Squirrel Control

Squirrel Control, Trapping & Removal Services

We can rid you of Squirrel problems safely and efficiently

Did you know the United States is home to over 200 species of squirrels? Common members of the squirrel family include ground squirrels, tree squirrels, chipmunks, marmots, prairie dogs, and flying squirrels. Texas is home to just eight squirrel species.

Common Squirrel Issues

Some common squirrel issues in Dallas include:

  • Disease transmission (like rabies and Lyme disease)
  • Home damage
  • Squirrel poop

If you have woken up to the sound of scampering above your head, this could be a sign that you have squirrels in your attic. Call the professional squirrel removal specialists at Trutech Dallas before you invest time and money on DIY squirrel control. We have the skills and equipment to effectively and humanely address squirrels, both dead and alive, at any size problem.

Our skilled squirrel technicians are dedicated to helping your regain your comfort and your property. Don’t wait until it’s too late and squirrels have caused serious damage to your Dallas yard, home, or sanity. Contact the specialists from Trutech Dallas to implement humane squirrel removal and control plan to get squirrels out of your walls or garage!

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APPEARANCE

Tree squirrels are typically 1–2 feet long and have big, bushy tails that act as a balancer while they climb and jump across treetops. Their fur can be black, gray, brown, or rusty red. Ground squirrels are traditionally red–smoky gray in color and often show striped or spotted patterns. Ground squirrel tails are significantly shorter/thinner than tree squirrels’. Flying squirrels are tan/gray with lighter bellies and black stripes along their sides.

DIET

Tree squirrels and flying squirrels are primarily herbivores, enjoying nuts, seeds, grasses, roots, and other plant materials, but flying squirrels have been known to also eat birds, eggs, and insects. Squirrels’ omnivorous nature leads them to find food sources wherever they are available, often targeting bird feeders and garbage.

HABITAT

Tree squirrels and flying squirrels are most comfortable nesting in wooded regions with lots of trees and ground cover. Their nests are made of leaves and small twigs in high areas of trees or inside tree holes. Ground squirrels, as their name suggests, are often found nesting in open areas like meadows. They dig tunnels and burrows to live in.

TREATMENT SOLUTIONS

ENTRY INTO HOMES OR BUSINESSES

ENTRY INTO HOMES OR BUSINESSES

Each type of squirrel has been known to get into Dallas yards and homes alike. Ground squirrels will often make their way onto lawns due to hunger, and tree squirrels primarily spend time in wooded areas. Certain areas of homes are perfect nesting spots for tree squirrels and flying squirrels, like attics and chimneys.

PROBLEMS & DAMAGE

PROBLEMS & DAMAGE

Ground squirrels are responsible for significant crop destruction in pastures, often negatively impacting the livestock’s food source.Their burrowing activities can undermine the soil, creating holes in the ground and weakening man-made embankments. Tree squirrels become nuisances when they go after bird feeders, and they can cause damage to homes when they nest in chimneys and attics. Flying squirrels also enter attics and cause health hazards when they urinate and defecate. All types of squirrels commonly harbor ticks, mites, and other parasites. Certain types of ground squirrels are known to carry plague, as well.

PREVENTION & EXCLUSION

PREVENTION & EXCLUSION

Steps can be taken to make yards less attractive to squirrel populations. Thinning out dense branches, removing easily accessible food sources, and implementing squirrel baffles to protect birdfeeders all reduce the possibility of drawing squirrel infestations. Tightly seal all possible entrances, such as gaps around siding, vents, chimneys, and windows, to keep squirrels out of homes.

TRAPPING & REMOVAL

TRAPPING & REMOVAL

Since squirrels are numerous and persistent, it is best to seek the aid of a professional wildlife control service when confronted with problems. The experts at Trutech are experienced in dealing with all types of nuisance squirrels and can help identify the best course of action in combatting the troublesome rodents.


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