You had one of two thoughts when you read the title of this blog. Either you thought, “but squirrels are just cute little critters who live outside. How could they bother anyone?” or you thought, “Ugh, don’t remind me…”. People who had the first thought have never had a squirrel try to make a nest in their home. All the traits that make squirrels delightful to watch when they’re outside--their pep, their industriousness, their relentlessness--make them a nightmare when they’re inside. Here are problems squirrels can cause when they’re allowed to get inside your home, and how to prevent them. Reading this probably won’t make you stop loving the little scamps… but you might look at them a little differently.