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October 25, 2014

Sealed a house in west lake in Martinez Monday and Tuesday. Sealed another in Evans today for grey squirrels
by Jeff Vredenburgh
Oct 23, 2014 02:27:44 pm.

Sealed a house in Aiken sc for opossum. And gave a quote in north Augusta sc for mice.
by Jeff Vredenburgh
Aug 28, 2014 01:31:22 pm.

Sealing a house in hull ga for bats.
by Jeff Vredenburgh
Aug 27, 2014 11:52:12 am.

Sealed a house for bats yesterday in greensboro ga and sealing a house for rats in winder ga today.
by Jeff Vredenburgh
Aug 06, 2014 10:50:07 am.

Sealed a house in Aiken sc for bats and got another customer in Aiken set up for repairs next week.
by Jeff Vredenburgh
Jul 17, 2014 05:25:06 pm.

Sealing a house in greensboro ga for squirrels and mice.
by Jeff Vredenburgh
Jul 15, 2014 12:36:51 pm.

Sealing a house for bats. Man it's another hot one.
by Jeff Vredenburgh
Jul 03, 2014 12:51:56 pm.

Sealed a house in Covington ga for bats. If it wasent humid enough it had to rain for 15 min. Lol
by Jeff Vredenburgh
Jun 30, 2014 01:39:45 pm.

Sealing a house on lake oconee for rats . Man is it a hot one
by Jeff Vredenburgh
Jun 18, 2014 01:38:32 pm.

Sealing a house in Renyolds plantaion on lake oconee for bats and flying squirrels. Nice to be working close to home.
by Jeff Vredenburgh
Jun 12, 2014 11:11:35 am.

Sealing some gable vents in Martinez for bats and now heading to Augusta to go clean up some bat poop
by Jeff Vredenburgh
Jun 05, 2014 09:37:40 am.

Sealed a house in Athens ga yesterday for rats and snakes. Quoted a house in greensbor ga for bats and will be working on it tomorrow.
by Jeff Vredenburgh
May 29, 2014 12:07:51 pm.


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Flying Squirrel Removal and Control in Georgia

 

Two baby flying squirrels in an squirrel-removal technician's hand

Baby flying squirrels found in an Alpharetta, Georgia home. (Yes, we gave them back to their mom after the picture was taken.)

Along with gray squirrel control, flying squirrel control is one of our most-needed animal control services.

Flying squirrels are interesting animals. Unlike Rocky the Flying Squirrel of cartoon fame, real flying squirrels can't take off from the ground and gain altitude like a bird or a bat can, so they don't really "fly." But they do have aerodynamic "wings" formed by skin between their legs and their bodies. These wings allow them to glide for very long distances and to land accurately on buildings.

This gliding ability allows flying squirrels to get into homes and other buildings through openings that would be impossible to climb to from the ground. It also makes flying squirrel control an especially challenging animal control job.

A flying squirrel's diet consists mainly of nuts, fruits, mushrooms and other fungi, insects, slugs, snails, and bird eggs. They forage at night, mainly relying on their highly-developed sense of smell to find food. They begin hoarding food and looking for warm places to overwinter in the fall, and then become active again in the spring and summer.

 

Flying Squirrels as Pests

Flying squirrels become pests when they get into homes and other buildings. Their gnawing can cause damage to the building itself, as well as to clothing and other items stored in the building. In addition, flying squirrel droppings, shed hair, and wastes can cause safety and health problems. Flying squirrels and their parasites are vectors of typhus and other arboviral diseases.

 

Flying Squirrel Removal and Exclusion

Two baby flying squirrels in an Alpharetta, Georgia squirrel trapper's handFlying squirrel control is one of the most challenging jobs we do. Their small size, secretive habits, and ability to fly make trapping and sealing flying squirrels out of houses a real science. It's meticulous work that requires patience, skill, and attention to detail.

Flying squirrel control also requires specialized equipment such as long ladders, scaffolding, and lift trucks -- not the kind of things most people have stored in their garages.

Long story short: This is not a do-it-yourself job. The skill and knowledge required, the special equipment needed, the necessity of working high up in the air, and the inherent hazards of the work make flying squirrel removal a job for professionals.

As the region's leading animal control company, Rid-A-Critter has both the people and the equipment on hand, and our work is backed by years of experience and the best warranty in the business. Our skilled animal control experts can handle any flying squirrel control job -- no matter how big or how small. We have animal control specialists who live and work throughout North Georgia; so a local technician will respond quickly when you call us.

Finally, our flying squirrel control program goes far beyond what "flying squirrel exterminators" offer. We don't just remove flying squirrels who are already in your home. We also repair the damage that they caused and make sure that they (and other animals) don't get back in again.

If you think you may have a flying squirrel problem, please call us for a no-obligation inspection, and our recommendations for removing flying squirrels and sealing them out of your home for good.

 

Flying Squirrel Control Gallery

Here are some pictures of flying squirrel removal jobs that we've done over the years.

Rid-A-Critter has the tools and personnel to handle any flying squirrel control job, so please call us today.

 

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We provide flying squirrel trapping, removal, and control in the following areas:

Georgia: All of North Georgia, including Athens, Atlanta, Alpharetta, Augusta, Carrollton, Dacula, Doraville, Duluth, Dunwoody, Jasper, Marietta, Macon, Milton, Peachtree City, Roswell, Sandy Springs, and everywhere in between.

South Carolina: Please here for service in Aiken, Evans, Martinez, North Augusta, and the surrounding areas.

Alabama: Click here for our Alabama office.

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