Squirrels are living proof that just because something looks cute doesn’t mean it isn’t trouble! It is easy to appreciate the sight of an impressive leap or following the path of a treacherous tree climb but then these animals sneak indoors, you can’t get rid of them fast enough. Every day, properties across Metro Vancouver are being invaded by these lovable but destructive pests.
If these tiny acrobats are running around behind walls or vaulting through vents, just call Toodaloo for your Coquitlam squirrel removal.
A squirrel is one of the largest rodents that property owners have to contend with but they can also be the most destructive. Each year, residential and commercial properties suffer hundreds of dollars in necessary repairs due to squirrel damage. If these animals do so well outdoors, why would they want to sneak inside anyway? British Columbia might have one of the mildest winters in Canada, but nights still get chilly. In addition to a warm place to spend the night, one of the major attractants for squirrels are basic food sources. Food scraps, sunflower seeds and even features like bird feeders are the first step to breaking indoors.
Everyone is familiar with the setbacks of a mouse infestation but no one considers squirrels a serious threat. The fact is that these two rodents have a lot more in common than you might think. Squeezing into tight spaces, tearing apart insulation to make nests, leaving scattered droppings and chewing valuable materials are all shared characteristics of these pests. One squirrel might be tough to handle but the more that sneak in, the worse your issue becomes. They might not reproduce as quickly as mice, but when babies are involved, squirrels become frantic and even dangerous. This is what makes DIY removal so dangerous. If accidentally separated, a mother will become aggressive trying to get back inside and can tear away at soft or weakened materials – creating a hole that runs right inside! These openings act as a wide open doorway for more squirrels and other pests to come right in.
Quick actions can mean a world of difference to the severity and length of your infestation, as well as the amount and cost of repairs. Instead of waiting around for the worst case scenario, call Toodaloo to get the jump on your pest problem. It is never a good idea to interfere with the lives of animals out in nature but urban wildlife control needs immediate action. The most important part of professional wildlife removal are humane practices. Although having them around is inconvenient, no one wants any harm to come to squirrels in the removal process. In addition to removing current pests, our Toodaloo technicians work alongside property owners to identify and seal off potential entry points, as well as removing any attractants that might keep animals coming back. The best way to eliminate an infestation is by not getting one in the first place! With a little help from your friendly neighbourhood Toodaloo specialists, this can be the case next time.
Our Toodaloo technicians are fully trained in various methods of pest removal and extermination, capable of handling any job, of any size, professionally and efficiently. Unlike some other pest control companies our removal solutions are environmentally friendly so you know that there are no harmful chemicals being sprayed throughout your home.