Squirrels, no matter how cute, are pests by nature and can really be a headache when they invade your home. They find a way to your garden, then to your attic, straight to you kitchen. This post will show you how to get rid of squirrels and from your home and prevent them from coming back.
These critters can cause problems in and around your home. They love to snack on seedlings, fruits and vegetables that could really cause havoc to your garden. They can nibble their way through your attic and create a nice nesting place for themselves. The most dangerous fact about squirrels is that they love to chew on electrical wiring. Even if you can get a roof repair Tucson to fix the holes at the side of the roof, it will still cause a fortune to fix all the damages in electrical wirings, chewed up ventilation, and others.
Keeping the critters out of your home
If you have animal in your house, you can call animal control to help you extract it or you can try to contain the critter yourself. Getting the animals out of your home is just the first part of dealing with animal invasion.
Animal proofing your home. The risk of your home being invaded by all sorts of animals can go significantly down. Animals can really be clever about finding ways into your home. The tiniest holes maybe enough for them to enter your home. Animal proofing your home is perhaps the perfect way to keep pests at bay.
Find the squirrels’ entrance. Squirrels are great at finding entry to points to your attic. When you suspect that squirrels have invaded your attic, the first thing to look is their entry points.
Create a Squirrel Vent at the entry points. Once entry points had been distinguished, install a squirrel vent. It is called such because it only allows the squirrel to exit but not return back in. Leave the vent for a week and observe.
Seal The Holes. After a week of observing, check the attic. Once all squirrels have gone out the house through the vent, then you are ready to seal up the holes.
This method of getting rid of squirrels and other rodents is perhaps the most humane way of removing them from the attic. When worst invasion comes to a point of real destruction, you will need the help of a professional or call the closest animal control help you can get.