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Bats are actually a vital part of the ecological system of this planet and can provide a valuable service, but they become a pest when they decide to make your attic their home.
If you have bats on your property, call Western Exterminator. Western Exterminator Technicians are experts in bat removal and prevention. Our specialists will get rid of bat colonies inside of your home and will also identify and block access points to prevent bats from returning.
Western Exterminator’s bat control methods are designed to relocate the bats by enabling them to humanely exit the structure without allowing them to find their way back in. Our services will not cause any harm to the bats.
Our bat control services include funneling and/or exclusion. Both methods are recommended to eliminate bats inside your home and prevent them from coming back.
Once you have bats inside your home, they can be very hard to get rid of. Getting rid of bats without risking bites and other potential issues requires special skills, tools and knowledge. However, if you can seal up the entry that the bats are using once they have left the attic, bats will likely move on to another location.
The best method of getting rid of bats is to remove them alive and then find a new place for them to set up a home. Some people even have bat houses on their property that bats will use instead of crawling into an attic or beneath the eaves. However, completing bat removal and re-housing effectively without harming the animals can be difficult.
Western Exterminator bat removal and control specialists have the tools and skills to get into those hard-to-reach places that bats will use as their roosting place. Our professionals will treat your house like it was their own, carefully seeking out the bat hiding places and then removing them in accordance with local laws (where necessary). Our state-licensed bat exterminators are trained to perform effective solutions that will completely remove the current infestation and stop bats from coming back.
DIY bat repellents can harm bats or only cause them to leave your property for a short time. If your property has any unsealed entry points, there is a good chance the bats will return. DIY bat removal methods may get rid of some bats, but if used improperly, the chemicals in the products could have an adverse effect on your family members, including pets.
Western Exterminator does not recommend any DIY bat removal methods and cautions homeowners against using these bat repellent solutions as they will not get rid of the entire bat infestation.
For the most effective bat removal, you should always contact licensed pest control professionals like Western Exterminator that know how to get rid of bats.
Once bats have been removed, steps need to be taken to stop them from coming back. A nest on your property usually means there is damage to your roof or eaves. Bats rarely chew their way through wood or other materials. They also don’t have the strength or claws to break through roofing materials, wood, or other substances to get inside and set up their nests.
Bat prevention is key to keeping them away from your property. Here are some tips to prevent bats:
Bats are found throughout the world. The smallest bat is barely an inch long and is known as the Kitti's hog-nosed bat or bumblebee bat. The largest has wingspans of up to five feet and are called golden-crowned flying foxes. In North America, there are several species that you might see around your home or business including:
Although bats are beneficial in helping control insect populations, such as mosquitoes, and they do things like pollinate plants and spread fruit seeds, they are known as pests for a reason. They are often the source for several diseases such as:
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