Posts from February 1, 2013 to February 28, 2013
Have you ever seen a raccoon? They are hard to miss and can be quite common in suburban settings. Because they are active at night, you may not notice that they have taken residence on your property, but if they find your Colorado home, there is a very good chance that you’ll start to notice signs of raccoons in the attic or in your crawlspace.
While scientists all over the world are surely busy studying brain cancer in humans and learning ways to both treat and prevent this deadly disease, it seems that raccoons have now become a victim. How are raccoons getting brain cancer? Scientists have been able to link the deaths of raccoons with brain tumors to a form of a virus never seen before, polyomavirus.
Do you know how to tell the difference between mice and rats? Most people probably do- there are enough cute cartoon mice and rat depictions out there to keep people fairly educated on the biggest differences between them.
If you have been noticing an increase in raccoon activity around your property then you are not alone. In fact, homeowners across Colorado including Denver, Fort Collins and Lakewood will continue to see raccoons multiplying as we draw closer to spring. And at EnviroPest we understand just how troublesome a raccoon infestation can be which is why we are here to offer you some tips to prevent raccoons in Colorado.