Squirrels are members of the family Sciuridae which consists of small or medium-size rodents. The Squirrel family includes tree squirrels, ground squirrels, chipmunks, marmots, flying squirrels, and prairie dogs. Many of you may think that Squirrels are fun loving animals which can cause no harm to you. But they one of the most destructive rodents and you should contact your pest control servicer providers if you find them in abdunce in your premises.
Many wild squirrels carry ticks, fleas and ringworm. The squirrels' presence in your premises therefore increases the risks of you, your family and your pets contracting these pests or diseases. Squirrels often reaches a home via electrical wires or overhanging tree limbs. Once in a home, they generally take up residence in an attic where they create nests and multiply. In such scenarios, the presence of squirrels increases the risk of pests and disease making its way into a house. Squirrels build their nests, gnaw electrical wiring and insulation, and sometimes get trapped and die in the walls.
Apart from bringing harmful pests along with them, Squirrels also harm trees and eat up vegetables grown in your back yard or garden. They may also enter your house or kitchen and steal food from there, thus, infecting that food. Need Immediate Help? Call Now!