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Squirrels and chipmunks can get inside your home, vehicle, and elsewhere on your property and cause damage. This page contains tips and advice for getting rid of squirrels and chipmunks.



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Squirrel in clay pot.

Keeping Squirrels from Digging in PlantsSquirrels can cause a lot of damage in plant containers and the garden. This page is about keeping squirrels from digging in plants.


Squirrels outside.

Keeping Squirrels From Chewing on a HouseSquirrels chew on a variety of things to deal with the constant growth of their teeth. However, when they begin to use you house for this activity you will want to take action. This is a page about keeping squirrels from chewing on a house.


Squirrel Chewing

Squirrels Chewing on Car Wiring?This is a page about squirrels chewing on car wiring. Squirrels and other rodents can cause, expensive to repair, damage to your car by chewing on the wiring.


Close up of a squirrel.

Natural Repellent for SquirrelsYou may want to keep squirrels out of your garden or bird feeders. This is a page about natural repellent for squirrels.


A squirrel eating a pumpkin in a vegetable garden.

Keeping Squirrels Out of a Vegetable GardenThis is a page about keeping squirrels out of a vegetable garden. Has your vegetable garden become the salad bowl for the local squirrel population? If so, then you are probably looking for a way to keep them out.


Squirrel Outside

Squirrels Damaging Outdoor Furniture?This is a page about squirrels damaging outdoor furniture. Squirrels may be cute and fun to watch at their antics, but there is no humor involved, when they start to shred and destroy your outdoor furniture cushions.


Closeup of Gray Squirrel

Keeping Squirrels Out of Fruit TreesSquirrels can be really adorable, except when they are decimating your fruit trees. Stopping the squirrels from eating the fruit on your trees will help ensure a good harvest. This is a page about keeping squirrels out if fruit trees.


A squirrel eating from suet feeder.

How to Stop Squirrels From Eating Suet Feeders?Squirrels love to get into bird feeders, especially suet ones. This is a page about how to stop squirrels from eating suet feeders.


A squirrel sitting outside a window.

Squirrels Chewing Through Window ScreensSquirrels that have been previously fed by the homeowner or ones that notice some tasty food on the other side of that pesky screen will have no trouble tearing through for a snack. This is a page about squirrels chewing through window screens.



A squirrel on grass outside.

Homemade Squirrel RepellentTrying to keep squirrels from eating the seed you put out for birds or discourage inappropriate chewing can be a chore. This is a page about homemade squirrel repellent.


Squirrel Eating From Bird Feeder

Keeping Squirrels Away (Deterring Squirrels)Despite their delightful antics, having squirrels eating the birdseed, garden or playing in your attic or shed, can be very frustrating. It can be a challenge to make your home and garden unappealing. This page is about keeping squirrels away (deterring squirrels).


Black Walnut Tree

Keeping Squirrels Off Of Walnut Trees?This is a page about keeping squirrels off of walnut trees. It can be very frustrating when the local squirrels discover your walnut tree and treat it like their private dining room.


Several Dead Squirrels Found in Yard - dead grey squirrel

Cause of Dead Squirrels in Your Yard?It can be a mystery what is causing squirrels to die in your yard. It may be poison or disease when there are no visible markings.


A squirrel next to a blue flower.

Squirrels Eating FlowersAs cute as they may be squirrels can also make themselves into pests and lose their welcome in your garden. This is a page about squirrels eating flowers.


Getting Rid of Chipmunks

Getting Rid of ChipmunksThis page is about getting rid of chipmunks. These striped squirrels can be a challenge to keep out of your garden.


A chipmunk sitting on a brand.

Keeping Chipmunks Out of a GardenThis is a page about keeping chipmunks out of a garden. Chipmunks enjoy a nice fruit or vegetable entree straight from your garden. However, you probably have different ideas for your produce and flowers.


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Keeping Squirrels and Pests Off Grape Vines?How do I keep squirrels and other pest off grape vines?


Squirrels going through fascia board into attic.

Keeping Squirrels Out of Your AtticThis is a page about keeping squirrels out of your attic. Squirrels can be entertaining as they scamper about your garden. If they decide to move into your attic, they can cause serious damage to house wiring and insulation. Additionally, they will contaminate the area with urine and feces.


Squirrel wrapped around feeder containing peanuts

Squirrel RepellentsThis is a page about squirrel repellents. Although squirrels are delightful to watch, they can be a nuisance. Finding a way to keep them out of your home and garden can be a challenge.


A squirrel rubbing its paws together.

Keeping Squirrels Out of an RV?This is a page about keeping squirrels out of an RV. Squirrels like to nest in the engine compartments of parked vehicles as well as seek a warm refuge inside your RV if they can find access.


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Using Moth Balls for Squirrels?Can I use moth balls to rid my garden of squirrels? If not moth balls what else is effective?


Squirrel sitting.

Squirrels Eating Tomatoes?This is a page about squirrels eating tomatoes. Cute though they may be, most gardeners tend to lose their patience a bit when the local squirrels begin to dine on their tomatoes.


tomatoes growing

Keeping Squirrels from Eating Tomatoes?This is a page about keeping squirrels from eating tomatoes. The local squirrels will certainly enjoy the tomatoes in your garden, much to your dismay.


Chipmunks Eating My Tomatoes

Chipmunks Eating Tomatoes?This page is about chipmunks eating tomatoes. It can be a challenge to keep little visitors from eating your fresh growing tomatoes.



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Keeping Squirrels Out of a Tree?I have a ornamental pear tree in front of my house. The squirrels make so much mess. Is there a way to stop them from coming on the tree?


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Squirrels Digging Up Tulips?Squirrels dug up all my tulips; how can I stop them?


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Pesky Squirrels Chewing on Screen Door?I have some really cute little red squirrels that visit me every morning. I love to watch their antics however they have started to chew on my screen door. Does anyone know if there is something I can rub or spray on the screen which would discourage them.


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Squirrels in My Attic?How can I get rid of the squirrels in my attic?


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Getting Rid of Ground Squirrels?I need the recipe for getting rid of ground squirrels. Thanks!



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Keep Squirrels From Digging?How do I keep squirrels from digging up my lawn?


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Buying Fox Urine to Keep Squirrels Away?How can I prevent squirrels from chewing my car gas line/tube? You're suggesting using fox urine! But where doe one buy that? (We don't own a fox.)


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Keeping Squirrels Out of Fruit Trees?We have three fruit trees (apple and peach) and we are having issues with squirrels. We have lived in our house for three years and not once have we been able to harvest our fruit because they all get eaten. These fruit trees are old and planted along a fence line and surrounded by larger trees.


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Trapping Chipmunks?I have a humane trap that I will be using to catch chipmunks that are damaging my landscaping. When should I start trapping them so I do not leave their babies behind? What time of year or month? I live in eastern Pennsylvania near the border of NJ.


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Squirrels Eating the Roots of My Plants?What do I do if the squirrels seem to like the pepper I've been putting down? I'm trying to get my coleus plants to thrive this year, and now that I realize squirrels have been digging holes in them and eating the roots. I know it's not me that killed them in the past.


Keeping Squirrels from Eating Homemade Suet - woodpecker on suet feeder

Keeping Squirrels from Eating Homemade Suet?I plan to make my own suet for the birds. What can I also include to keep the squirrels from eating it? I have a pair of woodpeckers that come daily, and now I have baby ones coming, but the squirrels keep eating most of the suet. Can I mix cayenne pepper in and how much or chopped up regular hot peppers?


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