Few things are as unsettling as hearing strange noises in your home at night. If those noises include the sound of scampering feet, accompanied by growling, hissing, or screeching, you might just have a raccoon problem.
Raccoons typically make their homes in wooded areas that are moist or near water. So, if you live near one of these areas, it's possible that a raccoon may have made its way into your home. Besides the noise, raccoons can pose dangers, as they can carry diseases. While attacks on humans are rare, raccoons will do so when they feel cornered.
When dealing with a possible infestation, it's good to know what you're dealing with, as groundhogs, woodchucks, squirrels, and other woodland creatures have been known to make homes in attics. Besides sounds, here are six other signs you may have a raccoon problem:
Raccoons can cause substantial damage to your home and even injure you, your family, or your pets. The best way to deal with raccoon infestation is prevention. With Critter Guard's pest deterrents, you can prevent raccoons and other common pests from accessing your attic by climbing up trees and utility poles. Contact us today to learn more about Critter Guard's Line Guard and Pole Guard products.