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Are Squirrels Causing You Problems
Do you know that squirrels can cause a lot of damage? They are considered pests for a reason! They spread diseases, as well as damage crops, trees and property. So let's look at how they affect us.
They spread diseases like tularemia, typhus, plague, ringworms, squirrel pox, leptospirosis, and salmonella.
They strip the bark of trees, damaging their growth and killing the tree. They usually strip to the bark to get to the tree sap, but they will also strip to get at the insects in the bark.
Squirrels damage property with their teeth that never stop growing and claws which can cause thousands of pounds of damage. This often occurs in your loft or attic and even home insulation. Once a squirrel is in your home, it will chew through wooden beams to build its nest. In addition, they will often chew through internet cables, alarm wires, telephone lines, and the worst of them, all electrical wiring. This will cause sparks and often lead to fires making Astley Bridge Squirrel Pest Control imperative if you want some Squirrel Control around your home.
Squirrels will build their drey(their home/nest) in various places. Some of them listed below are attics, fascia boards, floorboards, decking, and home insulation.
These creatures are not native to Great Britain and were introduced in the late 1800s, and since then, they have been the second most invasive species in England.
The breeding season for squirrels is typically between February and May but can vary depending on the location. The female bears 2-6 young ones (known as kits) in a drey (nest)
Parents usually keep their young until they are eight weeks old, at which point they will be ready to leave and fend for themselves. Unfortunately, these are just some of the many problems that these creatures can cause us!
They didn't originate in Great Britain, and they were introduced in the late 1800s. They are also the second most invasive species known to England. Now let's look at how you can solve this problem by looking at what is the best course of action.
Astley Bridge Squirrel Trapping is a great way to reduce their numbers, but it's not advisable to do it alone due to the serious nature of squirrels. They are fast, love climbing and have sharp teeth. In addition, squirrels are omnivorous and eat a variety of foods, including nuts, seeds, fruits, fungi, insects, and other small animals.
Squirrels are most active during the day. They are nocturnal, but they are also known to be very active during the day. Therefore, you can reduce the chances of trapping and causing damage to property by addressing the problem as soon as you see it.
Trees and garden plants are susceptible to damage, so protecting your garden is a very good idea. The best way for this is to use squirrel proof bird feeders or containers.
When you have an issue with squirrels on your property, it is best to call in the experts. Not only do we have the knowledge and experience for Astley Bridge Squirrel Trapping, but we also possess the tools and equipment needed to take care of the situation. You can trust us to handle your squirrel issue promptly and safely so that you can rest easy knowing they are gone for good. Are you using DIY methods to get rid of squirrels? These often fail or can even be dangerous if not done correctly. Trust Astley Bridge Squirrel Pest Control – your local pest control experts – to take care of your pesky squirrel problem for good!