Squirrels can become pests as they are known to cause damage to gardens, roofs, attics and wiring. They are known to carry mites and fleas that can are responsible for spreading of Lyme and typhus diseases. They can be fun to watch but can cause many problems as they can destroy bird feeders, dig up gardens and chew wires in houses. Dealing with squirrels means dealing with them humanely as it is illegal to harm the animals. If you too are experiencing problems with squirrels, call us for squirrel removal Oakville.
There are several types of squirrel repellents you can use to keep the critters away. Their effectiveness varies based on the level of the problem and the tolerance of the animal. They are not that effective for most people.
Squirrel Pest Control can be minimized by various natural herbal repellents such as:
Red Pepper And Cayenne Flakes-They are one of the popular and useful homemade squirrel repellent. If you have a squirrel problem in your garden, plant bulbs can be coated with cayenne pepper as squirrels have sensitive noses. Due to its spicy smell of pepper, it enables the squirrels to drive away from the plants. Dried and powered cayenne can be sprinkled around the edges of the plants of the garden area and at the base of the trees.
Black Pepper is another natural way that can easily repel squirrels. It’s strong scent and flavor helps to get rid of them just like cayenne flakes. Safflower”- Safflower Seeds are bitter in nature hence, they are disliked by the squirrels. They can be put into the Bird Feeders And Plant Areas that drives away the squirrels easily.
Winter Bloom Or Witch Hazel are referred to as the Shrubs which are medium in size. It’s leaves are used in producing the Astringent (Witch Hazel). It’s barks and leaves are extremely tangy and bitter in nature that makes the squirrels drive away from small as well as large gardens.
Mint with various varieties like Peppermint And Spearmint plays a vital role as a squirrel repellent. Mint Extract, Mint Oil And Mint Leaves are the options that can be used extensively as they have a concentrated scent which makes the squirrels run away without harming anything.
Nutmeg And Cinnamon” contains the repelling abilities of squirrels that can easily be freshly sprinkled around the garden beds and yards.
Fox Urine, Dried Blood And Moth Balls are other repellents which are hated by the squirrels due to the bitter taste and odor of Moth Balls, Scent Of Dead Animal By Dried Blood And The Skunk Smell Of Fox Urine which makes the squirrels to stay away.
Honey is another method used for the pest control of squirrels. The areas are coated with honey which are readily disliked by the squirrels.
All Natural Squirrel Repellent works so well as it contains different substances with various repellent properties.
If you have tried these methods and have seen limited success then you need professional help. Visit our animal control services page to see how we can help.
Call us for Pest Control Oakville services: 647-931-5319