How Do You Repel Squirrels In An Attic?
Squirrels are attracted to attics for their warmth and seemingly secure location. If not repelled from your attic in a timely manner, squirrels can wreak havoc on your home by chewing through electrical wires, causing fires to erupt as a result. According to Assistant Professor Michael T. Mengak of the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, the most effective repellents work through taste, fear or odor. Using a variety of different repellents in your attic and around your home is the key to successfully repelling squirrels in an attic. Place natural squirrel repellents, like chili or cayenne peppers and cinnamon, in your attic and around the outside of your home to repel squirrels. Replace the natural repellents on a regular basis and after every rain to ensure success. Install a strobe light in your attic. Strobe lights produce high intensity, short-duration light pulses and are commonly used to frighten or repel squirrels from attics. You can purchase strobe lights at hard