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Can Animals Get Underneath Porches, Decks and Sheds?

Brad Gates
Publication date:
February 28, 2020
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The blog post titled "Can Animals Get Underneath Porches, Decks, and Sheds?" on the Gates Wildlife Control website discusses the various animals that may seek shelter under these structures and the potential problems that can arise. The author explains that animals such as skunks, raccoons, and groundhogs may seek shelter under porches, decks, and sheds, which can lead to damage and health hazards. The post goes on to discuss how animals can gain access to these areas, including through gaps, holes, and other entry points. 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 and other issues.


animals, porches, decks, sheds, shelter, damage, health hazards, prevention, barriers, inspections, maintenance.

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Brad Gates
Can Animals Get Underneath Porches, Decks and Sheds?
February 28, 2020
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