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When raccoons scavenge for food on your property, this calls for humane raccoon removal. Inhabiting dark, warm nooks, our team has the experience to remove them for good.

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Raccoon removal is something of a necessity if you’re living in a big city, such as Toronto. Even if you’ve been lucky enough to never experience raccoons in your attic or crawlspace, you should still be protecting your home from raccoons. After all, prevention is the best form of humane animal wildlife control.

If you’re experiencing a raccoon infestation, call Terminix Canada’s team of raccoon removal specialists today to humanly remove them from your home. After all, it’s illegal to relocate raccoons in many areas, so a professional team of raccoon control specialists will humanly remove and relocate raccoons in accordance with the law.

Raccoons In Canada

Raccoons

Size: Up to 95 cm.

Colour: Grey to reddish-brown, with black rings around their bushy tails and faces.

Behaviour: Raccoons’ front paws work in a similar way to human hands. This allows them to climb, dig and lift things with ease. They use over 200 sounds to communicate effectively with each other. These sounds consist of screeching, chirping, chittering, grunting, groaning and snarls.

Frequently Asked Questions

Raccoons are not true hibernators, meaning they do stay active year-round. That being said, you may see fewer raccoons in winter.

Raccoons cause various issues for homeowners. Their fecal matter has a very strong, unpleasant smell and is full of very harmful parasites and bacteria. The main concern is parasitic roundworm when being around or smelling raccoon droppings. Accidently ingesting or breathing in the eggs can cause larva migrans, which is a serious condition that can result in blindness, nerve damage, brain damage, and even death in some cases.

If you have raccoons living in your home, they can cause structural damage and make a mess of food, nesting, feces and other things.

Raccoons may also attack humans if they feel threatened. If you encounter a raccoon suffering from distemper or rabies, it may attack unprovoked.

Big cities are very populated with raccoons as they are scavengers, often going through garbage bins or bird feeders searching for human food. They sleep during the day, often looking for dark, warm nooks to hide away in. Since many attics provide darkness, warmth and lots of shelter away from humans, raccoons will often climb onto roofs and sneak into homes through chimneys, vents, or gaps in siding.

Raccoon-proof your attic by checking the integrity of your roof. Make sure there’s no cracks or potential entry points. Since raccoons have tiny, nimble hands, they’re able to rip off shingles and make small structural flaws bigger, in order to sneak through. Installing motion lights in or around your home also helps with chasing them off your property.

Before you seal up entryways into the home, it’s very important you ensure that you don’t have any raccoons living in your home. The last thing you want to do is seal them in.

How Terminix Canada Raccoon Removal Works

Raccoon Inspection

On your initial service, we’ll hunt high and low for raccoons and their hiding spots, documenting our findings in a comprehensive inspection.

Raccoon Defence

After inspecting and investigating your raccoon problem, Terminix Canada devises a unique removal plan that includes permanent humane wildlife solutions to prevent raccoons returning. Our trained staff humanely trap, remove, and effectively sanitize problem areas to make sure raccoon mess is cleaned up.

Raccoon Monitoring

If raccoons come back to your home, so will we. Our custom raccoon removal techniques adapt with the seasons to address seasonal wildlife activity in your area.

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