Raccoon Control

Raccoon control and nuisance animals found in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Southern Maine.

 

Raccoon’s are very talented animals.  They are well-adapted to live in almost any setting as long as there is ample food and water sources.  This can include urban and suburban areas. Raccoon’s are omnivores, they will eat from garbage cans, dumpsters and will often steal pet food. Dog or cat food left outside is an open invitation to a raccoon, as raccoon’s have no fear of dogs, cats or even, humans. Sometimes, raccoon’s will even be clever enough to figure out a way to get to your pets food even if it is located inside the home.  Raccoon’s are primarily nocturnal, so most of their mischief happens during the night. racoon

Raccoons are common throughout North America, however, they are very common in urban areas and less common in most rural areas. They can live up to 12 years in the wild. The raccoon’s located in the northern part of the U.S. tend to grow fairly large and have been known to reach over 50 pounds.  Raccoon’s are easily recognizable by their well-known ringed tail and masked face. They are very strong for their size and are excellent climbers.

Raccoon’s will do what they need to in order to survive.  This means they can cause property damage by trying to break into basements, garages, roofs, screen doors or pet doors. Once they gain access to your home, they can continue to cause damage by ripping duct work, insulation or wires.  They also pose a health threat because they can spread rabies or raccoon roundworm, which are both transferable to humans and your pets.

Do not attempt to remove a raccoon from your attic or basement on your own.  Contact A1 Exterminators at (800) 525-4825 to have a trained and licensed professional remove the animal.

 

Click on the link below to learn more information on other nuisance animals and wildlife pest control.

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Yellow jackets, or hornets, are the slim yellow and black striped bees that are a type of wasp and can sting repeatedly. They can build homes, which are usually not completely visible, a couple inches inside a structure.

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Flea and Tick Prevention for Your Pets

As families tend to spend more time outdoors in the longer days of spring and summer, so too, will their pets venture outside more to accompany them in activities, exposing them to risky pests like ticks and fleas.

Likewise, tick populations increase in warmer weather, which is why the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and A1 Exterminators are reminding pet…

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Spring Cleaning and Pest Control

We all do some Spring Cleaning, but we are not just talking clean your house for the warm season, we are talking clean out any possibility of pests enjoying your living space with you.

It’s important to add pest control to your spring cleaning routine to help prevent pest problems later. Spring is a great time to get a Pest…

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Mosquitoes can Ruin a Party

Don’t want your spring to bite? Protect yourself from insect bites during outdoor activities. Be sure to get a bug spray containing DEET. It can repel disease-carrying mosquitoes, and to a lesser degree, ticks. If you’re worried

about DEET, don’t be—it is the safest repellent for the most people, from kids as young as 2 months old to pregnant women…

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Spring Spider Mites

What Are Spider Mites?

Spider mites are a member of the mite family. They generally live on the bottom sides of leaves of plants. They may spin protective silk webs around your plants, this is how they got the ‘spider’ part of their name. Spider mites are less than 1 millimeter (0.04 in) in size and vary in color. They lay small,…

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