Animals choose an environment for what it has to offer them. Is your yard, attic or shed shelter from the elements? or perhaps it offers a food source. At a time when the raccoons are not around inspect the area where you last saw them. Look for holes in fences, damaged wood on sheds or garages, plants that have been gnawed on. Find out what is making your property vulnerable and fix it. Be careful if you should spot a live raccoon. they can become easily agitated and have been known to attack when they feel threatened.Consider a professional to trap any animals that could pose a threat. For more on the topic of animal (wildlife) control and removal see
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Monday, October 24, 2011
Mice can get through a hole as thin as a pencil. Make sure that all tiny openings are sealed up. Mice can enter through the connections behind the dishwasher, stove, washer and dryer. They crawl up drain pipes under the sinks and
Where the water pipes and the wiring enter the house
Keep limbs from touching the roof, and check for tiny openings in crawl spaces too. Check all over the outside. Be sure there are no holes anywhere. Mice can squeeze through holes that you may assume are too high for them, a mouse can easily climb up a vertical surface. If you can fit your little finger in a whole then a mouse will have no problem getting in either.