THIS is the BEST and works IMMEDIATELY!!
The squirrels' natural enemy is the fox. Hunters use fox urine to disguise their scent. Buy bottled fox urine at a store that sells hunting paraphanalia. Wear some rubber gloves and soak some cotton balls with fox pee. Place the soaked cotton balls in your attic and wherever the squirrels hang out. They will get eerily quiet so as not to alert the "fox" to their whereabouts and get out of there as fast as they can! Wait a few days to be sure they're really gone and seal up any possible entry points.
Trap the squirrels and then plug all the holes they are using to gain access to the sofffit and you attic. Don't poison them, unless you have too, or you will have to deal with an odor for some time.
I just had "the war on" with a family of squirrels this past summer. Little stinkers were everywhere. There are only 2 ways to get rid of them ... get a pest exterminator in or buy or rent a couple of cages (put in a small ball of peanut butter) trap them and relocate them out in the country or at least several miles from where you live. Since I am such a softy, I made my poor hubby use the cage method and we caught the whole family of 8 squirrels, plus one rat! Ugh! All were happily relocated and we are squirrel free. Then check the exterior of your house very carefully and fill in any holes you might find. Squirrels can chew through mesh very easily. Also, if anyone in your home is feeding them ask them to stop! Squirrels know a good thing when they see it. If you have cat or dog food outside, feed your pet inside. Pet food attracts raccoons, rats and squirrels. Also, if you have a bird feeder close by, move it somewhere away from the house (as far away as you can get it.)
When you relocate squirrels, make sure you bring them seven or eight miles away and travel a zig zag path or else they can find their way back. Before relocating them, you may want to mark them with just a tiny dot of paint so that, if you see squirrels again, you will know whether they are new ones or the ones you relocated.
The real answer is to use Victor rat traps and bait them with peanut butter ... I've caught 23 so far and am doing the community a favor by getting rid of the destructive squirrels and am eating them too... delicious and nutritious !!! ... bob walters richmond,va 7/27/2009
The most proven track record of getting rid of squirrels is an exterminator. They have a very good track record in Massachusetts for removing squirrels.
set out traps
get poison rat food.....
To get rid of a squirrel infestation is to spray them with your garden hose or chase them away! :)
Call an exterminator.
The Red Squirrel was originally from Scotland and the Grey Squirrel from America. They both thrived in their separate lands until someone brought over the Greys to the UK. They reproduced rapidly and stole the Red Squirrels food and attacked Red Squirrel populaces. Now the Red Squirrel is endangered. But NOT exctinct. The Grey Squirrels have not got rid of the Red Squirrels.
The soffit is the highest point of the internal surface of a pipe or culvert at any cross-section. The soffit is also referred to as the pipe obvert.
Well, if they were in my shed I would shoot em.
Soffit vents can be painted as long as they are appropriately primed based on their existing finish.
Most soffit material is now made with a continuous 3" wide vent.
The soffit is the underneath side of the overhang on the edge of the roof. The part between the gutter and the side of the house.
$300labor + 250 for material for 50 ft. of 2ft wide soffit.... $550 = 50 ft.
People usually don't keep squirrels in their attics - the squirrels usually get inside without them knowing the animals are there. Squirrels in an attic can be very harmful - they tear up things and leave droppings and urine and can cause disease. You should let your neighbors know that they need to call animal control to get rid of the squirrels.
siding $175 soffit $3 facia$!
It depends on the roof height and (or) customer preference .
A soffit is the bottom side of a balcony, arch, or overhanging eaves. It is what you see if you look up at the overhang on your roof and it helps the attic breathe.
Kitchen Impossible - 2009 Soffit to Me was released on: USA: 27 July 2010
8 pieces make a square for vinyl soffit. I install it and I know. 12" x 12' piece.
soffit, an architectural feature
They point IN, so that one cannot easily see inside when looking at the soffit from the outside of the building. +++ No - they are angled so the rain can't get in. You won't see anything through a soffit vent anyway!
No, but they all should have.
Get a dog. Or a neighbors dog to get the scent or let it poop or pee to mark its territory.