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How to get rodents to leave your roof space

To get possums or other rodents to leave your roof space in an environmentally friendly way either get some camphor blocks or alternately moth balls throw them in all areas of the roof space. It makes life too uncomfortable due to watering eyes & vapors up the nose the rodents will leave & look for a new home.

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