Our Teenage Son Broke the Clothes Washer Being in a Hurry

Posted on September 13, 2016 in Uncategorized

Our son decided to do his own laundry. The problem is that he tried to stuff all of it in the washer at one time. He knows how to do laundry, but he was just in a hurry because he had football practice and a date. His little mistake, as he calls it, was going to cost him his paycheck from his part time job. I even had him call a place that does appliance repair in Sacramento to come out and fix the washer. He needs to learn all of what goes into fixing things you are responsible for breaking. I do give the boy credit. He did not just take the clothes out and leave the damage to be discovered by someone else. (more…)

How To Get Raccoons Out of Your Attic

Posted on October 2, 2015 in attic cleaning tips

¬†Removing those Raccoons is one of the most common as well as a challenging task. After all, it is not easy to take care of. In most cases, one will always finds an adult female along with baby raccoons in the attic. The baby Raccoons can’t be trapped, and they need to be removed by hands, as they lie in the nesting area of the attic, young and helpless. Only an expert wildlife technician can deal with the difficult task of not only removing them, but also relocating them. One needs the right information and guidance from a naturalist and wildlife removal specialist who have years of years of experience in a safe removal of wild animals from homes and buildings.

Before dealing with the issue of Raccoons in the attic or the building, it is essential to gain a superior understanding of the problem. There are an increasing number of requests asking for professional help with the raccoons. United States Directory lists hundreds of professional raccoon removal experts, and this only points to the growing problem. Most people become aware that that have a raccoon in their attic when they hear scratching, scampering or walking noises. It is not just the raccoons, but other animals like squirrels, opossums, bats and pigeons that choose to live in the attic. These animals may also choose to live in other areas of the home as well such as the wall gaps or the space between floors.

The first thing to find out when removing the raccoons is if there is a litter of baby raccoons. One can expect the babies to be there. Before trapping the female raccoon, one has to remove the babies. It is essential to find out as to how those raccoons were able to enter the attic. After removing all the raccoons, it is essential to seal that opening. It is also essential to clean up the area and remove a raccoon waste.

When removing raccoons in the attic, one will usually find 3-5 baby raccoons.  They should be grappled by leather gloved hand and placed gently in a pillow case. Beware that the mother raccoon might attack if she is nearby. The adult female will need to be trapped, or one can just scare her out of the attic. Once all the raccoons are out, seal the entry point, or the animals will find their way again into the attic. Once the raccoons have been removed, clean the area. It is best to get professional help.