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Old 04-11-2011, 08:24 AM   #1
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OK.........I'm having the top boards replaced on my deck soon, their is around a 18" high space under the deck where all kinds of wildlife like to find shelter, while the boards are off, I was wondering what I can put down to prevent these guys from visiting, first I was thinking of filling it in with stone, but that would be expensive, how about if I lay the old boards under there>? any other suggestions, I'm all ears.

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Solutions will vary with whatever critters/species you want to keep out.
Mammal?
Reptilian?
Insects?
All of the above?

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Racoons, skunks
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No skirting around the perimeter?

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the deck side boards go to the ground, however they are getting in someway
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If they're digging in, you'll find the spot(s) when you have the deck boards off.
Maybe a thin concrete perimeter, then new skirting boards?

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do you think bricks or rocks on the inside along the bottom shirt would keep em out? I'll look ino your option with my contractor. thanks!

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