Greater Baltimore Area is home to four species of tree squirrels. While they may be entertaining to watch around bird feeders, they can cause devastating damage to your home. Squirrels seek warmth during the colder winter months and security during breeding season. Your attic satisfies both of these needs. They can cause considerable damage to your roof and vents in an attempt to enter your home, but once inside the real damage starts.
Did you know that squirrels are the cause of thousands of house fires every year? Their habit of chewing wires in attics put many homes at risk. As with all rodents, they must gnaw continuously to keep their ever-growing incisors from growing too large. In addition to wiring, they also chew on attic joists and sheetrock. They have a habit of tearing up insulation for nesting material causing heating bills to spike. If you suspect activity, call us before the damage gets worse.