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Attic Finishing Marion IA

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

Midwest Energy Savers, Inc.
8776405609
1862 E Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA

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EcoFoil Radiant Barrier
8883493645
2535 Bing Miller Ln
Urbana, IA

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Hale M L Construction
(319) 393-7976
1453 Richmond Road Northeast
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Jason Smith Concrete Construction
(319) 329-3651
2915 Arabian Rd
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Benchmark Construction Co
(319) 363-8094
1044 Maplewood Dr Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
A Premium Structure
3194362279
113 Pearl St. PO Box D
Shellsburg, IA

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Don or Weston
ProProperty Improvements
319-491-5474
207 27th Street NW
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Andrew'S Construction
(319) 981-7606
1847 1st Ave Se Apt 3
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Flynn Homes Inc
(319) 366-6826
600 Oakland Rd Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Ellis Home Improvement Inc
(319) 393-8322
2946 N Center Point Rd
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
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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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