Alex Deckard

Raccoons in the Winter

Raccoons have thick coats, nimble hands, and clever minds. They are resourceful and quickly adapt to all styles of living, including in urban areas. They must prepare for seasonal changes, especially in winter when it is not easy to scavenge for food. While some animals prepare to hibernate for the winter, raccoons prepare for torpor, …

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Squirrel Nest Removal

Squirrels typically enter a home for a safe place with easy access to food, shelter, and water. Your attic and chimney share similar qualities to an ideal squirrel nest location. They are above the ground and secure from predators and the weather. Squirrel nests (drey) are effective in keeping squirrels and their offspring warm and …

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How to Keep Raccoons Away

Raccoons in your house or on your property can cause significant damage. It is much easier to keep raccoons away instead of trying to get rid of them. A raccoon’s natural habitat is woodland areas near water sources such as streams, marshes, and rivers. Wild raccoons typically nest in tree cavities, rock crevices, underground burrows, …

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Animals in Attic

Attics make great nesting options for many unwanted critters because they are warm and undisturbed by people. Most often these pests seek shelter in attics to survive harsh weather during winter or raise young during the spring. The most common animals that live in an attic are raccoons, squirrels, bats, mice, and rats. Why is …

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