You’d be surprised at how much damage a raccoon (or two) on the roof can cause. They can not only tear the shingles and vents off of your roof, but if they get into your attic they can also cause structural damage. Raccoon damage is one of the more common things we deal with here at Pearson Family Roofing. If you think you might have a raccoon problem, here’s a few steps you can take to remedy it.
Tips for Dealing With Raccoons on Your Roof and in Your Attic
Call Your Local Pest Control Company –
The first step in dealing with a raccoon problem is safely taking care of them. We suggest checking Yelp for a reputable pest control company who can help you trap and remove the raccoons.
Find a Roofing Contractor –
After you’ve dealt with the raccoons, you’re going to want to find a good local roofing company to come assess the damage. Many companies offer free estimates (like us), so it’s well worth it to have things checked.
Fix The Raccoon Damage –
Once you’ve chosen a roofing company, the next step is getting the raccoon damage fixed. A good roofing contractor will be able to answer any questions you have about the repair process.
Prevent Further Raccoon Problems –
While completely preventing future raccoon issues is impossible, there are steps you can take to minimize more raccoon problems, such as installing live animal cage traps around your property. A local pest control company will be able to help you with this.
Dealing with Raccoon Damage to Your Roof
Raccoons are not an easy problem to deal with, but it’s important to promptly take care of things before they get out of hand. Pest control and roofing companies will be able to help you deal with the removal and the damage repair from these mischievous critters.