Abate Pest Managment receive lots of calls for squirrels every year and this is because of the damage they cause to properties and the noises squirrels make at night – which can be very distressing!
As well as physical damage and noise complaints, just like rats and mice, squirrels can cause serious contaminations.
Squirrel damage in your home, business and to your health
Grey squirrels can cause damage when they enter roof spaces of houses and buildings.
Grey squirrels can:
- Chew on wood and ceilings
- Make a mess of fibreglass insulation
- Contaminate cold water tanks with urine and droppings
- Remove insulation from electrical wires
We also receive reports of sleep issues thanks to the loud noises squirrels make during the night when they are running around your loft. Their peak activity is activity is four-five hours before daybreak.