If you have experienced the misfortune of a squirrel invasion, you are already aware that the damage may be expensive, and when you have eradicated them successfully and sealed the home against re-invasion, you will have to start the cleaning operation. It may be extensive and also time consuming. It is recommended that you get a professional cleaner to do the deep clean for the affected place. The squirrels will have left a large amount of urine and feces in the attic. The squirrel tends to use the spray approach while expelling the waste, and they will urinate constantly while running around. What makes everything worse is that their urine has pheromones that signal other squirrels. It is important to make sure that the area is cleaned thoroughly so that there is no waste matter remaining in the place. When cleaning this place, you have to wear protective clothing with a mask to avoid inhaling the unpleasant fumes, and the area has to be well ventilated after the squirrel proofing.
When you have had a squirrel infestation, you need to ensure that the house looks spotlessly clean and there is no trace of these pests. If you do not do this, you will be risking having new squirrels in the attic. When you get rid of the first squirrels, their scent will continue to be in the premises and other squirrels will know that it is a good place to breed, nest or live in. This means that you have to do an exceptional deep cleaning, making sure that you reached the wall cavities in order to check the insulation for the signs of feces and urine. The feces can be vacuumed out, and if the infestation was too bad, you may have to hire an industrial cleaner that has a high powered vacuum. If there are large animal droppings or other debris that have been left by the squirrels, they have to be removed by hand since the vacuum cannot be powerful enough for removing large items. When handling the feces of the squirrel, make sure that you have protected yourself by using a HEPA filter mask, a biohazard suit and rubber gloves. This is to avoid breathing in the airborne pathogens that may lead to diseases in humans. You should also remove all nesting materials that the squirrels brought into your house.
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