Raccoons On Your Backyard – What Is The Damage They Can Cause

Raccoon populations are as high in the urban or suburban areas owing to the fact that there are no predators and the easy availability of food. Therefore, it is not surprising that raccoons roam the backyards of many homes and many a time they are not welcome visitors in the neighbourhood. If raccoons roam around in the backyard, read on to find out what is the worst damage that they can cause there. All examples provided by our raccoon removal experts(more…)

What Diseases Do Raccoons Carry

Raccoons are very aggressive animals in nature and can transfer diseases to human beings and animals through direct or indirect contact, scratches or through bites. Even though these animals are nocturnal, proper care and precaution should be taken when having an encounter with these animals or any other thing that they have come in contact with. The diseases that they carry can also spread to pets that they come in contact with or through anything that they came in contact with. (more…)

The Reproductive Cycle of Raccoons

Raccoons are medium sized omnivorous mammals. They are members of the Procynoid family which are indigenous animals of north America. They are furry animals and usually grey or black in color. Their most unique feature is the area of darkening all round the eyes. Their tails also have a patch of black color. Being typically nocturnal animals,they also prefer quiet places to form their habitats. These include woodpiles, tree hollows and places like empty sheds and garages which what most calls we get for raccoon removal are for. (more…)

The Lifecycle of The Raccoon

Raccoons are a problem for many Mississauga residents. Our raccoon removal solutions are humane and effective. If you have a raccoon problem, before you give us a call, take a minute and learn a few things about them. Raccoons are nocturnal and remain active during the evening hours throughout the year. Raccoons breed towards the end of winter in February and March. The male normally sticks around a female before wandering off to look for another mate. (more…)

How To Remove Raccoons with Babies from an Attic

The raccoon as we know it is a quite adaptive animal. From living in the wild, to our neighborhoods, they are right up our houses, making homes in the attic! Some may argue it is we that took up their habitat, but the main reason why the set up residence in our homes is to breed. In up to 75% instances of raccoons found in attics, there is a familiar litter of raccoon pups of around 2 to 5. (more…)

Homemade Raccoon Repellents

Anyone who has ever lived next to wooded areas or large parks has probably encountered raccoon’s or other wildlife during their stay there. Raccoon’s, in particular, are renowned for making a mess out of trash cans and gardens. And once they’ve found a promising spot, they tend to make return trips, giving homeowners the continual hassle of cleaning up their mess. Many homeowners end up calling wildlife control, or go to their nearest supply store for a chemical solution. However, there are a number of inexpensive, and environmentally friendly ways to deal with these animals. (more…)

What Diseases That Raccoons Carry

As raccoons continue to be adept at living especially in areas where human settlements is concentrated, it poses health risks by contracting their diseases. Raccoon diseases are very dangerous and can spread to livestock pets and people, as well. It is a common observation that young children are at high risk of contacting the raccoon diseases because they are always on contact with raccoon feces as they play within the neighborhood. The following are the common raccoon diseases which are carried by raccoons in Mississauga as well. (more…)

How to Remove Raccoons From An Attic

Once you have established that the creature running around in your attic is a raccoon, you need to make a decision on what removal method to use. If you are just concerned with getting the critter out of your attic, you have several options at your disposal. These include repellents and traps. However, for people who are humane and just want to get rid of the raccoon without hurting it, you have to consider removal ways that will let you capture the raccoon alive and hand free it in its natural environment. Remember it is illegal to harm raccoons. (more…)

Practical and Natural Raccoon Deterrents

If you are a home-buyer, you realize how important protecting your investment can be. Keeping the proper insurance, maintaining the home, and engaging in preventative measure to avoid household pests are all important. If you live in an area with a large raccoon population, then you should consider guarding against raccoons as well. (more…)

How Can Raccoons Damage An Attic

Raccoons are generally a pleasant, cute, and unique creature. People enjoy looking at them, spotting them, and hearing them. That is, they enjoy spotting them within their own natural habitat. When a raccoon takes up residence in the attic of a home people do not enjoy seeing or hearing them so much, and with good reason. (more…)