Raccoons

Can Raccoons Climb PVC Pipe?

Raccoons are so talented that they might as well be professional climbers.  Unfortunately for you, this means that raccoons get into trouble in your backyard and garage. They may even terrorize your bird feeders! So, is there any material that raccoons can’t climb? What building materials should you use for best results against raccoons? Can

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How to Keep Raccoons Away from Bird Feeders

If you love to feed birds and watch them flock to your backyard, then you know that raccoons are the enemy! Though raccoons are cute creatures in their own right, they terrorize bird feeders across the United States. Plus, raccoons eat a lot of food! If a raccoon decides to make a meal of your

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How to Keep Raccoons from Climbing Downspouts

Raccoons are some of the peskiest creatures around. They’re excellent climbers and love to dig in trash and planter boxes. Keeping raccoons away from your home can be a full-time job! You can take a number of precautions from eliminating food sources to removing climbing structures. Today we will take a look at how to

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Do Raccoons Spray Like Skunks?

Raccoons certainly show a strong resemblance to skunks from afar, but how similar are they in actuality? With their dark grey coats and shadowed eyes, you may even mistake a raccoon for a skunk from a distance! But, there are some very stark differences between raccoons and skunks. In this article, we’ll explore some common

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Raccoon Deterrent Spikes: Options and Considerations

If you are tired of dealing with pesky raccoons, you may want to consider giving raccoon deterrent spikes a try!  They may be just what you need to get rid of these pests. Sometimes, despite your best efforts, raccoons manage to get into places they shouldn’t be — including climbing your downspouts, getting into your

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How to Get Rid of Raccoons in the Backyard

While raccoons look sweet and innocent, they are a hassle for city dwellers and country folks alike. Keeping them out of your space can be quite the challenge! Raccoons can cause damage to your home, landscaping, yard, pets and more. It’s not uncommon for them to destroy roofs or to dig up freshly planted flowers

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How to Keep Raccoons out of Corn

Raccoons are some of the most difficult pests to keep away from your crop! They eat nearly anything, and they are especially fond of garden vegetables. I’ve even heard of them digging up flowers and ornamental vegetables! Raccoons are excellent climbers and diggers. So, how do you keep racoons out of your garden?  It may

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Is Raccoon Repellent Safe for Cats?

If you live in the country (or even sometimes in town!) you know that racoons can be a major problem. They invade your yard, dig in your trash, terrorize your pets, and may even dig up your landscaping. So, how do you get rid of these annoying pests?  Racoons are quite the issue since they

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