Montgomery County Ohio Raccoon Removal
ohio’s raccoon whisperers!
Montgomery County Ohio Raccoon Removal Experts!
As a Montgomery County Ohio property owner, you should expect raccoons will invade your property sooner than later. Raccoons will find refuge under a porch, in a garage, chimney, crawl spaces, attics, and walls.
No matter where you live in Ohio, you’ll find raccoons living side by side with humans. Because where there are humans, raccoons know there will be food and shelter. So, you need to be proactive and make sure you have raccoon-proofed your property. Otherwise, you may face thousands of dollars of damage to your much-beloved property.
In all probability, you arrived here because of your raccoon related problems, and you need answers, if not immediate help. Fortunately for you, Barnes Wildlife Control and their Montgomery County Ohio Raccoon Removal whisperers can solve all your raccoon home invasion problems.
Frequently Asked Raccoon Questions You May Want Answered Now
Can raccoons get inside my house from the attic?
Why do raccoons sound so loud in the attic?
Listen to the sounds of a baby raccoon crying
Do raccoons have babies all year round?
In Ohio, Raccoons mate from February through March. Usually, a female produces one litter a year, though she can produce more.
It takes sixty plus days before the female gives birth. Litter sizes range from 3 to 7. The young raccoons will stay with the mother through the fall and possibly longer.
How did the raccoons get in my home?
Raccoons, being the clever creatures they are, discover many entrances into a home. The following areas are perfect entrances for raccoons:
- Where Soffit Meets Roof
- Roof Vents
- The Roof Edge
- Plumbing Vents
- Through Pet Doors
What do you do with the raccoons after you catch them?
AND PLEASE, DON’T FEED RACCOONS IF YOU DONT WANT THEM TO RETURN!
I saw a raccoon on my roof, is it in the attic?
Well, you may have a curious raccoon, or it discovered food on the roof. But more often than not, it has found a way into your home. Best to give us a call so we can access the situation for you. Once living in your home, raccoon destruction can be expensive to repair.
Do raccoons make squealing and screaming sounds?
Raccoons in Your Montgomery County Ohio Home? More Than Likely Your Attic!
Montgomery County Ohio Raccoon Removal Trapping Methods
Capturing Raccoons With The Live Trap Method
The raccoon trapping experts at Barnes Wildlife Control believe in humane raccoon trapping. Though highly destructive of property, raccoons deserve the least painless methods of capture. With this in mind, live trapping provides the most humane way of capture.
Large to extra large live traps for raccoons provide the best way to capture a nuisance raccoon. Generally, we use a Tomahawk 10 x 12 X 32 Pro Raccoon Trap with One Trap Door and Rear Access Door.
Where We Place A Raccoon Live Trap
Once we determine where your pest raccoon causes all your damage or where it lives, our trap technicians place the traps in those areas. These areas include attics, under porches, chimney regions, piles of wood, and fences.
What You Can Do To Keep Raccoons Away From Your Property
Strap Down Those Garbage Cans
Bird Feeder Issues
Raccoons eat at night. So, we suggest you bring in your bird feeders at night. Also, your bird friends will appreciate that.
Don't Leave Pet Food Out
Raccoons love pet food. First thing to remember, don’t leave pet food out at night, or even during the day.
Clean Up Fallen Fruit, Nuts and Seeds
Fence Gardens, Compost Areas and Ponds?
Don't Feed The Raccoons
Video On Removing A Raccoon From An Ohio Home Chimney Using A Chimney Trap
Your Uncapped Chimney Makes The Perfect Raccoon Nesting Place For A Mother Raccoon And Her Babies
Chimney Raccoons Echoing Their Sounds Throughout Your Home?
Female raccoons love an Ohio chimney from April through May when they birth offspring. So if you think you hear sounds like raccoons chattering coming from your chimney, well, more than likely, you have nuisance raccoons infesting your chimney.
So, now, you must get proactive and do one of two things to verify raccoons live in your chimney. One, you can get up on a ladder, bring a flashlight, and take a look down your chimney. Or two, an option if safety concerns you, call Montgomery County Ohio Raccoon Removal experts, and they do the climbing and chimney examination for you.
One last statement about raccoons in your chimney: Please don’t start a fire in your fireplace in the hope that you will smoke the raccoons out of your chimney. First, doing so will probably not work for several reasons. And second, this technique is cruel and inhumane.