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The Dangerous Health Effects of Contaminated Insulation

The Dangerous Health Effects of Contaminated Insulation

The outdoors Group // Blog The Dangers of Why Proper Replacement and Sanitation is Important. You just dealt with the hassle of a wildlife infestation in your attic. The animals were removed but a lingering smell persists. They are gone, why would there still be an odor? The answer lies in your home’s insulation. All…
How Rodent Poisons Effect Our Ecosystem

How Rodent Poisons Effect Our Ecosystem

The outdoors Group // Blog Poisoning nuisance wildlife is a bad idea for a number of reasons… First and foremost, poisoning wildlife is inhumane and causes unnecessary suffering. Many poisons take a long time to take effect, meaning that animals may suffer for an extended period of time before they eventually succumb to the poison.…
Do You Have Squirrels In The Attic?

Do You Have Squirrels In The Attic?

The outdoors Group // Blog Since the holidays are approaching, I am sure most of you are climbing into your attics to retrieve all the lovely holiday decorations – such a festive and joyous time! What you wouldn’t want to find would be leftover destruction from squirrels doing a little decorating of their own. You…
How To Remove Raccoons From Your Attic

How To Remove Raccoons From Your Attic

The outdoors Group // Blog During the spring and early summer raccoons give birth to a litter of kits. A litter can range from 1 to 8 babies with 3 to 5 being the typical number. Urban raccoons like to den in attics and crawl spaces. It’s dark, secluded, and usually has insulation for bedding.…
Where Do Rats Hide?

Where Do Rats Hide?

The outdoors Group // Blog Rats are nocturnal animals, which means they are most active at night. However, during the day, rats need a safe and secure place to hide and rest. Here are some common places where rats may hide during the day: Burrows: Rats are excellent burrowers and often create elaborate systems of…
Do I Have Rats In My Home?

Do I Have Rats In My Home?

The outdoors Group // Blog Rats can be a major nuisance for homeowners, causing damage to property, contaminating food, and even spreading diseases. If you suspect that you may have rats in your home, it’s important to take steps to identify and remove them as soon as possible. Here are a few signs that you…