While your kids may love spotting squirrels outside your home, it’s important to keep in mind that these pests can pose a very real danger to your home. Squirrels spend most of their time outdoors in trees, but as the weather cools down in the Twin Cities metro area, squirrels will often try to find a warmer spot to build their nests. At Minnesota Wild Animal Management, this translates into a significant increase in calls from our customers looking for squirrel removal services. Remember if you have a squirrel problem inside your home, it’s something that should be handled immediately by a reputable
Squirrels are very interesting creatures. They can are fun to watch scurrying around your lawn, jumping from tree to tree and hoarding and burying nuts for a future meal. Squirrels average 8-20” in length, weigh between ⅓ of a pound to 1.5 pounds and live in the wild an average of 6 years. They generally nest in trees, however, if they decide to take up residence in your attic, around your chimney or on your roof, and they can damage your siding, insulation, or even electrical wires in or around your home.
When you think of animals that can cause damage to your home, a squirrel is probably not the first one to come to mind. The truth, however, is that squirrels will chew on just about anything that they can get their small teeth on. So, if you’ve noticed squirrels hanging around close to your property, you may want to consider removing these animals so that they don’t end up causing damage to your home. When it comes to finding the best squirrel removal contractor in Minneapolis, look no further than our proven team at Minnesota Wild Animal Management.