You may have heard scratching, fighting and chattering in your chimney or smelled the pungent odor of squirrel droppings. Squirrel in the chimney in Toronto is actually fairly common. The chimney looks a lot like a hollow tree so the critter will naturally want to nest in it. Some fall in by accident and can’t climb out especially if the tube flue is made from slick metal. Whatever the case, you need to remove the squirrels as soon as possible. Read More
Squirrels cause great damage to property but the most pressing concern is their habit of chewing through electrical wires. Exposed wires are a serious fire hazard, expose your children and pets to electrocution and may cause a blackout or short-circuit your electric. Squirrels chew through wire insulation manly to sharpen their teeth, make the teeth stronger or to control the teeth’s growth-rate. Like most rodents, squirrel teeth grow quickly and out of control. The animal has to gnaw constantly to reduce the growth and to ‘trim’ the teeth. If you have a squirrel problem contact us for prompt and guaranteed squirrel removal. Read More
Squirrels can really harm garden plants. They gnaw on almost anything. This is because, like any other rodent, they want to keep their ever growing incisors short. They dig up seedbeds looking for newly planted seeds to eat. They chew on growing plants including their flowers and fruits. Locking them out of your garden is pretty easy though, and the methods are harmless to the bushy tailed creature. If they are a nuisance, these steps would help to protect your precious plants. Read More
There’s no doubt that squirrels are cute and entertaining animals. However, these rodents can also wreck havoc in your home (yard, garden, attic etc.) when left to roam freely. For instance, they’ll not only steal your fruits and vegetables but also gnaw through your wooden siding, raid your bird feeder and even dig up and chew your newly planted bulbs. The good news is that there are several safe and natural ways you can use to keep squirrels at bay and protect your home. Let’s look at some of them in detail: Read More
Traditionally, squirrels preferred densely forested areas with nut and acorn producing trees like oaks, pines and walnuts. However, like any successful urban wildlife, they are incredibly adaptive and thrive in new habitats. They now often make their homes inside attics and soffit areas. Homeowners living with squirrels have been complaining that they eat birdseed, ruin growing vegetables and at times, they get trapped inside their houses. In this page, we outline safe, natural and humane methods that you can use to get rid of squirrels from your home. Read More
One look at a furry scampering squirrel and you would hardly think these cute creatures could pose any danger to just any animal, let alone the far larger and more powerful human species.
Well, although squirrels don’t really have the tendency to attack human beings, the facts that they are capable of causing quite a lot of damage on the property front, and have even been known to carry certain deadly diseases, are enough to label them fairly dangerous animals. Read More
Squirrels are wonderful creatures, and when they maintain their distance, they truly prove to be refreshing in plenty of ways.
However, sometimes, they do not know their limits and end up causing us trouble. When this happens, it becomes necessary to get rid of them, and although the thought of getting these cute little creatures into trouble may be a worrying one, it is crucial for several reasons. Read More
Squirrels are probably the cutest rodents that we find living around humans and while these animals usually go about their business without interfering with us in any way, there are times when getting rid of them is the only thing we can think of.
The habit of these animals to invade out attics and set up their nests there is one such reason. Read More
So you’re up against a squirrel invasion and just don’t know what to do next. Well, the best way to solve this issue, especially if you’re not too sure of the DIY techniques you may have read about, is to call on the services of a squirrel removal company.
A squirrel removal company will run a thorough check on the gravity of the situation, scourge your property for signs of a squirrel invasion, check every nook and cranny from the yard to the attic, and then explain to you a list of solutions that they will put to work. Read More
Squirrels are the cutest, aren’t they! Now, while these animals from the rodent family have never been known to hurt other animals, much less humans, they do turn out to be a nuisance when they make themselves comfortable near human habitat.
While squirrels are known for their interaction with humans, no matter how wary they may be of their considerably larger-sized neighbors, it is their invasion into our space and the ability to cause damage to property that sometimes makes it necessary to get rid of squirrel problems. Read More