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How do I remove a grey squirrel from my loft or attic space without harming the squirrel ?
Use The Trap Man live catch squirrel trap loft kit, which contains all that's needed to catch your squirrel.
The kit contains a squirrel trap long enough to capture all the squirrel without harming it but small enough to easily fit through your loft hatch, a small torch (with batteries) to inspect the squirrel trap and find your way around your loft in the dark, a pair of gauntlet gloves to handle the trap while you get it down from the loft, our own special squirrel attractant bait and instructions. remember The Trap Man gives you email help for as long as you own the trap, just quote your invoice number when requesting help.
First find where the squirrel is entering your loft space, it's normally through a hole in the soffit board or a gap between the slates and the barge board just behind the gutter. Don't fill or block off the hole untill you're certain your squirrel's not in residence, it'll only make some more hole's to get back out or might die of starvation trying to escape, ruining your underfelt or possibly chewing through your wiring in it's frantic search for an escape route
Placing The Trap Man Squirrel Trap, find a suitable flat board in the loft close to where the squirrel activity has been noticed, make sure the Trap Man Squirrel Trap is stable on the board well away from any loft insulation, rock wool can prevent the treadle on The Trap Man Squirrel trap operating fully. The Trap Man squirrel trap can be fixed to the outside of your home over the squirrel's entrance / exit hole. The Squirrel Trap will operate vertically, horizontally and even at an angle. it's flush fitting door enables The Squirrel trap to be fitted flush to the squirrel's exit hole
The Trap Man Squirrel Trap. Place thumb on lever to right of
cage (cage door facing you) press firmly down this will unlock and open
door Place you left hand inside the door opening and grasp the setting
rod attatched to the treadle, place the end of the setting rod just through
the open part at the base of the door, remove your left hand and
release pressure on the spring with your right thumb. The door should
be suspended by the setting bar
Catching the squirrel. Once your squirrel is trapped in the Trap-Man humane live catch squirrel trap it must be removed as quickly as possible to prevent stress to the squirrel. Wear heavy gauntlet type work gloves while handling the squirrel and trap. Be prepared to listen to a lot of screaming from the squirrel and your spouse. The captured squirrel is not going to be happy and it's going to let you know it's not !
The Trap Man squirrel trap is designed and built by us to exceed DEFRA's live capture grey squirrel trap specification's. Manufactured from extremely strong resistance welded steel mesh with 2mm diameter wire, with 25mm x 25mm (1"x1") squares, which is galvanised after manufacture, to give a long lasting design that will give you years of service.
The Trap-Man humane squirrel trap is designed large enough to hold all the squirrel, no trapped tails in this trap. Unlike other so called "squirrel" traps that aren't . Dimensions 150mm x 175mm x 545mm (23"x7"x6") The Trap-Man squirrel trap has a 4.5mm diameter door lock, strong single spring operated door, which is recessed this allows you to set the trap flush against a building or soffit board over the opening that the squirrel is using. An exterior door opening handle is fitted for easy trap setting and squirrel removal.. High tensile steel setting rod with a solid, wide galvanised treadle plate and a large long carrying handle, so your fingers don't get bitten. Don't be confused by cheap imitations clipped together with hog rings, c clips, plastic ties or tied with wire,
The Trap Man squirrel trap is built to last, by ourselves in our own workshop, the professional's choice.
Single action to unlock and open the door
Easy, Simple and Quick to set
Sprung door lock, shuts door and keeps it shut, squirrel can't get out even if the trap tips over
door release lever for safe capture removal
Easy, Simple and Quick
Made in our own workshop
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