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Attic Finishing Cottage Grove MN

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True North Local/Sustainable Supplier Consortium
6512235629
26 E. Exchange Street, Suite 405
St. Paul, MN

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True North Woods®
6512235629
26 E. Exchange Street, Suite 405
St. Paul, MN

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Home Depot
(952) 898-6960
155 W Nicollet Blvd
Burnsville, MN
 
North Coast Construction, LLC
6129686239
2434 Blaisdell Ave #4
Minneapolis, MN

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Jealyn Victoria
Full Nest Incorporated
651.442.5596
953 Humboldt Ave
Saint Paul, MN
 
True North Certified Forest Products Network
6512235629
26 E. Exchange Street, Suite 405
St. Paul, MN

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Natural Built Home
6126057999
4020 Minnehaha Avenue
Minneapolis, MN

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BuyLighting.com
8889909933
1436 East Cliff Road
Burnsville, MN

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Mark Linnemann
Skips Sprinklers
651-437-6082
1261 Southview Drive
Hastings, MN
 
Douglas Danks
Douglas Danks Associates
651.430.2139
807 North 4th Street
Stillwater, MN
 
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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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