01 Jun

What Damage Can Squirrels Do in the Attic

What Damage Can Squirrels Do in the Attic

Squirrels might be adorable frolicking around the trees in your backyard, but they can cause major problems if they make their way inside your home. One of the most popular places for squirrels to nest is in your attic.

Squirrels like attics because they are safe havens from predators, and good spots to camp out to avoid all of the natural elements outside. They are also generally free of humans, so squirrels don’t need to fear being intruded upon. Attics are ideal indoor locations for squirrels, but if a family of them decides to crash in your home, beware, there are signs you need to replace attic insulation. Squirrels can cause a whole host of problems and they are very tricky to get rid of if you’re not a professional squirrel removal technician.  Read More

28 May

When Do Raccoons Have Babies

When Do Raccoons Have Babies

Female raccoons give birth one time a year, and their litters are usually between two to seven babies. Although these miniature little masked raccoon might look cute, they can cause big problems for people. Raccoons will often search for a peaceful and safe place to have their litters and tend to hole up in sheds and attics where it is warm, predator-free and they have a low risk of running into humans. Read More

28 May

Dangers Of Feeding Raccoons

Dangers Of Feeding Raccoons

It might be tempting to feed raccoons and other wild animals, but it’s important for you to avoid the temptation to do so. Raccoons are not domesticated and can be unpredictable. They can also carry a whole host of different diseases. Never attempt to feed or handle a wild raccoon.

Raccoons are opportunists that gravitate towards the easiest and most accessible source of food. By feeding them, you are just making them more dependent on humans, and actually making them more vulnerable! It’s also important to remember that no matter how cute and cuddly raccoons look, they are not pets and will not hesitate to bite a person. A wild raccoon will easily perceive you as a threat and act accordingly by biting or scratching. Give these animals a wide berth in order to protect yourself and your family from unwanted attacks. Read More

24 May

How To Raccoon Proof Your Garbage

How To Raccoon Proof Your Garbage

Anyone who has ever walked outside and seen their garbage bins overturned knows what damage raccoons can cause when they’re trying to get a meal. Raccoons are scavengers, and human trash is a gourmet buffet to them. Fortunately, there are a few things that you can do to keep raccoons out of your garbage.

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22 May

Raccoons – Where Do They Live In Cities

Raccoons - Where Do They Live In Cities

Most people think that raccoons only live in the country, but they can be also found in the cities all across the country. Cities are great spots for raccoons because they offer plenty of sheltered places for raccoons to hole up and nest.

In the country, you’ll find raccoons in trees and other secluded areas, but in cities, they tend to seek shelter in places like sheds, attics and barns. Once they find a spot that they like, they’ll tend to stay there for the long-term. Raccoons prefer to find cozy places to have babies. Read More

20 May

What Damage Can Squirrels Cause to Your Property

What Damage Can Squirrels Cause to Your Property

Squirrels might look cute and friendly, but they can do major damage to your home. If you want to avoid sky-high repair bills and dangerous structural damage, you should learn to recognize the signs of squirrels and call in the squirrel removal Toronto expert if you have to.

Squirrels don’t come and knock on the front door when they want to get inside. Instead, they chew their way in or find a vulnerable area of your home to exploit. Generally, they come in through insulation or a pre-existing hole in the attic. Once they’re up there, squirrels will cause tons of structural damage and compromise the integrity of your home. Worst of all, they are very difficult to remove. Read More

16 Feb

How Often Should You Clean Your Attic?

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Attic cleaning and insulation removal Toronto doesn’t cross many people’s mind unless as an afterthought or when there is an obvious problem in the attic. Add the fact that most attics are dusty, hot, cramped and stuffy and most people don’t want to clean the space until it is absolutely necessary.

Neglecting the attic leads to accumulation of dust, dust mites, mould and even pests. The longer you let the attic go unattended the higher the risk of triggering allergies and spreading diseases from numerous contaminants that could potentially inhabit a neglected attic.

So how many times should you clean your attic? The right answer is at least twice a year, preferably as often as is reasonable. Read More

13 Feb

Attic Cleaning Tips from Professionals

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The attic is typically forgotten and neglected until it is time to clean. So how often should you clean your attic? Clean as often as reasonably possible but at least twice a year and remove attic insulation when it was compromised.

The neglected space continues to gather dust, mould and dander which are spread into the living area via recessed lights, doors, ceiling hatches and heating and cooling systems. Attic maintenance is important and could be a health hazard if neglected for too long.

If you are feeling overwhelmed by the task, there are a few tips from professional attic cleaners in Toronto to hopefully make the job easier and more organized. Read More