Because of the possibility of infection with Baylisascaris by raccoons, people are advised not to even raise raccoons as pets. It is impossible to detect whether or not raccoon roundworm is present in your attic insulation or not. We cleanse, sanitize and deodorize all raccoon toilets, droppings, feces, raccoon urine soaked attic insulation as a bio hazardous material. Raccoon droppings do not belong in attics and your insurance policy probably covers it . If rehabilitators are raising raccoons they should take precautions (wear rubber gloves and practice good personal hygiene) when handling raccoon feces, and dispose of the feces quickly (it takes 30 days for the eggs to embryonate) and properly (burning).
The presence of Raccoon Roundworm in your attic is always a possibility but man and raccoon’s have lived among st each other for centuries so the chances have always been possible , minimal still yet possible .
Raccoon’s make toilets where they urinate and defecate pockets of raccoon piss and raccoon feces in your attic and with out the removal of the contaminated attic insulation . If you have raccoon droppings in your attic we may be able to help you document a claim with your homeowners insurance company.
Attic Cleanups, Raccoon’s And Insurance Companies
Pictured: Typical Raccoon Lawn Damage
One of the biggest problems raccoon’s can cause is when they they occupy any attic or structure is that they use your home to urinate and defecate and leave raccoon latrines full of feces in your home or attic. Sometimes your own insurance company may pay for the damage done by raccoon’s and bats when they have damaged attic insulation and may require actual attic clean up, attic restoration, replace attic insulation
Raccoon Roundworm Baylisascaris Procyonis
This deadly infection can cause blindness and neurological damage and death. Learn more about this relatively unknown, but dangerous disease. Recent studies have found that up to 60 percent of raccoons can be infected with this worm.
That’s a mother raccoon and in the second cage her young kits. Yes we make every effort to keep mother and her young always together.