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Attic Finishing Altoona PA

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

Ed Weamer
A-1 Home Inspection Service
814-317-5391
1231 Club Terrace Road Apt 102
Hollidaysburg, PA
 
B C S Construction
(814) 942-8443
1117 21st Ave
Altoona, PA
 
Joseph Leo General Contracting
(814) 946-3956
400 E Logan Ave
Altoona, PA
 
Harry'S Construction
(814) 944-5231
1401 N 2nd St
Altoona, PA
 
Dempsie Construction
(814) 943-7080
310 Orchard Ave
Altoona, PA
 
Steel City Construction
(814) 944-6284
1216 Pleasant Valley Blvd Ste 110
Altoona, PA
 
Altoona Builders & Remodelers
(814) 943-6345
1017 E Pleasant Valley Blvd
Altoona, PA
 
MDG Construction
(814) 935-3092
30 Mansion Blvd
Altoona, PA
Services
Roofing, Siding, Kitchens, Bathrooms, & Windows
Licenses / Certifications
PA # 079829
Years in Business
2

Wilkins Contracting Inc
(814) 941-2692
412 Sycamore St
Altoona, PA
 
Durbin Scott Remodeling
(814) 944-8354
810 E Wopsononock Ave
Altoona, PA
 

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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