I am interested in purchasing a device that will keep squirrels away. I have squirrels in my attic. My father suggested an electronic device. What do you recommend?
We have several unit that can be deployed to actively repel squirrels. These units vary design wise depending on whether you plan on using them inside or outside the home. But keep in mind that if you have some in the attic which are nesting, it’s tough to chase them away with just sound since this is their home. As explained in our SQUIRREL CONTROL ARTICLE, it’s always best to relocate the nesting animal first. Next, seal their entry ways and then lastly, install ULTRA SOUND DEVICES around the perimeter of the house outside where they’re active or in the attic so that if others find their way into this space, they’ll be greeted with a sound they will not like and move out and away.
Be aware that if you set up an Ultra Sound device in an area like your attic and the squirrel active there is nesting, it probably won’t leave. This is extra true for squirrels about to give birth. As spring arrives, many squirrels will be having litters so this is prime time for nests to get full. And trying to displace a female about to give birth is tough. On the plus side, a lot of squirrels are just coming out of winter hibernation and during this time will be quite active but not necessarily nesting yet. These lone males are easy to chase away and if this is what you have foraging around, repelling them with sound might work well.
At this point I recommend going over our article to learn in greater detail what options you have for squirrel control. If you have further questions and would like to discuss optioins, give us a call on our toll free 1-800-877-7290 line and I’m sure we’ll be able to further assist.
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