"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…"
"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,…"
Often squirrels are trying get in your house where it's warm or to extract the salts that are in your logs. Sometimes the sodium salts are in your logs because of bleaching or borate treating. One way to stop the animals from trying…"
"Have you tried applying a topical solution containing Bitrex? It's a nasty bitter chemical that most animals hate to get in their mouths. One of the brands that I've seen on the internet is Ropel. Also you could try placing a couple of…"