Cleaning a Pellet room

Old 08-10-04, 03:19 PM
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Question Cleaning a Pellet room

Recently I moved into a ranch house on a 700 acre land. The barn we own has a Pellet room (a room where owls once roosted and threw up there food ) The Room is really dusty and has owl vomit everywhere. I have swept up most of the big material but now i am left with nothing but dust, the vaccum does not fit into the opening and theres no windows near, i was wondering if u had any tips on how i can get rid of the dust problem, we had wooden floors up there so i dont know if i could mop it, any suggestions or ideas? thanks

Old 08-11-04, 10:33 AM
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hi, i had to vaccuum my attic w/ sort of the same problem - not enough room to fit in vac. I bought a small (tiny) shop vac - it was only $30 and did the job. good luck.
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I would put a shop-vac outside and get a lot of suction hose and wear a good respirator. The hose could fit into tight spaces and the shop-vac outside will vent all that really fine dust where you don't have to breathe it.

Anybody know what kind of viruses live in owl vomit??? Maybe you could discover the next hanta virus... wouldn't that be exciting.
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Owl droppings

Wear respirator and shop vac or broom sweep to remove droppings. Exclude owls with hardware cloth, spray foam, or other exclusionary means. Do a regular perimeter insecticide and rotencide treatment to eliminate pests and their predators.

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