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Macustrade
2679971437
329 East King Street
Malvern, PA

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Matthew Flebbe
Wunderhome
3023531656
1007 Rodman Road
Wilmington, DE
 
RICK MAMMUCARI
RICKS TREE SERVICE LLC
610-358-1953
1810 MIDDLETOWN RD.
GLEN MILLS, PA
 
Anthony Pisano
American Cabinet Refinishing
302-995-2000
404 - B Harvey Drive
Newport, DE
 
Robert Derose
Selective Tile & Marble, Inc.
610-931-6554
816 Taylor Drive
Folcroft, PA
 
AL WILSON
WILSON PAINTING
610-368-8993
2165 LOCUST ST
BOOTHWYN, PA
 
Russel Huber
Russel Huber
610-291-4824
4915 Greenwood St.
Brookhaven, PA
 
Randal Patterson
Patterson Woodwork
610-742-7243
37 Bennetts Lane
Cheyney, PA
 
Michael Mitchell
Better Builders and Remodelers
610-534-0464
650 11th Avenue
Prospect Park, PA
 
Morgan or Kevin Mengel
MKB Property Maintenance, LLC
610-696-5208
1100 West Chester Pike, Suite K6
West Chester, PA
 
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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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