Expert Squirrel Removal
We can help you with all of your squirrel removal issues in the Houston area. Our services also help with the damage that comes from chewing electrical wires. Since it is a rodent, their front teeth always grow causing them to constantly chew to keep their teeth sharp and at a manageable level. We specialize in:
Call the experts when you need to repair damage caused by squirrels or to prevent them from entering the home in the first place. Don’t let these pest animals take over your home. We will do an inspection and give you the best solution to trap and remove them. The inspection will also find where they are entering the home. Our wildlife exclusion services will ensure that they are not able to return.
Squirrels In Attic Houston
One of the more common calls is for squirrels is the attic. This dry area is perfect for a mother to raise its young. It is quiet with plenty of nesting material just waiting to be dug up. Research has estimated more than 40,000 incidents of house fires annually are caused by faulty electrical wiring. It is the leading cause of fire-related casualties. Property losses estimated at over $500 million annually. It is believed that more than 40% are caused by rodents chewing on electrical wires.
Our expert technicians remove the squirrels and the nests in the attic. We try to prevent stress or injury to them. Removing just the breeding mothers may leave the babies to die in your building, attracting bugs and other animals. This can cause further health risks.
Squirrel Damage Repair
After the squirrels have been removed you may be left with damage to your home in Houston. These critters will tear up the insulation as they look to build nests for their young. In nature squirrels chew on tree bark, twigs and other natural hard items. In your attic, they chew on 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 cause damage in drywall by digging holes in the ceiling. This is usually the mother exercising her back leg muscles to prepare for birth. If you hear chewing or scratching in your attic don’t hesitate to call us in Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery Counties 832-789-4194. Our team is trained to fix any damage that they may have done to your home.
I think I may need squirrel trapping?
The first step is to get the squirrels out, fast. These critters can cause a lot of damage quickly. If you see damage to your home, droppings or notice them on your roof, call a professional asap.
Do I really need damage repair and clean up?
Once all the squirrels have been trapped and removed you usually need damage repaired and clean up. The goal is to prevent any more squirrels from getting back inside. You also want to make sure there are no health risks from droppings.
How do I get rid of squirrels in my Attic?
First determine how they are getting in. Nest, can close off all entry points except one. Use this last hole to trap and remove any squirrels because you do not want to seal IN any of them. Finally, seal-up every gap, crack, or hole.