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Are squirrels causing you problems?

Heaton Mersey Squirrel Control treatmentThe typical image of squirrels is that of cute, bushy-tailed creatures that frolic in the park. However, many people don't know that squirrels can be a significant pest and can cause extensive damage to your home. This article will discuss the dangers of having squirrels around your home and what is best for getting rid of squirrels.

Squirrels were brought to the UK during the Victorian era. A few dozen were brought in for observation by scientists. After they got into the wild, they have reproduced at astounding rates and now number in the millions, showing how invasive they can be. These creatures are known for the destruction they cause, and in the late 1900s, they were officially classified as vermin that needed immediate eradication. Even though measures have been taken to try and get rid of them, they were unsuccessful, and now the best hope is to try and get them away from your home and control the population as much as possible. That is where Heaton Mersey Squirrel Trapping comes into play. We are experts in squirrel control.

Heaton Mersey Squirrel Trapping Squirrel Control treatment Grey Squirrel controlSquirrels will usually enter the home through open spaces or cavities around the exterior of the home. When there isn't any readily available for them, they will get to your roof and chew through weaker spots to gain access. Once inside, they will chew through insulated cables, and this may include electrical wires resulting in fires that could cost you dearly. Squirrels do this because they have a constant need to wear down their evergrowing teeth.

Some interesting points about grey squirrels

Grey squirrels are native to North America. They typically have grey fur, although some can be reddish or black, and they have characteristic white stripes on their backs. They grow to a length of 23-28 cm, including a tail of 11-15 cm. They weigh 400-600 g. Males are generally larger than females. The ears are large, and the eyes and teeth are small. Squirrels consume a wide variety of foods, including acorns, birdseed, insects, nuts, fruits, and vegetables. They store food items in caches for later use. Grey squirrels live in trees or other vegetation near forests, parks, or residential areas. They construct nests out of twigs and leaves high in the trees.

An estimated 50 million UK pounds are wasted by squirrelsHeaton Mersey Squirrel Pest Control each year because they damage trees, electrical cables, and homes. They also spread diseases to other animals and humans.

Squirrels communicate both vocally and through scent markings. The alarm call (chirp) is most often a sign of danger from an attacking animal, like a raptor or a nearby human or large predator.

The "squeal" (which resembles the sound of braking tires) tells other squirrels that the individual has found good food to share with them - maybe fruits high in trees, for example.

The scents left by these various liquid emissions might warn others of competitors near their food caches and allow them time to hide their stores again before they are discovered, taking them away as prey. Some scientists think that squirrels may even know whom they can trust not to go back on agreements; when confronted with competition.

In the UK, squirrels are common pests, and they can cause extensive damage to your property if left untreated. Suppose you suspect that you have a squirrel infestation. In that case, it Heaton Mersey Squirrel Trapping Squirrel Control treatmentis important to contact a professional pest control company as soon as possible. It is not advisable to treat the problem yourself with DIY products – these will likely not resolve the problem and may even make it worse. Heaton Mersey Squirrel Pest Control has over 15 years of experience handling squirrel infestations, so we can exterminate them quickly and effectively. Contact Heaton Mersey Squirrel Pest Control today for more information or for a free quote.