A Whole New Meaning to the Term "Open House" !!

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  A home inspection found that a hole in the soffet had invited this little critter to make his home in the attic insulation....!  Be sure your house isn't "open" to having critters claim squatters' (squirrel squatters ?) rights in your house...little holes can bring unwanted visitors.  The tiniest holes can make great tunnels for these little fellas and a real mess in your house !



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Sally K. & David L. Hanson, ABR, CDPE, CSS, e-Pro,ILHM, REDS

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Shannon Milligan, Richmond VA Real Estate Agent/Associate Broker
RVA Home Team - Richmond, VA
RVA Home Team - Winning with Integrity.

I recently attended a home inspection here in Richmond Virginia and had the "pleasure" of watching the inspector find a dead squirrel!

Aug 25, 2012 05:56 AM #1
Conrad Allen
Re/Max Professional Associates - Webster, MA
Webster, Ma, Realtor

Hi Sally & David.  So is it now a rental?  Or I am driving you nuts with that question? :)

Aug 25, 2012 07:04 AM #2
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Sally & David- I just have to say... oh how cute!  But I'm sure that's not what a homeowner would want to hear. 

Aug 25, 2012 11:22 AM #3
Roger D. Mucci
Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092 - Euclid, OH
Lets shake things up at your home today!

Did I ever tell you the critters that we between my walls and in the attic were birds?  Yep, at first they thought mice or squirrels, but when they see and "open house" they show up............all kinds of critters.

Aug 25, 2012 06:29 PM #4
TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

Good morning, Sally & David. I have seen huge critter nests in attics during inspections. It is amazing how much damage they can do...

Aug 25, 2012 07:41 PM #5
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Sally & David they are best served fried after a little tenderizing in some hot water or a milk bath.  Mighty tasty but you'll need more than one.

Aug 25, 2012 09:44 PM #6
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Good morning, Sally and David -- your post title and the accompanying photo make the point very clear -- protect your home and don't create let any "openings" invite unwanted guests.   

Aug 25, 2012 11:08 PM #7
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