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Grey and Black Squirrel Control

Squirrels were deliberately introduced in to the UK many years ago, since then the grey squirrel has spread throughout UK and Wales. It is also a common resident of parks and gardens, it also seems to love residential lofts.

Once inside they will cause a considerable amount of damage to woodwork, electrics, water pipes and can tear up fiberglass insulation.

It is an offense to release grey squirrels back into the wild, once caught in a cage, they must be destroyed humanely.

Normal signs of squirrels in the loft is small round droppings, squirrels will do lots of damage in the loft from chewing cable to gnawing on the wood beams this can cause even more damage to other areas of your property. We always recommend calling the professionals in squirrel control to survey the building

Red squirrels are protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.

Signs of Squirrels

  • Signs of squirrels in the loft is small round droppings.
  • Look for damage to chewed cables.
  • Gnawing on the wood beams.
  • Piles of loft material.
  • Scrabbling noises or heavy sounds.

Grey Squirrel Treatment

Squirrel in Trap

Why Control Grey Squirrels

We at MIDS Pest Control offer many different solutions for grey and black squirrel control from one-off treatment to planned routine control of squirrels.

Every customer is different and every treatment is different at MIDS Pest Control we will help find the right solution.


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