Squirrels are small and seem completely harmless but when they invade a home they have the potential to do a lot more damage than one would think. Usually there is always more than one squirrel involved in a home invasion. If one squirrel can find its way into a home then any squirrel can get in.
A home attic or basement makes a cozy habitat for squirrels during the winter months, especially mothers with newborns. This can in turn result in a huge nuisance for humans and can turn into an expensive problem if not taken care of quickly. It may not seem so bad at first but once babies begin to grow or more squirrels make their way inside things can take a turn for the worse pretty quickly.
Pest Control Birmingham AL – Potential Damage Caused by Squirrels
- Squirrel excrement can carry parasites and diseases
- Chewing wood leading to water damage and structural damage
- Roof and siding damage
- Chewed electrical wiring, which is a fire hazard
- Loud and bothersome
- All openings into the roof, attic or basement are sealed
- Use mesh around chimney openings.
- No food left out
- Keep bird feeders away from home
- Use moth-balls.
Horizons Professional Pest Control is a local, family owed business that has been proudly serving the Birmingham-metro area since 2000.
Horizons is licensed and bonded to provide a variety of services including: regular pest control services (monthly, bimonthly, quarterly), termites bonds, pest removal, flea treatments, bed bug treatments, mosquito and tick barriers, and german cockroach baiting services.
We want to help you to keep your home safe. Give us a call at (205) 970-0577.