How do I get rid of squirrels?

by Janet

I am a renter but the owner does not seem to care of the squirrels in the attic. She says she will look into it and cant find anyone reliable. Don't know what that means.I keep stuff up in the attic and they seem to start chewing on stuff. what to do? just checking on different ideas i have tried pelets and spray keeps them away for like 2 to 3 days that's it they are back.any suggestions would help

  4 answers
  • Morgan McBride Morgan McBride on Jan 03, 2019

    You need to find the hole they are coming in. Cover it so they can't get in. make sure they are out when you do this or they will be trapped in and die.

    • Janet Janet on Jan 03, 2019

      That's the problem as well, the hole is outside and from the attic its by a crawlspace can't get too . owner would need someone to come by and get on the roof but is not moving on this. very frustrating to hear those rodents upstairs grrrr.

      I will see about that thanks for the response.

  • Peggy L Burnette Peggy L Burnette on Jan 03, 2019

    Hi Janet. Sorry the squirrels have moved in. Here are some humane ways to get rid of them and as soon as you do plug the opening they are using to get in and out. You can also call a company in your area that will remove them and relocate them to a better spot for everyone. Good luck. Permanent Squirrel Removal without Killing Them |


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  • Dr. D Dr. D on Jan 03, 2019

    Get a case of spray foam, stand back and point. Get plastic tubing for the hard to reach places. Get a case of moth balls and scatter everywhere they hate them.

  • Tom Shinal Tom Shinal on Jan 03, 2019

    I got a harmless trap and used peanut butter as bait It worked.

    The other solution is to use black snakes but my wife wasn't enthused about that although it also worked.