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Common Pest Control Techniques

what are some common pest control techniques that are available to handle pest activity in my home? common types of building damage caused by animals include: Shingle deterioration can occur if animals continually walk across a roof, or if persistent bird excrement is present. Raccoons can actually tear shingles off a roof to gain attic access. Other animals access attics by damaging soffit/fascia or roof vents. In addition, resultant water entry into a home through very small openings caused by pest intrusion can cause many problems, ranging from cosmetic damage to interior finishes, to wood rot of structural framing, if moisture persists for extended periods of time. Significant structural damage can be caused by wood-boring insects, such as termites, powderpost beetles or carpenter ants. Unfortunately, this damage is often hidden behinds walls and is not detected for a long period of time. This damage is usually discovered after the pest…