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Your Squirrel Removal questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

How much does squirrel removal cost near me?

Squirrel removal costs $300 to $600 on average for basic trapping and relocation. Removing squirrels in an attic costs $500 to $1,500 for setting and checking traps, cleaning up, making small repairs, and sealing off entry points.

Extra fees apply for repairing squirrel damages in limited-access areas:

  • Ceiling repair costs $400 to $1,200 to replace parts of the ceiling if workers cut into it to capture the squirrels.
  • Roof repair costs $150 to $400 minimum to patch a minor hole.
  • Drywall repair costs $200 to $750 to fix damages when squirrels are between the interior and exterior home walls.

Do I need squirrel removal?

You need squirrel removal for the following reasons:

  • Squirrels establish nests and multiply rapidly while damaging your home.
  • Residential property inspectors won't allow the sale of an infested property.
  • The health of your family and pets is at risk from infections or parasites carried by squirrels.
  • Squirrels can damage your home's utility lines, insulation, and wooden structures.

What are the signs of a squirrel infestation?

The following list includes typical signs of a squirrel invasion:

  • Tiny nibble marks around entry points like the roof, attic, crawl space, or other storage areas
  • Unusual scratching noises within your walls, ceiling, or attic
  • Distinctive foul odors emanating from enclosed areas
  • Accumulation of fecal matter
  • Torn and scattered piles of insulation
  • Damaged and loose shingles with scratches and underlying holes
  • Accumulations of acorns and twigs in your gutters

Are squirrels in the attic dangerous?

Squirrels residing in your attic pose dangerous hazards:

  • A squirrel gnawing on electrical wires can result in fires or power interruptions.
  • Squirrel teeth can break PVC pipes and roof ends, causing water leaks.
  • A squirrel colony can carry numerous diseases to pets and people.

Does homeowners insurance cover squirrel removal?

Most homeowners insurance policies don't typically include squirrel removal, but they may cover unexpected and unavoidable damages caused by these creatures. For instance, if squirrels chew electrical wires or rupture gas or plumbing lines to cause an incident, insurance might cover the repairs.

However, you'll need to demonstrate that you've made all reasonable efforts to prevent such squirrel-induced damages for coverage eligibility. Always check your policy's terms and conditions.

Who do you call for squirrel removal?

Call any of the following professionals for squirrel removal:

Also be sure to:

  • Get price lists from 3 people who've done this job for 5 years or more.
  • Check what people say about them on Google and here on HomeGuide.
  • Verify their pest control or wildlife management license and liability insurance.
  • Beware of the lowest prices that are often for poor-quality services.
  • Keep a copy of their terms of service, warranties, and the estimate.
  • Don't make a final payment until after the job is complete.

What questions should I ask before hiring a squirrel removal service?

Before hiring wildlife removal services, consider asking the following:

  • How long have you been trapping squirrels?
  • What's involved in your removal process?
  • Will you remove squirrels humanely?
  • Do you offer any form of guarantee or warranty?
  • Could I have a copy of your price list along with various removal options?
  • How frequently will you inspect traps?
  • What timeline should I expect for getting rid of all the squirrels?
  • Could you share references from previous clients?
  • Are there any possible risks associated with the removal?
  • Does this total fee include cleanup services?
  • What are your strategies for sealing entrances to prevent future infestations?
  • Should I expect any extra costs as part of this type of job?

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