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Attic Finishing South Sioux City NE

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

Sears Home Services
8777608339
4480 SERGEANT RD
SIOUX CITY, IA

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Patterson Home Improvements
(712) 223-2976
1704 1/2 11th St
Sioux City, IA
 
Remodeling Services
(712) 276-8606
5220 Wellington Ct
Sioux City, IA
 
Handy Man Home Remodeling Center
(712) 276-0248
3460 Gordon Dr
Sioux City, IA
 
Abbott Construction
(712) 277-2262
3122 Pierce St
Sioux City, IA
 
Lowe'S Home Improvement Warehouse Of Sioux City
(712) 389-9007
5758 Sunnybrook Dr
Sioux City, IA
 
Audino Frank Construction Inc
(712) 258-7564
2805 W 4th St
Sioux City, IA
 
Bob Merchant & Son Construction
(712) 255-1357
2908 Morgan St
Sioux City, IA
 
A Dan Construction
(712) 234-2622
1117 17th St
Sioux City, IA
 
Richmar Homes
(712) 259-1827
2327 Pueblo Drive
Sioux City, 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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