5 Ways Prevention And Control Of Wildlife Damage Can Affect Your Resale Value

While pets offer people companionship and love, unwelcome critters bring wildlife damage and offer people headaches and expensive repairs. Birds, mice, squirrels, raccoons, snakes, bats, opossums, and even bees can wreak havoc on your building and its resale value. In fact, Georgia law requires that before a tenant puts a security deposit down and moves in to a rental, the landlord must give the tenant a complete list of all existing damages: including mice and other wildlife infestations. The tenant has thirty days to terminate the lease. If this is the case, the landlord is required to return the deposit. Anyone selling a house or commercial building is required to report all wildlife damages as well, and this law can make it very difficult to sell a house or building with a history of wildlife intrusion. Just a few ways wildlife can damage your building: Gnaw through building materials and contents such as wires, wood, walls, and cloth such as curtains and clothing. Feces and urine


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