How to Get Raccoons Out Of a Wall

Raccoons are a very tricky business and can cause a lot of trouble, once they are found inside your house. They can destroy your property, mess up with your things or even carry on some dangerous diseases. They may look cute and innocent, but they are actually quite energetic and aggressive. Though you are not allowed to kill a raccoon, there are many ways in which you can get them out of your house and prevent them from ever entering again.

Raccoons in the Attic

This is one of the most common places that you can find a raccoon’s nest. However, it is also one of the easiest places to get them out. The attic is a big open space. So, when you locate them all you have to do is placing some traps and get them out.

Do You Have An Animal In Your House?

The first question you need to answer is if you do have a raccoon in your wall. You don’t want end up tearing down some walls, while raccoons are actually elsewhere. So, first, you need to be extremely quiet and allow yourself to identify the noises you are hearing. If raccoons are in your wall, you should hear a lot of scratching at the base of the wall of the base of the floor area.

Is It A Raccoon?

The noise should be going up and down as the animal find his way from your attic and back again. It is very likely that the raccoon will be using a pipe to help it move around the wall. So no you know you have an animal in your house, but how do you know that they are raccoons? A raccoon will make loud, vocal voices that no animal can do. Because they are bigger than any other animal, the voices will be loud and clear, and this is the way you will know you have raccoons inside your walls.

How to Get Them Out?

The first thing you can do is to follow the mother raccoon first. If you can get her out, then the rest will follow. Small raccoons follow their mother everywhere. Just use a trap, get her outside and leave her in the yard so the babies can find their way out as well.

If the mother is hard to get, then take the babies and let them go outside. Leave them in the cage until they can direct their mother outside as well. The raccoon family will leave your house right away.

Professional Help

Of course, not all cases are that easy. In many cases, you might want to seek form some professional help in order to get the desired results. If you do it on your own, you might end up messing with your house and making more costs than you would have spent in a professional person with numerous cases like this in his past.

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