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Attic Finishing Rockford IL

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

Greentone
8152990662
918-21st Avenue
Rockford, IL

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Marta Snyder
Snyder`s General Contractor
815-222-8893
4856 East Lawn Drive
Rockford, IL
 
Home Renovation
(815) 397-2562
7202 Mill Rd
Rockford, IL
 
Klarmann Construction & Remodeling
(815) 969-7106
1021 Benton St
Rockford, IL
 
Anderson Remodeling & Maintenance Inc
(815) 968-6080
2319 Oxford St
Rockford, IL
 
Samuel Lomas, Jr.
Chimney Doctor Sweep Service
815-963-2820
2316 So 6th St.
Rockford, IL
 
Home Service Store
(630) 371-3456
129 Phelps Ave
Rockford, IL
 
Bobs Remodeling
(815) 399-0990
1320 E Gate Pkwy
Rockford, IL
 
Majestic Remodeling
(815) 963-7741
2797 Centerville Rd
Rockford, IL
 
Brown'S Remodeling
(815) 713-7740
6145 Boxwood Dr
Rockford, 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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