Raccoons
Raccoons in the attic, garage, or strange noises in your chimney? Raccoons living under your home? Those scurrying sounds in the attic, crawlspace and noises in a chimney may well be a raccoon. Call your local Critter Control office today at 800 CRITTER for effective raccoon removal and exclusion services.

Description

Appearance

Raccoons are commonly compared to canines and bears due to their snouts, omnivorous teeth, and body proportions. More commonly known characteristics include:

  • 7-30 pounds
  • Unique Coloration
  • Black encircled eyes and extends across their cheeks
  • 3 feet in length
  • Gray fur with hints of brown
  • Unique tails with alternating rings of white and black

Habitat

Raccoons rarely create their own dens. Quite flexible, raccoons can nest within hollow trees, barns, attics, old squirrel nests, large forks in tree limbs, crawl spaces, brush piles, and more! It is not unusual to find several raccoons residing in the same den. Unless they are seeking a mate during breeding season, raccoons rarely travel more than a quarter mile from their dens. The ideal habitat for a raccoon would include forests, marshes, and prairies.

Raccoon Control Problems

Males and females will enter homes for different reasons. Males will rarely invade your home unless they are seeking a food source. Female raccoons can be found in attics, in chimneys, and crawl spaces raising offspring. Raccoons have the strength and hands to grasp objects and tear through anything necessary to get where they desire to be.

Damages

Due to their strength and determination, entry alone will cause significant damages including water damage, leaks, and more. Once inside, raccoons can tear through air ducts, pull apart insulation, and create a mess of droppings inside of your attic. Raccoons are carriers of diseases and can infect you, your family, and your pets.

Trapping and Removal

Raccoons are a known carrier of rabies and should be confronted carefully by a trained professional only. Critter Control of Houston has experience in humane and effective raccoon removal methods. Let us get rid of your raccoon control problem.

Damage Repairs and Prevention

Critter Control of Houston will repair raccoon damages in your home or commercial building. Some damage repairs may double as preventative materials. Depending on your raccoon control problem, Critter Control of Houston will create a plan of prevention to keep raccoons out of your home for good.

If you are having raccoon control problems, call Critter Control of Houston. 713.391.8066

Critter Control of Houston Service Area

Arcola, Baytown, Beasley, Bellaire, Bunker Hill Village, Conroe, Cut And Shoot, Deer Park, El Lago, Fairchilds, Fulshear, Galena Park, Hedwig Village, Hilshire Village, Houston, Humble, Hunters Creek Village, Jacinto City, Jersey Village, Katy, Kendelton, La Porte, Magnolia, Meadows Place, Missouri City, Montgomery, Nassau Bay, Needville, Oak Ridge North, Orchard, Panorama Village, Pasadena, Patton Village, Piney Point Village, Pleal, Richmond, Roman Forest, Rosenberg, Seabrook Shenandoah, Shoreacers, Simonton, South Houston, Southside Place, Splendora, Spring Valley, Stafford, Stagecoach, Sugarland, Taylor Lake Village, Thompsons, Tromball, West University Place, Weston Lakes, Willis, Woodbranch, Woodloch, Harris County, Montgomery County, Fort Bend County

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