A squirrel in a tree munching on an acorn is cute. Squirrels invading your house and destroying your garden are not.
Squirrels are rodents and as such, love to chew on things. Not just for food, but also to gain access to whatever it is they want – including warm shelter in your house. They also chew just to keep the natural growth of their teeth in check.
As winter stes in, squirrels start to look for a warm place to winter over.Often, they turn to the relative ease and warmth of your home for their winter abode. In doesn’t matter what your house is made of – they can gnaw right through wood, plastic, and sometimes even thin metal.
Squirrels in the attic are particularly troublesome. They love the height and warmth and find their way in to build their winter nests. they harbor parasites such as fleas that ultimately find their way down into the living areasd of your house.
Squirrels also pse a fire hazard as they often gnaw on the electrical wiring in your attic.
If you think you have a squirrel problem, don’t hesitate to call Assure Pest Services at 973-525-6418. Tell-tale signs of squirrel infestation include holes in exterior wall, scurrying noises coming from your attic and physical signs such as droppings or urine stains.