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Squirrel Pest Control

At Trutech Wildlife Service, we have seen it all as far as squirrel pest control. Homeowners often try various methods to get rid of squirrels in their attics, from scent deterrents to ultrasonic devices. Unfortunately, these methods are rarely effective. The Reality of Squirrel Infestations By the time you notice a squirrel infestation, the squirrels […]

Squirrel in Attic in Richmond, VA

Squirrels can be a problem for homeowners in Richmond, Virginia, throughout the year, but there are certain times of increased activity.  Spring is mating season for squirrels, and squirrels can build nests in your house to give birth. Areas like your attic, walls, and chimneys provide ideal conditions for a squirrel nest.  In the fall, […]

How Long Do Squirrels Live?

Almost everybody can recognize a squirrel by its bushy tail. Energetic and crafty, it can be entertaining to watch different species of squirrels in your yard. Depending on the time of year, squirrels eat tender leaf buds, wild fruits, nuts and acorns, bird eggs, seed crops, or even tree bark. Squirrels can become a problem […]

Are Squirrels Dangerous?

Squirrel on roof

Most of us see squirrels on a daily basis, and they usually scurry away whenever a human ventures too close. But is there ever a scenario where a squirrel will attack a human? The answer is yes.   When Will Squirrels Attack? Although it is exceedingly rare, squirrels will attack humans. Usually, squirrels will flick […]

The Hidden Hazards: Understanding the Extent of Squirrel Damage to Your Property

Squirrel in attic

Squirrels may appear harmless and adorable as they scurry around your yard, but don’t be fooled by their cute exterior. These furry creatures are capable of wreaking havoc on your property, especially when they gain access to your attic, walls, roof, and even your trees and lawn. From nest building and gnawing on electrical wiring […]

Nuisance Wildlife in Jacksonville, Fl

North Florida has a variety of habitats for wildlife to enjoy including pine forests, hardwood forests, and an abundance of fresh water sources. As Jacksonville grows, the animals that call this area home will adapt to thrive in the urban and suburban habitats. Homeowners generally face the most wildlife nuisance in the spring and fall. Although many […]

Squirrel Nest Removal

Squirrels build their nests (also called dreys) in shelter locations high above the ground. Typically they are built inside tree cavities or between large tree branches. Squirrels use twigs, dry leaves, and grass for their nests. Squirrels will pick nesting locations close to abundant food sources. A yard full of birdseed or acorns will attract […]

Will Homeowners Insurance Cover Wildlife Removal?

raccoon in yard

Watching a wild animal in your backyard can be quite the experience. Squirrels chasing each other through the trees is cute. Seeing a black bear wander on your property can be thrilling. Those wild animals can damage your property.  When something damages your house, homeowners check their insurance policy for coverage. In certain situations, your […]

Where Do Squirrels Live?

There are over 65 species of squirrels (sciuridae) that live in North America, and they are some of the most common animals in urban habitats. You’ve probably even seen one today. But when they’re not dashing around madly in pursuit of nuts, where do these critters live? Well, it depends on the squirrel. Types of […]

Flying Squirrels in Greenville-Spartanburg

Flying squirrel jumping out of a tree

There are two species of flying squirrels in Greenville – The Northern Flying Squirrel and the Southern Flying Squirrel. Both are nocturnal so it can be difficult to see one. The Northern Flying Squirrel lives above 4500 feet and occurs only in the mountains close to the border with North Carolina. The Southern Flying Squirrel […]

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