Raccoons in Attic
Raccoons in attic is the most common calls we receive in the late winter and early spring of the year.
Raccoons will gain access to the attic area of a home in order to establish a place to live during the long cold Virginia winter and also establish a place for the raccoons to have their babies once winter is over.
Raccoon babies are generally born in the late winter early spring time frame. Their evidence will be very noticeable.
Raccoon communicate through vocalization and the noises the baby raccoon communicating with the mother raccoon is usually VERY LOUD!
What do I do if I have raccoon in the attic?
A raccoon in the attic can be a very difficult problem to control, Raccoons are very determined creatures. Once a raccoon makes their home in the attic area of a home they are very difficult animals to displace. Once a raccoons have determined that your attic is their home, it becomes very difficult to manage.
The proper way to manage this is to address the problem as soon as it is noticed. You will hear settle sounds like the animal walking on the ceiling, this may be a loud sound or it may be muffled, depending on how much insulation you have in your attic.
The raccoon will be walking on the insulation and not directly on the sheet rock, therefore the sound may be muffled. If you suspect that you do in fact have a raccoon in your Virginia attic, you should call a wildlife removal professional right away.
We also service the entire northern Virginia area and will handle any job, no matter what size. We do commercial work and specialize in Residential work. We love helping homeowners solve their problems of having raccoons in the attic.
Raccoon in the attic is often covered my many homeowners insurance plans, Just ask your wildlife removal technician to provide you with a insurance quote, to have your entire attic decontaminated and professionally cleaned. We also re-install all insulation back to code.