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Raccoons

Raccoons are well recognized medium-sized mammals native common in both urban and rural areas. They are nocturnal critters that take advantage of their close proximity to humans (and their trash). In fact, they rely a great deal on us for food and take shelter in and around our homes and buildings.

Are they dangerous?

If threatened or cornered raccoons may become very aggressive animals. Coupled with the fact that they are common carriers of rabies, it is clear that raccoons can be dangerous. Because they are searching for new sources of food and shelter, many homeowners encounter these pests in attics, under decks and in other areas in and around the dwelling. These masked bandits are also a threat to property, causing extensive damage to structures and belongings if left unaddressed.

So why do I have a raccoon problem?

Available food sources such as dog food and open trash receptacles are the most common reasons to have raccoons. During the winter months these animals will look for a place to nest and commonly use attics when easy access is provided. Once spring arrives, it’s not uncommon to find out your home or building is being used as a nursery for baby raccoons.

How do you get rid of them?

Any attempts to get rid of raccoons should be left to professionals. At EnviroPest, we offer raccoon removal services that will safely rid your home or business of the pest(s). Trapped animals are humanely euthanized as per Division of Wildlife guidelines.

A full plan for removal, damage repair and cleanup is offered during the initial inspection.

Is the treatment safe?

EnviroPest uses the least amount of material possible while still resolving the problem. We utilize natural products, baits and mechanical means as a form of treatment whenever possible. When conventional materials are required, we follow very stringent guidelines for the use of the product so that it poses no threat to people or pets. All products are registered by the EPA. Our professional wildlife control technicians will inform you of any specific safety measures that need to be taken.

How soon can you get here?

We take all pest problems seriously and are committed to helping you ASAP. In most cases, we can respond the same or very next day.

How much does it cost?

Our price for raccoon control varies with the complexity of the job. Additional repair, cleanup and trapping services are bid per job due to the many different scenarios and building construction. Our prices are always presented upfront, with never any hidden charges or add-ons. Contact us for more information.

What is the warranty?

Warranties differ depending on the amount of exclusion and repair work agreed upon by the customer. Your technician will clearly outline the warranty based on your individual job. 

We also guarantee your complete satisfaction. If for any reason, you are not 100% satisfied with your service, we will correct it free of charge. That’s EnviroPest’s promise to keep your home pest free.

How can I prevent this in the future?

Discourage these critters by removing potential food sources and eliminating their ability to get inside your dwelling or structure.