Archive for August 20th, 2018

Three Reasons to Evict your Squirrel Tenants

Squirrels may be more popular than their other rodent counterparts, such as rats and mice, but make no mistake: squirrels can cause serious harm to your home and your health. Squirrel families in your walls or rafters can damage wiring, create fire hazards, and chew molding and framing on your home. With that said, rodent removal companies don’t just exterminate unwanted visitors. A humane squirrel removal can ensure your rodent visitors aren’t harmed. If you haven’t already, here are the top three reasons to look into a humane removal for squirrels in your home.

Squirrels May Carry Disease

The bubonic plague was historically associated with fleas on rats and mice, but squirrels in the western United States have been found carrying the disease as well. Like other rodents, their fecal matter can contain traces of salmonella and leptospirosis (which is commonly mistaken for a stomach flu). In addition, squirrel bites and scratches can result in infection, which can be espec

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