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  • How to remove bats in the attic
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  • Dead Animal Removal Services
  • Best Ways To Get Rid Of Rats

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Wildlife Removal in Saint John Indiana – Michigan City Wildlife Control Services

We operate a full-service Saint John wildlife control company, and with our full house/grounds inspection, we can offer solutions to prevent animal problems in the future.

When we do an inspection, we will be able to tell you what the problem is. With a complete understanding of the animals we work with, we can quickly and easily identify which pest animals are causing the problem and exactly where the animals are gaining entry. With our expertise and vast awareness of wildlife, we work efficiently, solving your Saint John Indiana nuisance animal problem as quickly as possible.

How Hazardous Are Bats?


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Want to know more about the ABC's of what this area under discussion has to propose to every human being who is willing to do things for themselves? During an inspection of the structure needing bat eviction I can determine the size of the colony and the best time of the year to remove the bats. During certain times of the year bats form nursery colonies. Depending on your geographical area the bats can only be removed when the young bats are able to fly. We like to use a one-way door or referred to as a valve.

These unidirectional escapes lets the bats escape not allowing the bats back in. This type of bat control eviction is approved by the organization Bat Conservation International. The utmost critical thing in bat removal from a residence is attention to all the little construction gaps. When closing all construction gaps, anything larger than an a quarter inch should be sealed. You have to seal the entire home to foil bats from getting back in. You will go as far as sealing any fault or construction crack. Ill need to exclude vents to keep bats out, let's start by closing off louver vents, attic vents, and ridge vents if bats can breach them using 1/4 inch screen. These can be painted to match, but I have found it blends in nicely left unpainted.

Inspect chimneys, bricks and mortar may be loose forming gaps. Look for gaps around where the chimney goes through soffit, carefully seal gaps and install a one-way door, if a bat way in is there. Ridge venting systems are feasible bat entrances. When looking at the ridge vent closely you'll usually find the plastic ridge vents deform leaving gaps, I've seen where varmints have chewed a gap in the vent. I will do away with the previous roof vent system and replace it. Primarily, you lay down 1/4 inch hardware cloth this keeps the bats, mice and squirrels from getting through. We will install a one-way bat door here also if the bats were using this area. Finally you'll finish the attic vent with a vent system referred to as Cobra vent, and then finish it with top cap shingles. We try to color match any calking, tin work and exclusion work to make it merge in as if we have not had to fix the construction defects. We use paintable caulking, the silicon based calks will tinge over time.

I build my own one-way doors. After ten years of bat control, I came up with an easy effective one-way valve for bat removal. You can purchase commercially produced bat cones but I personally think they are too short and have no airflow at the base where it is attached to the structure. These one-way doors are left on for about two weeks, to let bats leave. Then I can remove the one-way door and then block the entrance. After the bats have exited through the one-way doors the bats will try for several nights to get back in, by looking for another entrance, this is why sealing every possible entrance needs to be done. This is how to evict bats.Find out more by reading our other articles on this topic and other subjects we have written related to it.

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Squirrel Life Cycle


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Most people do not know much about bat removal. They are also unaware of all of the health risks and damage a bat infestation can cause. If your home is a hotspot for bats to live in, the best thing to do is to call a professional so that they can safely, and completely, remove the problem from your home. If you try and do this yourself, more than likely you can get hurt, your home can be damaged, and the bat problem will not be permanently removed.

Bats like to hide, or live, in the attic part of a home. This is only for homes that are in areas with heavy bat populations. Once the bats have found their new home, they will arrive by the hundreds or even thousands all in your attic. It will be almost impossible not to notice this after a while because if you ever go up there, they will scatter, or you will continually see bats flying around your home at night. Another key factor in noticing the problem is that your ceiling will start to sag. This sagging is caused by bat excrement, which is not only disgusting, but also very harmful to your health, by breathing in the fumes.

The exterminator will then start the cleanup process. They will have to vacuum and remove all of the bat excrement that was left behind. This can be a long job, and a dangerous one, being up in the attic. Once that is completely removed, they will chemically clean the area. After this, you will then be able to tell if any damaged was done to your attic floor. If so, you can have it replaced so that the ceiling will not randomly collapse one night and you can feel good to know your home is now safe to live in again.

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Squirrel Noises In An Attic


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If you find a bat in the house, you are definitely full of questions. You are probably also feeling some anxiety and perhaps a little bit of fear. These are all normal reactions to discovering a wild bat in your home, especially because of all the misconceptions about the dangers of bats. To help you during this stressful situation, continue reading to review some common questions people ask when they find a bat in their home. This will give you some light on which steps you need to take next. The most important part of dealing with a bat in the house is remaining calm. You'll learn why soon enough.

Should I Trap the Bat?

No! The biggest mistake you can make is assuming you can capture and trap a bat, and out them outside yourself. First, bats are known carriers of several infectious diseases. Although they are not likely to attack, if they are scared, any type of provocation can cause them to react adversely. Furthermore, attempting to catch a bat puts the bat's safety at risk. Bats are not pest even though they can be quite the nuisance. They are actually very important parts of our surrounding eco-system, which is why they are protected by law in most states. You should never try to trap, harm, or kill a bat under any circumstances.

What Do I Do If I Find a Bat in the House?

Remain calm and do not try to capture the bat. The first thing you need to do is isolate them. If they are in the kitchen, close all other doors to the house so they cannot enter other rooms and areas. If they are in a bedroom, close the door but leave the window open. They are likely to fly right out. Once you have them isolated, you can begin opening all the windows in area where the bat is hanging. Again, they are likely to fly out at some point. If they do not, your next step is to contact an emergency bat removal company for safe and humane extraction services. These are generally available on a 24 hour basis.

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