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DIY Roof Rat Exclusion Attempt at a House in Atlanta was an Epic Fail

Insulating foam behind a fist sized gap in the metal flashing on the corner of the roof failed to keep roof rats out of the attic of a house in Atlanta.

DIY rat-proofing fail at a house in Atlanta

Filling the gap between the fascia boards at the corner with insulation foam was already pointless because roof rats can chew right through that stuff. What made it especially useless in this case is that the homeowner did nothing about the huge gap in the flashing. There is no way this DIY rat-proofing attempt could have kept rats out of the attic of this house in Atlanta.

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