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Are squirrels causing you problems?
It seems like squirrels are becoming a more common sight everywhere you look. While many people may find these little rodents cute, they can be quite a nuisance when they start to invade your home. Squirrels can cause extensive damage and transmit diseases, so it's vital to deal with them early on.
After being introduced by scientists in the latter part of the Victorian era, squirrels quickly became the second most invasive animal in the United Kingdom. They are so invasive that towards the end of the 19th century, they were classed as vermin that needed immediate eradication. However, if you leave them unattended, they will simply breed further and cause mass destruction on your home so don't delay ring Lately Common Squirrel Trapping today and let us help you with squirrel control.
These vermin will climb onto your roof and damage the thatched or shingles in the ceiling by trying to get in. Once they are in is when the real issues start, they will look to chew through all sorts of household items. The most dangerous of them is when they chew and strip the wood of your rafters and support beams, making them vulnerable. They will also gnaw on electrical wires, creating fire hazards. Before your home is burnt or flooded, speak to Lately Common Squirrel Pest Control.
No matter how you resolve the problem, you must act quickly. Squirrels can be very invasive and can cause a lot of damage in a short amount of time. So don't wait. Deal with your squirrel problem today before it soon turns into an infestation.
Squirrel information you ought to know if you have them nearby
Grey squirrels are small, bushy-tailed rodents that can be found throughout much of the United Kingdom. They are typically grey or brown but can also be black or white. They have large ears and sharp teeth, and males are typically larger than females. Their tails are fairly long, measuring anywhere from 6 to 10 inches in length. Tree squirrels consume a variety of nuts, seeds, fruits, and insects.
Besides squirrels, the Sciuridae family also includes rodents such as rats, mice, and hamsters. Squirrels are indigenous to the Americas, Europe, and Asia. There are over 260 species of squirrels.
The gestation period for squirrels is around 44 days. Baby squirrels are born naked and blind. They weigh about 2-3 grams at birth. They are weaned at around 10-12 weeks old. Squirrels can reproduce at approximately six months old.
For building their nests, squirrels use a variety of materials, including leaves, grass, twigs, bark, and feathers. In addition, they often line their nests with soft materials, such as fur, to keep warm. Nests are typically round or dome-shaped and range in size from a few inches to several feet in diameter.
Squirrels interact through vocalizations and body language. They communicate with each other via vocalizations, including chirps, barks, and chatters. Squirrels also use body language to communicate, including postures, movements, and tail positions.
They often cache (store) food in trees or other locations for later consumption.
Suppose you are currently experiencing a squirrel infestation in your home. In that case, it is important to take action right away and speak to Lately Common Squirrel Trapping. Do not try to deal with the problem on your own using DIY products – these products may not be effective and could make the situation worse. Instead, contact a professional pest control company like Lately Common Squirrel Pest Control. We have the experience and expertise necessary for getting rid of squirrels quickly and effectively, minimizing damage to your home in the process.