Squirrel Removal Albany NY◀ Back To Blog
December 6, 2013
Squirrels are a common nuisance to many living in and around the Capital Region like Albany and Saratoga NY too name a few. As the temperatures cool, we receive an increased in squirrel removal requests, although squirrels can be a nuisance all year round. During September through February squirrels are “denning.” Dens usually consist of leaf nests made of twigs, leaves, grasses and even paper or cloth. A typical den could house 8-10 squirrels (red or grey squirrels), while dozens to fifty flying squirrels can be found in a den. March through May is the season for female squirrels to breed, in which they may take residence inside your home to do so.
If squirrels find a way on to your property or you have squirrels in your attic, contact Thomas Pest Services for wildlife removal services, in particular squirrel control. For squirrel removal, we will:
Inspect the property.
Inspect the structure.
Identify conducive conditions favorable to wildlife.
Determine the extent of the wildlife problem.
Develop a wildlife solution.
Discuss and recommend a wildlife solution.
Begin services to humanely get rid of wildlife.
Clean and repair damages from wildlife.
Implement preventative measures such as squirrel proofing.
Squirrels travel along tree branches and power lines to access interior locations like eaves and attics of structures to nest and be destructive. It is important to keep tree limbs and shrubs manicured to prevent easy access. Squirrels chew their way inside causing structural damage and once inside continue their damage. Squirrels gnaw on wires causing potential fires; leave behind droppings and urine, a risk to humans and an attractant for other squirrels.
Wildlife removal is not a “do it yourself” task. Getting rid of wildlife are animals that can bite, carry and spread disease, why a professional wildlife removal specialist should handle the task. If you hear the pitter patter of feet in your walls or attic, be proactive! Hearing a noise during the day would indicate a squirrel, while noises at night are most commonly mice and flying squirrels. Wildlife can quickly take over a structure to shelter themselves from the outdoor elements. Contact your Albany wildlife removal company to prevent any damages before they can begin. The Albany wildlife removal experts at Thomas Pest Services can help you today with a free inspection to get rid of squirrels!