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Experienceing Squirrel Damage to your Home? Hire a Professional Pest Control Service


squirrel damageSquirrels are common pests in the Toronto area. This, however, does not mean that you should ignore squirrel damage. If you have squirrel damage in your home, you need to act fast. More specifically, you must contact a professional who can get rid of the problem quickly.

So you can better understand why it is so important to get a professional pest control service deal with your squirrel damage as soon as possible, let's take a look at the problems squirrels can cause:

What kinds of problems can squirrels cause to my home?

Even if the squirrel damage that you have seen so far is minor, it is important that you are aware of what types of issues these pests can cause if you simply ignore the problem. Here are a few of the problems commonly caused by squirrel damage.

Electrical problems
Squirrels will chew on just about anything. Due to their small size and flexible bodies, they will often gain access to areas in which your electrical wiring runs through. Chewed wires can cause power surges, sparking and a complete lack of functionality, Once a squirrel has chewed through electrical wiring in the walls, the only way that this problem can be fixed is by hiring an expensive electrician how may have to cut into your walls.


Safety hazards

As we just mentioned, squirrels will chew on electrical wires to the point that sparking ensues. This type of squirrel damage is a major safety hazard will often lead to electrical fires. Squirrels will also chew on beams and other wood constructs within your home; this can cause frame damage that can cause your house to be structurally unsound.

Troubling noises

It can be tough to sleep at night when you hear a constant scuffling in your walls. Squirrels can be active at any hour, so their constant noises can disturb guests and even frighten children during the day.


Pest infiltration

Like rats, squirrels are pesky rodents that are constantly scavenging for food. If one or more squirrels has already settled into your attic, walls or cellar, they may soon decide that the comforts these areas provide are not good enough. As such, they could find ways to develop easy access points into your home, so that they can steal your food, trample your floors and possibly even attack you and your family.


Do I really need professional pest control services for my squirrel damage problem?

Absolutely. Only a professional pest control service can make sure that the problem is dealt with permanently. Here are a few of the setbacks that you are bound to experience if you do not allow a professional to eliminate the source of your squirrel damage:

·         You could accidentally do damage to your home

·         You could completely overlook the primary source of the infestation, allowing the squirrels to do even more damage to your home

·         Your squirrel problem could come back very quickly

Squirrel damage is not a problem that you should allow to linger

If your home is under attack by squirrels, you cannot wait to resolve this problem. You need professional help and you need it now. To learn more about the problems that squirrel damage can cause to your home or to get your squirrel infestation taken care of by a professional pest control service immediately, contact Affordable Pest Control today! We are a team of Canada's top pest control experts, and will not rest until all of the squirrels are out of your house!