Because of their markings, raccoons are often referred to as nature's bandits. They are prolific in the Birmingham area, and they are notorious for foraging in your garbage cans, garden sheds, and garages. They are also known to nest in attics, crawlspaces, and other quiet, safe locations. At DixieLand Critter Gitter LLC, we understand how destructive raccoons can be. Our Birmingham raccoon trapping and removal professionals are the experts when it comes to keeping them off your property.
We are a local family-owned and operated business with over 30 years of experience in the industry. Read our reviews and you'll see why everyone turns to us for pest control. Run by a father-daughter team, DixieLand Critter Gitter LLC is committed to helping all of our customers solve their raccoon problems. Whether you are tired of them getting into your home's trash or there is a raccoon infestation at your commercial property, we can get the job done safely and humanely. In addition to our raccoon removal, we also provide bat and even small wildlife removal.
DixieLand Critter Gitter LLC is licensed, bonded, and insured in the State of Alabama. For fast, reliable raccoon removal in Birmingham, contact us at (205) 628-8756.
Signs You Have Raccoons
As a nuisance animal, raccoons are one of the most common and most recognizable. However, because they are mostly nocturnal, many homeowners are much less likely to see the creatures themselves. Instead, you will likely notice several warning signs that you have these creatures living on your property.
If you notice any of the following signs, you may have a raccoon problem:
- Knocked Over Garbage Cans -
If you have noticed that your garbage cans keep getting knocked over night after night, there is a good chance that your home has Raccoon visitors. These creatures have a natural knack of finding trash bins and if you find that you can't keep your trash contained, it may be time to call our experts.
- Unusual Sounds At Night -
Racoons are able to produce over 50 unique sounds and noises. These can be anything from a, growl, chittering noises, snorts or even squeals. If you are noticing these odd noises coming from outside your home, call our professional Birmingham raccoon removal team.
- Scratch Marks On Or Around The Home -
Raccoons enjoying scratching on the base of trees. In addition to trees, they often will scratch sheds, houses or even porches. If you see these marks that look worn into your home or even animal hair, you may have a Racoon problem.
- Presence Of Tracks -
One of the first signs of a Raccoon invasion is noticing that their are a presence of tracks around your home. These tracks are quite similar to the footprints of humans. But, these tracks will measure typically about 4 inches or less. If you discover these tracks, contact us for the help you need.
- Raccoon Droppings In Your Yard -
In many scenarios, the first sign of an infestation will noticing droppings around your yard. Racoons will typically leave their droppings around the base of trees. Check for any visible trace of this scat and give our team a call if you identify some.
Raccoons can carry several diseases, including rabies, which is one of many reasons that you should not attempt to trap and remove them on your own. It is important that you only work with a licensed raccoon removal specialists, like ours at DixieLand Critter Gitter LLC.
How Long Does it Typically Take To Remove Raccoons From a Property in Birmingham?
The duration needed for raccoon removal depends on the extent of the infestation and the techniques employed. In Birmingham, experts strive for swift and efficient removal. Minor cases may be resolved within a few days, whereas intricate situations may require a bit more time. Accurate assessment by the removal service is crucial to offer a dependable estimate of how long the process will take.
How Can You Prevent Raccoons From Invading Your Home?
Preventing infestations involves actions like securing garbage bins, removing potential food sources, and sealing entry points around your property. Professionals may recommend trimming tree branches that could serve as access points and maintaining the cleanliness of outdoor areas.
Implementing these preventive measures can greatly decrease the likelihood of raccoons returning to your Birmingham property. It's a way of building a raccoon-resistant environment for the safety of your home.
Comprehensive Raccoon Trapping & Removal Services
Dealing with raccoons can be tricky. Depending on the extent of your infestation, it may not be as simple as trapping and removing a specific animal. Our Birmingham raccoon removal professionals will identify how the creatures are getting onto your property and what may be attracting them. We will then help you make your property a less habitable option, ensuring that they do not come back once we've removed them.
We offer a wide range of services designed to fit your needs, including:
- Property inspection
- Trapping and removal
- Dead wildlife removal
- Sanitation and clean up
- Insulation services
Because raccoons like to nest in places like attics and crawlspaces, you may find yourself dealing with property damage. This can include damaged insulation that has either been used to make a nest or has become contaminated by urine and droppings. We will help you remove the damaged insulation, sanitize and deodorize the area, and install new insulation.
Are raccoons making a mess of your property? Contact DixieLand Critter Gitter LLC today. We offer same-day appointments.
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