Block Squirrel Access to Power Lines, Substations, and Homes with Critter Guard

Critter Guard as a Flexible Solution for Power Line and Pole Protection

Critter Guard is designed as a flexible solution for blocking animal access to critical power and telecommunication infrastructure via overhead lines and utility poles. Due to our modular nature and efficient design, Critter Guard products have been utilized by numerous different customers ranging from utility and power distribution companies to pest control businesses and homeowners. If you’d like to learn more about how Critter Guard can protect your power lines and utility poles, feel free to click any of the solution types listed below for more information.

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Line Guard

The Line Guard is a patented system designed to block squirrels, rats, and other animals from traversing power lines and accessing critical power equipment, transformers, power substations, and even roofs of businesses and homeowners. The Line Guard consists of a jump barrier and independently rotating line rollers which even the most acrobatic of squirrels fail to bypass.

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We also recommend pairing the Line Guard with our Pole Guard product which prevents animals from traveling up power utility poles.

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Pole Guard

The Pole Guard is designed to keep squirrels, rats, and other rodents from reaching the power line to begin with by blocking access at the base of the utility pole. The Pole Guard fastens to power poles made out of wood, steel, and even concrete. Additionally, the Pole Guard can be attached to poles varying in size. If you’re looking to stop animals in their tracks and prevent them from accessing your overhead lines and transformers, the Pole Guard serves as the first line of defense.

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We also recommend pairing the Pole Guard product with our Line Guard product which blocks rodents from traversing overhead power lines.

birdbloc bird repellant in bloc form


BirdBloc is a bird deterrent designed to keep birds from roosting and nesting on critical electrical equipment by emitting a bird-repelling scent. BirdBloc comes in three different formulations, each with unique benefits, and has proven to be effective in power plants, substations, warehouses, parking areas, power poles, and more. If you’re looking to keep birds away from your property, BirdBloc is a humane, effective solution. 

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Who Critter Guard Serves

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Utility and Power Distribution

Critter Guard blocks squirrels, rats, birds, and other rodents from accessing power lines via its patented Line Guard, Pole Guard, and BirdBloc products which are designed to stop critters in their tracks. Start protecting your power lines, transformers, and substations with Critter Guard!

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Animals like squirrels and rats can cause serious and costly damage to your home if left to roam free. Critter Guard’s Pole Guard and Line Guard products can prevent critters from accessing your home’s roof via overhead power lines.

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Pest Control Companies

Are you a pest control company looking for smart, cost-effective products to keep squirrels, rats, birds, and other animals from damaging your customers homes and places of business? Learn more about our products’ unique design and how Critter Guard can be easily added to your arsenal.

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Wholesale Distributors

Do you already sell products to the power generation and distribution industry? If so, Critter Guard serves as a cost-effective and easy-to-sell companion product for protecting your clients’ critical infrastructure. Check out our product offerings and efficient distribution infrastructure.

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Animal Types for Which Critter Guard is Used

Critter Guard’s products can be used to deter and block access to numerous animals including birds, squirrels, rats, snakes, and other rodents domestically, and even sloths and monkeys internationally! Learn more about how Critter Guard’s products can be implemented to solve your specific animal problem.

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Looking to Try or Buy Critter Guard Products?

Visit our online shop where you can buy all of our products online. Note that if you are wanting to try Critter Guard’s products in a small application first, we conveniently offer our products individually, so there is no minimum quantity requirement.

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Content Written by John Sims