You may notice squirrels in your yard on a regular basis. If they have gained entry to your home, though, you are more likely to hear them before you see them. Scurrying/scampering feet overhead, generally from the attic, are the most common sounds. Squirrels love to consume wood framework, as well as drywall and wiring, so you might hear scratching and chewing noises. The attic is the most common place to look for squirrels in your home. Squirrels breed all year, but activity is highest in the winter and summer. Their litters usually have two to four babies who stay in the nest for about three months. Squirrels will look for holes in trees to live in for protection, but if none are available, they will look for a suitable hollow in a neighboring home. The most primary criticism about these rodents is their presence in your home.