503-406-1422 We run a professional wildlife removal business operating in Vancouver WA, Oregon
. We service the whole Portland
metropolitan area, and do much of our work in Vancouver WA. We are a full-service
Vancouver WA animal trapping and removal company. We specialize in wildlife only, and are not like a regular Vancouver WA pest control company or Vancouver WA exterminator. We use humane methods to
solve wild animal problems in Oregon
. We solve the root of the problem, by performing home repairs to keep animals out, and preventative measures in addition to critter trapping
and removal. We offer a variety of services, from animal damage repair to waste cleanup, dead animal removal and odor control, and more. We handle several nuisance wildlife
species, including squirrels, raccoons, snakes, skunks, and opossums. We also perform bat removal and bird control services, and rodent control, including poison-free mouse and
rat removal. Give us a call any time at 503-406-1422 to discuss your Vancouver WA animal control issue, and to schedule a fast appointment.
Vancouver WA wildlife control tip of the month:
Do squirrels chew on electrical wires? Why, and what are the risks?
Most of us find squirrels as a cute, furry creature, but be Vancouver WA animal controlsafe than to be fooled. These rodents are confident
little beings and tend to become aggressive and can also resort biting anyone in range. Their sharp teeth help
them gnaw on anything, and pose dangerous risk when it comes Vancouver WA animal control to damaging wires or electric circuits. Often gray
squirrels are very friendly and quiet used to humans, they have very sharp teeth and claws to defend and for biting.
They keep chewing all the time and like any surface they can gnaw preferably wood surface, nuts and roof surface. They
also sometimes chew electric wires, and can cause potential Vancouver WA animal control fire hazard in your dry insulated house. The squirrels even
can chew on water pipes.
But why the squirrels chew on wires when there is abundant of nuts and Vancouver WA pest control food available in the woods?
The reason behind this dangerous chewing habit is because of their teeth. Squirrels teeth unlike other rodents grow in a
much faster rate and needs to be continuously sharpened and shorten. Therefore they find electric wires suitable to sharpen
clean and trim their long teeth, although squirrels can also get their Vancouver WA pest control teeth trimmed by chewing on hard twigs. Mostly the urban
squirrels have discovered this electrical wire suitability and are generously chewing it.
• Squirrels at times take shelter inside a car, under the hood, and Vancouver WA pest control as squirrels teeth is growing constantly they
might choose the wires of your car to chew on which can cause some major electrical issues in your car. So if the
mechanic finds squirrels as the culprits then only your kind of Vancouver WA wildlife removal insurance coverage can save you from these cute
little bandit rodents.
• Squirrels can even spoil your Christmas lights; few people also Vancouver WA wildlife removal claim that squirrels chew all LED lights
leaving behind only red lights. To save your light wires you can spray your wires with pepper which can help
keep the squirrels away.
• They can chew through you house roof timber and can even destroy Vancouver WA animal trapping vents, chimneys wire and even can destroy its
wires. They can gnaw on any kind of wiring and can also cause fire and electrical hazards in your house.
• The signs that can help you detect these rodents in your Vancouver WA animal trapping attic or on your roof shade ready to attack your wires
are the noise which they create, a chewed out hole or cavity that can prove to be an entry point of squirrels,
droppings with foul odor are also a very common sign. Exposed Vancouver WA exterminator wire and nesting debris should set an alarm in you
and can give you an obvious clue that you can bump onto a squirrel soon.
• To get rid of squirrels from your attic and Vancouver WA exterminator preventing them from setting your wires on fire you can use commercial
ultrasonic repellents or the various kind of traps available.
To learn more about our Vancouver WA pest animal removal services, visit the Portland
animal trapping and removal home page or give us a call at 503-406-1422.