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Attic Finishing Boaz AL

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

Phillip Batts
Batts' Chimney Services
205-956-8207
501 McAllister Road
Albertville, AL
 
Rain Exit
256-558-3778
1909 N carlisle st
albertville, AL
 
Handy Randy home repairs
2563121641
402 Havenwood lane
rainbow city, AL
 
Sears Home Services
8888675309
1001 RAINBOW DR
GADSDEN, AL

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Preuits Small Engine
(256) 593-4929
2436 Bohannon Rd
Boaz, AL
 
Sears Home Services
8888675309
5850 US HIGHWAY 431 STE 6
Albertville, AL

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Bush Enterprises Contractor
2565381030
370 5th Ave NW
Attalla, AL
Services
home improvements, roofing contractor, home remodeling, door repairs, Home remodeling company

HUGHES CONSTRUCTION
256-312-1641
GADSDEN AL
GADSDEN, AL
 
Farmtown Inc
(256) 593-7182
4110 Sardis Road
Boaz, AL
 
Hillside Greenhouse
(256) 593-2621
Highway 431 South
Boaz, AL
 
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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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