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Mice Climbed the Downspout to Get into the Attic of this House in Atlanta

Vertical downspout with one insulated and one uninsulated air conditioning line running through it allowed mice to climb to the attic of an Atlanta home

How mice climbed into the attic of an Atlanta home

Running the air conditioning refrigerant lines inside the rain gutter downspout is a pretty common practice. It's also how mice managed to climb all the way up to the attic of this house in Atlanta, Georgia.

The insulation on the refrigerant line is soft and makes it easy for mice and other animals to sink their nails into it. Squirrels, rats, and occasionally chipmunks also use this method to climb up to the attic.

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