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tracceis

08:06AM | 02/26/04
Member Since: 09/08/02
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Recently we went into our attic crawlspace due to a bird and discovered there was a large bail of hay in there. Can someone tell my why it woud be there and isn't it a fire hazard? The house is only 4 years old.



plumber Tom

01:17PM | 02/26/04
Member Since: 05/10/03
801 lifetime posts
I spose that specific bird chose your attic as a nesting grounds. Do a visual inspection of the roof eaves and attic vents from the ground. If you see any small holes or something out of the ordinary, then break out the ladder or get a handyman to go up and investigate.


devildog

08:26AM | 02/27/04
Member Since: 09/16/02
250 lifetime posts
Shhhh! Don't tell everyone. They'll all want a bale of hay in their attic.

On the serious side. I'm not a builder, but I have helped on some houses. I don't recall seeing bales on the sites I was at. I think they put some down to keep the dirt from washing down a hill, but in the attic? I think they put it up there for some reason and forgot it and roofed right over it. Just a screw up in my opinion, but I've never seen or heard of that.

Good luck with your bird,

Devildog


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