Squirrel often chew the hard objects like wood or stick in the park which maintains their teeth sharpness. Unfortunately, the squirrel infestation in your attic is common where they chew anything that they hold. From electrical wires to wooden beams, they damage everything in their vicinity. Such damages are not good for a building as it could result in the collapse of roofs and walls. You may even run a fire hazard getting chewed electrical wires. This is why the removal of squirrels is necessary for every homeowner.
Signs Of Squirrels In Attic
- Chewing, rustling and scratching sound coming from attic or walls.
- Foul odor or dropping of squirrels, but it will be difficult for an individual to determine the droppings are of squirrels or other pests.
- Squirrels dig up holes in the home, eat your plants and bark. Overall they deliver destruction in your yard.
What Brings Squirrels In Your Home
Squirrels give birth to their babies twice in a year during spring and fall. At this time, they find the shelter to develop their nests. Thus, your attic becomes the best place for them to stay.
Tips To Getting Rid Of Squirrels In Attic
- The first step of action is to determine the access point of squirrels. At the entry point, you can install the one-way exclusion door so that the squirrels can’t get back once they have exited.
- Install the traps or cages in your roof, under the eaves or where you notice the squirrel. However, this method could be less effective as the squirrels can run fast.
- You can use the DIY chemicals, but be careful. These chemicals could be harmful to you or your family. Thus, this method is less desirable.
- The final option is to contact your local pest control services provider. It could be the safest method as the professionals are trained to handle the squirrels. They can ensure you get rid of squirrels without causing harm to you or your property.
So, feel free to contact Hamilton Wildlife to control and remove the squirrels in the attic. We provide the most effective solution for animal or pest infestation.