Effective Strategies For Squirrel Control: Tips For A Squirrel-Free Rochester Property

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You commonly see squirrels around Rochester homes. When they get into your house, they start causing problems. If there are squirrels in your home, you need professional removal. RodentX Wildlife Control provides squirrel removal in Rochester to keep your home safe from invading squirrels. Call today to learn more about how we keep squirrels out of Rochester houses. 

Squirrel Behavior And Biology: Insights For Effective Control

To keep squirrels away from your house, you need to understand a little bit about them. Squirrels are classified as rodents, which means they’re related to mice and rats. You can easily identify squirrels by their long, bushy tails. These animals are excellent at climbing. They mainly eat nuts and seeds, so they’ll go after bird feeders and other similar items around your home.

Squirrels typically live inside the hollows of trees. They might also burrow, especially during cold weather. If squirrels are living inside your attic or chimney, it might be a female squirrel with babies. If this is the case, you’ll need to be careful about removing them to protect the young squirrels. 

Squirrel-Related Health Concerns: Handling Droppings And Disease Risks

Squirrels are so common and seem so harmless that it can be easy to forget that they’re wild animals. Squirrels may bite if threatened, so trying to catch them can put you at risk of harm. They can spread tularemia and ringworm. Disease transmission from squirrels is rare, but it does happen, especially when squirrels feel trapped and bite in self-defense. You should do squirrel control carefully to avoid bites. 

The Impact Of Squirrels On Attics And Roofs: Repair And Prevention

As squirrels nest inside houses and climb roofs, they can damage your home. They’ll make holes in the siding and pull out insulation to make nests. Squirrels are also notorious for damaging phone and internet cables. They can cause power outages by chewing through cables and getting into electrical equipment. 

Squirrel infestations can lead to property damage and disease. There are steps you can take to keep squirrels out of your house. Try these prevention tips to protect your home from squirrels: 

  • Repair any holes around your house, including gaps around doors and windows. 
  • Install screens over vents and chimneys.
  • Trim back tree branches so they don’t touch your roof.

Gaps and holes around your home can allow squirrels to get inside. They can climb easily, so don’t discount loose siding or shingles just because they’re up high. These repairs can take time and effort, but they’re necessary steps in squirrel exclusion. Screens over vents and chimneys also prevent squirrels from getting inside.

Squirrels can use long tree branches that touch your house to reach your home. Keeping trees and bushes trimmed back helps keep squirrels out. 

If you need to get rid of squirrels from your house, you should contact a professional company for help. It’s essential to protect your home from rodents in a way that’s safe for you and the animals. 

Squirrel Control Done Right: Contact The Experts Today!

RodentX Wildlife Control provides professional squirrel pest control methods for Rochester homes. We only use humane traps that will protect your home and protect squirrels. If you’re hearing or seeing signs of squirrels around your home, call us. We’ll send a trained technician to your home for a full inspection. Our technician will set traps and help you establish squirrel exclusion methods based on the inspection. We also offer sanitation services as needed. 

If you need squirrel removal services, call RodentX Wildlife Control today. 

What Our Customers Are Saying

"Professional service from the first call to the finished job and inspections. They were always on time, and respected us and our property as they replaced all insulation in the attic and some in the basement. They filled all the entry points and we have no more unwanted pests."

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"They were professional right from the start. They removed contaminated insulation and replaced all the insulation in the attic. They sealed up all entry points, so no more bats/squirrels can get in. I would certainly recommend RodentX!"

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"My wife and I were very happy with the service from RodentX Wildlife Control. From the beginning to the end of the project they were prompt, professional, courteous and effective with what they had to do. The Team Leader kept the whole job organized and completed on time. I would highly recommend this company."

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RodentX Wildlife Control is a local, family-owned business with over ten years of experience in the wildlife control industry. We are Rochester’s premier provider of wildlife control, prevention, and repair. If you have rodents, bats, or other wildlife invading your home or business, contact us for the safest, most reliable service available.

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