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Are squirrels giving you a headache?
Squirrels are a nightmare to have around the house. They will spread diseases, cause extensive damage to property and leave you feeling unsafe in your own home. This furry pest native to Canada and America was acquainted with British soil in the late 1800s as a means of entertainment for affluent families with large estates, simply because they made it interesting. After a few hundred were brought in, now the population sits at the north of 2 million. This on its own will demonstrate how invasive this species is. The same can be said for your home. They can come in, and you will soon be dealing with an infestation.
They can enter one's home through various ways, mainly holes around the property or weak spots on your roofing. If there isn't an opening, please e advised that these vermin will make one as they have dagger-like teeth that can gnaw through pretty much anything. Once an entrance has been made on your roof, your home is now susceptible to water. Once in, they will look for materials to make themselves comfortable. They will use wood, plastic, cloth and other substances to make their home. They often chew into wooden support structures, causing them to become weak. They even go through the wire insulation. If there are electrical wires around them and they gnaw into it, they will cause sparks and potentially fires that could destroy all that you have worked so hard for. This can be avoided if treated early by Cheetham Hill Squirrel Pest Control.
These furry creatures are commonly found in a multitude of places around the home due to the abundance of food and safety from predators outdoors. However, our years of experience with this pest lead us to believe that they have a few favourite locations. These include lofts, chimneys, decking, garages, under floorboards and even crawl spaces. The disaster they can cause is unimaginable, and we advise that you act as soon as you spot one by calling Cheetham Hill Squirrel Trapping for the best Squirrel Control methods.
Gray squirrels make up a majority of the squirrel population in Great Britain. They are about 18-20 inches long, including their tail, and weigh on average 2-4 pounds. Reddish-brown fur covers their back and sides, white fur on their belly and chest, and black fur on their head, neck and tail. They have small ears and sharp teeth, and males are usually a bit larger than females. Grey squirrels live in forests, parks, yards and other urban areas. They eat nuts, seeds, fruits, insects and other small animals.
Squirrels are known to strip ark of trees in search of tree sap. By doing this, they have a negative impact on the ecosystem. The stunt a tree's growth or even kill it by doing this. As a result, the ecosystem suffers, and the wildlife that depends on those trees for food and shelter loses out.
Many diseases are known to be carried by grey squirrels, some of which are transmissible to humans. There are several diseases associated with them, such as plague, salmonella, leptospirosis, and tularemia. The conditions listed above can cause severe health problems for people, so it is vital to take precautions when around grey squirrels.
As an invasive species, squirrels can cause significant damage to your property and should be dealt with as soon as you notice their presence. The team at Cheetham Hill Squirrel Pest Control are experts in dealing with these pests and can help with Getting Rid Of Squirrels from your home or business quickly and effectively. - Do-it-yourself products may seem like an attractive solution but are often ineffective and actually make the problem worse. Instead, trust the Cheetham Hill Squirrel Trapping professionals to get the job done right the first time.