All entry points on structures should be sealed with screens and proper materials to prevent re entry. Get rid of wood piles and dead trees near the home to eliminate other areas that will attract unwanted guests. Keep pet food and bird seeds sealed to eliminate food sources. Make sure crawlspaces and basements have no entry points for animals. Underneath porches are also entry points for nuisance wildlife.
There are many animals in Iowa that become nuisance wildlife. Some animals are opossums, raccoons, squirrels, bats, and birds. These animals become a nuisance when they enter structures and homes. They can create enormous amounts of damage and cost the homeowner. Many animals can enter attics and walls by small holes and rotting roof conditions.