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Power Outages by Unpredicted Perpetrators

Thousands of homes lose electrical power every year due to squirrels, birds, and other small animals. Thousands more risk unwanted visitors to thei...
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Home Maintenance to Stop Roof Access by Pests

Pests of all kinds can cause an abundance of problems to roofs, including scratches, waste build-up, gnaw-marks, and other damage. Keeping rodents,...
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Protect Your Solar Power Investment

You have gone solar. Congratulations! It's a really good choice that provides you with greater energy independence and substantial savings. It also...
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Protecting Electrical Equipment from Squirrel Damage

Damage to electrical equipment caused by squirrels is expensive. Preventing squirrels from accessing transformers, substations and pole mounted swi...
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Prepare for the Unexpected: Power Outages

As a homeowner, be proud of the beautiful home you've established but also be prepared for whatever is thrown at you. While you never predict squir...
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Preventing Critter Access to Your Home

There are two times during the year when critters are likely to find a way into your home, get comfortable, and claim a part of it as their own; Fa...
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Affordable Pest Prevention

Critter Guard’s power utility products offer quality and affordable pest control solutions to both homeowners and utility companies. Our Line Guard...
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A Lasting, Robust System to Protect Your Utility Lines and Poles

If critters have been destroying the utility poles and power lines in your area, and a non-intrusive solution is needed to protect the structures, ...
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Squirrels in the Attic: Harmless Nuisance or Dangerous Vermin

Despite the trouble they cause, a lot of people still see squirrels as cute, fluffy animals. People even leave food out for squirrels and watch the...
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Prevent Squirrel Damage to Substations

Curiosity killed the cat. Unfortunately, it kills the squirrel too when it makes contact with high voltage conductors inside a substation. That is ...

See CRITTER GUARD at Lineman's Rodeo 2017

Critter Guard will be exhibiting at this year's Lineman's Rodeo in Overland Park, Kansas October 12-13, 2017. We'll be in BOOTH 74.  Be sure to com...

LOOK! SQUIRREL!!!

Some people think they're cute.  Others, like my wife, think they're rats with cuter outfits! Either way, these little critters can do some damage ...