Oakland Park Squirrel Removal Services

picture of squirrel in Oakland Park home

Looking for a professional Oakland Park squirrel removal company to stop squirrels in the attic? This time of year squirrel control is at one of its two yearly peaks. Squirrels can really destroy an attic space with their gnawing, trampling insulation and nest building properly known as a drey. Squirrels typically enter through attic fans, attic vents, soffits and by chewing directly into your wood or roofing. Many times these holes made by squirrels allow water to enter causing water damage and mold. Unfortunately Oakland Park Florida homeowners insurance policies typically does not cover rodent damage. For this reason it is imperative that you get rid of the squirrels as soon as they are found to be in an attic.

Squirrel Control in Oakland Park

Our squirrel control is a full service wildlife control company offering odor removal, squirrel exclusion work and damage repairs. These after services help in stopping future squirrels from being attracted to the now vacant den. Many customers we get look for squirrel extermination however squirrels by law can safely be relocated without finding their way back. Squirrel extermination by definition would mean to get rid of squirrels by lethal methods, we only employ lethal removal when all other options are not available for the given situation.

Squirrels in the surrounding areas are a diurnal species, meaning these squirrels are awake during the day and asleep at night. So most attic noises during the day are a product of gray or fox squirrels living in your attic. Although fox squirrels are larger the gray squirrel is far more aggressive. Most squirrels will make fast entry through soffits, by chewing fascia boards and slipping under attic fans and vents. Humane squirrel trapping is the first step in removing squirrels from a home.

Squirrel Trapping

Squirrel trapping is usually done inside of attics or on roofs, traps outside are set where the squirrels are entering to catch the exact squirrels that are the cause of the problem. In one home servicing, traps placed over holes caught almost a dozen squirrels in 2 days. Humane trapping from attics to get rid of squirrels for good is only the first step to protecting your biggest investment, your home! Removing squirrels in an attic should always be followed up with squirrel proofing, it is a must to keeping squirrels out of a home permanently. Squirrel trapping and squirrel proofing your home is best done by an experienced professional wildlife control specialist.

Squirrels in homes can present immediate problems. Squirrels in attics chew wires that can cause electrical fires. As a fact, 30% of home fires are caused by chewed electrical wires. Openings can also cause water leaks that cause moisture damage to your home. Dead squirrels in walls can present another problem in homes aside from costly dead animal removal. In the surrounding counties the native type of squirrels to the area can fall down walls and die as a result of not being able to climb up the smooth inner drywall. Dead squirrel removal usually consists of cutting open walls to extract dead squirrels carcasses. Dead animal treatments must be utilized to remove dead animal odors and bacteria in your home. Another problem squirrels in attics present is attracting other larger native animals such as raccoons. Squirrels can start a problem that if not taken care of quickly, can turn into a huge home damage and health hazard by raccoons taking over. When your squirrel  problem becomes upgraded to raccoons living in your attic bigger problems arise.

Potential Squirrel Diseases

Squirrels diseases that transmit to humans easily are not very common. However squirrels can contract rabies, although rabies cases in Florida squirrels is rare. Squirrels showing aggression, have trouble moving normally in or act un-squirrel like should be not taken lightly. Squirrels can also carry parasites, which are possibly lethal to small children. A Oakland Park Florida squirrel was recently reported acting oddly and was trapped to be sent for testing. Fatality in humans from internal diseases and parasites such as protozoa, ascaris worms, tapeworms is a possibility. Ticks and fleas on problem squirrels in your attic can also transmit spotted fever, bubonic plague and other diseases as well. Squirrel fibroma is also a disease in squirrels carry, which is viral and produces numerous tumors on the skin. If you think you may need squirrel extermination, don’t hesitate to call. Diseases transferred to humans is rare but not impossible.

The Best Plan To Remove Squirrels From Your Attic

Call us, were a A+rated company with years of squirrel control experience. We have serviced hundreds of squirrel removal calls. Squirrel trapping done without experience can lead to hard to catch educated animals. With everything, you get what you pay for and going for the “cheapest” bid at times leads to the cheapest service and the expense of calling in a second company to clean up the animals and mistakes from the “cheaper” company. Proactive squirrel proofing needs to be enforced immediately on homes and should be planned out thoroughly before eviction from a home is completed. Make sure all squirrel exclusion work has a competitive guarantee. Also utilizing an odor treatment and disinfectant spray can help with future animals smelling the animal smell and trying to enter your home. Oakland Park, FL squirrel control can be stress free with the right experienced, accredited company. Give us a call today for help!