How to Prevent Rodents from Making Themselves at Home in Your Space

As the height of cold season approaches, the likelihood of mice and rats seeking refuge in your home, office, or storage areas increases significantly.

Here are proactive steps to make your premises less inviting to these unwelcome guests.

The Impact of Rodent Infestations
on Homes and Offices

While small, these pests can cause significant and costly harm — often more than one might anticipate.

Structural and Material Damage

Rodents have strong, constantly growing teeth that compel them to gnaw continuously, leading to considerable damage within homes and offices.

Mice and rats can chew through a variety of materials including wood, drywall, and even electrical wiring —a serious risk for electrical fires. Additionally, their burrowing habits can undermine structural integrity, causing issues with insulation and ventilation systems, and creating potential entry points for other pests.

Health Risks and Sanitation Concerns

Beyond physical damage, rodents pose significant health risks. They are known carriers of various diseases, which can be transmitted through their droppings, urine, and saliva.

The presence of rodent excrement can contaminate surfaces in your home or office, posing a threat to human health, especially in areas where food is prepared or stored. Additionally, these pests can lead to the spread of fleas and ticks, which can carry their own set of diseases.

Odor and Air Quality Issues

Rodents leave behind a distinct odor from their urine, which can permeate through walls and floors, leading to unpleasant smells in a home or office. This issue worsens in cases of large infestations or where rodents die in hard-to-reach places, affecting the overall air quality and requiring professional cleaning services to fully address.

Key Strategies to Discourage Rodent Infestation

1. Eliminate Food Sources: Rodents are attracted to even the smallest food remnants. Essential actions include:

  • Pet Food Management: Ensure pet food is not left out unnecessarily.
  • Kitchen Vigilance: Regularly clean under appliances to remove crumbs.
  • Secure Food Storage: Use airtight containers in pantries and food storage areas.
  • Desk and Bedroom Checks: Keep these areas free from food scraps and crumbs.
  • Bird Feeder Caution: Be mindful of bird feeders as potential attractants.

Note: Mice can thrive on as little as one gram of food per day and are adept at storing food for future use.

2. Seal Entry Points: Mice can squeeze through gaps as small as ¼ inch. Regular inspections of your property for potential entry points are vital.

3. Declutter: Cluttered spaces offer perfect hideouts for rodents. Keeping your environment tidy is not just about cleanliness, but also about pest control.

When DIY Isn’t Enough: Call Rusty’s Animal Control

If you’ve implemented these measures but still face rodent challenges, it’s time to call in the experts. Rusty’s Animal Control specializes in comprehensive solutions for rodent infestations:

  • Thorough Inspections: We conduct detailed examinations of your property to identify all possible entry and exit points, including those not immediately obvious.
  • Customized Strategies: Based on our findings, we craft a tailored plan to address your specific rodent problem.
  • Reliable Service: Our pest management services cater to commercial, industrial, and residential properties, ensuring effective and lasting solutions.

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Don’t let rodents take over your space this winter. Contact Rusty’s Animal Control for professional advice and solutions. Learn more about our services and how we can assist in keeping your property rodent-free.

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The Importance of Wildlife Exclusion & Remediation for Property Managers

Large residential properties and commercial buildings are full of empty nooks and spaces that can start to look pretty cozy to wildlife this time of year.

While property managers are busy taking care of the human-occupied areas of their buildings, overlooked spaces and gaps can be quickly colonized by winged and furry tenants who can wreak havoc on insulation, wooden beams, wiring and more – not to mention the mess they leave behind.

Keeping them out is not a job for amateurs. Bats can find their way into openings as small as 3/8” and raccoons are notoriously adept at exploiting the smallest breaches. Birds, mice, squirrels and other rodents are also likely sizing up the amenities your building has to offer.

Evicting them and discouraging their return is a job left to wildlife professionals with plenty of experience and an arsenal of tools and strategies.

Professional Exclusion & Remediation for a Wildlife Free Building

At RAC, we do more than rid your building of nuisance wildlife. We take steps to ensure they don’t return. Here’s an overview of our processes:

1. Assessing the Damage: This is the first and perhaps most crucial step. It helps in understanding the extent of the infestation and the resulting damage.

2. Wildlife Removal: Using humane methods, the intruding wildlife is removed from the premises.

3. Repairing Damage: This might involve replacing damaged insulation, mending broken beams, or fixing chewed wires.

4. Cleaning and Sanitizing: Removing droppings, nests, and other waste materials followed by thorough sanitization.

5. Prevention: This step involves sealing any entry points and taking measures to ensure the problem doesn’t recur.

Why Choose RAC for Professional Wildlife Exclusion & Remediation Services?

Rusty’s team stands out in the realm of wildlife exclusion & remediation for several reasons:

Comprehensive Service: We don’t just remove the wildlife; we take care of everything from damage assessment to prevention.

Expertise: Our team is skilled not only in wildlife removal but also in understanding the structural and safety requirements of your building.

Safety First: We employ methods that ensure the safety of both human occupants and wildlife.

100% Warranty: Our sealing and prevention methods come with a warranty, giving property managers peace of mind.

Essential Advice for Property Managers: The Do’s & Don’ts

If you suspect you have wildlife in your building, it’s crucial not to take matters into your own hands. While it may be tempting to try and tackle the issue on your own, there are certain things you should NEVER do:

  • Avoid DIY Clean-Up: Wildlife droppings can harbor harmful diseases. Cleaning without the proper equipment and knowledge can expose you to health risks.
  • Do Not Handle Wild Animals: Always hire a professional when trapping or handling wildlife. From rabies to other diseases, wild animals – especially when frightened – can pose a serious risk to the health and safety of building occupants.
  • Mothballs Aren’t the Answer: Contrary to popular belief, placing mothballs won’t deter wildlife and can pose a threat to humans. Save your time and resources and contact a professional instead.

Your Peace of Mind is Just a Call Away

Wildlife intrusion does more than disturb the peace of mind of your tenants. It can also create a health, safety and sanitation issue. With RAC’s professional services, you’re not just getting a professional removal and cleanup service; you’re getting peace of mind.

Contact us and discover why property managers, building owners, and homeowners trust Rusty’s Animal Control for all their wildlife solutions.

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Battling the Burrowers: Effective Strategies for Muskrat Management

As the old saying goes, looks can be deceiving. This is particularly true when it comes to muskrats. Despite their seemingly harmless appearance, these semi-aquatic creatures can make a wreck of your property.

While commonly found in marshy territories near bodies of water, muskrats are equally adept at making a comfortable home in your backyard if you live on a pond or lake. Their most striking and destructive feature? An unparalleled ability to burrow elaborate tunnel networks, resulting in significant damage to embankments, levees, and retention pond banks.

Muskrat-Induced Damage

Muskrats are industrious creatures, but their burrowing habits can lead to extensive property damage. Structural instability can result when they burrow into banks and levees, leading to collapses and potentially flooding. Moreover, their dietary habits can pose a threat to the local flora and fauna, as well as agricultural crops, mussels, and other aquaculture products.

Muskrats can also carry diseases that include tularemia – a bacterial disease transmitted through contaminated water, infected meat, or an open cut – and should not be handled or trapped by anyone other than professional wildlife management.

When cornered or caught, muskrats can become aggressive and attempt to bite or claw their way free. While they rarely attack unprovoked, it is best to give these wild creatures space until you have consulted with a muskrat management expert.

Spotting the Signs: Is it a Muskrat?

Before jumping to conclusions, it’s important to be sure that a muskrat is your culprit. Here are two signs that muskrats may be digging in on your property:

Damaged Vegetation

Muskrats primarily feed on aquatic plants, cattails, and farm and garden crops. Signs of damage include chew marks as well as partially eaten vegetation.

Burrows in the Banks

Muskrats typically dig dens in steep banks or construct dome-shaped lodges in open water. Signs can also include burrow entrances, erosions, and cave-ins near shorelines.

Effective Muskrat Management Strategies

Proper muskrat management is crucial to prevent extensive damage. Rusty’s Animal Control recommends the following methods:

  • Habitat Modification: Alter the habitat to make it less attractive to muskrats. This may include reducing vegetation near water sources.
  • Trapping: Trapping is a common and effective method for muskrat removal. Hire a professional to place live traps designed for humane capture, and ensure traps are checked regularly.

Calling in the Cavalry: Rusty’s Animal Control

While muskrats are an important part of native ecosystems, their presence on your property can become problematic, requiring intervention to prevent ongoing damage.

Attempting to manage a muskrat problem on your own can be challenging, time-consuming, and even dangerous. The good news is – you don’t have to do it alone. With decades of experience in wildlife management and removal, Rusty’s Animal Control is here to help.

Our trained and licensed professionals are experienced in safe and humane muskrat removal practices. We can identify signs of muskrat presence, remove these creatures in a manner that is safe for both the animals and your property, and then work with you to create an environment that deters future muskrat infestations.

Don’t wait for the muskrats to take over. Reclaim your property with Rusty’s Animal Control. Contact a member of our team to learn more about our services for muskrat management.

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Keeping Bats Out as the Temperature Drops

As the leaves start to change and the air turns crisp, you may find some unexpected guests making themselves at home on your property this fall.

During the colder months, bat colonies commonly seek warmer, safer roosting locations – including eaves and attics. And while these fascinating, flying creatures can seem mesmerizing from afar, having them move into your space can be a real nightmare.

The Dangers of Uninvited Attic Guests

Bats make terrible house guests. They’re messy, stay up all night and carry dangerous diseases, including rabies. Bats are the most common source of rabies in Indiana, where rabid bats have been identified every year since 1965.

Bats also leave behind unpleasant odors and unsightly stains from their droppings, known as guano. And, once they’ve settled into your property, it can be challenging to keep them out as their tiny size allows them to infiltrate even the tiniest openings.

Understanding the potential risks of bats is crucial for responsible property management:

  • Zoonotic Diseases: Bats can carry a variety of diseases that can be transmitted to humans
  • Rabies: Rabid bats can pose a risk of transmitting this fatal viral infection to humans through bites or scratches
  • Histoplasmosis: Bat guano can contain spores of a fungus that causes respiratory disease in humans when disturbed
  • Structural Damage: Bats seeking shelter can damage buildings and leave stains and guano
  • Noise and Odor: Large bat colonies can create noise and unpleasant odors

A Bat-Friendly Approach to Management & Exclusion

At RAC, we prioritize bat-friendly management and follow regulations surrounding their removal. We adhere to federal and state guidelines that protect certain bat species, ensuring our methods are humane and environmentally friendly. When you choose RAC, you’re working with a company officially approved by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

Evicting bats requires expertise, and our tried-and-tested process of exclusion is designed to ensure they won’t return once evicted. Our experts meticulously locate entry and exit points, sealing them with precision and utilizing one-way doors to allow bats to leave safely while preventing re-entry. Our team also secures structures with high-quality materials to deter bats from returning.

Comprehensive Remediation Services

We understand the mess bats can leave behind, so our services go beyond bat eviction and exclusion. Our remediation services include damage repair, sanitization, and insulation replacement if needed.

We ensure that the affected area is thoroughly cleaned and sanitized, leaving your property fresh and bat-free. To provide peace of mind, RAC offers a one-year warranty on all our exclusion work, ensuring your property remains protected.

Bats, Rats, & Beyond

While bats might take the spotlight as “uninvited guests,” RAC is equipped to handle other pests as well. From rats and mice to raccoons and squirrels, we offer professional wildlife control and removal services for all types of properties—commercial, industrial, and residential.

Our expertise extends to nuisance wildlife management and habitat modification, making us your trusted partner for all your wildlife-related needs.

Your Trusted Bat Management Partner

As fall sets in and bats seek shelter from the cold, take steps to protect your property from these unwelcome guests. Rusty’s Animal Control is your go-to solution for humane and effective bat management services.

Don’t let these winged intruders spoil the season; contact RAC today and ensure a safe and bat-free environment. Get a quote and schedule your bat management services now.

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Beware Summer’s Buzzing Invaders: Managing Stinging Insects on Your Property

Summertime is upon us, which means longer days, warmer temperatures, and – unfortunately – the return of stinging insects.

Wasps and yellow jackets, among other pests, can turn your backyard into a battleground and a potential health threat to those allergic to their stings.

Wasps and yellow jackets, equipped with powerful stingers and the capability to inflict multiple stings, can make enjoying the outdoors a challenge. Plus, their habit of building nests in sheltered areas around our homes makes them unwelcome guests that require effective – and safe – management.

A Growing Issue: Nest Building & Population Increase

Both wasps and yellow jackets are social insects. Starting in spring, queens emerge from hibernation to establish new colonies. Nests – often found in hollow trees, walls, eaves, attics, and underground – grow rapidly throughout summer. By the end of summer, a single nest may house thousands of these stinging insects.

The Risk: Painful Stings & Potential Allergic Reactions

Wasp and yellow jacket stings can cause more than just a sharp, burning pain; they can lead to severe allergic reactions in some individuals.

Symptoms of an allergic reaction may include swelling, difficulty breathing, hives, and in extreme cases, anaphylaxis – a life-threatening condition. Even without an allergy, multiple stings can be dangerous, especially for children and the elderly.

Property Damage: Structural Integrity Threats

Some species, like carpenter bees, are also capable of inflicting property damage. Their nest-building process includes boring holes in wooden home structures, outdoor furniture, or fences.

Ground-nesting yellow jackets excavate extensive nests in soft soil, disrupting plant roots and potentially destabilizing walkways or patios. Their nests can lead to dead patches on lawns and pose potential tripping hazards.

Both species can infiltrate home interiors through small gaps into wall cavities, basements, or attics. Inside, they can damage insulation and HVAC systems.

The Solution: Rusty’s Animal Control

Don’t let the fear of stinging insects prevent you from enjoying your property this summer. Get ahead of the potential pain and property damage by seeking professional help. Rusty’s Animal Control can safely and effectively remove these stinging insects, destroy their nests, and ensure they don’t come back.

With over a decade of experience in pest and wildlife removal, our team provides thorough services that include the elimination of wasps and yellow jackets, nest removal and sealing of entry points.

Additionally, we offer a variety of other pest control solutions tailored to your specific needs. Don’t hesitate to reach out to one of our team members to learn more about how we can help protect your property from these and other common pests.

Contact us to learn more about our stinging insect solutions and let us make your summer a little safer – and a lot more enjoyable.

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Goose Roundup Season is Fast Approaching: Here’s How to Prepare

With goose roundup season just around the corner, the time to devise a plan is now. Here’s what you need to know to prepare.

Left uncontrolled, Canada geese can quickly become a nightmare for property owners and managers. Aggressive geese are known to attack people and pets and their unsightly waste may contaminate water and even carry parasitic diseases like Giardia.

While geese can threaten health and safety any time of year, it isn’t uncommon to notice an uptick in goose conflicts, loitering and waste accumulation in the spring through midsummer. Once goslings hatch in the spring, Canada geese go through a process called molting. During this time, (approximately June 3 to July 10) geese shed their flight feathers (and temporarily lose their ability to fly).

Flightless geese and their goslings tend to congregate in areas with open sightlines, cover and resources including food and water — like golf courses, business parks and office courtyards. Adult geese tend to exhibit increasingly aggressive behavior toward humans to protect their young during this time.

Molting season may trigger increased goose conflicts but does have an upside. During the brief season – and with some advanced planning – geese may be physically removed from properties with an effective solution: goose roundups.

How Goose Roundups Work

When large numbers of stubborn geese cannot be managed by alternative control strategies, goose roundups are recommended.

During a goose roundup, permitted property owners or certified Waterfowl Control Operators corral the birds and load them onto a trailer. Geese are then safely relocated to an approved fish and wildlife area or taken to a euthanasia site. This decision is made on an individual basis by the property owner or manager.

Goose roundup in action

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Remove Geese from Your Property

In Indiana, barring extenuating circumstances, goose roundups may only occur during their molting period. A permit is always required.

Although many people see Canada geese as a nuisance, it is important to remember they are protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918. Before geese are removed from a property, approval must be granted by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (INDNR).

The best practice is to partner with a professional wildlife control agency who understands INDNR permitting. Without a proper permit, geese may only be harassed – and not physically touched or removed. Doing so without a permit may result in a hefty fine.

Schedule Your Goose Roundup Today

Because goose roundups may only be conducted during their flightless period and a permit must be secured prior to the service, the time to act is now. Luckily, scheduling a roundup service is easy.

The seasoned professionals at Rusty’s Animal Control (RAC) will help you through every step of the roundup process. The team will help you complete permit application paperwork and answer any questions that arise about the process.

Once the permit application is approved, the team will work with you to remove geese on a day that aligns with their molting period and fits into your schedule. Once geese are rounded up, our team will relocate the geese or take them to a euthanasia site, depending on your preference.

For more information about goose roundup and other goose management services, reach out to speak to a member of our team.

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It’s the Season of Raccoon Intruders: Take Steps to Protect Your Property and Your Health from these Messy Pests

Temperatures in the Midwest may be plummeting, but raccoon mating season is heating up.

During the season (which runs through March) houses and other buildings are vulnerable to these uninvited, ring-tailed pests.

Many raccoons – whose maternal instincts are now in high gear – will spend the coming months seeking out warmth and shelter.

Unfortunately, your attic, crawlspaces and walls can provide plenty of both. Expectant females will burrow in to establish a den where they will give birth and raise their kittens. Once the kittens are born, the family will generally remain in place for at least 60 days, until the young are old enough to venture outside on their own.

While evicting raccoons from your home may seem like a challenging task, it is important to act quickly if you suspect a furry family has moved in. Left unresolved, the mess raccoons leave in their wake can snowball into a dangerous and expensive issue.

The Mess: Rapidly Accumulating Waste

Raccoons are creatures of habit who deposit their waste in the same spot (or “latrine”) every time nature calls. Raccoon latrines are communal and can quickly become unmanageable if no action is taken. Once litters arrive, the new kittens (sometimes as many as six) contribute to the latrine and exponentially grow the mess.

Worse yet, because raccoon families nest in place after kittens are born, piles of waste are often left to accumulate for months.

The Risks: Disease and Home Damage

Raccoon droppings harbor organisms and parasites that can sicken humans. Their waste carries Baylisascaris procyonis, a roundworm that can infect humans (and pets) and cause ocular and neurological issues. Raccoon droppings also transmit histoplasmosis, which can trigger severe and/or chronic respiratory diseases.

Raccoons and their waste can also threaten the structural integrity of your home or building. They can damage insulation, wiring and woodwork. The longer raccoons are in your home, the worse (and more costly) cleaning and remediation efforts become. In severe cases, all insulation must be replaced, and entire attics must be remediated.

The Solution: Call Rusty’s Animal Control

Head off expensive renovations and health risks caused by raccoon interlopers by seeking professional help immediately. An experienced and licensed wildlife management company like Rusty’s Animal Control can safely evict your raccoons, prevent them from returning, and mitigate the damage and mess left behind.

With a decade of experience in wildlife removal, our team provides thorough and effective wildlife removal, sealing of entry points, cleaning and sanitizing, and the replacement of damaged or soiled insulation.

We offer a wide range of services to manage other common pests as well. To learn more about the solutions we can provide for your business or property, reach out to one of our team members.

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How to Keep Rodents from Getting Cozy in Your Home or Office

With temperatures dropping fast, it’s inevitable that mice and rats will seek shelter in your home, office, or warehouse, so it’s important to do what you can to make your structure as unwelcoming to these rodents as possible.

Three of the most important things you can do to make your structure less hospitable to rodents are to remove all food sources and close off potential entry points, which can be hard to spot as mice need only a ¼ inch space to enter.

You See a Few Crumbs, Rodents See a Buffet

Winter is a good time to ramp up your housekeeping and food storage practices. It takes very little in the way of leftovers, crumbs or easily accessed food packaging to make a rodent feel like sticking around and starting a family.

Potential food sources include:

  • Pet food- don’t leave it out when your pets aren’t eating
  • Crumbs under the oven – it’s important sweep these out thoroughly
  • Snacks left behind in your desk, bedroom, etc.
  • Improperly stored food in pantries/food storage areas: store in airtight food containers
  • Bird feeders

Mice can survive on as little as a single gram of food per day, but they’ll carry away more to store for days in which food is unavailable. That’s why it’s important to follow these tips all the time, whether or not you see evidence of mice.

Minimize Places Where Mice & Rats Love to Hang Out

Cluttered spots in your home or building are not just messy; they’re invitations to rodents. Eliminating sources of clutter makes it harder for mice and rats to find dark areas to hide and reproduce in.

Get Professional Help for Your Rodent Problems

When you’ve done all you can and the rodents are still winning, don’t despair. The professionals at Rusty’s Animal Control can help. We have the expertise and the solutions you need to send your rodent guests packing and prevent their return.

It starts with a thorough property inspection to identify all of the places where rodents could be coming in and out, beyond the obvious. We look for entry and exit points and determine the extent of the problem before creating a customized strategy and an estimate.

With reliable follow-up and follow-through, our professional pest management services for commercial, industrial and residential properties are a go-to resource for Indianapolis-area property managers and building owners facing wildlife conflicts of every variety.

Don’t delay: speak to one of our pest control experts for help keeping your property rodent-free this winter.

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Goose Roundup Season Has Arrived: Here’s How to Plan Ahead

Goose roundup season requires careful planning; here’s what to know for this coming season. 

Canada Geese often create health and safety concerns for property owners and managers. From aggression to unsanitary and unsightly droppings, the presence of these large birds around your building can mean trouble.

A goose roundup is a very effective method of removing geese from your property. This simply requires a good game plan that RAC can help you build. Here’s what you need to know.

Don’t Miss the Window of Opportunity for Goose Roundups

Rounding up geese can only occur during their flightless period (approximately June 3 through July 10). During this time, geese molt which simply means they shed and regrow their flight feathers.

During a goose roundup, the birds are corralled, loaded onto a trailer, and safely relocated to an approved fish and wildlife area or taken to a euthanasia site. This decision is made on an individual basis by the property owner or manager.

Prior to relocation or euthanasia, the birds are inspected for metal bands used for research purposes to identify the gender, age, and migration patterns of individual birds. Information on banded geese is sent to Indiana’s Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) to better understand the species’ habits, as well as population growth and migration.

How to Schedule a Goose Roundup

While the window of opportunity is short, the good news is that scheduling a goose roundup is easy.

At Rusty’s Animal Control (RAC), we help you through the application paperwork that is necessary to acquire a permit for the removal of geese. These permits are managed through the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. To be eligible for a permit, geese-caused damage or expenses of at least $500 must be documented in the permit request. The costs can include clean-up and costs associated with eliminating potential legal risks. There is no charge for the permit.

Once the permit application is approved, we work with you to determine the best date for geese removal based on your schedule and molting season for the birds. All clients can choose between relocation and euthanasia of the birds. Watch below for a video of a goose roundup and relocation:

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Mating Season For Raccoons Is Upon Us

January marked the beginning of mating season for raccoons and now through April, after completing their 63 day gestation period, they will be giving birth. On average, a raccoon litter will have three to six “kits”. It is very common for raccoons to give birth in homes whether it be the attic, crawlspace, or even in between your walls as they look for a safe place for their young.

Seemingly minor offenses like having an unsecured trash can or leaving out pet food and bird feeders can result in your property becoming the perfect place for raccoons to raise a litter.

Signs Of A Raccoon Problem On Your Property

Damage to your home can signal a raccoon problem. Raccoons can be exceptionally destructive creatures when trying to enter your home, only needing a 4-inch hole to enter a space. They will often pull apart vents, soffits, chimney caps or even parts of your roof to find a safe place for their young to be born. Once a raccoon is in your home, it can damage insulation, wiring and contaminate the space it chooses to occupy with urine and feces.

While strewn trash in the yard, toppled garbage cans or feces on your roof can be a sign of raccoons, your own animals may often try to inform you as well. Your pets may act strange when there is a raccoon in your home by constantly looking at the wall or ceiling as they may hear them before you do.

Health Risks Of Nesting Raccoons

Raccoon feces could potentially expose you to microscopic raccoon roundworm eggs. Raccoon roundworm is a parasitic worm that can cause blindness, brain damage and even death. Due to these health risks, it is important to hire a professional service like Rusty’s Animal Control for the removal of the raccoons, cleanup and repairs.

Did You Know Your Raccoon Damage Could Potentially Be Covered By Insurance?

When raccoons cause damage to your home, it is important to have your property inspected. After an inspection and determining the damage has been done by raccoons, we typically recommend reaching out to your homeowner’s insurance to see if your policy covers the roof, attic, and other damaged areas of your home. However, insurance companies often do not cover the damage done to your personal property within the home.

Raccoon Damage
Trapping Repairs

Damage done by a raccoon who entered an attic & the repairs done by RAC after trapping

Expert Help For Raccoon Problems This Mating Season

When removing a raccoon during mating season, it is especially important to make sure their young are removed from the area as well. After trapping a raccoon, we determine if it is male or female. If the raccoon is female, we ensure that she does not have any kits left in the space and then we help you make informed decisions on what to do next.

If you suspect that raccoons or other forms of wildlife have taken up residence at your home, office or commercial space, don’t wait—contact the experts at Rusty’s Animal Control (RAC). We can help solve your wildlife problems with exclusion, trapping, cleanup and prevention.

We are a licensed and certified wildlife control company with decades of experience in providing safe, effective and humane solutions to your wildlife conflicts. Contact us for help solving your raccoon and other animal control problems today.

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