What Do Squirrel Nests Look Like? 

A squirrel nest looks like an oversized clump of twigs and leaves. The interior is hollow and measures eight inches in diameter on average. A nest is typically lined with leaves, grass, moss, and shreds of bark. The exterior shell of the nest is woven together with sticks and leaves for insulation. Squirrel nests are effective in keeping squirrels and their offspring warm and dry. 

Where Do Squirrels Build Nests? 

Squirrel nests are typically built high in trees between two strong limbs or near the base of the trunk. Oaks, beeches, elms, and maples are common homes for nests. 

Squirrels will make nests in chimneys or attics if they’re able to gain access to your property. Squirrels are a threat to the structural integrity of your property as well as any electrical wiring. In addition to causing building damage, squirrels are capable of spreading disease through their waste.  

Pictures of Squirrel Nests in Attics

Squirrel Nest Removal & Control Service 

If you have a squirrel intrusion on your commercial or residential property, contact the professionals at Critter Control to safely and humanely remove the nuisance squirrels and any of their nests. 

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