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Drew Cowley

Cowleys Pest Services

Title: Founder

Drew Cowley from Cowleys Pest Services

In October 1991, Drew Cowley founded Cowleys Termite & Pest Services. As the saying goes, he started his business on a wing and a prayer. Drew entered the world of pest control with no connections, no family seed money, no office, and not a single client. All he had was a pest control license, a truck, and the necessary equipment and products. But, fortunately, he had the most important asset of any business to achieve success -- an unwavering commitment to do right by every customer who was willing to give him a chance. 

During the first four years, the business was literally a one-man show. Drew did it all with no backup, no safety net, no vacation, and no sick days. Any day that ended in a “y” was a work day. He was the business manager, sales person, and technician all rolled up in one. 

Drew knew that business was not going to come to him, and he had to make the effort to get the word out any way he could. He knocked on doors, cold called, and turned his entire extended family and all of his friends into a small army of unpaid representatives. In the early 90s, advertising was limited, and the Yellow Pages was one of the few games in town. However, since it printed only once a year, he had to do all the work upfront himself -- well before his first ad even came out. And when the directory finally was distributed, Drew found himself surrounded by dozens of more established competitors. 

Drew was determined to make a name for himself. He made sure every job was done to perfection. Word of mouth referrals snowballed, and business was booming. For him, a half-day of work meant 12 hours. He was happy for all of the work, but he knew that he could not keep up the pace by himself. He needed help, and turned to the one person who he knew and trusted more than anyone: his brother, Bill. Bill was contemplating a career change and he saw the potential of what his brother had started. In 1996, they joined forces. Soon thereafter, there were two other technicians and three Cowleys trucks on the road.

Over the years, Cowleys added more services to its core pest control business and the business name is now Cowleys Pest Services. Drew, who still remains very hands-on out in the field working side-by-side with the technicians, manages the divisions that handle bird deterrence, nuisance wildlife removal, and attic insulation. His brother Bill manages the rapidly expanding mold treatment and crawl space encapsulation businesses, as well as the seasonal Christmas decorating business.

Drew has multiple certifications from the National Wildlife Control Operators Association (NWCOA) with expertise in all types of nuisance birds and wildlife. 

NWCOA-Certified as an Expert Wildlife Control Operator and is designated as a Goose Management Professional
NWCOA Bat Standard Compliant
Certified Bird Barrier Bird Deterrent Installer

Commercial Pesticide Applicator License in Core, 7A - General and household pest control, 7B - Termites, and  7D - Food manufacturing and processing

He holds a variety of pest control designations through the State of New Jersey DEP. 

His hobbies include anything and everything to do with his kids, and supporting their endeavors in a variety of sports. For himself, Drew enjoys golfing and spending as much time as he can on the beach during our special Jersey Shore summers.

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    Jeanne P. of Blawenburg, NJ

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              excellent. He knew about the habits and habitat of the Fox.
    Jeanne P.
    Blawenburg, NJ
  • "Cowleys is so great when we requested an urgent appointment. We did not know what was making the scratching..." Read Full Testimonial

    David B. of Montgomery, NJ

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              Cowleys is so great when we requested an urgent appointment. We did not know what was making the scratching noises so we weren't sure what to expect. They understood our needs and made an effort to get us in as soon as possible. I would recommend this company to anyone who need this type of service.
    David B.
    Montgomery, NJ
  • "From the time of my initial call and discussion with call staff, to evaluation by Mr. Cowley, to technicians..." Read Full Testimonial

    Rich R. of Forked River, NJ

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              From the time of my initial call and discussion with call staff, to evaluation by Mr. Cowley, to technicians correcting the concern, all personal were courteous, thorough, knowledgeable, and timely. And, while working on my roof, they were careful and safe. Thank you, All.- And I have recommended Cowley to others. Stay safe!
    Rich R.
    Forked River, NJ

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Cowleys Wins Asbury Park Press's 2021 Best of the Best Community Choice Awards for Monmouth County!
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Cowleys Voted Top 10 Best Places To Work in NJ!
Cowleys Voted Top 10 Best Places To Work in NJ!
Cowleys Selected as The Best of 2020 Farmingdale Award for Pest Control
Cowleys Selected as The Best of 2020 Farmingdale Award for Pest Control
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  • Squirrels Running Around the Attic in Princeton Junction, NJ
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    Squirrels Running Around the Attic in Princeton Junction, NJ
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    Squirrels Running Around the Attic in Princeton Junction, NJ

    This homeowner in Princeton Junction, NJ had suspected that she had squirrels in her attic, so she called Little Rascals to come out and inspect. When we arrived and inspected the roof, we found a chewed-out area by the soffit as well as squirrel hair stuck in it. If that wasn't enough, when we inspected the attic, we actually found the squirrel running around!

    Since the chewed-out area was how the squirrel got in, we temporarily closed off the area with hardware cloth, installed a one-way device directly over the access point, and set up several baited devices nearby. The one-way allows the squirrel to safely leave the attic but prevents it from getting back in.

    A short while later, we safely retrieved the squirrel! We then relocated it to a new, humane environment, disinfected the attic, and sealed up the soffit area with sturdy metal flashing. 

  • Attic Filled with TruSoft Bllown-in Cellulose Insulation in Jackson, NJ
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    Attic Filled with TruSoft Bllown-in Cellulose Insulation in Jackson, NJ
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    Attic Filled with TruSoft Bllown-in Cellulose Insulation in Jackson, NJ

    After our wildlife team had safely removed all the squirrels out from this attic, we're here to remove the contaminated insulation and add TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation. The squirrels were present in the attic for such a long time that the insulation was soaked with their urine and their feces were everywhere!

    So we carefully removed all the contaminated insulation and then vacuumed and disinfected the attic. Next, we added TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation, which will fill the attic to its recommended insulation levels. TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation has a higher R-value than standard fiberglass insulation, has the highest Class-1 fire safety rating, is resistant to mold and pests, and is eco-friendly!

  • Safely Evicting a Raccoon from the Attic in Jackson, NJ
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    Safely Evicting a Raccoon from the Attic in Jackson, NJ
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    Safely Evicting a Raccoon from the Attic in Jackson, NJ

    A homeowner in Jackson, NJ had an unsuspecting visitor take up residency in her home  a raccoon! She called our office for help and we were sent out to find out how the raccoon got into the attic and safely remove it.

    Moments into our inspection, we noticed that a portion of the soffit was ripped open and there was raccoon hair stuck in the opening. This was the main access point. We temporarily enclosed the area with hardware cloth and installed a one-way device over the access point. The one-way device allows the raccoon to safely leave the attic but prevents it from getting back in. We also placed several baited devices nearby.

    A short while later, we safely retrieved the raccoon, relocated it to a new, humane environment, and disinfected the attic area. Lastly, we sealed up the access point with sturdy metal flashing to prevent reinfestation. 

  • Bats Ruin Insulation, We Add New Blown-in Insulation in Beachwood, NJ
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    Bats Ruin Insulation, We Add New Blown-in Insulation in Beachwood, NJ
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    Bats Ruin Insulation, We Add New Blown-in Insulation in Beachwood, NJ

    These Beachwood, NJ homeowners had a colony, or cloud, of bats nesting in their attic for quite a while. Although there was no longer an active bat infestation, the bats left behind a toxic mess of guano (bat droppings). 

    We removed all the contaminated insulation and added approximately 10" of fresh new TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation. TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation has a higher R-value than standard fiberglass insulation, has the highest Class-1 fire safety rating, is resistant to mold and pests, and is eco-friendly! Not to mention,heating and cooling systems of a home have to work double-time to replace lost air during temperature fluctuations when insulation isn't present. The result is almost always going to be an expensive energy bill. Blown-in cellulose insulation maximizes home comfort and optimizes energy usage for year-round peace and savings.

  • Squirrel Chewed on Through in Monroe Township, NJ
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    Squirrel Chewed on Through in Monroe Township, NJ
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    Squirrel Chewed on Through in Monroe Township, NJ

    A resident in Monroe Township, NJ contacted our office after finding squirrels in his attic. Squirrels can be very dangerous and destructive when in a home. Not only do they carry disease, but they like to burrow and make a mess of areas they can get into. Squirrels are rodents that need to chew, and they like the texture of wires or electric wires in the attic, which can present a fire hazard for the homeowner.

    We began inspecting the exterior and discovered that the squirrels had chewed their way through this gable vent, which was their main access point to the attic. We then inspected the attic thoroughly and found squirrel feces in the insulation. To safely remove the squirrels, we temporarily sealed off the gable vent and installed a one-way device. A one-way device allows the squirrels to safely leave the attic, but prevent them from getting back in. We also set up a few baited traps in the area.

    In a short amount of time, all the squirrels were safely removed from the attic. We then returned, removed and replaced the contaminated insulation, sanitized the attic area, and then replaced the gable vent with a brand new metal one. We also used fine 1/8 hardware cloth and screened it from the outside. The reason why we screen from outside is that it doesn't allow anything to roost or nest in the vent fins.

  • Mice Soil Attic Insulation, We Remove & Reinsulate in Toms River, NJ
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    Mice Soil Attic Insulation, We Remove & Reinsulate in Toms River, NJ
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    Mice Soil Attic Insulation, We Remove & Reinsulate in Toms River, NJ

    A homeowner in Toms River, NJ had a mouse infestation in his attic. One of our pest control technicians quickly & efficiently resolved the infestation, and all potential entry points were properly sealed. However, mice were not the only problem. The insulation was not only torn and shredded but was saturated with urine and droppings. When the pellets dry, microscopic spores are then released into the air, which is a health hazard for the home’s occupants. The urine odors are often so strong that they permeate through the entire house. 

    First, we carefully removed all the contaminated insulation and then vacuumed and disinfected the attic. Next, we added TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation, which will fill the attic to its recommended insulation levels. TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation has a higher R-value than standard fiberglass insulation, has the highest Class-1 fire safety rating, is resistant to mold and pests, and is eco-friendly!

  • Preemptive Nuisance Wildlife Exclusion in Toms River, NJ
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    Preemptive Nuisance Wildlife Exclusion in Toms River, NJ
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    Preemptive Nuisance Wildlife Exclusion in Toms River, NJ

    After purchasing a home in Toms River, NJ this first-time homeowner decided to take a proactive approach and wanted Little Rascals to exclude all the gable vents on his property from any and all nuisance wildlife, birds, and bats!

    There was a total of two gable vents on the home and in order to prevent these areas from becoming potential access points for an infestation, we installed louvered vent guards. This material doesn't restrict the airflow to the attic, is made out of sturdy, galvanized steel, and properly guards the home against pests, birds, bats, and all nuisance wildlife.

  • Bat and Raccoons Removed & Attic Reinsulated in Milltown, NJ
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    Bat and Raccoons Removed & Attic Reinsulated in Milltown, NJ
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    Bat and Raccoons Removed & Attic Reinsulated in Milltown, NJ

    This homeowner in Milltown, NJ had suffered through both a bat and raccoon infestation in his attic. Fortunately, our Little Rascals Nuisance Wildlife team were able to safely and successfully remove all the bats and raccoon from the attic and properly exclude them from the home. All that's left is to clean up and reinsulate the attic!

    First, we carefully removed all of the contaminated insulation and then disinfected the entire attic. Next, we added TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation, which will fill the attic to its recommended insulation levels. TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation has a higher R-value than standard fiberglass insulation, has the highest Class-1 fire safety rating, is resistant to mold and pests, and is eco-friendly!

  • Cleaning Up After a Birds and Squirrels in Freehold, NJ
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    Cleaning Up After a Birds and Squirrels in Freehold, NJ
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    Cleaning Up After a Birds and Squirrels in Freehold, NJ

    Recently, a homeowner in Freehold, NJ, found himself with both a bird and squirrel infestation in his attic. It’s more common that you would think having different wildlife infesting a home at the same time. An entry point that’s good enough for one animal is often good enough for others. Our nuisance wildlife technicians had already come out and were able to successfully and safely remove all the birds and squirrels from the home, and seal up the entry points.

    Then it was our turn! We carefully removed all the contaminated insulation and then vacuumed and disinfected the attic. Next, we added TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation, which will fill the attic to its recommended insulation levels. TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation has a higher R-value than standard fiberglass insulation, has the highest Class-1 fire safety rating, is resistant to mold and pests, and is eco-friendly. Now the attic is transformed from dirty and unhealthy to a clean and energy-saving one!

  • Repairing Raccoon Damage to Home in Freehold, NJ
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    Repairing Raccoon Damage to Home in Freehold, NJ
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    Repairing Raccoon Damage to Home in Freehold, NJ

    After we successfully removed and relocated a raccoon that invaded this home in Freehold, NJ, we needed to fix the damage it caused.

    We replaced the broken soffit with water pressure lumber to provide structural integrity to the area. This is also treated with an application to prevent termites as well. Afterward, we enclosed the area with sturdy, metal flashing to prevent future intrusions from any nuisance wildlife. 

  • Community Has a Problem with Pigeons in Freehold, NJ
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    Community Has a Problem with Pigeons in Freehold, NJ
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    Community Has a Problem with Pigeons in Freehold, NJ

    This community in Freehold, NJ was having issues with pigeons, and other nuisance birds, roosting on the backside of the steps on the main building. The maintenance team had tried to resolve the issue on their own by installing hardware cloth, but that didn't work.

    We carefully removed all the hardware cloth & nesting debris, disinfected the area, and installed Bird Slope. Bird Slope is a physical bird deterrent used to block birds from landing or nesting on open ledges. Bird Slope's unique angled design makes it impossible for birds to land or nest in 90° areas such as ledges, window sills, or eaves making it an effective bird deterrent against all nuisance birds.

  • Installing Bird Slope to Prevent Birds from Roosting in Gladstone, NJ
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    Installing Bird Slope to Prevent Birds from Roosting in Gladstone, NJ
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    Installing Bird Slope to Prevent Birds from Roosting in Gladstone, NJ

    This homeowner in Gladstone, NJ was having issues with birds that were nesting on the small ledges by the joists. If not taken care of, the birds will continue to use these areas for nesting year after year

    We carefully removed all the nesting debris, disinfected the area, and installed Bird Slope. Bird Slope is a physical bird deterrent used to block birds from landing or nesting on open ledges. Bird Slope's unique angled design makes it impossible for birds to land or nest in 90° areas such as ledges, window sills, or eaves making it an effective bird deterrent against all nuisance birds.

  • Time to Reinsulate Attic with Blown-in Insulation in East Brunswick, NJ
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    Time to Reinsulate Attic with Blown-in Insulation in East Brunswick, NJ
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    Time to Reinsulate Attic with Blown-in Insulation in East Brunswick, NJ

    After a raccoon infestation had ruined this homeowner's attic insulation in East Brunswick, NJ, she called Cowleys to remove the old insulation and replace it with Trusoft blown-in cellulose insulation. 

    Previously, our nuisance wildlife team had successfully & safely removed all the raccoons from the home and properly sealed up all the access points. So what we did was carefully remove all the contaminated insulation and then vacuumed and disinfected the attic. Next, we added TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation, which will fill the attic to its recommended insulation levels. TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation has a higher R-value than standard fiberglass insulation, has the highest Class-1 fire safety rating, is resistant to mold and pests, and is eco-friendly!

     

  • Under Insulated Attic in East Brunswick, NJ
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    Under Insulated Attic in East Brunswick, NJ
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    Under Insulated Attic in East Brunswick, NJ

    We went out on a service call for a homeowner in East Brunswick, NJ who was having an issue with poor ventilation in his attic. About 50% of energy costs can be traced to HVAC usage, meaning heating and cooling are one of the biggest expenses for many homeowners. Air leaks between the attic and the rest of the home or outside, insufficient insulation, and poor ventilation are some of the factors that significantly influence your home's energy efficiency, comfort, and costs.

    Once we arrived and conducted a thorough inspection, we determined that his attic was severely under-insulated. After bringing this to the homeowner's attention and discussing a few options, he decided to add blown-in cellulose insulation in his attic. Blown-in cellulose insulation is the perfect choice for reinforcing the barrier between your home's attic and other rooms. Insulation limits heat transfer, meaning it prevents heat from escaping during the winter and prevents humidity from entering the home during the summer. Improper installation of light fixtures in the attic can create void areas of missing insulation. Insulation voids allow heat transfer by convection and radiation. Research has shown that just a 4% void in fiberglass batt insulation can result in a 50% reduction in insulation effectiveness. 

    We added approximately 10 inches of cellulose to their existing insulation in the attic. Now the home has an extra layer of insulation to prevent heat loss. 

  • Attic Blow-in Cellulose Insulation in Howell, NJ
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    Attic Blow-in Cellulose Insulation in Howell, NJ
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    Attic Blow-in Cellulose Insulation in Howell, NJ

    Previously, we conducted a thorough inspection of a homeowners attic in Howell, NJ and reached the conclusion that it was under-insulated. We brought this to the homeowner's attention and, after thinking about for a little while, wanted Cowleys to add cellulose blown-in insulation in his attic. 

    Blown-in cellulose insulation is used to fill the attic to the recommended insulation levels. The blanket of insulation will create a thermal barrier and help keep the home more comfortable and efficient. Cellulose also has higher R-value than other insulation and instantly improves home energy performance. Our cellulose insulation is treated with non-toxic borate, giving it the highest Class-1 fire safety rating and creating incredible resistance to mold and pests. Not only does cellulose insulation efficiently optimize energy-usage, but it is made primarily from recycled newspaper, making it the perfect choice for environmentally conscious property owners.

    Once we arrived, we re-inspected the attic and then began adding approximately 10 inches of blown-in cellulose insulation. Now the home has an extra layer of insulation to prevent against heat loss. 

  • Raccoons Removed, Now to Add Blown-in Cellulose Insulation in Brick, NJ
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    Raccoons Removed, Now to Add Blown-in Cellulose Insulation in Brick, NJ
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    Raccoons Removed, Now to Add Blown-in Cellulose Insulation in Brick, NJ

    First, we removed all the contaminated insulation and then disinfected the entire attic. Next, we added TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation, which will fill the attic to its recommended insulation levels. TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation has a higher R-value than standard fiberglass insulation, has the highest Class-1 fire safety rating, is resistant to mold and pests, and is eco-friendly! Now the attic is transformed from dirty and unhealthy to a clean and energy-saving one!

  • Exposed Exhaust Vent Causing a Squirrel Problem in Brick, NJ
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    Exposed Exhaust Vent Causing a Squirrel Problem in Brick, NJ
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    Exposed Exhaust Vent Causing a Squirrel Problem in Brick, NJ

    After spotting a squirrel roaming around in his attic, this homeowner in Brick, NJ immediately called Little Rascals for help. After a thorough investigation, we determined that the squirrels were using an exposed exhaust vent in the attic to infest the home.

    We temporarily enclosed the area with hardware cloth, installed a one-way device in front of the exhaust vent, and set up several baited traps nearby. The one-way will allow the squirrel to safely leave the attic, but prevent it from getting back in. A short while later, we successfully retrieved the squirrel and relocated it to a new, humane location. 

    Additionally, we disinfected that attic and installed a DryerWallVent®. The DryerWallVent® is made out of heavy-duty galvanized steel and its large opening and angled damper provide maximum airflow efficiency for safe venting. Integrated magnets keep the damper closed when not in use, preventing squirrels, birds, and all nuisance wildlife from infesting the home.

  • TruSoft Blown-in Cellulose Insulation Installed in South Plainfield, NJ
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    TruSoft Blown-in Cellulose Insulation Installed in South Plainfield, NJ
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    TruSoft Blown-in Cellulose Insulation Installed in South Plainfield, NJ

    These homeowners in South Plainfield, NJ had a squirrel infestation in their attic. Fortunately, our Little Rascals team safely retrieved the squirrels, relocated them to a new, humane environment, and properly sealed up their entry point. However, as often happens, the squirrels made a mess of the attic. There were toxic droppings throughout the attic. When these droppings dry out or are otherwise disturbed, particles can become airborne and circulate throughout the home. If breathed in, these microscopic spores can trigger serious respiratory diseases. In addition, as often happens, the sponge-like attic insulation becomes contaminated from animal waste.

    So we removed all the old & contaminated insulation and then disinfected the attic. Once we finished, we added TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation! TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation has a higher R-value than standard fiberglass insulation, has the highest Class-1 fire safety rating, is resistant to mold and pests, and is eco-friendly!

  • Additional Attic Insulation Added in Allenwood, NJ
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    Additional Attic Insulation Added in Allenwood, NJ
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    Additional Attic Insulation Added in Allenwood, NJ

    These homeowners in Allenwood, NJ had recently purchased their home and wanted to better insulate their attic. Good attic insulation slows the rate of heat transfer. It is important both in the summer and winter. During the winter, attic insulation helps stop the flow of heat out of the home, and during the summer, it shows the movement of heat into the home. This not only makes the home more comfortable but also helps your HVAC system work more efficiently and effectively, saving substantial money on your utility bills. Insulation is one of those home investments that easily pays for itself over time.

    There was nothing wrong with this home’s existing insulation. The problem was that there just wasn’t enough of it. Cowleys had the perfect solution: We came in and installed a 5" cap of our TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation right on top of their existing insulation. This insulation offers superior thermal properties as well as a proven method of pest control. 

  • Nuisance Wildlife Contaminates Insulation, We Remove and Add Blown-in Insulation in Sea Girt, NJ
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    Nuisance Wildlife Contaminates Insulation, We Remove and Add Blown-in Insulation in Sea Girt, NJ
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    Nuisance Wildlife Contaminates Insulation, We Remove and Add Blown-in Insulation in Sea Girt, NJ

    These Sea Girt homeowners had a wildlife infestation in their attic. They had an exclusion done by our nuisance wildlife team who blocked all of the potential entry points into the attic. Unfortunately, although the wildlife was gone and could not re-enter, the homeowners were left with destroyed attic insulation and a toxic mess of animal droppings. 

    We removed all the contaminated insulation and added TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation. Blown-in cellulose insulation maximizes home comfort, has the highest Class-1 fire safety rating, is resistant to mold and pests, is eco-friendly, and optimizes energy usage for year-round peace and savings!

     

  • Bats Soil Attic Insulation, So We Replace it in Homdel, NJ
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    Bats Soil Attic Insulation, So We Replace it in Homdel, NJ
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    Bats Soil Attic Insulation, So We Replace it in Homdel, NJ

    Previously, our Little Rascals Nuisance Wildlife Removal team and safely and successfully removed a large number of bats that had been living in this homeowners' attic. The only downside was that the bats left behind a toxic mess of bat guano (bat feces). 

    First, we carefully disinfected the entire attic and removed all the contaminated insulation. Afterward, we added approximately 10 inches of TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation! TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation has a higher R-value than standard fiberglass insulation, has the highest Class-1 fire safety rating, is resistant to mold and pests, and is eco-friendly! Blown-in cellulose insulation maximizes home comfort and optimizes energy usage for year-round peace and savings.

  • Attic Insulation in Spring Lake, NJ
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    Attic Insulation in Spring Lake, NJ
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    Attic Insulation in Spring Lake, NJ

    A new customer in Spring Lake, NJ thought that the insulation in his attic had mold on it, so he called our office to inspect further. After a thorough inspection, we didn't find any signs of mold nor any conducive conditions that could potentially lead to mold growth (the insulation was just old and filthy). However, we did notice that the attic was severely under-insulated, which can lead to costly utility bills and fluctuating temperatures throughout the home. After bringing this to the owners' attention, he wanted us to insulate the attic. 

    When it comes it attic insulation, blown-in cellulose is the best. Blown-in cellulose insulation is used to fill the attic to the recommended insulation levels and this blanket of insulation will create a thermal barrier and help keep the home more comfortable and efficient. Cellulose also has a higher R-value than other insulation and is treated with non-toxic borate, giving it the highest Class-1 fire safety rating and creating incredible resistance to mold and pests.

    Once we arrived, we re-inspected the attic, removed the old insulation, and then added 10 inches of TruSoftblown-in cellulose insulation. The result will be a much more efficient and comfortable home!

  • Caping Off the Chimney in Spring Lake, NJ
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    Caping Off the Chimney in Spring Lake, NJ
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    Caping Off the Chimney in Spring Lake, NJ

    This homeowner in Spring Lake, NJ had a problem with several squirrels nesting in his chimney. A short while after setting up our retrieval devices, we safely retrieved the squirrels, disinfected the area, and relocated them to a new, humane location. Now, in order to prevent any future infestation from squirrels, nuisance birds, and other nuisance wildlife we're going to install a Chimney cap. 

    A chimney cap is a heavy-duty material that is constructed out of 24 Gauge Top and Flange, and 18 Gauge Galvanized Mesh! It is designed to prevent access to the chimney from all nuisance wildlife and birds.

     

  • Cracked Chimney Gets Sealed in Hazlet, NJ
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    Cracked Chimney Gets Sealed in Hazlet, NJ
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    Cracked Chimney Gets Sealed in Hazlet, NJ

    After we finished installing chimney caps on this homeowner's property, we couldn't help but notice that the chimney was in bad shape. The cracked bricks on the chimney can let moisture in, which will lead to mold problems and even a pest infestation.

    After bringing this to the owner's attention, we used a crown seal on the chimney to prevent these issues. Crown seal is a proprietary elastomeric coating that is specifically formulated to repair and protect chimney crowns from water intrusion. Now the chimney is protected from any type of moisture or pest issue. 

  • Transforming a Dirty, Costly Attic to a Clean, Energy-Saving One in Allenhurst, NJ
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    Transforming a Dirty, Costly Attic to a Clean, Energy-Saving One in Allenhurst, NJ
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    Transforming a Dirty, Costly Attic to a Clean, Energy-Saving One in Allenhurst, NJ

    After the Little Rascals Nuisance Wildlife team had safely removed all the bats from this residence in Allenhurst, NJ, attic we were sent out to remove the contaminated insulation and replace it.

    We removed all the contaminated insulation, disinfected the entire attic, and added about 12" of TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation. TruSoft is blown-in cellulose insulation that, unlike fiberglass batts and blankets, effectively covers every attic corner, nook, and cranny, providing complete insulation coverage. This insulation offers top-notch thermal and acoustical (sound-deadening) properties.  

    TruSoft blown-in cellulose insulation also has a higher R-value than standard fiberglass insulation, has the highest Class-1 fire safety rating, is resistant to mold and pests, is eco-friendly, maximizes home comfort, and optimizes energy usage for year-round peace and savings.

     

  • Sealing Up a Squirrel Entry Point in Tinton Falls, NJ
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    Sealing Up a Squirrel Entry Point in Tinton Falls, NJ
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    Sealing Up a Squirrel Entry Point in Tinton Falls, NJ

    After we safely and successfully removed several gray squirrels from this home in Tinton Falls, NJ, we now need to seal up their entry point to prevent any future intrusions from squirrels or any other nuisance wildlife.

    There was a portion of the roof shingles that had a pretty big opening on both ends that was perfect for the squirrels to enter the home. After we disinfected the area, we installed sturdy, metal flashing on each end of the shingles, screwed them in place, and sealed them with a premium, waterproof adhesive.