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How Do I Decontaminate My Attic After Rats or Mice? Dealing with a rat or mouse infestation in your attic is stressful. From the moment the telltale signs start, the scratching noises, the pitter-patter of tiny feet, and the unpleasant odors, you know you've got a messy situation to deal with. Not only do these [...] Read more
What Does Your Homeowner's Insurance Policy Cover When Wild Animals Cause Damage to Your Attic or Home? Table of Contents: What types of damage are covered for wild animal damage? Read the fine print! What animals are excluded from homeowners insurance policies? Does home insurance cover damage by household pets? What about home damage caused [...] Read more
How to Get Rid of a Raccoon Latrine If you find a raccoon latrine in your attic, you want it gone ASAP! Raccoon latrines are not only disgusting but can contain harmful pathogens and parasites, such as roundworm eggs. But how should you go about removing a raccoon latrine? And how can you stop this [...] Read more
Do Attics Need to be Cleaned? “Should I clean my attic?” Although most people regularly clean their homes, some areas may get neglected without us even realizing it. Attics can easily fall into the “out-of-sight, out-of-mind” cleaning category! Of course, your attic may be pretty empty or purely used as storage space for infrequently-used items. [...] Read more
Raccoon Attic Damage What You Need to know about raccoon latrines. Health Hazards: Raccoon feces can contain harmful pathogens and parasites that can cause serious human health issues. One such pathogen is roundworm eggs (Baylisascaris procyonis), which can be present in raccoon feces. If ingested or inhaled, these eggs can hatch and lead to severe [...] Read more
Should I Remove Bat Poop From My Attic? Yes, it is generally advisable to remove bat guano (bat poop) from your attic for several reasons: Health Concerns: Bat guano can contain harmful fungi and bacteria, including Histoplasma capsulatum, which can cause respiratory problems and other health issues if inhaled. Removing it helps reduce the risk [...] Read more
Why Clean Up Bat Guano in Attics? If you find yourself in a situation where bats have chosen your property as a residence, acting quickly to remove the bats is essential. However, after the bats have been excluded from your building, you may wonder how best to remove the guano (bat droppings) left behind. You [...] Read more
What to do when your roof or attic insulation gets wet? What happens if your insulation gets wet? Can it compromise the insulation’s efficacy? What can you do if your insulation does get wet? Many homeowners wonder about the answers to these questions and how they can protect their attic insulation from the damage moisture [...] Read more
Attic restoration involves various repairs and improvements to make the attic more functional, energy-efficient, and appealing. Homeowner’s insurance typically covers damages to the home's structure caused by a covered peril, such as fire, windstorms, hail, or other specified events, such as a rodent infestation. Bats specifically pose a unique threat to your property because they [...] Read more
How Do You Know When You Need an Attic Cleanup? Six indicators that you need an attic cleanup Despite being frequently overlooked, the attic is integral to many homes. It is a crucial space that requires regular cleaning and maintenance to ensure a healthy living environment. By understanding the signs that indicate when your attic [...] Read more

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