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Are Squirrels Causing You a Headache?
A squirrel is an invasive species, as it was introduced in 1890 a species native to Canada and America later became the 2nd most invasive species in the United Kingdom, these pests usually found on trees running through rances enter your home through open windows and doors and when this access point is not available, they will look for open holes in your walls if they find there is none available.
They will then get to the roof, and weak spots on your rooftop will be damaged even more as they will gnaw down into thatched or shingled roofs. They then chew into wood structures, making them substantially weaker than they are supposed to be. Let's also not forget about the holes they left in your roof susceptible to water. However, this can be a worry of the past if you take the first step and make contact with Broadheath Squirrel Pest Control for world-renowned Squirrel Control and help with Getting Rid Of Squirrels.
What makes them do this, you may ask? It's because their front incisors never stop growing and their increase in size at a rate of approximately 6 inches per year. So their only option is to gnaw on hard objects to file their teeth down, and in some recent cases, this includes your water pipes and electrical wires causing water damage as well as electrical shorts or fires. So for a small rodent that may seem cute, you could end up having your home burnt to the ground, so as soon as you catch a glimpse of a Squirrel on your property, speak to Broadheath Squirrel Trapping.
Using the information below, you can learn about this vermin.
Squirrels communicate through various means, including vocalization, scent-marking, and body language. They use vocalization to communicate warnings, such as when a predator is present, and to communicate with other squirrels. They use scent-marking to communicate their presence and to mark their territory. Finally, they use body language to communicate dominance or submission and communicate when they are scared or angry and also when they are trying to find a mating partner.
The grey squirrel is a small, bushy-tailed rodent that is native to North America. Their fur ranges from light grey to dark grey and they have characteristic white markings on their faces. They weigh around one and a half kilograms and typically measure about 25 centimetres in length. Grey squirrels have large ears and long teeth, which they use to chew through tough nuts and seeds. During the day, they are active and live in nests made of leaves and twigs, and if outdoors, it will usually be elevated around 2 metres.
The diseases carried by grey squirrels can be dangerous to humans, so it is important to be aware of these conditions and be cautious if you come into contact with one. Tularemia, Plague, Salmonella, Leptospirosis. Most of these symptoms are deadly. They require more medical treatment, especially because they have similar symptoms to those of a common cold.
Broadheath Squirrel Pest Control is a professional and qualified company to call for squirrel removal. Invasive animals such as squirrels can cause significant damage to your home or property if left unchecked. Their populations must be managed in order to protect our ecosystem and prevent the spread of disease. Broadheath's Squirrel Trapping team of experts have the knowledge and experience necessary to quickly remove these pests from your premises and help you take steps to secure your home against future infestations. Don't try to tackle a squirrel infestation on your own- contact Broadheath Squirrel Pest Control today for fast, effective service.