Welcome to my site about pest control. I'm Miranda Maloney. Although many people fuss loudly about the presence of spiders in the home, these creatures often clear out the bugs that cause far worse problems. Spiders consume beetles, cockroaches, moths and other pests that wreak havoc throughout the house. Thankfully, however, you can hire a pest control professional to eliminate bugs in your home if you do not want to co-habitate with spiders. In fact, pest control professionals can eliminate the spiders as well. I will share information about pest control tactics, both natural and commercial, on this site. Please follow along to learn more.
Squirrels are very curious pests that are always looking for food. These pest can usually be found in trees outside, but on the rare occasion, they can also be found trying to make their home in a structure such as your home, shed, or garage. If you are one of the lucky individuals that have found squirrels living in your home, there are things you can do to get rid of them and keep them from returning. Read on for a few helpful tips to get rid of these pests.
1. Hire A Pest Control Company
You likely aren't going to be able to trap the squirrel and get rid of it on your own. This is something you should leave up to a professional pest control company and let them do the relocating. Squirrels are fast and can be dangerous if you try to handle them yourself.
They should also be relocated far away from your home as they may try to return and get back into your attic or other structure, causing damage again, and leaving you needing to call someone out to help you. It's best to hire the pros to begin with to ensure it is done correctly the first time.
2. Find The Entranceway
The squirrels are getting into your home somehow, and they may be using a fence to climb up to the attic, or a tree branch. If this is the case, you're going to need to cut back some trees and figure out what you can do about the fence or other structure that is allowing them easy access to your home. Find the hole that they are using to get into your home as well and make the necessary repairs to prevent them from getting back inside. Squirrels can chew through a lot of different types of materials, so using metal is the best thing you can do to prevent them from gaining entrance back inside.
3. Get Rid Of Their Nest
Squirrels usually nest in trees, but they may have found a nice nesting spot in your home. Get rid of their nest, any food they've brought into your home, and look for any babies in your home as well. If there are babies still in your home, they are sure to return. Be sure to clear out the space and clean it thoroughly to prevent their return. If there are babies in a nest in your attic, leave the work of removing them to the professionals.
If you have a problem with squirrels nesting in your attic, call an animal removal company to get rid of these pests for you.