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The Fall Invasion: Why Raccoons in Your Home Need Professional Removal

Nov 9, 2023


As the crisp autumn air settles in Northern Illinois, it brings with it a unique challenge for homeowners: raccoons seeking refuge in your homes, attics, and storage sheds. While these masked bandits may seem cute from a distance, their presence can pose serious dangers to both your property and your family. In this blog, we’ll explore the reasons why you should reach out to our professional wildlife removal company when raccoons start moving in this fall.

  • Health Risks
    Raccoons are notorious carriers of diseases such as rabies, roundworm, and leptospirosis, which can be transmitted to humans and pets through contact with their urine, feces, or saliva. Having them in close proximity increases the risk of disease transmission, making professional removal a crucial step in safeguarding your family’s health.
  • Property Damage
    Raccoons are resourceful creatures, capable of causing extensive damage to your home. They can tear apart insulation, chew through electrical wiring, and damage roofing materials, causing costly repairs. By enlisting our professional services, you can prevent further destruction and protect your property investment.
  • Noise and Disturbance
    Raccoons are nocturnal animals, which means they are most active at night. When they take up residence in your attic or other parts of your home, their constant activity, scratching, and chattering can disturb your sleep and create stress for your family. Our experts can safely and efficiently remove these unwanted houseguests, restoring peace and quiet to your home.
  • Aggressive Behavior
    While raccoons are typically not aggressive, they may exhibit defensive behavior if they feel threatened or cornered. A cornered animal can become aggressive, leading to potential injuries for you, your family, or your pets. Our experts are equipped to handle removal safely, minimizing the risk of confrontations and ensuring the well-being of all involved.
  • Attraction of Other Wildlife
    The presence of an animal in or around your home can attract other wildlife seeking food or shelter. This can lead to a broader range of pest-related issues, creating a cascade effect of problems. Our comprehensive approach includes measures to deter other wildlife, reducing the overall risk of infestations.
  • Odor and Feces
    The scent of animal urine and feces can permeate your home, leaving behind an unpleasant odor that is difficult to eliminate. Moreover, their waste can lead to the growth of harmful bacteria and fungi, further compromising indoor air quality. Our professionals not only remove them but also clean and sanitize affected areas to ensure your home remains safe and odor-free.
  • Legal Compliance
    In some areas, it is illegal to trap or remove wildlife without proper permits or compliance with local regulations. Attempting a DIY removal may lead to legal consequences. Our professionals are well-versed in local wildlife regulations and ensure that all removal processes adhere to the law, preventing any legal complications for homeowners.
  • Humane Removal
    We understand the importance of treating wildlife with care and respect. Our team is trained to use humane and ethical methods for raccoon removal, ensuring the well-being of these animals while protecting your property.

In conclusion, the fall season brings an increased risk of raccoons invading your home, attic, or storage shed, posing various dangers to your family and property. To mitigate these risks, it is essential to contact our professional wildlife removal company. We have the expertise, tools, and experience to safely and effectively remove raccoons from your premises, keeping your home and loved ones out of harm’s way. Don’t wait until the problem escalates – reach out to us today and ensure a raccoon-free fall season!

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