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Georgetown Squirrel Removal Company

Squirrel Noises In An Attic

entry point into atticSquirrels, in their natural habitat in Georgetown Kentucky are great wild animals when compared to the rest of Kentucky’s wildlife. However, they can constitute a nuisance for humans. They can get inside through the smallest of entry points and people will call to have professionals come in and have the animals removed. An adult  size ranges between 12 to 25 inches. They are great climbers, very muscular, energetic and possess sharp claws that they use to grip tree trunks and branches . The animals often vary in colors ranging from grey to black, brown or red. They have short thick fur which is very bushy around the tail. The fur under their belly is usually lighter than that on other parts of their body.

Types Of Nuisance Squirrels

There are three categories of squirrels: the tree, flying, and ground. These group have the capacity to cause damage around the home when they gain access to the inside.The most common species among Georgetown wildlife that frequently come into contact with people and warrant a need for professional pest control are the fox, eastern grey, and red squirrels.

Diet

nuisance animalTheir diet mostly comprises of flowers, fungi, herbaceous plants, nuts and seeds, this makes the forest area of central KY the most favorable habitat for them. This is because food is abound for them in forest areas. The nest is usually made with leaves and they use tree cavities for shelter. Despite their love for trees the nesting sites vary, some live in forests with spaced trees, while others prefer forests where they can easily move on the upper layer of trees and branches.

 

Habitat

Squirrels will leave their natural habitat during harsh weather conditions like during the winter. They will make their way into people’s homes through damaged chimney caps , seeking a refuge in the attics where they can build their nest and stay warm. This of course is not a welcome development to most people who will call to have get rid of them by experts from a local company. Houses that have a lot of plants and trees always attract nuisance animals and are more susceptible to being invaded by squirrels than houses that do not have any vegetation.

Getting Rid Of The Problem Squirrels in Georgetown

Having a nuisance animal like a squirrel in the attic doesn’t pose too much danger to the safety of the occupants of the house, Squirrels are not aggressive in nature and can usually live peacefully alongside humans. They can however constitute various wildlife issues in the yard, they tend to dig a lot of holes in search of nuts and seeds and this can leave your yard having plenty uncovered holes which isn’t a very good sight to behold. Georgetown squirrel removal will tell you that they also eat the bark of trees and shrubs, (this affects the health of the trees) bite into birdhouses, eat up the bird food and trample and eat from the garden, they might also take dog or cat food that is left outside. Generally make a mess of the yard and often leave it looking very untidy and unappealing.

Having Squirrels in your attic isn’t any better, as wildlife removal companies will show you that they can chew the walls and beams of the house, as well as electrical wires, which can start fires. Squirrels love moving on electric cables and power lines which can damage the power line and in some cases cause circuit problems requiring damage repairs.

Squirrel Control and Safety

The best way of having the animals evicted from your house is to use effective wildlife management techniques to make it less comfortable or ideal for them. Our squirrel management will clear away the clutter in your attic and always ensure that broken windows are repaired and that the fireplace is properly sealed off with chimney caps to prevent them from crawling in to the house. Ensure that the garden is fenced and that trees are properly trimmed so that branches don’t over grow and hang over the rooftop, granting easy access.

Service Areas

  • Lexington
  • Winchester
  • Paris
  • Mt Sterling
  • Owingsville
  • Richmond
  • Georgetown
  • Nicholasville
  • Versailles
  • Frankfort
  • Berea

It is important to note that even though squirrels are not known to be violent, you shouldn’t try to get rid of them by yourself as they are still wild animals. It’s is more advisable to seek professionals to help you have the animals trapped. These professional animal trapping experts from pest control companies not only have experience with nuisance wildlife but also have skills in professional animal trapping, as well as distinguishing the types of species and knowing the best approach to use to get rid of them from your house. These professionals do not kill the animals but help ensure they are successfully trapped and removed, once the nuisance animals are expelled from your property, the company helps ensure that they do not invade your house after a period of time by giving you tips on how to make your house squirrel proof.

Georgetown Squirrel Control and Squirrel Removal Experts

There are many wildlife creatures that are adaptable to their surroundings. Squirrels are one of them. These nuisance critters are located worldwide and are living in different habitats. They have opted to adapt to urban areas due to humans invading their natural habitats. Their favorite places to put their nests are usually on trees where their natural predators cannot reach them. Due to their tendencies to build nests on a high place these nuisance critters are attracted to homeowners’ attics to become a place they want to live in. Aside from trees, it is just one part of the house that these nuisance critters love to make a home of. This is just one of the many reasons why these nuisance critters likes to stay at your house and can cause you a lot of money if the problem is not dealt with as soon as possible.

These nuisance critters are sometimes adorable to look at, may even want to adopt them to become domestic animals. But once they start to cause damages around your house or business place you will be second guessing if it is okay to leave them alone and not do anything about them. These nuisance critters can cause different and a lot of damages if they are not tended to. They could cause fires when they try to chew some wires around your house or business place or even the stability of the place where the nuisance critters are.

Georgetown KY Squirrel Trapping and Control Services

Squirrels in the attic can cause damage to your home that you may not be aware of. Squirrels can and will chew holes to gain access to your attic. Once inside your attic they can chew through electrical wires and cause damage to the insulation in your attic.

Squirrels go into attics throughout central Kentucky looking for shelter and safety to build their nests. They have their young twice a year, in the Spring and in the Fall. If not removed, the nuisance animals will continue to raise their young, the squirrels born in your attic will grow up and move to other areas in your attic to make nests of their own, causing a larger need for animal control.

If you think you have squirrels in your attic, give us a call today. We take pride in servicing Georgetown, once you have scheduled an appointment, we will do a thorough and complete wildlife inspection to determine if there are squirrels in the attic, we will then begin to provide effective wildlife management by first locating all entry points and will then begin the wildlife trapping. Once we have successfully trapped and removed the squirrels, we will do any damage repairs necessary, such as attic restoration, to make sure you will not have any wildlife issues from squirrels again. We are fully licensed and Insured.