Minnesota has 5 species of squirrel that will inhabit houses, Southern
Flying Squirrel, Northern Flying Squirrel, Gray Squirrels, Red Pine
Squirrel and Chipmunks.
Noises in walls and attics. Typically, you will hear scratching or
something scurrying above you. You can hear gnawing on wood. For flying
squirrels you will hear the same noises but they will be at night and
it will be real load on rainy and stormy nights. You might find large
cashes of nuts acorns or pine cones.
The removal all starts with an inspection. We will come out and
access the damage to identify the species doing the damage. Then we
set the appropriate traps to remove the animals. We will also recommend
exclusions available for your site. And give you a cost to repair the
Exclusions are the only way to keep squirrels out of your house. This
may include roof baskets over your roof vents, chimney caps. We can
also modify the habitat to make less desirable to gain access to your
Diseases associated with squirrels are Encephallitis, Rocky Mountain
spotted fever, Leptospirosis, Murine Typhus, Plague, Relapsing fever,
Tularemia, Lyme disease, Hanta Virus pulmonary syndrome.
has been found in flyers. The Red Squirrel hasn’t found to be
reservoir to any human diseases, but all squirrels carry fleas and