How to keep squirrels out of my roof?

Any one have any idea of how to deter squirrels from climbing on a house roof???

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  • Awilda Roman Awilda Roman on Mar 08, 2018
    They sell smelly deterents but if that doesn't work, you can line the gutter with a thorny mesh and set mouse traps.
    • Jackie Jackie on Mar 08, 2018
      Thanks so much. Currently I'm using coyote urine spray. Not sure if it's working but will continue till the bottle is empty. They use my porch railing, jump onto the awning then onto the roof! ugh. Some one said bird spikes which sound kind of what you suggested. Guess that will be next. Thx again - appreciate it.
  • Ken Ken on Mar 08, 2018
    Remove or cut back trees they are using. I have not seen anything else that works.
    • Jackie Jackie on Mar 09, 2018
      Reply to Ken...EXCELLENT site! I have read it all and have gotten some ideas. I have also just emailed Hunker for some suggestions. Thanks so much-appreciate it.
  • Awilda Roman Awilda Roman on Mar 08, 2018
    I had a family of muskrats that made themselves at home in between rafters of my 2 family townhouse. Haven't heard them since.
  • Wanda Wanda on Mar 08, 2018
    Tree limbs need trimmed back so they don't have a way to get on the roof.
  • Wanda Wanda on Mar 09, 2018
    Glad it worked.
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