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Attic Finishing Prineville OR

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

Sears Home Services
1515 NE 3RD
Prineville, OR

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Prineville Loggers Supply
(541) 447-5198
2657 Northeast 3rd Street
Prineville, OR
Spectrum Land Design
(541) 416-8580
1211 Northwest Seehale Avenue
Prineville, OR
Santucci Ranch Turf
(541) 447-0110
960 Northeast Dry Creek Road
Prineville, OR
Lower Valley Turf
(541) 923-6422
70505 Northwest Lower Bridge Way
Terrebonne, OR
TMT Home Remodelers
PO Box 802
Redmond, OR
Remodeler, Handyman
Membership Organizations
Central Oregon Builders Association, NAHB Certified Graduate Remodeler, NAHB Remodelers, National Association of Home Builders, National Remodelors Council

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S Easons Change Landscape Maintenance
(541) 447-0373
433 Northeast Blackbear Street
Prineville, OR
Prineville Landscaping Materials
(541) 447-5020
1883 Northwest Gardner Road
Prineville, OR
Countryside Stove Specialists
(541) 548-0286
3515 Northwest Ice Avenue
Terrebonne, OR
Decker Landscaping
(541) 548-5174
5994 Northwest 10th Street
Terrebonne, OR
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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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