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Old 01-25-2013, 08:38 AM   #31
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must be that open splice causing the noise ... lol

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Old 01-25-2013, 02:05 PM   #32
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Finding that in my attic would make for some sleepless nights!!

The snake skin wouldn't help either.
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SO let me get this straight. You have multiple noises that start and stop in sync and are reactive to your proximity? Yeah...I would move; and here is why.



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Old 01-25-2013, 03:51 PM   #34
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I've only spent 150 on exterminators, the first two didn't charge anything cause they didn't find anything, third one charged upfront. I would never call someone to do drywall on a hole I made. I would fix it myself, and it would look bad, it's just how I am. Surprised no one has comments on this squirrel bomb I've been pitched on. I'd like to know what it even is or what chemicals it uses.
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Old 01-25-2013, 04:10 PM   #35
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I've only spent 150 on exterminators, the first two didn't charge anything cause they didn't find anything, third one charged upfront. I would never call someone to do drywall on a hole I made. I would fix it myself, and it would look bad, it's just how I am. Surprised no one has comments on this squirrel bomb I've been pitched on. I'd like to know what it even is or what chemicals it uses.
It might produce CO, or CN, or H2S.

But that doesn't matter because the grudge is already dead. Your best bet is to face her, or succumb to her. From what I gather she is a misunderstood hyperactive cuddler. The best way to avoid cuddling is to stop bathing.

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Old 01-25-2013, 04:15 PM   #36
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Do you think whatever is in it would kill wood boring insects?

Oh, and about cutting out my wall, I can't for sure pinpoint the noise from day to day. I get close, they stop, I wait, I might get lucky, but then I crouch down to see if it's lower or higher, move left and right. It's pretty much impossible to do. It seems like they are left of the normal area today. It's possible they always were, the way the sound travels it's just madness.
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One more thing to consider, these things might be on the side of the cedar facing the siding, which would make a hole in the wall pointless. I can't figure out what kind of siding I have, it's like steel or aluminum over concrete or something. zip tools can't unhook them, I have no idea how to dislodge.
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One more thing to consider, these things might be on the side of the cedar facing the siding, which would make a hole in the wall pointless. I can't figure out what kind of siding I have, it's like steel or aluminum over concrete or something. zip tools can't unhook them, I have no idea how to dislodge.
You might have steel siding Adam. It was not overly popular, but once hung, it was pretty impervious to dents. Strong stuff.
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I think it might be aluminum put right over wood that just seems like concrete, it's not empty though, if you know what I mean.

I need to call some places and ask if they have any experience with wood borers or other types of insects that chew on walls if the bombs don't do anything, which I assume they won't as I am pretty sure nothing mammalian is in the attic or it would have gone for the numerous traps that have been placed up there.
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Go to lowes or HF and buy a camera. Take a low voltage handy box cut a hole for the box as normal. Incert the box, position the camera in the wall put a blank cover on with a cut out just enough for the cable. Seal the hole with duct seal. Hook camera to a tv or vcr and watch what is going on in the wall. Then just put a blank cove on after you are done. Also you can put the camera in the attic. Camera about $35.00

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Go to lowes or HF and buy a camera. Take a low voltage handy box cut a hole for the box as normal. Incert the box, position the camera in the wall put a blank cover on with a cut out just enough for the cable. Seal the hole with duct seal. Hook camera to a tv or vcr and watch what is going on in the wall. Then just put a blank cove on after you are done. Also you can put the camera in the attic. Camera about $35.00
Why would I put the camera in the wall? If I was going to cut open the wall, I doubt I'd need a camera to see what's in there.
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Adam,
I think his idea for the camera was so that you could have a constant monitoring available without approaching the wall and spooking the pests. Might not be a bad idea.
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Could be mice? Despite their small size, they can make a big noise!

I wouldn't suggest trying to kill something within an enclosed area with a poison. Try the old style mouse traps in the attic baited with peanut butter.
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Could be mice? Despite their small size, they can make a big noise!

I wouldn't suggest trying to kill something within an enclosed area with a poison. Try the old style mouse traps in the attic baited with peanut butter.
been done now, 3 rat traps, 3 different sized cage traps, have all been up there at some point in time. Nothing gets touched.

I had thrown bait blocks up there, they seem to have partially decomposed or deteriorated unless that's not how they work and it's actually mice eating away at them.

On top of one of the blocks I found what appears to be several mouse droppings. It's hard to say for sure because of how much debris is up in the attic just loose and I also tossed out coyote urine granules that may have had black flecks in them as well.

See here: http://i.imgur.com/8CLZhsr.jpg Maybe someone can analyze it at high zoom lol.
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