Squirrels
Squirrels in the attic? Squirrels in your crawl space or eaves? Those scurrying sounds in the attic may well be Gray, Fox, Flying or Pine squirrels - which love to invade attics, and occasionally walls of structures. Call today for removal solutions to rid your home of squirrel problems!

Description

There are 3 types of squirrels found in the area. Squirrels are classified as game animals in some states. Mostly though, squirrels are unprotected and considered little more than nuisances.

Appearance

Tree Squirrels

  • Grow between 1-2 feet long, including their large, bushy tails.
  • Coarse and grizzled coats are often shades of gray, brown, or black.
  • Light colored underbellies.

Ground Squirrels

  • Short tails
  • Short fur
  • Generally smaller than tree squirrels.
  • Colors range from reddish-gray to smoky brown
  • May have black spots or stripes

Flying Squirrels

  • Large eyes
  • Light brown or gray
  • Smallest of the 3 types
  • Webbed limbs for gliding

Habitat

Tree Squirrels

Tree squirrels prefer to live among hardwood or coniferous forests where ground cover is plentiful. They build their nests out of twigs and leaves.

Ground Squirrels

Ground squirrel thrive in open grasslands where they dig deep and extensive burrows that have multiple exits.

Flying Squirrels

Flying squirrels make their home in the crevices of trees or abandoned birds nests.

Squirrel Problems

Entry

Squirrels are a common sight in backyards and public parks. But squirrels in your home? That is intimidating and overwhelming! Squirrels can enter homes through unsecured attic spaces. Ground squirrels will often burrow into yards and farmers fields in search of food while flying squirrels and tree squirrels enter attics for nesting opportunities.

Damage

Different squirrels will acquire different damages. Ground squirrels will tear apart yards and fields searching for food and burrowing nests, creating unsightly damages that can be harmful to humans, livestock, and pets. Flying squirrels and tree squirrels alike will gnaw and tear at insulation and electrical wires, gnaw on building structures, and more. Their habits will create a hazardous potential for an electrical fire.

Squirrel Control

Trapping & Removal

Critter Control of Daytona Beach can trap and remove squirrels when they become an issue in your home. Our technicians have the training and tools needed to trap and remove squirrels efficiently and effectively. Our safe and humane approaches will ensure each squirrel gets removed and your home is squirrel free.

Damage Repairs & Prevention

Once the squirrels are removed, your Critter Control of Daytona Beach technician will identify damages and begin repairs. A variety of damage repairs can be done to your home, some doubling as preventative measures. Call Critter Control of Daytona Beach for full-service, long-term squirrel control.

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