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Ventilation Holes in Eaves Are One Vector of Entry for Rodents and Birds
Unprotected Ventilation Holes in Eaves

Unprotected Ventilation Holes in Eaves

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It's said that rodents can fit through a hole the size of a nickel. Obviously, they'll be able to fit through unprotected ventilation holes in your eaves.

Many homeowners are not even aware that such holes exist in their eaves. These holes are essential, so you can't just slap wood over the top of them. In fact, even wood would hardly repel rats, mice, and birds--many of which can easily chew through wood.



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