Squirrel Invasion !!!!!!!

We are under attack by squirrels! When I bought my first home 4 years I knew it was a fixer upper. however, after the closing I ran into many problems. First I took out an extra loan to replace a water heater 3 months into living here. One year later, we went an entire winter with no heat due to a 30 yr old furnace breaking down, which I took out another loan for. Now that I am still paying on them loans, I am unable to take out anything else, even through my neighborhood association. 

I have a newborn grandchild living in my home and it has become a health hazard for the amount of squirrels in our attic. Last week, a squirrel mysteriously ended up in the house and my daughter had to leave with her baby.  A few days ago, a squirrel chewed through a ceiling fan wire and the ceiling fan fell. When I spoke to an electrician about it, they told me that the squirrels could possibly chew through all of my wiring, which could end up being  a $20k-50k issue.

I do not have the money to fix the issue. I have had two different contractors look at it and they have told me that I will need to have a complete fascia re-haul.

If this work is not done soon, my home could be condemned. I am a single mother of three who works very, very hard. If I had the money, I would get this work done immediately however, because of the extra loans I pay now, my inability to receive public assistance due to my income, I find it very difficult to pay the bills I have, let alone supply my family with the adequate amount of groceries to sustain us until the next paycheck.

Pleae help us get this work done! Thank you so much for reading and sharing!


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Kristel Porter 
Minneapolis, MN
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