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Project by rrdesigns posted 03-08-2013 03:15 PM 6728 views 9 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Did you know that if you run the squirrels out of your attic, and give them a new place to live, they will leave your attic alone? They are also territorial and will keep other squirrels from trying to move in. Who knew? House is made from cypress and stands 24” high by 13” wide by 10” deep. Interior has small ledges to aid in climbing. Access holes are 3 inches in diameter.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs





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hairy

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#1 posted 03-08-2013 05:24 PM

I like it! Squirrels are my favorite critters.

-- My reality check bounced...

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#2 posted 03-08-2013 08:52 PM

Great idea and build. Let us know when the renters move in .. and get pictures!

-- "The Noblest Art is that of making others happy." ~ P.T. Barnum

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#3 posted 03-08-2013 11:25 PM

Pretty cool. Did not know that. Thanks for sharing.

-- Yussef, Philadelphia, http://chathampenworks.com/ http://www.etsy.com/shop/ChathamPenWorks https://www.facebook.com/ChathamPenWorks

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#4 posted 03-09-2013 12:11 AM

Now if you can just keep those pesty birds out of there LOL Good job Beth.

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#5 posted 03-09-2013 02:42 AM

This should keep them busy for a while. I hope it works. Squirrels in the attic are not good.

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#6 posted 03-09-2013 12:28 PM

Looks to me like that should make a nice home for those cute little rodents. I admire your creative solution to fix the ‘problem’.... and I bet it actually works.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#7 posted 03-09-2013 03:12 PM

It looks like a good solution. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#8 posted 03-12-2013 01:25 PM

A beautiful home for the squirrels. I know that it really works because you’re spoiling them. Great job!

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#9 posted 03-12-2013 02:21 PM

woodify said, _” Squirrels in the attic are not good.”

Ha! All I could think of is that I have some neighbors with squirrels in the attic, and I’m not talking about their houses! LOL.

rrdesigns, I like that house! I need to build some of those for our groundskeeping.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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