Will a Pest Control Company Remove a Bat?

You might find yourself in a situation where your attic or any other spot inside your house has bats. Especially if there is the mating season of the bats, it is very possible that you may have a female small colony inside your house with some baby bats in it.

Where Can a Bat Live?

If you have heard some bats during the night, but you haven’t really spotted them yet inside your house, there are the most common places to be:

1. In your attic, where is warm and dry

2. Inside the chimney where they can protect their babies

You don’t want to kill the bats, but you can’t have them inside your house either. So, what is the best course of action?

Homeowner’s Approach

Many homeowners try to remove the bats on their own. If you have never tried this before, you might find it very difficult to successfully remove all of the bats from inside the house. Try to close all entry and exit points so that the bats cannot find their way back to your home.

Of course, in order to do that, you need to make sure that all bats have left the attic or any other place. If you close their entry points and leave one bat behind, this bat will end up starve to death or being severely injured.

Do not try to use a cage since this will further injure the animal. Check and find all entry points and then wait until night so that the bats may leave the house to go seek for food.

Pest Control Company

If you believe that you cannot do it on your own, then it is highly advisable to get some professional help. An experienced professional will make sure that he tracks down all the bats inside the house. Therefore, once he starts eliminating the chances of another bat get into your house, he will first remove all of the existing bats from inside the house.

However, some professionals at the pest control company will try to use some poisons in order to kill the bats and offer you an efficient solutions. Do not comply with this suggestion. Firstly, poisons and repellents have proven to be insufficient and extremely dangerous to you, your family and the bat. Repellents should not be used at any circumstances, and especially when the bats are located inside your house.

Bats are gentle and delicate animals that must be protected at all times. Not to mention that most countries and cities have strict regulations and laws when it comes to bats and their elimination. Consult a professional and let him know that you want to remove the bats and not kill them.

Bat House

Bats are a good thing to be around in your house especially if you live in the countryside. Bats will eat a large number of dangerous insects and protect your house. So, you can even consider building them a bat house not far from your own.

Read the How to get rid of bats page for helpful information and to learn more about Will a Pest Control Company Remove a Bat?

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