Squirrels are rodents typically found outdoors in either suburban, urban, or wooded areas. Generally speaking they are gray in color and have their trademark bushy tail. Squirrels are most known for performing acrobatics - leaping from tree to tree or building to building.
Are squirrels dangerous?
Squirrels can be dangerous if they make their way inside homes or businesses. They cause extensive damage to structures, chewing through drywall, wires, pipes, and insulation. They can also transmit diseases such as leptospirosis and introduce other parasites like fleas, ticks and mites to your home and property.
So why do I have squirrel problem?
Squirrels are often found making nests in trees, however they are more than happy to live and nest in the attics and wall voids of homes and buildings if given the chance. Squirrels are also drawn to properties that have easy access to food and water sources.
How do you get rid of squirrels?
If you are having problems with squirrels in your home contact the professionals at EnviroPest today. Our animal control experts will safely and humanely squirrels from your home. We offer wildlife control services to get rid of squirrels and other wildlife species from properties in Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins, and throughout Northern Colorado.
Is the treatment safe?
Our treatment protocol for squirrels is safe for people and pets. In most cases we start by installing a device allows squirrels to vacate the structure but does not permit re-entry. After squirrels have been evicted, we make sure they can’t come back by sealing up any potential entry points. We’ll can also clean up droppings and other damage caused by these pests to eliminate any risk to your family.
How soon can you get here?
At EnviroPest, we take all wildlife issues very seriously and are committed to helping as soon as possible. In most cases, we can respond the same or very next day.
What is the cost for squirrel control?
Cost varies by the severity of the problem as well as other factors. Our wildlife control team will be able to offer more information on pricing after your squirrel problem is evaluated.
How can I prevent a squirrel problem in the future?
Though it can be very difficult to keep squirrels and other wildlife out of your structure, we recommend:
Removing bird feeders from your property, squirrels like to eat bird seed.
Trimming trees and bushes away from the exterior of your home, they will use their branches to gain easy access to your home.
Making sure that your chimney has a tight fitting cap on it.
Repairing any holes around your roof line or elsewhere on the exterior of the dwelling.
Repairing or replacing loose or missing roof tiles.