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Are Squirrels Causing You Problems

Most people think of squirrels as cute, but most of us are unaware of the dangers they pose. For instance, a squirrel canAffetside Squirrel Control treatment damage your roof to get to your attic. Once there are holes in the roof, water will come through, causing leaks and dampness. After they get into your attic, they will start to chew on electrical cables and other wires. This can quickly create a fire hazard, and for something so minor, your house could be burnt down. Also, insurance will surely give you a problem as squirrels are deemed preventable. Contact Affetside Squirrel Trapping Today!

These creatures also spread diseases like salmonella and leptospirosis. Additionally, they carry parasites like mites, ticks, and fleas, which can easily be passed on to your pets or children.

Where can they be found?

Squirrels can be found in a range of places such as parks or gardens and even in the city centre, and they are also very good climbers, so if they find a way into your house, Affetside Squirrel Pest Control is important to maintain squirrel control.

Affetside Squirrel Control treatmentKnown as a rodent, grey squirrels can be found in many different parts of the world. They are known as intelligent creatures with a great ability to adapt to new environments. Grey squirrels have reddish-brown fur, and they weigh between 2 and 4 pounds. They are also excellent climbers, and they often build their nests in trees.

What time of day are grey Squirrels most active?

Grey squirrels tend to keep the same pattern as humans. They will forage for food most of the time, and in most cases, up to half of their food is nicked off other squirrels. Because squirrels don't eat all their supply, they bury at least half of their supply to cater for the winter months when food is scarce, and often other squirrels will watch where these are being buried and will dig them up as soon as the owner has left.

The breeding cycle

The grey squirrel breeding cycle begins in January when the males start looking for females. It takes approximately 44 days for a litter to produce young, and the average number of youngAffetside Squirrel Control per litter is 3 or 5. Despite being blind and naked at birth, the young weigh about 1/2 ounce. They stay with their mother for about eight weeks, after which they are ready to leave and fend for themselves. Once this happens, the new adult squirrel will create their own drey, which is a type of nest made from twigs and leaves outdoors.

The grey squirrel can mate any time during the year, but they are most active in late winter or early spring. When mating does occur, it involves chasing after females by the male squirrels. The males may also fight among themselves for access to females. Most mating occurs in March, April, May, and June. Gestation lasts about 44 days on average, with an average litter size of 5 young per female.

If pets ingest or have direct contact with and come into contact with squirrel faeces that are contaminated with Leptospira and Salmonella germs, they can become sick. This is because Salmonellosis and Leptospirosis may be transmitted to animals through food, water, and surfaces affected by these bacteria.

Call the experts

We are experts in pest control, so call our office today if you are experiencing a squirrel infestation or need more information. Our team of trained professionals will eliminate the problem quickly and humanely. If this is not an emergency situation, Affetside Squirrel Control treatmentAffetside Squirrel Trapping can schedule a service for your convenience. You should never use DIY products to get rid of squirrels because they often don't work as well as professional extermination methods do. The reason why? They may be too weak to exterminate all of the pests on-site, which means that they will probably return to your home later! So before using anything yourself, give Affetside Squirrel Pest Control a call--we want to help you Get Rid of Squirrels today!