When speaking to people about the attic, I come across a lot of people who don't dare peek inside to see what is in their attic. I can’t blame them. I sure don't want to look into my attic. It's a scary place!
But for those of you that do, you have to know what you are dealing with. The solution for raccoons is often different than the solution for squirrels.
To start, you can listen. Animals make noise; they don't think to be sneaky. They aren't trying to be a ninja assassin. Some will make a lot. It's probably how you knew you had something living in your attic to begin with.
Are the noises being heard during the day or at night?
Listening is only the first step and I've only mentioned the pests that predominately take up residence in attics. Start here by choosing a repellent that is specific to the animal you heard.
And another thing (that I know you may not want to hear) is that you really need to take a look or find a willing victim–er, helper–to do so.
- Bats and Mice
You can also look for them to enter or leave around dawn and dusk.
While we love everything to be quick and easy, it may not always be the case. When dealing with animals who have their own minds and behaviors, pest control can be a process. We want it to be as painless as possible.
If you use our products and it doesn't help, reach out to us for tips, tricks and troubleshooting. You can do this by calling 1-800-657-8214, chatting, or emailing us. You may have the right product, but it just needs a tweak here and there.
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