20 May

What Damage Can Squirrels Cause to Your Property

What Damage Can Squirrels Cause to Your Property

Squirrels might look cute and friendly, but they can do major damage to your home. If you want to avoid sky-high repair bills and dangerous structural damage, you should learn to recognize the signs of squirrels and call in the squirrel removal Toronto expert if you have to.

Squirrels don’t come and knock on the front door when they want to get inside. Instead, they chew their way in or find a vulnerable area of your home to exploit. Generally, they come in through insulation or a pre-existing hole in the attic. Once they’re up there, squirrels will cause tons of structural damage and compromise the integrity of your home. Worst of all, they are very difficult to remove. Read More

16 Feb

How Often Should You Clean Your Attic?

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Attic cleaning and insulation removal Toronto doesn’t cross many people’s mind unless as an afterthought or when there is an obvious problem in the attic. Add the fact that most attics are dusty, hot, cramped and stuffy and most people don’t want to clean the space until it is absolutely necessary.

Neglecting the attic leads to accumulation of dust, dust mites, mould and even pests. The longer you let the attic go unattended the higher the risk of triggering allergies and spreading diseases from numerous contaminants that could potentially inhabit a neglected attic.

So how many times should you clean your attic? The right answer is at least twice a year, preferably as often as is reasonable. Read More

13 Feb

Attic Cleaning Tips from Professionals

The attic is typically forgotten and neglected until it is time to clean. So how often should you clean your attic? Clean as often as reasonably possible but at least twice a year and remove attic insulation when it was compromised.

The neglected space continues to gather dust, mould and dander which are spread into the living area via recessed lights, doors, ceiling hatches and heating and cooling systems. Attic maintenance is important and could be a health hazard if neglected for too long.

If you are feeling overwhelmed by the task, there are a few tips from professional attic cleaners in Toronto to hopefully make the job easier and more organized. Read More

04 Feb

How to Repair Pest Damage on Attic Insulation

How to Repair Pest Damage on Attic Insulation

Many homeowners find that there is a lot left to be done once they have successfully evicted rodents or wildlife from the attic. The major bone of contention for many people in this situation is what to do about the extensive damage to the insulation.

Unfortunately, there are no easy fixes for insulation that has been contaminated or destroyed by a pest invasion. Depending on the specific situation, the remediation can be cheap and quick or extensive and expensive.

The way forward should be left to a professional to decide since you’ll need a lot more than repairing attic insulation. You need attic restoration once the pests have been evicted. Read More

01 Feb

Noises in the Attic – How to Identify Animals in Attic

You hear animal noises in the attic such as thumping, scratching or skittering and are the last thing you want to do is poke your head in to see what’s happening. Fortunately, it is fairly easy to identify animals living in your attic through other means besides doing a physical inspection of your attic.

Look out for the following signs to identify the offending animal; Read More

28 Jan

Signs You Need to Replace Your Attic Insulation

Signs You Need to Replace Your Attic Insulation

It is not obvious for most people when it is necessary to replace attic insulation. Replacing the insulation is difficult to work and costs money so many homeowners prefer to put it off until it is absolutely necessary. Attics and crawlspaces are rarely visited or seen making it easy to forget about insulation altogether.

You can lose up to 25-percent of your home’s heat through the attic. The repercussions here are obvious so the attic insulation is definitely an element of the home you need to pay attention to.

There are a few signs that might indicate it is time to replace your insulation. Read More

25 Jan

Tips for Inspecting Your Attic Insulation

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You should inspect your attic insulation at least twice a year. Early spring is a good time since most animals breaking into the attic happens during this time. Just before winter is ideal since you can repair or replace the insulation before the cold weather arrives.

You are mainly checking whether the insulation is in good condition. Some tips from professional installers include; Read More

22 Jan

Signs You Need Professional Attic Cleaning

The attic is one space in the house that doesn’t get much attention until there is an obvious problem or you decide it is time for spring cleaning. You should thoroughly clean your attic at least once a year. For one, this is where your insulation is located and is prone to mold, dust, and not to mention a favourite nesting place for rodents and other pests.

It is not always so obvious when you should book a weekend off to clean your attic or whether the better choice is to hire a professional attic cleaning service in Toronto. The following scenarios are good signs that you definitely need to hire professionals to clean your attic. Read More

20 Jan

Should You Replace Attic Insulation after Rodent Infestation

Many homeowners are frustrated to discover that successfully evicting rodents from the attic in Toronto is just the first step of a long journey. There is the task of repairing damage caused by the rodents, rodent and wildlife proofing the attic, cleaning up after rodent nest and feces and of course whether to remove the attic insulation.

Other than providing general information in this regard, err on the side of caution and hire an inspector or attic insulation removal and cleaning services to do an assessment and provide a professional recommendation. Read More

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