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Attic Finishing Glendale Heights IL

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

Schmidt Exteriors
24W600 St Charles Rd.
Carol Stream, IL
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Swanson Installations
39W291 Fabyan Parkway
Geneva, IL
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Specialty Contractor

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Home Depot
(630) 771-1109
105 N Weber Rd
Bolingbrook, IL
 
Greenmaker Supply Company
7733847500
2500 N. Pulaski
Chicago, IL

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Onscape, Inc.
847-759-0010
4336 Regency Drive
Glenview, IL
 
Best LED Lighting
2819009845
956 S Bartlett Rd Suite 193
Bartlet, IL

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Exterior Performance Coatings, Inc.
6306754509
1165 hull court
aurora, IL

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Milieu Design
847-465-1160
48 E. Hintz Rd.
Wheeling, IL
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Home Remodeling

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Intrinsic Landscaping, Inc.
847-391-9266
4307 Regency Drive
Glenview, IL
 
Shades of Color Eco Painting for Chicago
7735279509
4257 Lockwood
Chicago, IL

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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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