Rodents in the garden can be a problem if you have wooden storage shed. They can crawl underneath through the gap between the floor and the slabs make it their shelter. You can keep rodents out of your storage shed.
This can be a problem during the winter months because the cold weather drives rodents indoors. Snow and ice will block their passageway, which will make them find their way out. They tend to chew up the floor and get inside the shed and make a hole on sidewalls to make their way out. These rodents can cause damage to the building.
How do you keep rodents out of your shed?
Fixing a chicken wire to the base of the shed is one way to keep them out of the shed. You will need a roll of chicken wire, wirecutter and staple gun or roof nails to seal the shed from rodents.
Cut the chicken wire appropriately. Then, dig a trench around the shed. Once a trench is dug all around the perimeter of the shed, fix the wire to the foundation of the shed and fold it underneath to prevent rodents from burrowing. It is typical for rodents to burrow underneath about 4 to 5 inches from the object they burrow under. Fix the wire with staple or nail. Backfill the trench with soil. Sand and stones may be used to cover up the trench.
If you are looking for an alternative to the expensive sidings, then this is it. This is a simple and inexpensive way to rodent-proofing storage sheds Birtinya.