Humane Merrillville Animal Removal Services
- How to get squirrels out of the attic
- How to get raccoons out of the attic
- How to get rid of armadillos
- How to remove bats in the attic
- Attic Restoration & Damage Repairs
- Dead Animal Removal Services
- Best Ways To Get Rid Of Rats
Animal Removal in Merrillville Indiana – Michigan City Wildlife Control Services
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 Merrillville Indiana nuisance animal problem as quickly as possible.
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Encouraging wildlife into your garden
It's lovely when you see a hedgehog crawl out from beneath a pile of logs, or a bat emerge from your self built bat house just after dark.
By encouraging wildlife into your garden it not creates a feeling of happiness but also continues to provide important habitats for animals. Below are some tips and ideas to keep up the wild side of your garden.
Planting trees is the most apparent means of creating habitats for mammals and birds; by planting native tree species this will provide food all year round for insects and birds. The tree will offer shelter depending on its size all types of creatures will benefit, and quite often create their home beneath or within the tree.
Bird tables become very popular to birds during winter when they find it harder to find local foods, place sunflower seeds, unsalted peanuts, or chopped fruit onto a feeding station in your garden, it may take a few days for the birds to take to the food, but when they know its there the feed will be eagerly taken.
If you have the space then try and leave a section of your garden over grown and undisturbed, place a few logs in there, and leave them to rot, hedgehogs are likely to see this kind of environment as a perfect home for hibernation.
Bats, the Natural Pest Controllers and Pollinators
Getting Rid of Skunks
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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Are The Bats Out Of Control?
Bats can be a big menace to any household, both physically and emotionally. These creatures normally inhabit dark and warm places in the house. You are likely to find them in the basement, walls, soffits and the attic of your house. These low flying creatures can inhabit your home if there are any entry points to let them in. If you have been having problems getting rid of these creatures here are some tips to help you remove them from your house completely.
Bat Proofing Services
There are many companies that offer bat proofing services to home owners. These companies not only remove the offending animals from your house, they also offer bat exclusion services. These services enable you to have a home that will repel these unwanted creatures, instead of attracting them. Although the companies that offer these services are countless, not all of them offer the quality of services that you would want. The best bat removal services come normally with a guarantee. Unless the company promises 100% removal of these creatures from your house, there is absolutely no need for you to pay for the services. The services should include an inspection of your house. The inspection will enable the service provider to identify areas of use by the bats and potential areas they could re-enter. Thus in turn the wildlife control professional will provide a course of action to resolve the problem for you and your home.
Bat Guano Removal
They can cause untold health dangers to the inhabitants and possibly insulation damage to the attic and walls where they roost due to large quantities of buildup. The excrement of these creatures may hold considerable health dangers such as histoplasmosis to everyone in the house. You can employ the services of bat guano removal companies to help you get rid of this guano and soiled insulation from your house. You can also clean the guano yourself if you have the right cleaning materials and personal protective equipment to protect yourself from the health dangers involved with handling bat guano.
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