How to Get Rid of Squirrels
Funny and Small Animals
Squirrels are extremely funny and cute little
animals. Albeit they are cute and furry, they
became known as one of the worst pests that
destroy thousands of households on a daily basis.
Squirrels are capable of damaging almost
everything they get in touch with. Squirrels will
most certainly feel comfortable in any territory
they invade all year long. Once they invade your
Florida property, squirrels will eat food seeds
from your bird feeder, damage flowers in your
yard, damage vegetables in your garden, and
destroy your attic.
Squirrel removal is an extremely hard task that
can last for several days. You should know that
removing squirrels requires patience and time. If
you want to get rid of Florida squirrels on your
property once and for all, don’t wait for a
miracle to happen, get the things going on by
yourself. In this article, we will talk both about
how to control squirrels outside and inside your
home. We will only feature humane ways of getting
rid of squirrels on your property.
Are Squirrels Dangerous?
Although squirrels may look cute and innocent to
you, they are everything but innocent and cute
animals. These animals are in fact extremely
dangerous and they can infect you with various
diseases. If a squirrel bites you, your life will
most likely become a nightmare. Squirrels are
extremely dangerous animals because they:
• Transfer various diseases
• Transfer various parasites
• Chew on electric cables and cause fires or
• Leave their dangerous waste everywhere
• Deter nests
• Destroy your bird feeder
• Gnaw fruit trees in your yard
Squirrels are animals that are ready to gnaw
everything that they can reach. These animals can
even chew and grind on hard food thanks to their
strong jaw muscles and their sharp incisor teeth.
A squirrel’s front and back teeth grow every day
so this is why
a Florida squirrel invader at your home may chew
on your electric installations and other types of
installations. Squirrels are also highly
intelligent animals. Their brilliant intelligence
allows them to dig through your property’s ground.
Squirrels are especially fond of destroying bird
nests and settling later in them.
Squirrel Control and Prevention
It is far easier to prevent squirrels than getting
rid of them once they become your uninvited
guests. Also, it is easier to prevent squirrels
from invading your garden than from entering your
home. You should do everything in your power to
prevent squirrels from becoming your guests. It is
quite simple to avert squirrels from your home and
• Cut off tree branches close to your roof to
prevent Florida squirrels jumping on your roof and
entering your home through it.
• Pick up food remains from your yard.
• Replace your old bird feeders with newer,
squirrel-proof bird feeders. Clean the area below
your squirrel-proof bird feeders.
• Protect your flower-beds with plastic netting.
Keep Your Home Safe from Squirrels
• Patch every single hole through which a squirrel
or squirrels may crawl through.
• Protect ventilation openings on your home with
• Seal every hole and crack in the walls of your
attic with metal mesh.
Trapping the Squirrels
If squirrels already invaded your home or garden,
don’t panic. The best way to get rid of them
effectively is by using traps. The best traps for
Florida squirrels are live squirrel traps. Live
squirrel traps are basically large metal cages
that have a trigger built in them. Your
only task is to bait the trap with nuts or peanut
butter. When a squirrel comes close to the bait,
the live squirrel trap’s trigger will activate and
trap the squirrel inside.
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