Rodents can easily become a nuisance in any home simply because of how quickly they reproduce. They can crawl underneath through the gap between the floor and the slabs it sits on. You do not want rodents living under your shed. When a rodent problem presents itself in a storage shed, steps must be taken to keep them away.
The cold weather forces rodents indoors. When they move in during the wintertime, snow and ice will block their passageway. And because they cannot 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. Having rodents underneath the shed can cause damage to the building.
How do you keep rodents and small animals out of your shed? One way is fixing a chicken wire to the base of the shed. You will need a roll of chicken wire, wirecutter and staple gun or roof nails.
Measure and cut the chicken wire. Then, dig a trench around the shed. Now that you have a trench dug all around the perimeter of the shed, install 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. Staple or nail the wire and backfill the trench with soil. You may also use sand and stones to cover up the trench.
This is a great alternative to expensive sidings. This way of rodent-proofing storage sheds Wurtulla will save you a lot of money.