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

Adkins Vmc Construction Co Inc
(304) 522-4677
4096 Green Valley Rd
Huntington, WV
 
Bailey Construction Inc
(304) 429-4001
4964 Sunset Dr
Huntington, WV
 
Alternative Building Concepts Inc
(304) 736-0494
4341 Us Route 60 Ste 187
Huntington, WV
 
Blankenship Ray A Construction
(304) 523-5919
3614 Norwood Rd
Huntington, WV
 
Blevins Roofing
(304) 522-2171
217 Buffington St
Huntington, WV
 
Cliff'S Home Improvement Center
(304) 529-6058
1882 West Rd
Huntington, WV
 
Blue Chip Maintenance & Construction
(304) 736-8201
6400 E Pea Ridge Rd
Huntington, WV
 
Riedel Wilks Building Structures Inc.
(304) 523-5452
420 7th Ave G
Huntington, WV
 
George'S Home Improvement
(304) 697-9633
751 Norway Ave
Huntington, WV
 
Sears Parts & Repair Center
8888675309
100 HUNTINGTON MALL
BARBOURSVILLE, WV

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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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