Theres a squirrel is chewing at my window panes/part of my house. What should I do?
Like other members of the rodent family, squirrels have long upper and lower incisors designed for gnawing. Because their teeth grow constantly, they must chew on hard items to wear them down. Occasionally squirrels choose areas like window frames or other wood surfaces on houses as a site for chewing. To deter them, it is best to foster a negative association with gnawing at these sites by either applying a taste deterrent such as capsaicin to the area (some products with capsaicin are available at garden centres, or you can use a cayenne pepper and water solution to spray on areas being chewed), or to harass the squirrel whenever it attempts to chew by spraying it with water from a hose or spray bottle (it does not take much to annoy a squirrel in this wayit is not necessary to soak the squirrel with water). BACK TO TOP 8. Theres a squirrel is frantically trying to get into my roof/attic/garage. What should I do? It is common for squirrels to enter human-built structures in order to