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Attic Finishing Mount Airy MD

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

Creede Bath & Home
301-748-6868
5010B Green Valley Rd.
Monrovia, MD
Services
Home Remodeling

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Puroclean Disaster Restoration Services
888-810-7886
P.O Box 127
Mount Airy, MD
 
Ron
Benson Fence
240-401-7645
24224 Log House Rd.
Gaithersburg, MD
 
Dwayne Uyeunten
Val-U-Homes LLC
240-876-3552
2 Stoneyhurst Court
Olney, MD
 
Precision Home Improvement
301-524-2875
104 village way
mount airy, MD
 
Quality Waterproofing LLC
877.897.1957
15812 Buena Vista Dr.
Derwood, MD
Services
Home Remodeling

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John Nazarene
Little Sparkie Electric
301-788-7399
PO Box 329
Mount Airy, MD
 
Laurence T Miller, Jr.
Chimney Care Plus, LLC
301-606-7000
6410 Jefferson Blvd.
Frederick, MD
 
Jeff Medlin
Grass Gators LLC
410-386-0491
PO Box 328
Westminster, MD
 
GMD Construction, Inc.
8664278916
PO Box 204
Lisbon, MD

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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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