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How To Get Rid Of Raccoons

How to get rid of raccoons in
Virginia? How do you get rid
of a raccoon?

The best way to get rid of raccoons is through trapping or harassment through proven techniques is the best, but effectiveness is dependant on many factors such as why the raccoon is around in the first place.

Our first method and most effective is to identify what’s attracting the animal and remove it so there is nothing to attract the raccoons.

The best way to get rid of raccoons is to contact your local wildlife removal company for Raccoon Removal

How to get rid of raccoons in attic?

Once raccoons enter your attic, they won’t want to leave. First, you will have to identify if there are babies involved. This is because if babies are involved than the mother raccoon will be fiercely aggressive to protect her babies. 

To remove raccoons from the attic, trapping and installation of a one way door is by far the best method. 

Trapping could take as little as 1 day or up to a week.

How to get rid of raccoons under your deck?

To get rid of raccoons under your deck, you will need to remove the source for why raccoons are under your deck.

If the reason raccoons are under your deck is because the animals have a food source there, then remove the food source.

Another reason could be that your deck provides an area of shelter, a warm den for the raccoons. To solve this problem, make the area uncomfortable for the raccoons.

How do you permanently get rid of raccoons?

Remove any conditions that will make the raccoon want to stay, i.e. food, water, shelter. 

Make sure vents are sealed with a high quality steel hardware cloth or screen.

Any structures on ground level need to have animal barrier walls installed.

How much does it cost to get rid of a raccoon?

The cost of raccoon removal ranges greatly as many factors go into removal.  Raccoon trapping, for instance, starts around $500 (for 5 business days) but the price can vary depending on the difficulty of trapping.  Repairs that involve sealing out areas for exclusion of wildlife can be a few hundred to a few thousand dollars.

Cleaning up damage from raccoons in attics and crawlspaces such as urine, feces, chewed wires, damaged insulation etc. can be quite costly rising well into the thousands of dollars if the damage is extensive.

In some cases, homeowners insurance will cover some of this damage done by the raccoons. 

Call your local raccoon removal experts, Summit Wildlife Removal for raccoon removal near you.

Contact us online or give us a call at 703-884-2124 when you need our services. For dog or cat issues, contact your local municipal animal control office.

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