Help! Outdoor critters destroy wires of the Christmas lights!
Ric on Jan 05, 2017Have had same problem. Rabbits were chewing wires .Helpful Reply
GoddessOdd on Jan 05, 2017I have seen many squirrels not only chewing the wires but also taking the bulbs and hiding them (I guess they thing they're fruit) . There are several different sprays to make things unpalatable to animals, such as bitter apple or cayenne pepper, but I think I would try either coyote or fox urine (available online, believe it or not, buy the urine of your area's most likely predator) and/or might try one of the plastic owls on the corner of your roof.Helpful Reply
Qe Terry on Jan 06, 2017Most good home and garden centers carry Fox Tail. It is a compound in a bag. Put one on each end of you roof, and you will not be bothered by squirrels, cats, mice, or most birds.1 marked as helpful Reply
Ann M on Jan 07, 2017We'll check it out! Thank you!Helpful Reply
Anne Coppes on Jan 14, 2017After squirrels chewed through the gas line to my outside grill, I coated the line with Vaseline and then patted hot pepper flakes into the Vaseline. They have left the line alone. (however, they did chew through it twice the summer before!)They also chewed off several holiday lights - and the stinkers only chewed through new sets! There are all kinds of potions to put on things, but they usually need renewed after a rain.Helpful Reply
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