Squirrel Extermination

Squirrels are medium-sized rodents. They have large eyes, which depicts that they have an extremely good sense of vision. Their large eyes play a vital role in deceiving the predator and make them climb the trees without any effort. They have lean bodies and bushy tails. Some of the squirrels are nocturnal, while most of their species are awake during day and night both.

Squirrels are mostly herbivores, which means the main part of their diet consists of seeds and nuts, while some of its species are omnivores, which mainly survive on plants and meat both. They usually eat fruits, nuts, conifer cones, and seeds but also like to devour miniature insects, small animals, caterpillars, eggs and young snakes, and even small vertebrates.

Squirrels can live and thrive in almost any habitat except deserts and polar regions. They dont fly, but they have the ability to drift or hop from one tree to the other. Chipmunks is the specie of squirrel but with stripes. Chipmunks have cheek pouches that they use to carry and stockpile their food, such as grains, nuts, berries, and eggs. 

Now, if squirrels have vexed you enough that you are in search of some tips, deterrents, or repellents to get rid of them, you are at the right place. We will tell you some foolproof tips for squirrels extermination from your attic, lawn, yard, or even from the outside of your property. There are many ways to exterminate squirrels, whether it be lethal or some humane alternatives. 

Say NO! to food

The most significant yet the most neglected step to keep squirrels at bay is to say no when it comes to feeding them food. You need to consider this tip if you really want to get rid of them. Once you cease giving them food, they will automatically stop coming to your property. This is an extremely uncomplicated and inexpensive way to repel them.

Remove attractants

make certain to remove the food that usually attracts them. Squirrels having extremely excellent senses of vision and smell can easily detect and notice food remainders and food scent. Make sure to thoroughly clean up all the food residues to avoid them.

Close lids

Squirrels being omnivorous tend to obtain their food from garbage cans. You need to confirm that your trash can lids are tightly closed.

Install a motion-activated sprinkler

A motion-activated sprinkler is a gadget that has a sensor that works by releasing water and startling noise at the same time to terrify these annoying animals in your property. This device senses the animal and performs a sudden outburst of water along with an unpleasant noise to keep them at bay by frightening them. This device is very useful as it also waters your lawn after a while, so this way you can kill two birds with one stone. 

Trapping

Set traps on the different places where you have observed any kind of damage. Even though this will temporarily remove them, but this will also scare other squirrels from coming into your property.

Poison

The last but not the least and lethal method to get rid of them is to feed them poison with the food. You only need to employ this method when you have tried all the above techniques.


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