Raleigh Squirrel Removal Experts provide complete squirrel control services including removing squirrels in attic, trapping, and exclusion services throughout Wake County NC. Squirrels are a common nuisance pest in Raleigh and one of the most common calls received during the spring and winter of the year. North Carolina is a thriving metropolitan area which has an abundance of wild animals and animal removal and control is a common service that is needed throughout the area.
Raleigh Squirrel Problem Specialty Services
Nuisance Squirrels of Raleigh, NC
You can see them running to and from buildings and homes, running across power lines and on top of fences. Squirrels are the number one nuisance animal in Northern North Carolina. Some of the more common types of squirrels that are found in Raleigh are the gray squirrels, Fox squirrel, black squirrel, northern flying squirrels, Southern flying squirrels in Chipmunks. All these types of squirrels can and will calls damage to your home if they invade your Raleigh attic. Some of the damage that these squirrels do to your attic and other parts of your home include, insulation damage, sheetrock damage, structural support damage, damage to your louver vents, damage to your gable vents and damage to your attic ventilation vents. They also chew electrical wires, air-conditioner ductwork and Dig holes in your ceiling. All these squirrel problems can be prevented by hiring a professional squirrel removal company in Raleigh North Carolina. Quick and efficient removal of the problem animal is necessary in order for you to prevent long-term damage being done to your home. When hiring a squirrel removal professional in Raleigh County leas make sure they have the appropriate North Carolina state mandated animal removal license, animal removal insurance issued by a reputable insurance company and if needed a local city license issued by the Wake County licensing board.
Squirrel Removal and Control Repairs
Squirrels with their razor sharp teeth can do lots of damage to your boards on your house and can do a tremendous amount of damage to the insulation in the attic of your home. After the squirrels have been eliminated from the attic area of the house, then some repair work will be needed to keep the squirrels or their busy neighbors from ever reentering the attic area again. This is called squirrel exclusion and requires the work to be done by a competent professional. Ask your Squirrel trapping professional about the possibility of having a squirrel exclusion repair done to your home.
Gray squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) are medium sized arboreal or tree squirrels. Their back is grizzled dark to pale gray and may be tinted with reddish coloration on their hips, head and feet. Their tails and stomach are white to pale gray. In the north, both their ears and soles of their feet grow heavy fur during winter. Generally, there is no difference between males and females with respect to size or coloration.
Gray squirrels have two breeding seasons per year and most breeding occurs in December - February and May - June. Females can have two litters per year, one from each breeding season. Average litter sizes range from 2 - 3 individuals. The winter litter is generally smaller than the summer litter. Both sexes remain reproductively active throughout their lives. The squirrel easily adapts to whatever situation confronts them. The secret to their survival is how quickly they are able learn the ropes around the neighborhood. If there is no food available, the squirrel will travel for miles to find it and then set up his home nearby. Their nest, called a "drey", is usually built high up in the trees. If no tree is available, the squirrel will build it in the next best thing, an attic.
The squirrel is one of Raleigh, North Carolina's most common wildlife pests. If you hear noises in your attic, a squirrel is making nest and damaging your home by chewing through building materials and electrical wiring. These rodents are menance and my cause costly repairs to your home. Common noises heard are scratching. This could be a sign that a female squirrel is preparing to have her young. These rodents have strong maternal nesting instincts. This should be addressed immediately before the young are old enough to also cause damage to your home and electrical wiring.
Damage also comes from chewing. Since the squirrel is a rodent, their front teeth always grow causing the squirrel to constantly chew to keep their teeth sharp and at a manageable level. In nature they usually chew tree bark, twigs and other natural hard items. In your attic, they chew wiring, support beams, roof braces and electrical fixtures. They can destroy your insulation by trampling it, pushing it down, which reduces your R-factor. Their urine and fecal matter will also collect in your insulation. They also cause damage in drywall by digging holes in the ceiling. This is usually the mother squirrel exercising her back leg muscles to prepare for birth. If you hear chewing or scratching in your attic don't hesitate to call us. These rodents also carry fleas and parasites. The tree squirrel should not be a welcome guest in your home.
Call us when you need to repair damage caused by squirrels or to prevent squirrel entry and damage in the first place. Don't let the squirrels of Raleigh North Carolina take over your home. We have the knowledge and experience to rid your home of squirrels and all nuisance problem animals.
How to get rid of Squirrels?
Squirrel Removal and Control can be a very long and nerve racking process if you do not have the right equipment always hire a professional to handle your wild animal problems. Squirrels are very smart and alert creatures, makng them somewhat difficult to trap. Dont let the squirrels of Raleigh North Carolina take over your home, give us a call today!
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