DON’T IGNORE ATTIC NOISES!
We see a lot of raccoon infestations here in the Midwest. Raccoons and other vermin looking for a sheltered den to breed will often gain access to residential attic space. These critters represent a health risk and can do significant damage inside and outside of your home. Raccoons have powerful teeth and long claws used to tear through aluminum, plastic, and wood.
Their attic dens are also a breeding ground for dangerous parasites that can be spread throughout your insulation. They can carry lice, fleas, and mites. These vermin will also select a latrine location near their den, depositing fecal matter and urine in your attic.
Left unaddressed, a few vermin can quickly grow into a pack, multiplying the damage, contamination, and health risk.
Signs of Infestation
- The sound of scurrying feet overhead
- Unexplained damage to soffits or unprotected roof vents
- An ammonia or urine odor in the attic
- Vermin waste deposits on or in insulation
Suspect you have vermin in your attic? Don’t know where to begin? Call The Attic Experts @ 630.941.3800.
We offer full decontamination services. Also, check with your homeowners insurance policy. Vermin decontamination is often covered.