Poop In Your Attic Can Be FatalDo
you have raccoon poop in your attic left behind by those unwanted
If you answered yes, then you must
understand one vital fact, it can be fatal to your and your family.
at A+ Restorations we understand just how serious of an issue this is.
Did you know that raccoons carry a large number of diseases
that you can come into contact with through their feces and other
According to the Rhode Island
Department of Environmental Management these animals can be carriers
are one of the most common species to carry rabies. It's
spread when you come into contact with their saliva... which most
certainly they can leave behind in your attic or other spaces.
This is more commonly known as raccoon
roundworm. It is a parasite of the intestines in
these animals and sheds large numbers of eggs in the raccoon poop.
It has been known to cause death and even blindness in
certain cases. This is nasty stuff and is a very large
problem in the attics and other spaces these animals have pried their
is a microscopic protazoal infection that raccoons can carry in
their feces. It is known to be transferred to water, soil
and other surfaces. Humans can contract Giardia by ingestion of
infective cysts left by these animals.
species is a bacterial infection that Raccoons can shed through urine
and other bodily secretions. Exposure of these excretions to open
wounds or orally can cause infection to humans.
Diseases include bacteria such as Salmonella or E. Coli, fungus and
rare parasites can also be a risk for illness in humans.
It's not just the raccoon poop and other secretions that a to
blame for disease. When these animals get into our home they
can carry fleas, ticks and other parasites on their fur that
they spread when they rummage through the insulation of your attic and
rub up against walls and things.
The point is
simple, if you have had a raccoon, opossum, bat or other small mammal
in your home, then you need to get it disinfected to prevent the spread
of these illnesses to you or your loved ones.
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