Raccoon removal and control in Fairfax County is one of the more common calls that most animal control companies in Virginia receive throughout the entire year. Northern Virginia is a huge metropolis type of area and the abundance of raccoon and other nuisance type animals is thriving. Raccoon removal and control is a very common service that is needed throughout the entire Fairfax and northern Virginia areas.
There are some common problems that are associated with raccoons and the removal of raccoons in Fairfax County including the following:
- Raccoons in the attic
- Raccoons digging holes in your house
- raccoons tearing up your attic insulation
- Raccoons tearing up your duct work
- Raccoons digging holes in your attic screen
Fairfax Raccoon Problems
Raccoons can be a nuisance in Fairfax, VA
Raccoons in Fairfax, Virginia seem to find many different ways to get themselves in trouble, they turn over trash cans, get into your attic space of your home, get under your crawlspace, dig holes under your porch, dig great big holes in your yard and many other things that raccoons do in Fairfax, Virginia that people consider being a nuisance. There are many different ways to handle a nuisance raccoon problem in Fairfax, Virginia. Any Inexperienced person should never try to trap or handle a raccoon, raccoons can be one of the most aggressive animals that we deal with in the northern Virginia area. Raccoons in Fairfax will bite, scratch, claw and do whatever is necessary to defend their home(which is usually in your attic) or defend their babies.
Baby raccoons are typically born in the months of March-May. Raccoons can be very protective of their young and you should never attempt to grab or remove the baby raccoons from the nesting area in which the female has prepared. She is often times in very close vicinity and can be at the aid of her baby raccoons in a matter of seconds. She will be very aggressive in defending her babies and any attempt to remove the babies from their nest should not be made by anyone without the qualifications or the equipment to do so properly.
Baby Raccoons in Fairfax, are usually born in March they usually weigh between one and 2 pounds at birth and they will be totally mobile by the age of eight weeks. At eight weeks of age the raccoon babies will start traveling to and from the dinning area whether its in your attic or in your chimney, to a local food source. Raccoons find food sources in your lawn, trashcan, dog door or any other place that they can find food. Raccoons are considered opportunistic feeders and are found throughout Fairfax County.
Don't let the raccoons a Fairfax County overtake the attic area or the crawlspace of your home contact a professional animal removal company immediately. Raccoons can be a very dangerous animal and never should you attempt to remove and control a raccoon without the proper equipment
Animal Control Solutions provides complete Fairfax Pest and Wildlife Control services.