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Are you having problems with Squirrels?
During this time of year, squirrels are searching for a place to build their winter nests. As likely as not, you don't want these rodents taking up residence in your home! Squirrels can cause much damage, and they also transmit diseases. In addition, they are a safety hazard as they will often chew through electric wires, causing shorts or worse fires. Due to the materials in your roof, these fires can spread like wildfire causing your home to be burnt to the ground. All of this can be avoided if you treat the issue as soon as it arises by calling Bamfurlong Squirrel Trapping with help in Getting Rid Of Squirrels.
These pests are commonly found running through tree branches gaining access to your rooftop and afterwards gaining access to roof spaces in which they create their dreys, they will gnaw on objects like electrical wires and alarm cables they even go as far as ethernet cables, and this can cause downtime from work or constantly set your alarm off or even worse disable your alarm system altogether. This can be avoided if you speak to Bamfurlong Squirrel Trapping in the early stages of diagnosing the problem.
A squirrel's reproductive cycle and the diseases they carry
Squirrels can be a massive problem; they breed quickly, so it is vital to deal with the issue as soon as it arises. A squirrel can have up to 6 litters in a year, and each litter can contain up to 6 pups. The gestation period for a squirrel is only 45 days. The young will remain with the mother for up to 12 weeks. the young will then leave the mother and become independent. this means that a single family of squirrels can grow into a large colony very quickly, so squirrel control is imperative
Squirrels can transmit a variety of diseases, including salmonella, ehrlichiosis, tularemia, leptospirosis and tick-borne encephalitis. So it is important to get rid of squirrels quickly before they transmit any diseases to you or your family.
Despite their omnivorous nature, squirrels eat a wide variety of things, including nuts, seeds, fruits, vegetables, flowers, and insects. These creatures have loads of energy and will use this to forage for food, so by keeping things clean and not leaving food lying around, you will be doing yourself a favour in providing a less attractive home for these damage-causing pests.
Grey Squirrels are a common species of rodent found in the United Kingdom. They are about 18-24 inches long, including their tail, and typically weigh 2-4 pounds. They have grey fur, white underbelly, black ears, and tail. Grey squirrels breed twice a year, usually in February and May. They are very active and can cause much damage by gnawing on objects like electrical wires. Unfortunately, they also spread diseases, so it is important to get rid of them quickly because in due course they may become a problem.
Choosing Bamfurlong Squirrel Pest Control is crucial if you are dealing with an infestation of squirrels on your property. A DIY approach is never recommended for pest control, as it can often lead to more damage being done and a higher risk for health and safety hazards. When looking for a squirrel control company, be sure to do your research and ask around for recommendations. Look for a company that has extensive experience dealing with squirrel infestations and uses methods for trapping and removing these animals from your property. Don't wait and let them have more babies. Contact Bamfurlong Squirrel Trapping today!