Have animals destroyed your attic insulation? There are a variety of IRS tax incentives offering 30% off quality insulation until Dec. 31 2010. When animals like bats, birds, raccoons, squirrels and mice enter into your home or building’s attic, they are able to damage and contaminate the insulation with urine, feces, shed fur, parasites, bacteria, and viruses. If the animal waste isn’t removed, these disease-causing contaminates will stay static in your home’s insulation forever. The residual animal odors also can attract other nuisance wildlife to your attic or crawl space as it’s perceived as a secure and secure animal living space.
Raccoon poop and bat guano/droppings are considered hazardous by the Center for Disease Control and the droppings from wildlife may carry animal disease that could be passed to humans. These animal diseases are called zoonotic diseases and can include histoplasmosis, toxoplasmosis, cryptococcosis, baylisascaris, salmonella, e-coli, rabies, etc. WARNING: DO NOT DISTURB THE DROPPINGS if you don’t are wearing proper safety equipment including a 0.4 microns respirator that will filter the airborne pathogens to prevent respiratory disease.
Though it is achievable to resolve the problem yourself, hiring an Animal Control Technician is the most advantageous choice when you come across these animal hazard problems. Isoler des combles perdus The procedure begins by removing and vacuuming out all contaminates and contaminated insulation. After waste removal, it is strongly recommended to deodorize and decontaminate that the attic or crawl space. When removing the contaminated insulation including raccoon poop, bat guano, squirrel damage and rodent damage is complete, installation of a Pest Control Insulation is suggested. Thermal, Acoustic, Pest Control material (T.A.P.) is highly efficient and is really a superior replacement for animal damaged insulation. It may also be applied in an activity called attic capping, that will be applied over insulation already in position, to bring the R values as much as Department of Energy recommended levels for your area. This material will boost your comfort levels, add fire resistance, control and exclude many insect pests, and as spoken earlier, save you money with improved energy efficiency and IRS tax incentives.Read More