Here are some interesting facts about Squirrels and how they can affect your home!
• Squirrels are usually born in the early spring. The average litter consists of four. This varies with climate and location. A second litter can occur in midsummer, if there is an adequate food supply.
• A baby squirrel weighs approximately one ounce at birth, and is about one inch long. They do not have hair or teeth, and are virtually blind for the first six to eight weeks.
• If a squirrel has taken up residence in your attic or crawl space, the only practical way to remove them is by trapping.
• A squirrels teeth grow continuously. Their incisor’s will grow six inches per year, but stay short due to the constant wear they receive.
Many areas of the US will begin seeing an increase in their squirrel population in the next month. That means that your exposed lead plumbing jacks are in danger! Protect your lead jacks and home with SquirrelGard™!
SquirrelFacts Reference: http://www.squirrels.org/facts.html