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Professional Hyde Grey Squirrel Control


The Eastern Grey Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis), is an invasive species found in the UK. While, in small numbers, the grey squirrel is generally harmless, the increase in population over the past generations has led to an increase in problems. This is due to the fact that with such a huge population, the squirrels are finding it harder to find places to live, so they are moving into the attics, and roof spaces of homes.

Dangers and Problems

Grey squirrel pestThe squirrel is typically disease free, but with any wild animal, it is always best to be cautious. It is always best to keep your distance from any wild animal and call a professional to handle the situation. For homeowners with pets, it is in your best interest to call professional Hyde grey squirrel control, because of the high chance of fleas being carried by the squirrels. Another issue that can occur with a squirrel living in your home, is general damage to your home, such as torn up insulation or chewed up wires. Chewed up wires are especially dangerous because it can cause the chance of fire, as well as the filling of cavities in your home with flammable materials.

Calling a Professional

There are many reasons why you should call a professional to deal with your Hyde grey squirrel control. Some of the main and important reasons are:

Grey squirrel close up1) It is illegal in the UK to trap and kill a squirrel is difficult.
- It is difficult to assess whether or not you are trapping and eliminating a squirrel in a safe way. If you are caught and it is determined that you eliminated a squirrel in an inexperienced way you could face a hefty fine, whether or not it was intentional. This is why it is always best to call a professional Hyde grey squirrel control service because they are trained to do squirrel removal in a  professional manner.
2) Squirrels do not accept the same bait as other pests
-When it comes to Hyde grey squirrel control, only a professional will know how to effectively catch the pest. Unlike other pests, grey squirrels do not accept the same kind of bait, and it requires specialized knowledge.

Young's Pest Control is open 24 hours, 7 days a week, and has trained staff that is knowledgeable in Hyde grey squirrel control.