RODENT EXCLUSION AND RODENT PROOFING

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Keep rodents out of your crawl space and attic for good with our professional rodent exclusion and proofing services

If you’re dealing with rodents in your crawl space or attic, our professional rodent exclusion and proofing services can help. Our team of experts has years of experience in keeping unwanted pests out of homes and businesses, and we’re committed to providing our clients with the highest level of service and expertise. Our rodent exclusion and proofing services are designed to keep rodents out of your crawl space and attic for good. We use a variety of techniques, including sealing entry points, installing barriers, and removing potential food sources, to create an environment that is inhospitable to rodents and other pests. If you’re dealing with rodents in your crawl space or attic, don’t wait to take action. Contact our team of professionals to schedule an inspection and learn more about how our rodent exclusion and proofing services can benefit your home or business.

PROTECT YOUR HOME FROM RODENTS AND PESTS

Sealing entry points

We use materials such as concrete, steel wool, and mesh to seal entry points and prevent rodents from entering your home. This includes sealing small gaps and holes in your foundation, roof, and walls

Trapping and releasing

If rodents are already present in your crawl space or attic, we may use humane traps to capture them and release them in a safe, remote location.

Installing barriers

We may install barriers such as door sweeps, weather stripping, and vent covers to prevent rodents from entering your home through these areas.

humane techniques

By using these humane techniques, we can effectively keep rodents out of your home without causing harm to the animals. Our goal is to provide our clients with a safe and effective solution to their rodent problems while minimizing any negative impact on the environment. If you're dealing with rodents in your crawl space or attic, contact us today to learn more about our humane rodent exclusion techniques and schedule an inspection.

animals and rodents found in crawl spaces

Many kinds of animals and rodents want to make your attic and crawl space into their home! Bats, rats, mice, raccoons, opossums, otters, and birds of all kinds are the most common creatures that will try to inhabit your crawl space and attic. Animal and Rodent Exclusion is the process of blocking off entry points that an animal can come through. Proper exclusion will ensure that animals are not able to enter your attic or crawl space. Animals and rodents such as bats, rats, mice, raccoons, opossums, otters, and birds often attempt to inhabit crawl spaces and attics. Animal and Rodent Exclusion is the process of blocking off entry points to prevent animals from entering your home. Proper exclusion ensures that animals are unable to enter your attic or crawl space.

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LARGER ANIMALS

It is not uncommon to find large animals such as otters. Similar to rodents, larger animals will create a comfortable living space by tearing up your insulation and chewing holes through your air ducts. Unfortunately, their larger size naturally means a much larger mess. If you have large animals in your attic or crawl space, dealing with these critters should happen as soon as possible to avoid any further damage.

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BATS OR BIRDS

Similar to mice, bats have oily fur that allows them to squeeze through a crack or hole the size of a dime. Once you have bats in your attic, they will nest and stay in your attic all year round. When this happens, their urine and feces can begin to build up. This can be a serious health concern because bat feces can create odors and cause lung disease. Birds love to make your attic their home. They will build nests in your insulation. This can become a health problem for you and your family since the feces from birds can potentially cause diseases. Birds will come back to the same place year after year, so be sure that your home has proper exclusion to keep them from entering back into your attic.

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RACOONS

It is not uncommon to find large animals such as raccoons, opossums, rabbits, and even feral cats in your crawl space. Larger animals can create a comfortable living space by tearing up your insulation and chewing holes through your air ducts. Unfortunately, their larger size naturally means a much larger mess. If you have large animals in your attic or crawl space, dealing with these critters should happen as soon as possible to avoid any further damage.

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RODENTS

Once these unwelcome guests gain access to your home, they will make holes in your vapor barrier, damage your insulation, chew electrical wires and the wooden foundation of your home, as well as defecate all over your crawl space and attic. Rodents will also gnaw on just about anything they can get their teeth on, including, insulation, beams, wires, air ducts, floorboards, and more. Beyond their destructive feeding habits. If not eradicated, rodents can cause severe and costly damage to your home.

POINT OF EXCLUSION

One of the easiest ways for animals or rodents to gain access to your home is through gaps, cracks, holes, or improper screening in your attic and crawl space vents. Insulation Co. LLC offers Animal Exclusion services to help protect your home from unwanted rodent residents. Exclusion work is performed as an animal deterrent and is a crucial part of effectively controlling animal infestations and preventing re-infestation. Our team will identify and seal off any potential entry points to keep animals and rodents out of your home. Contact us today to learn more about our Animal Exclusion services and protect your home from unwanted pests.

CRACKS, GAPS, HOLES, AND VENTS

There are many ways that an animal can get into your attic or crawl space. Rodents and Animals can enter through holes the size of a dime and rats through the size of a quarter. Birds can also enter through small holes and gaps in your attic. Larger gaps or an incorrectly installed crawl space door or ventilation screen can allow larger animals such as otters, raccoons, opossums, rabbits, and even feral cats to enter the space. To protect your home from unwanted visitors, our Customer Service Representative will perform a thorough investigation, identifying those areas of concern.

HOLES IN YOUR HOUSE

To protect your home from unwanted visitors, our Trained Professionals will perform a thorough investigation, identifying those areas of concern.

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

Our Certified Professional Crews will look at electrical and pipe penetrations, the foundation and framing, construction gaps, and holes in the exterior of your home, as well as the integrity of your ventilation screening and crawl space door. If we find places that an animal or rodent could enter through, we will seal it with concrete or screen the area with wire mesh.

SCREEN, TRENCH, AND RODENT PROOFING

If animals or rodents are burrowing into your crawl space, we can rodent proof, trench, and screen around your home. This involves digging a trench around the exterior of your house and then running wire mesh from the bottom of your exterior wall to the bottom of the trench in an L shape. This helps to prevent rodents from digging under your home.

HOW TO PREVENT RODENTS AND ANIMALS FROM RETURNING

Protecting your home from rodents and pests is important for a variety of reasons. Not only can they cause damage to your property, but they can also spread disease and negatively impact indoor air quality. Here are a few tips for protecting your home from rodents and pests:

Frequently Asked Questions

Rodent exclusion is an implementing measure to keep rodents out of a particular area, typically in the attic and crawl space. This also includes sealing entry points and making the environment less attractive to rodents by applying a sanitizer and deodorizer to the affected areas.

Rodents can enter through gaps and cracks in vents in the attic, walls, floors, and even your home’s foundation. Common entry points include doors or windows, utility penetrations, venting, and any openings in the home structure.

Rodents pose a health risk and can cause major damage to your property. Excluding the rodents will help prevent infestations, protects the structural integrity of your home, and reduces the risk of diseases that are transmitted by rodents.

If it is a simple exclusion task, such as sealing small gaps, can often be done by homeowners themselves. For more extensive exclusion measures, it is recommended to consult with a professional.

If you have been struggling with rodents it is crucial to conduct regular inspections, especially during seasonal changes. Check for any new gaps or openings and address them quickly. Prevention is key to avoid any future rodent infestations.

The materials commonly used for rodent exclusion include, steel wool, hardware cloth, mesh screens, caulk, foam insulation, and weather stripping. This is what helps seal gaps and prevent rodents from entering.

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