What to do about a raccoon on the roof
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What to do about a raccoon on the roof

There may be raccoons on your rooftop and it can be hassle if you don’t know what to do about it. If you are planning to get rid of raccoons on rooftop you better call a pro.



Wildlife removal service will help you sealing off the entrance and use only one opened hole that will allow raccoons to depart. This is the safest way despite using any poison that may not be an inhumane way to kill the raccoons.

Normally, a wildlife service will also place some of the live cage traps near the areas where raccoons are possibly presence such as the attics and the porch. These are the most common place that raccoon often inhabits.

Raccoons however are an excellent climber. It can jump fast enough that you would miss a shot. If you see that a raccoon is heading towards the rooftop, they are probably looking for a shelter. Remember, raccoon can tear anything with their hands and teeth. This is why you need to address it further. Wild animals are not the ones that can be kept as pets in homes. These are also not allowed to be entered in homes, attic, or any place where the human are to move about. This is just because of the threats and dangers which is caused by the wild animal’s presence.

Be aware that raccoons may also bite when they are threatened by your presence. Even when you mean no harm or trying to save it; you should proceed with caution. Raccoon can damage wires and rooftops so when you happen to find it there, you should find bait that will make them go down or at least move away. Repellent is great way to ward them off the building. Alas for poison, let’s not use it to kill raccoon because if it dies unsightly, it will mean hassle to find its body lies anywhere in the basement or attic where it hides.

For an effective capture, always rely on a rehabilitator or animal removal services that can transfer it farther from your house. If you are confident with trapping raccoons with live cage traps, then proceed based on the manual. When capturing raccoon, always wear gloves and other safety so you won’t get bitten by it. Wild animals are not the ones that can be kept as pets in homes. These are also not allowed to be entered in homes, attic, or any place where the human are to move about. This is just because of the threats and dangers which is caused by the wild animal’s presence.

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