Pest & Property Solutions Ltd

35 Llanrumney Avenue

Llanrumney

Cardiff

CF3 4BQ


OFFICE: 02922 404605

ONSITE: 07825 722312

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Pest & Property Solutions Ltd 2024 all rights reserved. Incorporated in England and Wales. Company Registration No 13412263  VAT 463 3281 95

Registered Office Address: 35 Llanrumney Avenue, Llanrumney, Cardiff, CF3 4BQ. GDPR Compliancy Statement

Our Services

- Drone Surveys

- Roof & Gutter Cleaning

- Intelligent Bird Scaring

- Rodent Control

- Rodent Proofing

- Wasp Nest Removal


OVER 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE

Qualified & professional pest control technicians covering Cardiff and surrounding areas.


24 HOUR CALL OUT

We are available 24 hours per day 7 days per week if needed.

Out of Hours premiums apply.


- Insect Control

- Flea & Bedbug Control

- Bird Proofing

- Wildlife Control

- Guano Cleaning

- Disinfectant Cleaning


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Squirrels

Squirrels are fascinating creatures that play crucial roles in ecosystems around the world. As members of the Sciuridae family, they are known for their bushy tails, sharp claws, and impressive agility. Squirrels are omnivores, consuming a varied diet that includes nuts, seeds, fruits, fungi, and even insects.

One of the most distinctive features of squirrels is their ability to hoard food. They meticulously gather and store nuts for the winter, relying on their keen spatial memory to locate these hidden caches later on. This behaviour not only sustains them during lean times but also contributes to the dispersal and germination of plants, influencing forest regeneration.

Squirrels are renowned for their acrobatic abilities, effortlessly navigating trees with leaps and bounds. Their strong hind limbs and sharp claws enable them to scamper up and down tree trunks, showcasing an impressive display of agility. Additionally, their tails serve multiple purposes, aiding in balance, communication, and providing shade.

These rodents are highly adaptable and can be found in a variety of habitats, from dense forests to urban parks. Their adaptability has allowed them to thrive in diverse environments, often coexisting with humans. Despite their cute and seemingly harmless appearance, squirrels can also be a nuisance, causing damage to gardens and property.

While grey and red squirrels are among the most common species, there is a remarkable variety of squirrel species worldwide, each adapted to its specific environment. From the flying squirrel's nocturnal glides to the ground squirrel's burrowing lifestyle, these rodents showcase the diversity of adaptations within the Sciuridae family.

Squirrels are considered pests because they can damage property by gnawing on structures, utility lines, and insulation. Additionally, they may raid bird feeders and gardens, posing a challenge for those trying to maintain a specific environment. However, opinions on squirrels vary, and many people appreciate them for their playful behaviour and role in ecosystems.

Grey squirrels are considered a problem in the UK for several reasons. They out compete native red squirrels for resources, carry a Squirrelpox virus lethal to red squirrels, damage trees by stripping bark, and can cause issues by entering buildings. Efforts to control their population aim to protect the native red squirrel and maintain the ecological balance.


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