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Attic Finishing Kendallville IN

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

Sears Home Services
8888675309
550 FAIRVIEW BLVD
Kendallville, IN

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Irving Gravel Inc
(260) 347-4291
5895 East 800 North
Kendallville, IN
 
Sears Roebuck and CO
(260) 349-0828
550 Fairview Boulevard
Kendallville, IN
 
Irving Gravel Company
(260) 351-4393
7445 East 400 South
South Milford, IN
 
Horstmans
(260) 854-4996
5800 South 450 East
Wolcottville, IN
 
Green Side Up
(260) 349-0724
205 McCray Court
Kendallville, IN
 
Kendallville Farm & Flower Shop
(260) 347-0975
224 East Mitchell Street
Kendallville, IN
 
Greenthumb of Indiana LLC
(260) 897-2319
East Baseline Road
Avilla, IN
 
Juniper Hill Nursery
(260) 351-3775
6640 East 500 South
Wolcottville, IN
 
Boggs Professional Lawn Service Inc
(260) 351-2086
5545 South 930 East
Wolcottville, IN
 
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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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