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Assess and Remove

The key to removing bats from your home is determining their entry points. Bats can enter through small openings and leave very little trace behind. Our expert technicians will identify all the entry points and evict the colony humanely using one-way doors that allow the bats to leave for food but prevent their re-entry.

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Clear and Clean

Depending on the size of the colony and how long they’ve been living in the home there could be a large mess to clean up. Our wildlife technicians will thoroughly remove bat guano and disinfect the space to eliminate any harmful traces left behind.


Prevent and Protect

Our wildlife technicians will provide a full, comprehensive protection plan against any future bat infestations. This would include sealing all the tiny gaps and openings around your home’s roofline to keep bats out.



When I called to book an inspection, I was given a quick booking time. James M came within the window of time, called ahead and was professional upon arrival. He was able to assess the property and give me a plan of action! He was able to provide great solutions to the problem! I would recommend!

Julie Riegert

Bats in Newmarket

Canada is home to 19 bat species. These amazing creatures are an important part of our ecosystem. They control insect populations and pollinate some of our favourite fruits and vegetables. However, if they make it into your home, you may not think they are so fascinating.

Newmarket residents may hear noises as bats move around inside the attic. A large colony will produce a lot of droppings that creates a mess and can carry the fungal spores for histoplasmosis. This lung infection poses serious risks for younger and older people and those with weakened immune systems.

All bats are endangered or threatened species and protected by law. You need to remove bats that live in your attic for safety and health reasons, but colonies are moved at specific times of year to protect the young and not disturb hibernation. Skedaddle uses a three-step approach to humane wildlife control. Our technicians are trained in bat behaviours and use safe and reliable techniques to preserve colonies and protect your home.

Bats emit sound waves from their noses and mouths which bounce off objects and echo back signals. This process is known as echolocation and helps them navigate all types of environments.

They prefer to dwell in dark and secluded places and try to avoid interactions with people. While only a small percentage of bats carry the rabies virus overall, handling bats is never recommended. They have delicate body structures, and professional wildlife control specialists know how to safely handle them to prevent injury or death. Our Newmarket Skedaddle technicians will address any questions you have about the removal and clean up process. We are committed to eco-friendly services and customer satisfaction.

Bat Facts


The largest bat in Canada is the hoary bat with a 40-centimetre wingspan.


British Columbia has 16 different species of bats.


White-nose syndrome is a devastating disease that is a threat to North American bat populations.


They do not drink blood or randomly attack people. People believe bats are creepy due to their unusual body structures and fangs. These damaging stereotypes are perpetuated by television, movies and books.


They have locking mechanisms in their ankles to prevent them from falling while hanging upside down in caves.


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