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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 11-30-2010, 01:39 AM Thread Starter
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Squirrel issue

I'm looking for an exterminator who services the Elgin area. I have squirrels in my attic.
I need to get them out before they do any real damage. You can hear the little Fuckers running
Around up there during the night. Its driving us nuts (pun intended). Thank you.

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heard mothballs might repel them, then fix the hole you have in yo attic
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heard mothballs might repel them, then fix the hole you have in yo attic
I've tried moth balls before... They just throw them at you from the roof.

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Just wait till they build a nest in the undercarriage of your truck and chew through the electrical harness..... $2200.

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I thought squirrels were cute and furry? I say you name them, feed them, then train them. Problem solved. And...you'll have someone to bring you a beer if you train them correctly. (wishful thinking?)
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I thought squirrels were cute and furry? I say you name them, feed them, then train them. Problem solved. And...you'll have someone to bring you a beer if you train them correctly. (wishful thinking?)
Cute isn't what I'd call them. I hate squirrels, I actually applaud the person in a car when they hit one.

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Search on google or angies list or service magic for "animal removal". There is quite a few places that came up when i did a quick search.

Also, which I am sure you already know, the home remedies to your issue have one thing in common which is sealing up the entry way into the attic or you will have ever recurring issue.

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.....Get a facemask, hockey mask for example. 2 magainzines for a .22 handgun. Make sure your aim is damn good. and do your extermination work yourself

Everyone needs a healthy way to relax, mine Church, and two wheels, a stretch of winding road, and a pipe loud enough to give me headaches and make squirrels explode. (Fixed curtousey of PWRMAD)

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.....Get a facemask, hockey mask for example. 2 magainzines for a .22 handgun. Make sure your aim is damn good. and do your extermination work yourself
Chances are the money he doesn't spend on an exterminator if he takes your suggestion will be spent on patching holes in the walls.

Go up there find the hole and plug it up. Then just trap the damn things.

I had a small rat issue in my rental garage. I found out they had chewed through door molding on the side entry door. I pluged up the whole and still found they kept getting in. Seeing i kept nothing for them to eat in my garage i gave up. There was a business that was attached to the overside of one of the doors to my garage, and i figured someone at that business must be a slop and the rats just crawl under the door.
I went into my garage to grab and tool to work on a friends bike that broke down on the side of the road. I heard a russtling noise in a plastic shopping bag. Figuring it was a rat i took a 5 gallon paintbucket and put it ontop of the bag. Then realized that the rat would just threw through the bucket i lifted up the bucked slightly and sprayed 1/2 a can of brake clean under the bucket then left.
I came back 2 hours later and lifted the bucket to find nothing moving looked inside the bag and it was a small squirl. So feeling like shit about killing a squirl i took the plastic bag and tossed it in the plastic garbage can outside. The next morning i go back into my garage to ride to work. I open my over head door and there is a squirll standing next to the 5 gallon bucket just standing there. I walked in grabbed my gear and the damn thing didn't even budge. I check the garbage can and it ate through the side of the damn thing and back though the door jam.
So lesson learned squirlls like to get high as a kite on brake cleaner so don't use that to trap them.
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So lesson learned squirlls like to get high as a kite on brake cleaner so don't use that to trap them.

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www.pyramydair.com problem solved.

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Just wait till they build a nest in the undercarriage of your truck and chew through the electrical harness..... $2200.

Ha, I had the bastards eat my AC insulator last year and build a nest on the top of my engine. Maybe plugging it in for winter wasn't a good idea.

OP - Hope ya get the little buggers.

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www.pyramydair.com problem solved.
YUP, that's where I got my .22 cal single pump walther falcon hunter 1000 fps pellet gun. Many ground squirrels have reconsidered their living arangements since that aquisition.
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