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Ground Squirrels Are Digging Up My Driveway!

For such little diggers, ground squirrels can sure cause a great deal of destruction.

Often, I receive calls and emails like these from homeowners, groundskeepers and ranchers:

"The ground squirrels are undermining my driveway!"

"Ground squirrels are digging under the sidewalks!"

"Those ground squirrels are destroying my road!"

"I'm afraid the ground squirrels will ruin my patio!"

I left out the colorful language, but I'm sure you get the idea. Ground squirrel get under people's skin when they start digging under their stuff. 

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What begins as an unsightly mess with dirt and rocks all over, can rapidly deteriorate to a safety and liability issue. Children and adults can be seriously injured tripping in an unexpected hole. Causing sprained and broken ankles, and even broken legs - ground squirrel holes are an accident waiting to happen.

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As if safety concerns weren't enough of a reason to get ground squirrel problems under control, it turns out they can do more than destroy landscaping. When ground squirrels undermine driveways, roads and patios, they can excavate a great amount of dirt. Add irrigation or rain and the erosion helps to buckle and collapse the walkways or roads.

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So the next time you see a ground squirrel digging under your sidewalk or road, watch your step, and remember that little ground squirrel is hard at work - demolishing your property and causing a safety hazard.

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If you would like to learn how best to protect your sidewalks and roadways from ground squirrel damage, contact me and we can access your situation and find your best solution.

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