Birds Build Nests in the EavesBirds look for high, sheltered places to build their nests. Unfortunately, roofs and eaves offer the perfect place to lay a few eggs. Small birds such as starlings and sparrows can fit into tight spaces that you may not have considered. For example, if you have a hole in your roof, they can enter the attic or the internal structure of your home. Once you have birds in your walls, you'll need professional help to get them out. While nesting is instinctive, and you may feel bad about evicting innocent birds, keeping your home bird-free is best for everyone. Some birds carry diseases that are dangerous to humans, and piles of droppings are no fun to clean up.
Rodents Hide in Small SpacesHomeowners have several rodents to contend with:
Raccoons Make Their Home in AtticsRaccoons are nocturnal and prefer dark areas, so they're most likely to settle in the following: