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I have a screened in pool too, the ultra sonic devices don’t work I bought a fancy one and it didn’t work and it’s on my pool deck where they climb😡
Give Them An Alternative Food Choice
This may seem like an oxymoron, but sometimes giving the squirrels their own food supply can be the answer.
Set up a food station with squirrel tempting treats like sunflower seeds, nuts and other treats. This will attract the squirrels away from your vegetables and to other areas of the yard.
Just be sure the station is positioned well away from your edible vegetables. Dont forget to keep water here too.
These creatures are terrible, as long as there is something they can climb, they will.
Here's something you might try:
Mix a spray bottle 1/2 Pine Sol with 1/2 water. From the inside of the porch, spray this through the screen. It will have a strong odor for a few days, but the odor will fade. The pine oil in Pine Sol helps it to last even through rainy weather, etc. for 2-3 weeks. All animals hate the odor of Pine Sol