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Squirrel Removal & Control Services

Squirrel Control

Squirrel Removal & Control Services

Squirrel Control in Essex

Will Squirrels Damage My Property?

Squirrels in Essex, made up largely the common gray squirrel,  they can cause issues for both residential areas and businesses. The gray squirrel, specifically, is now dominant and widespread, and is known for causing issues. One of the serious problems created by squirrels is property damage. Using their strong teeth and natural instinct to gnaw, they can chew through wood, insulation, electrical wiring, and other building materials, leading to costly damage and potential fire risks. Damage to the garden can be a huge issue when it comes to squirrels. They commonly invade gardens, feasting on fruit, vegetables, and bird feeding stations. Squirrels can dig up and eat freshly planted bulbs and seeds, destroy flowers and ornamental plants, and disturb bird nests.

What Attracts Squirrels?

Squirrels are drawn to homes and businesses for a number reasons. They provide warmth, protection, and shelter that are attractive to squirrels. Lofts, chimneys, and crawl spaces are particularly appealing nesting sites. Furthermore, squirrels are attracted to food sources. Gardens with readily available food such as bird feeders, fruit trees, and vegetable patches can entice squirrels. They also gravitate to open rubbish bins or icorrectly sealed food bins.

How To Remove Squirrels in Essex

Squirrel Control Specialists such as Tracker Pest Control employ several techniques to remove squirrels permanently. Exclusion is one of the most effective approaches, where we identify and seal off entry points like gaps in the roof, vents, or damaged brickwork. Trapping is another common method. Humane traps are strategically placed to capture the squirrels alive, allowing them to be safely released in a suitable location away from human habitation.

Why Choose Tracker Pest Control?

With many years of experience in both pest removal and pest proofing, Tracker Pest Control is the first choice for residents and businesses throughout Essex. Our team are fully qualified with the Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH), so you can be confident that we’re knowledgeable and skilled in getting the results you require to be able to get back to your day-to-day. Should any issues resurface after we have implemented our treatment and proofing plans, we’ll be back to address them at no extra charge – within reason. Tracker Pest Control has been invited several times for interviews with institutes like the BBC to provide expert insight and opinions on pest control in the UK; including the way they gain access to buildings, which circumstances are likely to appeal to them, ways to humanely remove them where possible, and ways to prevent further pest infestations in the future.