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Attic Finishing Aberdeen SD

Looking for Attic Finishing in Aberdeen? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Aberdeen that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Attic Finishing in Aberdeen.

Sears Roebuck & CO
(605) 226-2500
3315 6th Avenue Southeast Suite 8
Aberdeen, SD
 
Trugreen Chemlawn
(605) 225-5226
702 3rd Avenue Southwest
Aberdeen, SD
 
RDO Equipment CO
(605) 225-6772
4935 6th Avenue Southeast
Aberdeen, SD
 
H C Clark Implement Co. Inc.
(605) 225-8170
4411 East Hwy 12
Aberdeen, SD
 
Wolff Underground Sprinklers
(605) 226-1205
12555 386th Avenue
Aberdeen, SD
 
Aberdeen Lawn Care
(605) 229-3066
3155 North Brown County 10
Aberdeen, SD
 
Inman & McDowell Inc
(605) 225-8122
3000 3rd Avenue Southeast
Aberdeen, SD
 
Eilers Construction & Lawn Sprinkler Service
(605) 229-0664
611 North Roosevelt Street
Aberdeen, SD
 
Parkview Nursery
(605) 225-7818
304 East Melgaard Road
Aberdeen, SD
 
Beadle Floral & Nursery
(605) 226-0500
5255 North Highway 281
Aberdeen, SD
 

How to Keep Critters Out of Your Attic

Written by Matthew C. Keegan  //  2011/11/17  //  Attic  //  No comments

As fall gives way to winter, you’ll notice that squirrels are making a stepped up effort to gather nuts in advance of the cold weather. Acorns are a favorite of these and other rodents, but if you’re not careful they won’t be simply burying them in your yard and coming back later. Some animals, squirrels included, look for a secure and warm place to hide out for the winter. That place might be your attic and the evidence of rodent intrusion may be as simple as hearing the scampering of little feet across your roof throughout the day.

If you suspect that critters have taken up residence in your attic, there are certain things that you can do to remove them before they chew up insulation or, worse, bite into wires and cause a house fire:

1. Trim trees near the house – Unless you spot squirrels scampering up a drain pipe to your roof, the source providing access to your roof is probably one or more trees. If a tree is next to your home, you may want to cut it down. If branches hang over the roof, then have these removed.

2. Cover and remove trash – The smell of rotting food attracts squirrels, possum and raccoons, a problem you can eliminate by securing containers with a lock. Better yet: move your trash far away from your home – place garbage cans next to the shed can still provide them with cover.

3. Consider your bird feeders – Squirrels are attracted to bird feeders and although you like supplying what your feathered friends need, you could be creating a source of attraction for rodents. Either get rid of the feeders or switch to safflower seed, a food source that squirrels find bitter to the taste.

4. Look for points of entry – It may not be enough to trim trees and remove trash. If a rodent wants to get into your home, it’ll find a way. That way may be apparent if there is a hole in your roof or soffit, someth...

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