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Pesky squirrels
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We have squirrels at our cabin that are chewing on the ends of some of our logs.  How can we get rid of them? Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by linda gail capshaw Feb 13.

 

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linda gail capshaw replied to linda gail capshaw's discussion Pesky squirrels
"Thanks.  We have tried some capsaicin based sprays and they helped temporarily but they didn't last too long. I guess you just have to keep it sprayed constantly."
Feb 13
Art Hoffman replied to linda gail capshaw's discussion Pesky squirrels
"Spraying the affected area with a Capsaicin-based product will work best - just get the highest percetage of Capsaicin as you can find! In lieu of that, you can sprinkle Cayenne pepper on and around the affected area. Squirrels will eat/lick the…"
Feb 13
Judy & Lee Peacock replied to linda gail capshaw's discussion Pesky squirrels
"We had that happen at our other house - It was on the end of railing on the deck.  I actually think he was sharpening his teeth.  We wrapped the 2 ends with a really stiff wire (sort of like chicken wire but much smaller holes and really…"
Sep 10, 2013
Kavephish replied to linda gail capshaw's discussion Pesky squirrels
".22 long worked for me.  Yes they can be "cute", but squirrels are basically rats with fuzzy tails, and can be quite destructive inside the roof or walls of your home."
Sep 9, 2013
linda gail capshaw replied to linda gail capshaw's discussion Pesky squirrels
"Thanks. "
Sep 6, 2013
CharisB replied to linda gail capshaw's discussion Pesky squirrels
"There are repellents on the general DIY market, several of which contain capsaicin, the chemical that makes chiles spicy. Those work, from all I've heard and experienced. I wonder what they're trying to get to, though. It's possible,…"
Sep 5, 2013
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Pesky squirrels

We have squirrels at our cabin that are chewing on the ends of some of our logs.  How can we get rid of them? See More
Sep 5, 2013
Tim and Anita Dyer commented on linda gail capshaw's blog post Squirrels
"We had squirrels climbing on our porches and I put out a squirrel feeder and salt.   They haven't been on the porch since."
Jan 20, 2012
Raymond Wengerd commented on linda gail capshaw's blog post Squirrels
"Try NBS30, it's a green, scent repellant."
Jan 8, 2012
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Squirrels

Does anyone know how to keep squirrels from gnawing and chewing on the  ends of the logs at our log home?See More
Jan 7, 2012
Dolly - Es Log Home Restorations left a comment for linda gail capshaw
"Hi Linda and welcome to the neighborhood. Dolly"
Jun 7, 2011
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Does anyone know how we can get rid of pesky squirrels gnawing on our log home?See More
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Squirrels

Does anyone know how to keep squirrels from gnawing and chewing on the  ends of the logs at our log home?

Posted on January 7, 2012 at 10:17pm — 3 Comments

pesky squirrels

Does anyone know how we can get rid of pesky squirrels gnawing on our log home?

Posted on June 7, 2011 at 12:49pm — 1 Comment

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At 2:45pm on June 7, 2011, Dolly - Es Log Home Restorations said…
Hi Linda and welcome to the neighborhood. Dolly
 
 
 

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