As the weather cools, squirrels and rodents begin their search for shelter. Attics just like yours are the perfect hide outs for winter! While they may look small and cute, these little guys can put your home at risk for electrical fires, introduce allergens and leave behind horrendous odors.
To keep these guys out, be sure to seal any holes or cracks that may be potential entry points to your home. Keep trees trimmed and branches cut back 6 to 8 feet from the structure of your home.
Some tell-tale signs that rodents could have gained entry into your attic are finding droppings, seeing chewing marks on wires, insulation and walls or if you are hearing scratching or scurrying in the walls or above. If you suspect squirrels or rodents have moved into your attic, it’s best to act quickly and contact a Falcon Lawn & Pest professional to inspect and treat the issue.