Protecting Your Insulation from Rodents
What reasonable homeowner would want to have rats or mice living in their walls? Not only can rodents ruin your home’s insulation, they also can chew through your electrical wires and spread disease through their feces. Rodent infestations usually happen when temperatures drop because rats and mice, like all warm-blooded animals, need to seek out shelter from the cold. The best way, and most effective, way to protect your insulation and your home from rodents is to no allow them inside in the first place. Make sure there are no sizable cracks or holes in your exterior walls that rodents can use to enter your home. Your attic and crawlspace should be well insulated and in good repair. Broken and damaged vents and pipes need to be fix.When in doubt, you should enlist the help of an experienced professional who specializes in attic and crawlspace insulation, rodent removal, and rodent exclusion in Seattle and Tacoma, WA.