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Handyman Rat-Proofing FAIL at a House in Atlanta

Wire mesh was not fastened to the edge of the roof and slipped off, allowing roof rats into the attic of a house in Atlanta

Handyman rat-proofing fail in Atlanta

This human-assisted roof rat infestation was brought to you by a handyman who did a shoddy job of sealing the rats out of this house in Atlanta.

Specifically, the wire mesh was too thin to begin with. Rats can chew right through that. But even if it were heavy enough, it wasn't fastened to the roof. The handyman just kind of stuffed it under the shingles, I guess expecting friction to hold it in place.

It didn't, and that's why this Atlanta home now has rats in the attic.

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