How to Get Rid of Squirrels in Trees
Trees that dot the backyards and public spaces of suburban neighborhoods provide essential food and shelter for squirrels. Agile climbers, the pests can be seen and heard scurrying up tree trunks and leaping from branch to branch as they scavenge for nuts and berries. They are also known to chew tree bark, which leaves visible signs of damage. As leaves begin to fall in autumn, squirrel nests, which are comprised of twigs and leaves, can be seen nestled securely in the crook of sturdy, bare branches high off the ground.
Their tendency to nest in unoccupied attics is the main reason squirrels are considered pests. Squirrels in trees will eventually try to chew their way through small openings, climb up drain spouts, or leap onto roofs from overhanging tree branches to gain entrance to unoccupied attics. Once inside, they contaminate houses with parasites and excrement, gnaw on electrical wires to create fire hazards, and tear insulation to make nests, resulting in higher home heating and cooling costs. Squirrels are also notorious for damaging backyard bird feeders.
Squirrels in trees are difficult to remove for the average homeowner. Residents can reduce the possibility of damage by placing squirrel baffles around trees and bird feeders, but the only surefire way to protect against the nuisances is to contact a professional wildlife removal service such as Critter Control. Our teams of expertly trained personnel can remove squirrels from trees and attics as well as help safeguard homes and yards against future infestations.
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Squirrels and chipmunks were in our attic. So we called Critter Control to do an inspection. Their representative climbed all over our very steep roof and found several places where squirrels had entered our attic.
Upon inspection of the attic, evidence of bats was also found. The Critter Control team came on time to completely caulk the entire perimeter of the house and create an exit strategy for the squirrels and bats.
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can cause histoplasmosis, this also required total removal and replacement of our attic insulation and sanitizing the space. Not a small job in a 1,300 sq. ft. attic! While Critter Control’s cost was high, our homeowners insurance covered most of it. Everyone representing Critter Control was professional, courteous and timely. I would highly recommend them to anyone who thinks they might have unwelcome guests living in their attic
On recommendations from a nearby pest control company, I called Critter Control for suspicious bat droppings
Madison came out the same day to do an inspection. She was knowledgeable, thorough, and highly professional. She examined the ‘matter’ that had been scattered on my threshold and thought it was foliage. But she then asked to go up to my attic space where the bats could be roosting. She had to walk up 3 flights of stairs with a heavy ladder. She again spent some time searching all the nooks and crannies and found nothing.
She seemed so interested in her craft, it was truly inspiring to see! She reassured me and is writing up a prevention strategy for my appraisal. She charged me NOTHING!! I am so impressed. We need more Madisons in this world!
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We noticed droppings on our brand new deck - we were given their number from our contractor. They came the next day. Brian looked at it and said - yeah, bats!! He then checked every area in our attic and he explained exactly what needed to be done.
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