What You Should Know About Squirrel Pest Control
July 3, 2019
Squirrels may be cute, but they can also wreak havoc on your property. Whether they’re patronizing your bird feeders or scratching around in your attic, you’ll want to take steps to keep them at a distance. The guide below explains why you should be concerned about squirrels and what pest control measures you should take.
How Do You Know if You Have an Infestation?
The most obvious sign of an infestation in your attic is a scratching noise as the squirrels scamper about. There may also be the occasional thump as they jump from nearby trees to your roof. You should also inspect the attic for droppings, and check the fascia board. Squirrels may cause damage to the fascia and shingles at the edge of the roof as they get inside.
How Should You Deal With It?
The best way to keep squirrels out of your attic and in their natural habitat is sealing up all the entry points. These holes may be very small and hard to notice, so you should contact a professional pest control company. They will humanely relocate any squirrels that may be in your attic, then seal any access points to prevent re-entry.