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Attic Finishing Oak Lawn IL

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Specialty Woodworking.
630-688-4157
5207 West 65th Street
Bedford Park, IL
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Truely custom built Closet systems. One of our principal owners is a licensed architect that will help to design and create your dream.
Licenses / Certifications
Licensed Architect with the State of Illinois.
Awards
Published in design magazines and featured in home builder tours.
Years in Business
Because we are a custom design and build manufacturer, all of our projects are priced and quoted to fit your budget. Because you are buying direct from the factory, you cut out the "middle man".

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Greenmaker Supply Company
7733847500
2500 N. Pulaski
Chicago, IL

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Ecopia Painting, Llc
7734861305
2440 W Diversey Ave
Chicago, IL

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GreenWerks- Chicago's Green Contractor
(877) 4-G-WERKS
79 W. Monroe Suite 900
Chicago, IL

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Home Depot
(630) 771-1109
105 N Weber Rd
Bolingbrook, IL
 
Green Home Chicago
3124329400
213 N. Morgan Street, #1D
Chicago, IL

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Elite Home Builders
773-772-0800
2647 N. Western Ave. Suite 8033
Chicago, IL
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Home Remodeling

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Colori Eco Paint Boutique
7732524924
2243 W. North Ave. #101
Chicago, IL

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Wolbrink Architects Chartered
7732767026
2018 W. Rice Street
Chicago, IL

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Archimage Architects, Ltd.
3126420619
676 N. Saint Clair St., Suite 1845
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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