If you have a colony of bats on your property, you’re probably wondering why and how it happened. Bats would normally live in their natural habitats, such as caves, hollowed tree trunks and tree tops. Due to many factors like wildfires and urban development, bat’s natural habitats can get disturbed, or even destroyed. When this happens, they’ll migrate to the nearest safe shelter, which in some cases, could be your home.
There are a number of ways to tell there’s a bat infestation going on in your home, one of the obvious examples is seeing the bats or finding the traces of bat feces. You’ll most likely to see them fly out in dusk, which is the time they go out to feed and drink water. The presence of bats in your chimney is a sure sign that you will need the help of a professional pest control company, as trying to remove them on your own could be quite risky. Here are some of the reasons why you need expert bat removal, and why you shouldn’t try to remove bats on your own:
Skedaddles team of certified technicians possess the knowledge and skill to drive bats away from your home. They will examine all areas of your home, including the chimney, for bat activity and determine the severity of the damage should you have bats in the house. Next, they’ll wait for all of the bats to leave the area before sealing all possible points of entry into your home. After the exclusion, you’ll need a professional to disinfect the area and make any necessary repairs to the chimney so that it will be safe for you to use again. Expert bat control is the only right way to keep the bats away from your chimney. Only experts possess the skills to install proper safety methods such as screens and bat houses, as well as to detect possible entry points and suggest the right improvements.