Squirrels - Information and Advice

How to identify them 

  • Squirrels are mainly a inhabitant of broadleaved and mixed woodlands they are also a common resident of urban parks and gardens.
  • They frequently enter domestic roof spaces to sleep and hibernate.
  • Once inside they chew woodwork, strip insulation from electrical wiring and water pipes, tear up fibreglass insulation and, occasionally, drown in water tanks.
  • Grey Squirrels are classed as a pest but their cousin, the Red Squirrel is a protected species due to their rarity.

Pest Control Squirrel 

How they're treated 

For the treatment of squirrels our Pest Control Officers will carry out a survey of your property, if there is evidence of activity, will treat using a specific rodenticide that is only available to professional Technicians.

Contact details

Email:
Post address:
Environmental Protection
Environment and Regulatory Services
The Council House
Corporation Street
Derby
DE1 2FS
Phone: 01332 641994
Minicom: 01332 640666
Environmental Protection
Environment and Regulatory Services
The Council House
Corporation Street
Derby
DE1 2FS

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