Will repellents get a squirrel
out of the chimney?
Squirrels are very stubborn rodents that can
make your life go through hell especially if
they are in the chimney; they will make loud
noises during the night and distract your peace,
they will run up and down and scratch the wall
and this can be very irritating. There are
repellents that can definitely get squirrels out
of your chimney but most of them are not very
effective. Their odor is what drives the
squirrels away but if they get used to the
smell, they can easily resist and maintain their
home in the chimney. Some of these repellents
are very poisonous making them illegal because
they can kill the squirrel which is not very
advisable and humanly.
There are different types of repellents and they
all possess a factor that will somehow restrain
the squirrel away from the attic. They are also
available in different forms; powder, liquid
form, oil, in form of granules and spray form.
They can either be bought from the stores while
other repellents can be acquired from your home
hence they are usually referred to as the
natural repellents. One of the positive
characteristic of these repellents is that they
are very easy to use and they are somehow
To get a squirrel away from the chimney you can
use predator urine because it usually contains a
very strong odor. You can use sprinklers to
effectively spray the urine in all corners of
the chimney. Make sure that you leave one
entrance that will allow the squirrels to get
out of the chimney after spraying the urine.
Patience is required in this scenario because it
can take a couple of hours before the squirrels
actually get out of the chimney.
Chemical squirrel repellents
These are repellents that can be bought from the
stores either in powder or liquid form:
It is a powdered form repellent that will
succeed to repel the squirrels away from the
chimney, foxes are enemies of the squirrels so
if they come across the scent, they will quickly
leave the premises without looking back. When
this is done you have to ensure that the
remaining opening into the chimney is well
blocked to avoid the squirrels from returning
into the chimney.
Squirrel repellent spray
The spray is non-exotic and it will help keep
squirrels away from your chimney, you can also
spray it in the garden to prevent other squirrel
from using the same trails into the chimney. It
is one of the best sprays because it has the
ability of resisting the effect of the rain
therefore it can be used for a couple of days to
repel the squirrels.
They can be used because they are safe and
equally friendly and they are more effective
because they will scare the squirrels away from
the chimney and the yard.
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