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Squirrel Removal & Control Services

Squirrel Control

Squirrel Removal & Control Services

Squirrel Control in Theydon Bois

Will Squirrels Damage My Property?

Squirrels in Theydon Bois, represented primarily by the more common gray squirrel, can cause issues for homeowners and businesses alike. The gray squirrel, particularly, has become dominant and widespread, and is known for causing issues. One major problem caused by squirrels is damage to properties. With their robust teeth and natural instinct to gnaw, they can chew through wood, insulation, electrical wiring, and other building materials, leading to significant damage and potential fire risks.

Garden damage can be another problem when it comes to squirrels. They are known to raid gardens, feasting on fruit, vegetables, and bird feeding stations. Squirrels can pull up and consume recently planted bulbs and seeds, damage flowers and ornamental plants, and disturb bird nests.

What Attracts Squirrels?

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

How To Remove Squirrels in Theydon Bois

Tracker Pest Control employ a few techniques to remove squirrels permanently. Exclusion is one of the most well known approaches, where we reveal 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 port of call for residents and businesses throughout Theydon Bois.

Our team are fully qualified with the Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH), so you can rest assured that we are knowledgeable and skilled in getting the results you need to be able to get back to your day-to-day.

Should any issues reappear after we have implemented our treatment and proofing plans, we will return to rectify at no extra charge – within reason.

Tracker Pest Control has been invited many times for interviews with institutes like the BBC to provide expert insight and opinions on pests found in the UK; including the way they gain access to buildings, which conditions are likely to appeal to them, ways to humanely remove them where possible, and ways to prevent further pest infestations in the future.