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Attic Finishing Fergus Falls MN

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

Sears Home Services
Fergus Falls, MN

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Fergus Falls Small Engine
(218) 736-2444
1628 College Way
Fergus Falls, MN
Bennett Construction Group
(218) 998-3210
1621 County Highway 111
Fergus Falls, MN
North Country Lawns
(218) 739-2610
21356 County Highway 22
Fergus Falls, MN
Lawn Professional
(218) 998-5296
756 Melody Lane
Fergus Falls, MN
Bobcat Of Ottertail County Inc
(218) 739-4505
3327 E Fir Ave
Fergus Falls, MN
Delzer Construction Inc
(218) 739-6507
3220 East Fir Avenue
Fergus Falls, MN
Fergus Brick and Supply Inc
(218) 739-3671
404 South Burlington Avenue
Fergus Falls, MN
Natures Garden World Landscaping
(218) 739-9641
1335 Highway 210 East
Fergus Falls, MN
Tamarack Peat Moss CO
(218) 826-6432
18680 County Highway 119
Underwood, 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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