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Kill the rodents. They love to chew off insulation.

Not only do they love to chew on house wiring, their chewing presents a significant risk of causing a house fire. That's one of the main reasons for riding them from your attic or other places through which your electrical wiring passes.

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Q: Are there any major concerns about squirrels and new wiring occupying the same area in an attic?
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