In case you did not know, squirrels (both gray and flying) love to enter New York City all year round. Why?
This is because the cold evening temperatures force them to look for a warm place to rest. Apart from attics and floors, they can also commonly be found in exterior walls, using the insulation as their primary nesting material. Due to their playful nature – not to mention their early rising times – their presence causes discomfort to almost every homeowner. When you can hear them scratching and moving around in your ceiling, it can really get bad. All of these unwanted qualities make these creatures a nuisance, especially when you are trying to get some sleep.
But apart from disturbance, squirrels are also capable of considerable damage to your home’s roof, exterior trim and siding. This is due to the fact that they tend to widen their hole or, often times, make a new one. Once they find their way into your property, they begin to gnaw on just about anything they can see. These include, but are not limited to, electrical wiring, walls, and other stuff hidden in places like your attic or storage sheds. There are even documented cases where squirrels have causes fires.IN In addition to being a nuisance that creates a lot of damage, they also carry with them fleas and other unwanted hitchhikers, all of which are capable of infesting your home once they gain entry.
Permanent Squirrel Control and Removal
As a licensed company, we are obliged to use a process that involves trapping while humanely euthanizing the nuisance creature, such as squirrels and raccoons. There is no overnight process involved but this is definitely the best option to use for a permanent solution. Not only does it work, but it also gets rid of the squirrel in the most humane way possible. Our goal is to remove the animal without causing prolonged stress to it or you.
It is also best to have a one-way door installed in your home, in the area that has been determined as their main entry and exit point. Sure, it may allow the squirrel to exit an area, but it perfectly prevents it from getting back inside. Just keep in mind that if they have left a young inside, or they simply love what is inside your home, it is very likely for them to find a way to get back in. This is where a one-way door that comes with live trapping – and usually relocation – becomes a great idea to utilize. As there are laws that muse be adhered to when trapping wildlife such as squirrels, only a licensed professional such is allowed to do so.
Once the squirrel is relocates to a different area or place, they are not just in for finding new resources and shelter. That is because they will also be exposed to territorial and social rank battle with other squirrels. Squirrels are very interesting creatures in general, but the pesky ones in New York City really take the cake with their aggressive antics and non-stop exploring which ends up with them in so many New Yorker’s homes and businesses.
Although preventing squirrels from getting into your property is a difficult task, it is still possible and necessary. If raccoons and skunks are fond of ripping or digging just to invade an area, squirrels are into chewing through a different type of materials, thanks to their very strong teeth. Their teeth continually grow, requiring them to chew for extended periods of time. Squirrels are just not into giving up into an area, especially when they think they have the chance. Heck, they would even climb trees and jump as high as 6 feet just to get into your roof or windows. This tenacity only means that you also need to do some serious and effective reinforcements. And that is why we are here – we are your go-to company in solving this squirrel problem of yours.
Why The Need to Hire a Professional Pest Management Team?
We are known to have an innovative and effective approach when it comes to integrated pest management. This is, in fact, a prerequisite when work involves sensitive environments (e.g. food production facilities and hospitals). With constant training, our exterminators have a specific way of delivering on a job no matter the size. Lastly, we make sure that there is no stone left unturned and our technicians are truly super friendly and professional, to keep you at ease throughout the process.