West Chester Squirrel Removal and Control Services
Are you looking for West Chester squirrel removal? If you are dealing with a squirrel problem, our wildlife control experts understand squirrel behavior, biology, and habits. For example, we know that squirrels are making their way into your attic because they are looking for a safe place to birth and raise their young. We also offer squirrel removal Mount Orab, Ohio and nuisance critter control.
Our animal removal experts know that they will need to look for the presence of babies. If there are baby squirrels in the attic and only the mother is removed, there is still going to be a squirrel problem once the babies are big enough. All of our wild animal control experts are licensed by the state of Ohio and adhere to the Ohio state administrative code 1501:31-15-03 (1)
West Chester, OH Squirrel Trapping Experts
We understand how to remove the animals in a safe way so that neither we nor the animals are injured. Though not typical, squirrels can become aggressive when they feel threatened, when a mother is protecting her young, or when their food source has been removed. We know how to avoid these situations for their safety and for the animal. We can help you with the removal, exclusion, and deodorization processes so that you can be rid of your squirrel problem and so they do not come back. Many people don’t realize that there is a need for the deodorization process, which our professionals can do for you. There is always the possibility that one of the squirrels may die in the attic or in the walls. This can lead to a horrible smell, bacteria, and the attraction of insects and other pest animal species.
Nuisance Squirrel Damages
Squirrels have to chew constantly in order to hone their teeth and keep them healthy. This need to incessantly chew can create a lot of damage within your home. They will chew on just about anything including ductwork, pipes, wires, wood, or anything else they can get their little mouths around. The damage that they can do, via their chewing, can lead to possible fire hazards and even plumbing and heating issues. It is not just the chewing that is going to cause damage. Squirrels are nest builders and they can ruin insulation, and this will cost you money for necessary repairs and due to the loss in energy. They are also going to create a build-up of feces and urine that can lead to a horrible smell and even possible health issues. (2)
Trapping Vs Repellents For The Removal Of Nuisance Squirrels
Let us get this out of the way, repellents do not work. Many of our customers have called us after they have tried to take care of their squirrel problem on their own by using things like strobe lights, urine-based repellents, and ultrasonic noise emitters to no avail. The process for properly and effectively solving your squirrel problem is removal (via trapping), habitat modification, and exclusion. Our squirrel removal experts will employ a number of methods to get the animals out of the attic including setting traps and using one-way doors. These doors are small devices that are placed over the entry points for the animals so that they can get out and not get back in.
These are not a long-term solution because they will return and try to chew through the doors. This is just part of the removal process. Once our experts are confident that the animals have been removed from the attic, they can help to walk you through the exclusion process. Exclusion is the identification and repair of the weak points of the structure that are allowing the squirrels to gain access to the attic. This is an incredibly important part of the process because our professionals can remove the animals but if the exclusion process is not performed, they are just going to come back.
Squirrel Damage Repair and Cleanup Solutions
Once the squirrels are gone and all of their possible entry points have been repaired and secured, it is time to clean up the mess that they leave behind. Their presence is going to leave behind hair, oils, urine, feces, nesting materials, and food. Cleaning up all of these remnants is important so that other pests are not attracted into the attic. The biological material, like feces and urine, can lead to possible diseases like Salmonella or Leptospirosis.
Our cleanup process includes vacuuming up the biological waste and removing the old, matted insulation. We use enzyme-based cleaners to disinfect and deodorize the space and then we will even repair the damage that the squirrels caused including wiring, pipes, and ductwork. Our West Chester squirrel removal experts handle the entire process from beginning to end so that when they leave your home, you can rest assured that the squirrels are gone, and they will not be coming back.
More than 75 percent of the U.S. population lives in urban areas. While the growth of cities and subdivisions displaces some wildlife, many species continue to live in the habitat available in parks, undeveloped parcels of land and vacant lots, along stream and river corridors and in our backyards. Their presence can provide recreational and educational viewing opportunities. For many people, especially children, viewing wildlife in the backyard is exciting. People and wildlife can peacefully coexist in most situations. However, there may be times when conflicts arise. (3)