Bat Removal & Control – A Bat Experts Blog Entry

Bats are nocturnal in nature. Bat species in Northern America exclusively feed on insects during the night. Nuisance concerns arise when bats are able to gain access to a home or other building. Exclusion of the nuisance bats becomes necessary when this happens. Keeping the bats out of the structure long term should be the experts main goal.

Bat Exclusion – Process Of Removing Bats From A Building

One-way devices will be placed over the main points of entry. The entire structure must be sealed properly to ensure bats cannot find another entry point after flying out the one-way devices. Bat work is a construction based service and experience is essential to successfully eradicate a bat colony from a home. Bats are able to enter a gap no larger than 3/4 inch. They are able to locate gaps around a structure by utilizing their sonar hearing in order to hear drafts coming from the gap. This is why thorough sealant work is an essential step in ensuring a successful bat exclusion.

Cleanup Of Bat Waste – An Essential Step To Making Your Attic Healthy

Bat waste removal is done in conjunction with insulation remediation and decontamination of the attic space. Buckeye Wildlife Solutions offers this service. Bat guano cleanup is sometimes necessary when large amounts of droppings have accumulated, which is likely when there has been a medium or large sized bat colony inhabiting the attic area.

In conclusion, it is advised that homeowners or amateurs do not attempt bat exclusion on their own. It is dangerous work, this is why Buckeye Wildlife Solutions obtains insurance in case of an accident. If an amateur attempts the bat exclusion and fails, it will be much more difficult for the professional to come in afterward and solve the bat problem, simply because the bats would have left signs of activity on their original entry points, but this may not be the case with the newly found entry areas the bats would utilize.