One of the most annoying rodents are the squirrels. Learn to make the best homemade squirrel repellent that will make them go blocks away from you.
Probably one of the most common problems with the squirrels is that they really are fans of seeds and nuts.
This is the reason why people often look for a homemade squirrel repellent for bird feeders.
Here is the best method to create a homemade spray repellent that will keep all the squirrels away. You are going to need:
- 1 Sprayer bottle.
- 2 cups of water.
- 1 teaspoon of dish soap.
- 2 tsp of hot pepper sauce.
Mix all the ingredients inside the sprayer bottle and your effective repellent is ready. Be careful when you are using it, as this can cause severe itch in eyes and mouth. Avoid using it during a windy day.
There is one thing that squirrels can’t stand and it is the hot pepper. The best part is that birds can’t smell or taste it. You can use this homemade squirrel repellent spray on the bird seeds and they will be safe from the rodents.
Alternative Homemade Squirrel Repellent
As we mentioned before, the spray is just too dangerous to be used around kids or pets.
Use it only if there is some specific object that you want to protect.
If you want to protect a whole area on the inside or outside of your house, you can make use of the most disgusting thing for the squirrels: human hair.
You can get some from any barbershop they will be glad to help you instead of just throwing it to the garbage.
You can either spread the hairs in your garden or make small bags with coffee filters and thread.
The squirrels will still sense the smell of the hair.
Place some of these bags around the house, the attic or your garden and the squirrels will not even think about going near to your house.