On the squirrel removal, best to call a trapper or get a trap.
That area agains the home can be covered with some heavy guage counter flashing and sealed up prior to that with some fast setting mort ... read more
The basement is leaking through the foundation or block wall? If so, there is nothing you can put on it that will keep the water back if there is enough of it outside the wall.
You need to fix the wa ... read more