Raccoon removal and control in El Paso County is one of the more common calls that most animal control companies in Colorado receive throughout the entire year. Colorado Springs 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 Colorado Springs Colorado areas. There are some common problems that are associated with raccoons and the removal of raccoons in El Paso County some of the problems are as follows:
- 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
Raccoons can be a nuisance in Colorado Springs, CO
Raccoons in Colorado Springs, Colorado 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 Colorado Springs, Colorado that people consider being a nuisance. There are many different ways to handle a nuisance raccoon problem in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Inexperienced persons should never try to trap or handle a raccoon; raccoons can be one of the most aggressive animals that we deal with in the Colorado Springs area of Colorado. Raccoons in Colorado Springs will bite, scratch, claw and do whatever is necessary to defend their home (which is usually in your attic) or 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 Colorado Springs, 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 den area whether it’s in your attic or in your chimney, to a local food source. Raccoons find food sources in your lawn, trash can, dog door or any other place that they can find food. Raccoons are considered opportunistic feeders and are found throughout El Paso County Colorado. Don't let the raccoons of El Paso 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.