Bellaire Texas Bat Removal From Attics By The Critter Squad
Bat Trapping and Removal Companies in Bellaire
Often people think this swooping is the bat diving in trying to attack people. Trapping and removal of a bat in Texas can be tricky and should never be attempted if the bat was found in a room where people were sleeping. It is not unusual for a person to find they have bats in their attic, garage or other outbuildings. While at your property, Bellaire bat control will identify the entry points bats are using to access your home and make recommendations to exclude them permanently. How could anyone think they would run into a person? When people are outdoors at night, insects are attracted to us by heat and smell. Nuisance bats suspected of having rabies should always be left for professionals to remove.
HOW DO I GET RID OF BATS FROM AN ATTIC? Bat removal is not a simple task. There are even those that will recommend moth balls. There is no effective bat repellent for example that can do the job easily. The proper way to get rid of them is to exclude the colony – seal off 100% of possible secondary entry points on the home and remove all of the bats from the building safely. If you find that the bat is not hanging from anyplace, then your next option is to search for areas in the home where the bat could crawl into something. It is often very challenging, and it must be done just the right way. An amateur attempt, by someone with no experience, or worse, a pest control company that uses bat poison, could result in disaster – dead, rotting bats, and bats swarming throughout the walls and the home. The exclusion netting or funnels must be set perfectly to allow bats to fly out naturally at night, but then not be able to fly back in.
Humane Bat Removal in Bellaire Harris, County TX
Don't let the "big" name fool you, as a Big Brown only weighs about 1/2 ounce, but has a wingspan from 11 to 13 inches.
They hibernate from late fall (Oct/Nov) until spring arrives (Mar/Apr).
Every state has different protocol regarding bats found in homes, so before releasing them outside call your local health department or animal control for information.
On the right is a photo inside an attic with a large bat infestation.
Because bats have such a high metabolism and eat so many bugs they pass a lot of waste.
After the bats are removed, it is best to clean up any guano or urine to prevent spread of disease.
They only give birth to one baby and this usually takes place in late spring.
There are quite a few different species of bats in North America; however the ones that are known for colonizing are the species that most often cause problems.
You can then bring it outside and watch it flutter away.
In most cases, the bats have left behind a strong odor as well.
Though in very few cases symptoms are seen immediately, in many instances it is not recognizable for even months. These cases usually result in death.
They can live up to 30 years apparently, though average lifespan in the wild may be about 7 years.
A bat house will NOT lure the bats out.
BAT BEHAVIOR: Bats are nocturnal.
This happens a lot, particularly in southern states, where these roofs are more common.
Why Are The Bats There?
It is important to avoid using any home remedies to control bats, including those which involve mixing chemicals.
Our lift can be positioned using a pickup truck, and can often be moved around by hand on hard surfaces.
Since bats consume extremely high numbers of mosquitoes and other night-flying insects, they are very beneficial to have around.
Bat colonies want to roost in a safe place - a cave, for example.
Female bats give birth to only one baby bat per year, and raise it well.
Read About Colonizing Bats species info.
The first step usually requires an observation of the structure shortly after sunset to locate the entrance/exit holes.
Another change that will sometimes get bats moving inside a home or building during the winter is the arrival of an arctic cold blast.
We have added 2 additional lifts to our equipment in late 2005.
Rapidly rising gas costs have made it impossible to provide free estimates.
It is also illegal to use any type of poisons or chemicals for bats.
This is a process that is not only filthy, it can be downright dangerous.
If there are bats in your home, then you will want get them out.
What species of bats typically live in attics?
We added a towable boom lift to our equipment in December of 2003.
Read more about bat guano, aka bat poop here.
Our inspection costs reflect time, travel, and preparation of the exclusion program details.
Harris, County TX Texas Bat Control