Squirrel Removal

1 November 2013
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Squirrel Removal NJ

Signs You Have a Squirrel Problem


Noise:

  • – Chitter and scurry
  • – The most noise at dawn

Droppings:

  • – About the size of rice, but dark brown or black
  • – Littered around areas where they frequent
  • – May also see vibrant, pungent urine

Tracks:

  • – Four toes for the front feet, five for the back, about an inch wide
  • – Lead from the house to a tree or light pole

Damage:

  • – Gnawing to create or enlarge entrances to nests
  • – Stripped bark on trees

Feeding:

  • – Food caches stashed in the area
  • – Piles of nut shells or fruit husks where squirrels stop to eat

Squirrel Nuisance Concern:

  • – They nest in trees, attics, or other warm places in a building
  • – They like warm, safe places
  • – Can enter attic through loose boards, vents, loose or broken tiles or eaves
  • – They chew on wood and wiring in the attic

Squirrel Removal:

  • – Trapping and removal is our only recommendation
  • – We will inspect for all possible entries
  • – We then sets 2-3 traps, set outside at the entry point
  • – Once caught we can repair damage

Squirrel Prevention:

  • – Alfred Animal & Pest Control also has prevention repairs available.

General Information about Squirrels:

  • – They feed on a variety of foods. Such as nuts, seeds, fungi and fruit
  • – From nose to tail they average the length of 16-18 inches
  • – They weigh approximately a pound
  • – Two litters a year consisting of 1-5 babies
  • – Birthing months are typically in the spring and fall
  • – Activity is typically during the day
  • – Live in families of 3 to 5

 

Call Squirrel Removal NJ 973-388-9126

Pest Control NJ
94 Centre St.
Nutley, NJ 07110
(973) 388-9126

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