Ask Your Question

Angie's List Answers is the trusted spot to ask home improvement and health questions and get answers from service companies, health providers and consumers. For ratings and reviews on companies in your area, search Angie's List.

 
 
or
Submit
Top 30 Days Experts
Rank Leader Points*
1 kstreett 240
2 Guest_9020487 110
3 Guest_9190926 105
4 GoldenKid 100
5 ahowell 95
6 KnowledgeBase 95
7 skbloom 80
8 Guest_98024861 70
9 Guest_9311297 70
10 Guest_9400529 70

*Updates every 4 hours

Browse Projects By Category

Question DetailsAsked on 5/29/2011

Protecting electrical cords

I have a retractable awning over my patio with a remote control.  The electric cord is about 12' long.  Squirrels have chewed through both the cord and the awning.  Since getting rid of the squirrels is unlikely, do you have any ideas on how to encase both the cord and the awning when not in use?

Do you have the same question? Follow this Question


1 Answer

0
Votes

You can replace the cord with hardwired mc (metal conduit). Any electrician should be able to do this for you.

Also, you can trap and release squirrels in most places; you may need to get a permit. You can rent the trap for a few dollars.

There are also a lot of squirrel repellant products available online from sprays to high freq. sound devices.

Good luck...

Answered 7 years ago by RubyNW




Related Questions


Terms Of Use
|
Privacy Policy