Posted by John Fasoldt on 4:25:42 1/4/2011 from 220.127.116.11:
In reply to: squirrels in attic posted by MM on 18:37:25 1/3/2011 from 18.104.22.168:
Well, it's really hard to diagnose something like this when I can't know all the details. But that's the way I do it, more or less. Actually, I get the customer to do that so he doesn't have to pay me for a service call.
I tell them to put a cracker up there, smeared with PB, and check it for a few days. Squirrels and mice will find it, especially if you put a light on and leave it on. Squirrels are "sight" animals and would investigate an area where a light is.
It's possible that the floors, roof or walls to act as a drum, so that what you hear might sound LARGE, when it isn't.
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