Squirrel Repellents

Various squirrel repellents. Squirrels will often times react to to extreme scents and can be deterred by repellents. There are many on the market that claim to work well, however there are other people who consider these worthless.

Just like many other mammals, squirrels have a strong sense of smell, so repellents that have a very strong odor should and could potentially deter them from entering an area. Most pest control professionals will be quick to tell you these do not work. Personally I have seen results from these products, however limited. You will need to re-apply often in order to keep the squirrels out of the area. It might be worth it to some people to continually place these products in an area attempting to keep the squirrels out, however I would prefer to employ other methods.

Most of these products use pepper and/or eggs to deter animals. These are unpleasant to even the human nose (especially the egg based products). If you use these and have success that is great! I think they are more effective at repelling deer and other animals that have a stronger sense of smell than the ever problematic squirrel.

This product called deer off is one of the most effective at repelling small critters like squirrels. Click here to check it out on Amazon.