Raccoons, which are more often called ‘masked bandits’ and that term was coined not only because of the black band across their faces. They are called such as these small creatures are known to steal food items, cause havoc, can be destructive, and quite noisy with their thumping and scratching about on your roof and other similar areas. When you have a raccoon problem, it usually isn’t just one that you have to deal with, there may be a whole raccoon family or a few large 40 pound ones that have decided to make your place into their home.
Raccoons will hunt down their food and once they recognize that trash bins give them a lot of it, they will do everything possible to get to the food. There are many instances that raccoons have learned how to enter homes not only through doors and windows, but use the pet door. Upon entry to the home, they will devour all food items, shredding packaging and will eat even your pet’s food. One thing about raccoons is that they are not afraid of humans, nor is it simple to scare them away by flashing a strong light on them, plus they are difficult to chase away as they are great climbers and know how to hide.
You need to get rid of raccoons for the primary reason that their waste product contains roundworm spores and this can make people sick if inhaled. Raccoons are sometimes rabies carriers and once a person is bitten by them, there will be a need to get immediate medical attention. There is no poison that you can buy specifically created to kill raccoon and to bring about the demise of these small creatures is inhumane. Raccoons are extremely smart and will seldom fall into traps.
Aside from securing your area with barbed wires or electric fencing which can be quite costly, you have the option to ward away raccoons and other similar sized wild animals by means of an ultrasonic animal repeller device. These are highly effective and will keep certain animals away because of the high pitched sound emitted which will make them avoid the sound which is not at all harmful. The top of the line ultrasonic animal repeller device is solar powered and has a motion detector that will trigger off the sound the second the animal comes within range. Get rid of raccoons and protect the area night and day with the high-tech and economical ultrasonic animal repeller device.