Squirrels may be cute and fluffy, they may be the start of kids animation movies but they are Pests. Much like their cousins Rats and Mice, the Grey Squirrel found here in are Rodents and are a danger to our indigenous species. Squirrel Control are specialists Exterminators are are equipped and knowledgeable in the control of Squirrels.
Although the name may not suggest it, Squirrels can cause extensive damage amounting to tens of thousands of Rands. They are Rodent and their constant need to gnaw on hard objects make electrical cables in your roof or motor vehicle vulnerable targets for easy destruction.
Squirrel Control are the Master Exterminators for all Rodent issues.
Squirrels are great climbers, Grey Squirrels such as those found in some parts of are an Invasive species. Speculations of how they got here range from Pet Trade to Cecil John Rhodes, the bottom line is they are a Pest Species, neither Squirrel Control or the powers that be know the truth behind their origin.
Although there is no legislation written about the control of Grey Squirrels in South Africa, there is no legislation protecting them either. Steps are being taken to add the Grey Squirrel to the ever growing list Public Health Pests of South Africa. Squirrel Control team of exterminators have experience in Squirrel Control in Europe. This allows us to Control them with a minimal negative impact on the environment.
Squirrel Control have some fun facts about Grey Squirrels.
- Grey Squirrels are such a Unique Pest, with a life span of 20 years in captivity and their unique feeding habit, control by those without experience is rarely achieved.
- The Grey Squirrels are a nuisance and Pest throughout the USA, Canada and the whole of Europe. South Africa is fast on its way to entering that list.
- Such as most Rodents, Squirrels will too eat meat. If food such as bulbs and nuts become scarce they will scavenge and even eat meat from from road kill or Insects.
- They are some of the greatest deceivers. We all know Squirrels hide their food for winter. Grey Squirrels are great at pretending to hide their food in holes or deceptive areas to throw off would be food thieves.
Squirrel Control should be your first and last call for Pest related issues.
If you reside in the greater Cape Town area, feel free to contact our team of Squirrel Control experts. We are happy to provide free no obligation quotations and even helpful hints and tips on pest prevention and housekeeping. Any Rodent problems are no problem, Rats Mice and even Moles.