On a list of pests, the grey squirrel may not appear to be an obvious candidate, but their behaviour can cause some pretty major problems for your home and the local wildlife. They are an invasive species frequently found within the West Midlands as well as much of the UK, driving out the native red squirrels and causing problems for homeowners and businesses alike. Unlike their red cousins, grey squirrels can also carry Squirrel pox which is deadly to red squirrels.
With the inquisitiveness of grey squirrels and their strong teeth, these pests can enter homes and cause damage to the woodwork, insulation, cables, and pipes. If left unattended, grey squirrels will make nests in your house, most often in the loft, but will sometimes choose more unusual locations to nest, as long as the location is secure and warm.
The UK government has set out guidelines for ethical grey squirrel control, but improper handling of grey squirrels can be penalised under the Animal Welfare Act 2006, so it is better to let professionals handle their removal in order to avoid the potential repercussions of doing so incorrectly.
How We Can Help
Our professional grey squirrel infestation technicians will locate the pests and their nest on your property and humanely dispose of them. They will then advise you on preventive measures to stop additional squirrels from entering your home. We will guide you through our entire squirrel removal services in a transparent and educational way.
Grey Squirrel Removal in a Nutshell
A minimum of 3 visits will ensure that squirrel removal services are fully carried out. After which, we provide a 2-month guarantee to ensure that the pest population has been fully dealt with. If you find any signs of squirrels during this two-month period, get in touch with us and we will carry out remedial action.
Why Choose Sandwell Pest Control?
If you’re based in the Midlands, there’s a good chance you’ll have seen our vans parked on the drives of homeowners and in the car parks of businesses.
We’ve been proudly serving everywhere from Birmingham to Sandwell for the past seven years.
In that time, we’ve set ourselves apart with our approachable team, fair pricing, and true 24/7 service. If you have a grey squirrel infestation at your home or business, our team of grey squirrel control experts should always be your first port of call.