The Critter Squad – Bat Removal Service
They sleep in roosts during the daytime, and emerge at dusk.
Burning bats will flood your living room.
But they are fragile animals, and they can't claw or chew their way back in, so if you do your job right, you'll never have bats inside again.
It is important to avoid using any home remedies to control bats, including those which involve mixing chemicals.
Rapidly rising gas costs have made it impossible to provide free estimates.
In these cases you should treat the removal in much the same way as if they were in your attic.
When bats take shelter in a home it is almost always an all-female maternity colony setting up house to have their babies.
Many people think that they should trap the bats and get rid of them this way however this is not the best way to get rid of bats.
You might think this is silly or counter-intuitive, but again, I've done hundreds of bat jobs, and I've learned that the work is more effective this way.
The young bats would die without their mothers, and an attic full of dead animals is much worse than having the bats roosting there.
They are not.
They consume a tremendous number of night flying insects every night during the spring, summer, and fall seasons.
This may explain the sporadic incidents of bats in your home during the winter.
You absolutely do not want to remove the bats during the maternity season, when there are young, flightless bats in the attic.
Our work schedule was previously affected by equipment scheduling through rental companies.
If not then make sure to wear protective clothing and a very well-made mask.
I have more in-depth info below, but you may just want to click any of the above links to answer your specific questions.
What is the bat maternity season? Why can't I remove the bats in the summer?
In the US, this really only means a few significant species, most commonly the Big Brown Bat and in larger numbers, the Little Brown Bat in the northern states, and in the southern states, you'll find Evening Bats, but most commonly the Brazilian, aka Mexican Free Tailed Bat.
I myself trained for two years with a bat removal expert before I started my own bat removal jobs, and even then, I had a lot to learn.
What Kind Of Bats Are There?
No colony should be excluded from return until the young are capable of flying.
Every building is different, and the bats relate to the architecture in very specific ways that require selecting the proper device(s).
Some insurance companies may cover bat exclusions, since they are not rodents.
Brown or grey streaks can be left near soffits, the roof and chimneys and are prime indicators of a bat colony.
The presence of bats in your attic is a big enough inconvenience, but when you have a bat problem, itâ€™s not just their presence that you need to worry about.
Keep in mind that a bat will avoid sunlight if at all possible.
But because they can enter via dozens of other non-primary, you want to seal off potential entry holes beforehand, so that excluded bats don't find an alternate way in.
Bats usually begin leaving the structures about 15 minutes after sunset.
We do not play those mind games, but simply utilize the best system of exclusion and bat-proofing.
For this reason you will likely need a ladder if you are going to hunt for their point of entry.
If bats find your home favorable to them as a roosting site, they are already in there.