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Sealing Up a Potential Access Point for Mice in Old Bridge, NJ
During a routine service treatment for a new Home Protection Plan customer in Old Bridge, NJ we noticed a few openings around several utility pipes and utility wires around the exterior of the home. Although the homeowner didn't have any issues with mice in her home, if these gaps are left alone, it's only a matter of time until she does. Remember a mouse only needs an opening the width of a pencil to infest a home!
So we stuffed each and every opening with chew-proof stainless steel mesh, which mice hate to chew through. We then sealed them in place with a waterproof, premium adhesive. The combination of these two materials make for a great deterrent and the home is properly guarded against rodents.
Repairing the Damage Done by Squirrels in Marlboro, NJ
Now that we have removed all the squirrels from this home in Marlboro, NJ and relocated them to a new, humane location, we're back at the property to repair the damage they done. The squirrels had ripped apart the shingles near the gutter to gain access to the attic. After disinfecting the area, we began to repair the damages. First, we cut a piece of sturdy metal flashing and installed it over the opening. Next, we applied roof grit to the flashing to blend it in with the color of the roof. Afterward, we applied a premium adhesive to the area and spread it across the flashing in order to hold the roof grits in place. Now the damages are repaired and the home is free of squirrels!
Raccoon Slide Under the Attic Fan in Sayreville, NJ
Recently, we were sent out to a home in Sayreville, NJ to handle a potential infestation of raccoons in the attic. As we started inspecting the property, we noticed that the attic fan was damaged. We took a closer look and found raccoon paw prints nearby and hair stuck in the attic fan. First, we installed a temporary attic fan cover over the attic fan and attached a two-gaited, heavy-duty device to it. The raccoons will have no other way to exit the area, except through our device, which will safely retrieve the raccoon. We also placed several baited traps nearby.
A short while later, we safely retrieved all the raccoons and safely relocated them to a new, humane environment. We then disinfected the attic and installed a sturdy attic fan cover over the attic fan. The attic fan cover is made of heavy-duty 18 Gauge expanded Galvannealed steel mesh and will prevent raccoons, as well as all nuisance wildlife, from gaining access into the home via the attic fan.
Builders Gap Allows Flying Squirrels to Infest Home in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
A new homeowner in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ kept hearing "scurrying noises" in his attic during the day and was afraid that he might have a creature living up there, so he called Little Rascals for help. As soon as we arrived, we starting inspecting the exterior of the home. Moments into our inspection, we noticed an area of the fascia, above the gutters by the builders gap, that appeared to be damaged. As we got closer a flying squirrel flew right out of the opening! Looks like the owner has an infestation of flying squirrels in his home!
First, we installed a one-way device over the opening and enclosed it temporarily with hardware cloth. Next, we set up several baited devices nearby. The one-way is designed to allow the squirrels to leave the area, but prevent them from getting back in. A short while later, we retrieved all the flying squirrels and relocated them to a new, humane location.
Due to the builders gap, the home is still vulnerable to future nuisance wildlife and bird infestations. To solve that, we installed Pest-Blok over the builders gap. Pest-Blok doesn't restrict airflow, undergoes a silicone-protected polyester coating process that makes it last longer, and guards the home against squirrels, pests, birds, and all other nuisance wildlife. Now the home is properly protected from any future nuisance wildlife intrusions.
Time to Keep the Raccoons Out in Metuchen, NJ
Raccoons had invaded the attic of this home in Metuchen, NJ, and Little Rascals is here to safely get them out! As we inspected the property we came across a damaged area of the Pac Man (also called a soffit return). We took a closer and found raccoon paw prints around the area as well as raccoon hair stuck in the opening. This is how the raccoons were infesting the home, by ripping apart the soffit return!
First, we installed a one-way device over the access point, temporarily enclosed it with hardware cloth, and setup several baited devices nearby. A one-way is a device that allows the raccoons to safely leave the area but is designed to prevent them from getting back in the same way! After a short while, we successfully retrieved all the raccoons! We then fashioned a piece of sturdy metal flashing and installed it over the damaged soffit return, to prevent any future raccoons or any other nuisance wildlife from getting back in via the Pac Man. Lastly, we are going to relocate the raccoons to a new, humane environment.