Harris, County TX Texas Bat Control

The Critter Squad – Harris, County TX Attic Bat Removal Company

evicting bats attic

8 most asked questions regarding Bat Removal 

  1. What is the best material to exclude bats?
  2. How to get rid of bats without killing them?
  3. How to use one-way exclusion funnels to remove bats without trapping them?
  4. What equipment is needed to exclude a bat?
  5. Home remedies to keep away bats and get rid of them?
  6. Will homeowners insurance pay for bat damage?
  7. How to find a bat hiding in your house?
  8. What areas can bats enter a house through?

Harris, County TX bat management is truly a challenge.  This would be pointless, not to mention very harmful to the bats, and usually resulting in a failed exclusion. Any opening 3/8 inch or larger is sufficient for entry of smaller bats, so Harris, County TX pest management professionals must be very thorough in their efforts. There are several ways to get rid of bats in an attic.

First off, I have to say that if you know what you are doing, you can solve your bat problem permanently. This Harris, County TX home bat inspection needs to identify deficiencies of the building/structure, the roosting site, species of bat and equipment needed to effectively control. Each bat can poop 20 pellets per day, and if you multiply that number times hundreds of bats over a couple of years, you get an attic full of bat guano! It smells bad, it corrodes wood and drywall, and it can grow mold.

Do bats bite people?


bats out of attic

  • Do bats poop while hanging upside down?

  • What kills bats in a house?

  • Do bat droppings look like?

A fully infested bat attic is one of the biggest and most challenging problems in the field of problem wildlife removal. Bat-proofing requires any holes or cracks over ¼ inch to be repaired, sealed, caulked, screened, or otherwise eliminated. Most people notice the odor first. In these cases you should treat the removal in much the same way as if they were in your attic. Buildings, attics in particular, provide a warm, dry, safe space to live in and raise baby bat pups. A bat that is out in the daylight, not active or easy to catch can be sick and quite easily with rabies. Click here to hire a local bat removal expert in your hometown. When bats take shelter in a home it is almost always an all-female maternity colony setting up house to have their babies. Allowing bats to continue taking up residence in your home can lead to greater worries, including health problems and serious damage to your home. In addition to being important for the environment, bats only have one baby a year and it takes several months before this pup can fly about and be fully mobile. There are times they may actually get trapped in the wall and if this happens you are going to have to do your best to locate where in the wall the bat is, create a hole and carefully remove the bat.

Can bat guano kill you?


bats living in your attic

  • How dangerous are bats?

  • How dangerous are bats?

  • Are all bats harmless?

This classification is due to the fact it replicates in the nerve tissues and then infects the brain. Gently carry the bat out and lay in grass near a tree or shrub. Most people get quite concerned about having a bat in their home because of how dangerous these animals can be. The summer observations allow us to be prepared for exclusions when the proper time comes. It is very common for bats to find their way into the living quarters of homes, usually during warmer summer temperatures when we use our air conditioning. If a bat is weak, sick looking and found during the day there is a good likelihood it could be carrying rabies. One of the most simple and common ways to exclude is to use a flexible, mesh netting. These bats will form huge colonies, up to several million members in some cases. But the attic of a home will do quite nicely. The bats most commonly found using homes for roosts are the Little Brown Bat and the Big Brown Bat. Plus you'd be breaking the law, but that's the least of your concerns, compared to potentially hundreds of stranded baby bats now crawling down your walls, into your house, and eventually dying and rotting & stinking.

Do bat droppings look like?


bats in your attic

  1. What do bat droppings smell like?

  2. What do bat droppings smell like?

  3. How do you clean up bat droppings?

Normally these devices are not installed until mid-August. Excluding the mother bats during that period would create a problem even worse than having the bats in your attic, as the young bats would die without their mother to feed and care for them. The most common species in North America that people may find in a colony on their property are the Little Brown Bat and the Mexican Free-tailed bat. We do not play those mind games, but simply utilize the best system of exclusion and bat-proofing. When exclusion work is to be done, observing the structure at dusk will give an indication as to the entry and exit points. Sometimes people will hear them rustling and fluttering above the ceiling or in the walls. Our lift can be positioned using a pickup truck, and can often be moved around by hand on hard surfaces. TYPE & TIME OF NOISE: Bats are nocturnal, but they are pretty quiet in small numbers, and most people don't notice any noise. The second step involves sealing all gaps, cracks, and holes, leaving the primary access hole(s) open. Holes along TV cables, water pipes, and cracks in drywall or gaps in ceiling tiles are all possible entrance points. Bats only become a problem when they decide to use an attic or other section of a home or building for a roosting or nursery colony.