Expert Squirrel Removal
If you hear scratching noises in your Richmond home, you may have a squirrel problem, call now to get rid of unwanted squirrels. They are a common nuisance throughout Henrico County and once they get into your home they can become much more than a nuisance. Make no mistake, they will cause destruction to your property. Squirrels love to nest in your attic when they are in their birthing season in the spring. The attic provides warmth, great nesting materials, and a spot away from predators. Get rid of them before they destroy your attic.
Call us for a free inspection and we will let you know where they are getting into your home. We will also give you a plan to safely remove them. After they have been removed we will seal up the entry points. We want them excluded so they are not able to get back in.
Pest Squirrels in the Attic
It is common to find squirrels in the attic in Richmond. They love to make your home, their home. They will do almost anything to get into your attic. This includes tearing up the roof, siding, vents in search of a dry location; especially during the breeding season. Once in they begin to destroy insulation and drywall to build a nest for their young. Because this area is usually a quiet place, they are free to raise their family undisturbed. If you see squirrels on your roof, they may be using your attic as their home. Call us to exclude them from your attic.
If you hear noises in your walls, you may have rodents in your home. Once we do a complete inspection of the entire area, we will place traps in the best possible location to catch them. When we remove all squirrels from your attic we will seal up any holes or gaps.
Squirrel Damage Repair
After the squirrels have been removed you may be left with damage to your Richmond home. These critters will tear up the insulation as they look to build nests for their young. They will chew through electrical wires which has the potential for greater damage to your home. This can lead to a fire hazard.
Often we will find dead squirrels in the attic and walls. This can lead to insects and other animals in your home. These are animals that carry diseases; so let us make sure that your attic is clean and safe. Our professionals understand the habits of these creatures. We will trap and remove them from your home. Our team is also trained to fix any damage that they have caused.
General Squirrel Removal FAQs
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.