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Different Ways a Squirrel Can Access Your Home

Squirrels can gain access to a structure in various ways; the most common being broken attic windows however loose shingles and roof tiles with water damage could allow them just enough space to enter undetected. Since squirrels prefer entry points that are at the tree line, those areas should be checked each season and patched or repaired accordingly. These areas include gutters, downspouts, drains and hall windows that are left open for ventilation. Continue reading

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What Attracts Raccoons to My House?

Spotting ringed bushy tails and bandit marked faces, raccoons exhibit intelligence and look cute too. However, the fact remains that they are wild animals and can be quite destructive to your home and not to mention transmitting rabies when they bite. Many homeowners who have raccoons visiting their homes and causing destruction, often wonder what really attracts them. Continue reading

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How to Bat Proof Your Home

Homes that are located close to a wetland or river could attract bats. This is not entirely a bad thing if the bats are confined to the yard, since they serve as a natural, safe and environmentally friendly insecticide. This allows homeowners and their families and friends to enjoy bug-free evenings in the backyard during the summer. Continue reading