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Get Rid of Squirrels

Innocent looking and, frankly, almost cute – squirrels can nevertheless cause damage to your home and property. It’s important to get rid of squirrels before they cause problems. Here are some examples of the damage that squirrels can cause.

Squirrels can cause lawn damage when they search for, dig up, or bury nuts, acorns, or other types of food on the ground. Squirrels can chew up bark, remove twigs from trees, and damage your property’s shrubbery. And any bird lover knows just how adept squirrels can be at getting at seed stored in bird feeders. It’s not uncommon for squirrels to actually gain entrance to bird houses, and then eat songbirds and any eggs that might be present. squirrel-damage

In neighborhoods, squirrels are a big problem with electrical systems. They can travel powerlines, cause transformers to short out, and even chew through electrical equipment or at cause damage to power boxes. They can chew up and damage landline phone equipment or other types of infrastructure devices.

Any gardner or orchard farmer knows the damage that squirrels are capable of. Squirrels can affect orchard production when they eat nuts or carry off nuts that could be used to grow new trees. Bark damage is a common trait from the presence of too many squirrels around certain types of trees.

If your property has a squirrel problem, it will take professional help in eradicating it. We have many years of experience in dealing with pest problems brought on by many nuisance animals – including squirrels.