Squirrel Removal Crestwood

Absolutely nothing is worse for your insulation than a family of squirrels setting up shop. AAAC Wildlife Removal technicians in Crestwood will help you get rid of your squirrel problem and clean up any mess. Act fast, because damaged wires can set fires!

Crestwood squirrels that live in your yard or attic can cause property damage which will need to repaired

We service these animals in the Greater Louisville Metro area

Squirrels are some of the most annoying rodents to have in your house. They can get into all kinds of places, including your attic, and they cause a lot of damage while they’re there. They are not only annoying but can also cause structural damage and insulation degradation. Squirrels can also be a fire hazard because they love to chew on electrical wires. You are not the only one with a squirrel problem. Squirrels can be found in many areas of the United States and they cause problems for homeowners every day.

Crestwood is no exception. Squirrels love Crestwood, Kentucky and it’s warm climate because they can survive year-round without the threat of freezing cold weather. Because of the mild winters in Kentucky, squirrels can stay active throughout winter. This means that homeowners are more likely than ever to see them at their homes searching for food and shelter. A squirrel infestation is something you don’t want to deal with. These rodents can cause significant damage to your property if they have no other place to go. There are likely to be some unwelcome guests living in your walls if you find something chewing on your attic or home.

Squirrels in the attic

Squirrels can be a pest in your home. They are persistent when it comes to finding a place in your attic, especially if you have weak spots on the roof or walls that they can chew through and get inside of your living area.

Attics are like squirrels’ playground. They can leap from one rafter or another and find their way into any ventilation system or hole they have made in your attic.

As soon as you notice these critters in the attic, do not wait for them to cause bigger problems. Our wildlife removal experts are available to help you immediately.

Roof Fire caused by squirrels chewing on electrical wires in Crestwood

Squirrel Removal in Crestwood, Kentucky

The best way to get rid of these critters from your home is to call a professional wildlife removal service (like us!). Our experts at AAAC Wildlife Removal understand that these critters can be a big problem and we will provide you with the best solution to resolve your squirrel issue.

We use humane and up-to-date techniques that will not harm the squirrel. Our process involves trapping and exclusion of the nuisance animal as well as making sure that they don’t come back.

Professional Wildlife Trappers

Our expert trappers are fully licensed and certified to handle nuisance animals. All aspects of wildlife removal are handled by our technicians. They have many years of experience removing animals such as squirrels, raccoons, opossum, skunks, bats, snakes, etc.

Homeowners cannot effectively trap squirrels on their own. It requires a lot of work and knowledge about the behavior of each type of squirrel. We use state-of-the-art equipment for trapping and will make sure that the critters are removed safely and humanely.

Animal removal is usually a three-part process. Here’s how it works:

  1. Setting up traps to catch the animal
  2. Seal all entry holes to prevent re-entry
  3. Inspection and repair of wildlife damage both inside and outside your home

Setting traps to catch a squirrel

We use either one-door or two-door traps and set them in areas where we see squirrel activity. We bait the trap with food that the critters find irresistible. The trap is then triggered using a trip plate which releases a door that will seal the animal inside the cage.

Seal all entry holes

We will trap and remove all squirrels from your attic. Then, we will close any openings greater than 1/2 inch to stop more wildlife from getting into your home.

Exterior damage caused by squirrels in Crestwood

Inspection and Repair of Wildlife Damage

Finally, we perform a complete clean-up and decontamination of your attic to remove any trace of the nuisance animals. We then install insulation and reinstall vents as necessary before proceeding to a complete restoration of your attic.

Should I Get a Squirrel Exterminator?

Although squirrels can be quite a pest, poisoning them is a big no-no. Poison is best used for ant and termite colonies, not for wildlife. If you use it for squirrels, there is the real possibility of having dead squirrels inside your walls. It will create a terrible stench that will permeate the entire house.

Before they die, poisoned squirrels will track dangerous chemicals around your home. This can create a hazardous situation for you and the rest of your family. Not to mention that poisoned squirrels will die in inaccessible places, like inside walls or under flooring which can be quite difficult to remove without proper equipment or training.

The best solution is professional Squirrel Removal by a company that knows how to get rid of the nuisance critters safely! We also provide an attic clean-up and restoration service after we have removed the animal so that you don’t experience any more surprises. This includes cleaning and decontamination, as well as insulation replacement and wall repairs if needed.

Our Squirrel Trapping Process

  • We first determine if trapping is necessary or if exclusion-based methods will be more effective.
  • We choose from a dozen of so traps, depending on the size of animal we’re trying to trap.
  • Place traps in places that we know the animals like to use.
  • Bait the traps with food that squirrels find irresistible.
  • Remove and relocate trapped animal.

Trapping or Exclusion

Sometimes traps may not be necessary when removing squirrels. In some cases, exclusion-based methods may be sufficient. We use exclusion devices such as one-way doors to allow squirrels to escape but keep them from returning inside the house after they have left.

Choosing the right trap

We make sure the trap we use to capture squirrels is just right. There are many traps available for squirrel removal. Our team of experts will pick the best one for the job.

Place Traps in Key Areas

Knowing where to place the traps is one of the most important parts of this process. We will choose areas we believe the critters are active and place our traps there.

Bait with Food They Like

What food do you use to catch a squirrel? It’s important! Different baits work better for different species of wildlife, so professionals will choose the best bait for that specific type of wildlife.

Remove the Animal

After we catch the squirrels, removing them is usually pretty straightforward. We first ensure that they are out of your home or attic before sealing all other entry points shut. This will also prevent any other pests from entering your home.

Attic Clean Up and Decontamination

Squirrels will leave a terrible mess in your attic after living there for an extended period of time. You will need to deal with a lot of feces, urine, and hair. They will attract other pests like rats and cockroaches which can spread disease and illness throughout your home. To get rid of all traces of the pests, we will do a thorough attic cleaning and decontamination.

Before and After photos of wildlife damage repair in Crestwood

Attic Restoration Services

We offer a complete restoration service to restore your attic’s glory after all squirrel problems have been resolved. This includes new insulation installation, reinstallation of vents that were damaged during squirrel removal and repair.

If you need help with Squirrel Damage and Attic Restoration, give us a call!

Before and After photos of wildlife damage repair in Crestwood

Wildlife Damage Repair

Squirrels will do major damage to your soffits, eaves, vents, and roofs when they are living inside your attic. Squirrels have sharp teeth and will use their sharp teeth to open up openings. They also pull insulation out to create comfortable nests.

If animals live in your walls, the damage can be even more severe. The unsightly chewed-up siding or shingles will be noticed by your neighbors.

It is best to have a professional handle these problems so your home can be restored to its original condition. Our carpentry team is skilled and can complete all repairs quickly and effectively.

If these critters have caused serious damage to your home or business, call us today for Wildlife Damage Repair!

Why hire a professional?

It may seem like it’s easy to get rid of squirrels on your own, but the process is more complex than you might think and there are some serious risks involved with doing this! For example, squirrels have been known to carry parasites likes mites and bugs as well as several diseases such as rabies, Lyme disease, and leptospirosis.

These diseases can be deadly if not treated right away. You can’t do any type of wildlife removal in Kentucky. Rabies is an issue whenever you deal with wild animals.

Professional Squirrel Removal Crestwood, Kentucky

The AAAC Wildlife Removal family of expert wildlife technicians provides quality, humane squirrel removal, and prevention services in the Kentucky area. Our extensive experience with wildlife control allows us to customize a solution that will suit your individual requirements for any kind of infestation.

Our wildlife operators are fully trained and experienced in all aspects of wildlife problems. We only use safe traps that do not injure or cause unnecessary suffering to the animal. After we have removed the rodents, our team will seal your home properly so that no other animals get in.

If you have an issue with these pesky creatures on your property, do not put yourself in danger, get in touch with us at AAAC Wildlife Removal of Crestwood, Kentucky and we’ll handle the critters for you.

AAAC Wildlife Removal, a family-owned pest control company, offers professional service at affordable prices. Our team of experts can help with all your wildlife concerns, including bat control, raccoon control, bat exclusion, bat guano removal, and nuisance wildlife control.

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About Crestwood

Crestwood is a home rule-class city in Oldham County, Kentucky, United States just outside Louisville’s Northeast End. The population was 4,531 at the 2010 census. CNN listed it as the 52nd best place to live in America in 2005. It was first settled in the early 19th century and renamed Crestwood in 1909. Wikipedia

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