Italiano: Un procione lavatore Português: Guaxinim Română: Un raton Русский: Енот-полоскун в Кёльнском зоопарке Suomi: Pesukarhu vesialtaan äärellä Kölnin eläintarhassa Svenska: tvättbjörn (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

So you have a raccoon problem? What do you do?

Raccoon can cause issues and damage to homes, business and even church. Each year damage caused by raccoon conflicts cost  the owners of the properties thousands of dollars.  Sometimes insurance companies will cover most if not all the cost. Make sure to call your local insurance company to find out your coverage.

The raccoon removal process can start with setting traps the to humanly trap the problem raccoon or coons from the problem areas. this can or will include capturing the young raccoons as well.  trapping is the first step in this process.

After the raccoon or raccoon family are removed the process of clean up of the feces impacted insulation can start, this is often called “Attic Restoration“. Once the clean up is complete new insulation will need to be placed or blown in the clean and disinfected attic space.

Trapping a raccoon is not always easy and often when do it your self homeowners trap a raccoon they are not always sure what to do with the trapped raccoon or raccoons. Raccoons can be extremely aggressive, especially when they have young and they will bite if giving the chance. Dealing with a raccoon in the attic especially a close spaced attic this can be dangerous.

Common raccoon (Procyon lotor) and skunk (Meph...
Common raccoon (Procyon lotor) and skunk (Mephitis mephitis) in a Hollywood, California back yard feasting on cat food. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Raccoons in the attic are a common call in Columbus, Ohio. Most pest control companies treat pest related issues. Raccoon exclusion or repair and preventative maintenance are best solved by trained wildlife professionals such as The Wildlife Professionals that are trained and experienced in proper raccoon removal and raccoon control methods to safely remove the problem raccoon and prevent future raccoon issues to solve the raccoon conflict.

Raccoons love to get into trash cans to get at the left overs, and discarded foods.They will tear up the turf to get at grubs in the yard or lawn. A raccoon will often makes its home under your deck, under the house or in crawlspace, in The chimney and in the attic space.

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Squirrel Control Dallas County, TX Animal Control

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Squirrel control- Squirrel in the attic – Attic Squirrel Removal- Rodent in the attic trapping service!

We have all either heard of or seen Sciurus caroliniensis – but you will likely know this little animal better as a grey squirrel, or a gray squirrel.  It simply depends on whether or not you like British spelling!  However you spell it, the facts and fundamentals of the animal remain the same.  The average length of the grey squirrel runs at approximately eighteen inches – and half of that is the tail, which typically runs about nine inches.  An adult grey squirrel will generally weigh between one and one and a half pounds.  As the name implies, these squirrels look grey, although up close you can see that their fur is actually rather salt and pepper, which of course mixes to look grey.  A lot of them have wiry tan hairs dotted throughout their fur and their bellies are white.   

By and large, the grey squirrel has a rather academic bent, as you can frequently see them on college campuses!  Their actual habitat, though, is very varied.  They live in urban areas and in woodland areas.  They have a penchant for oak trees, beech trees, and other trees which produce nuts.  Naturally, nuts are a large part of their diet, along with berries and seeds.  Grey squirrels sometimes dine on bird eggs as well, not to mention birds themselves when they are nestling, and on insects.   In the spring time especially, they are sometimes fond of various kinds of vegetation.  It is safe to say that grey squirrels enjoy a very well balanced diet. 

Unlike a lot of other squirrels, the grey squirrel does not hibernate during the winter months.  They are also very active in the day time and enjoy scurrying about and foraging for food.  On that note, they tend to be very shy little creatures.  However, when they are fed, their inherent feelings of bashfulness tend to disappear. 

There are a lot of wild mammals in the world.  Of all of them, squirrels are probably the most plentiful.  In Canada, the United States, England, Ireland, and who knows how many other places, squirrels are as much a part of the population as people.  We are especially familiar with them because, as mentioned above, they are very active during the day.  They differ from a lot of other squirrels in many ways, aside of the fact that they do not hibernate. 

For instance, most other squirrels are almost solely vegetarians.  However, as mentioned, grey squirrels do eat birds and their eggs on occasions, and they certainly enjoy insects.  They are also larger than most squirrels, since many of their brethren tend to be about fifteen inches in length with seven and a half inch tails. 

Grey squirrels do not typically take advantage of being larger, however.  In spite of the fact that they have been known to steal eggs, they are inherently friendly and curious little creatures.  Their shyness extends to other members of the animal kingdom, unless they are feeling threatened in some way.