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Are roof vents, plumbing mats and chimneys animal-proof?

Brad Gates
Publication date:
March 4, 2020
Article Summary: 

The blog post titled "Are Roof Vents, Plumbing Mats, and Chimneys Animal-Proof?" on the Gates Wildlife Control website discusses whether these common structures on homes are vulnerable to animal intrusion. The author explains that while these structures are not typically designed to be animal-proof, there are steps that homeowners can take to prevent animal access. The post goes on to discuss the various types of animals that may try to access these structures, including raccoons, squirrels, and birds. The author then offers advice on how to identify and address potential entry points, such as using screens or other barriers. The post concludes by emphasizing the importance of regular inspections and maintenance to prevent animal intrusion.


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Brad Gates
Are roof vents, plumbing mats and chimneys animal-proof?
March 4, 2020
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