Category: Rodents

Scientific Name: Sciurus spp. Tamiasciurus spp.



Color: Come in varying colors including red, gray, brown, white or yellow.

Size: From head to tail, they range in size from 10 inches to 29 inches.

Region: Found throughout the United States

Important Considerations:

  • Squirrels can cause damage inside the home to heat and air conditions systems as well as electrical.
  • Even outside the home, squirrels can cause damage electrical cables.
  • If disturbed, squirrels may even bite humans.


Where to Find Them on Your Property?

Outside them home squirrels are mostly found inside trees. When infesting your home, they often find their ways into attics, vents, holes in the wall or chimneys. Squirrels can cause damage and can be noisy as well. They are not considered a human health concern but more of a nuisance inside the home.