4 Signs You Have a Bat Infestation

Bats are one of the most misunderstood animals in the world. They are usually seen in a bad light. Most people think that they are creepy and will bite you the first chance that they get. However, this is not so. They may not be cute and cuddly like a bunny, but that is no reason to give them a bad rep.

While they do spread diseases and most of us do not want them anywhere near us, they are also beneficial to the environment and usually prefer to be left alone.

If you are trying to figure out if you have a bat problem, we have gathered a few signs to be on the lookout for to help you determine if you are under siege by these nocturnal creatures.

Actually seeing bats in or around your house. This is one of the easiest and most likely ways most of us determine that we have a bat problem.

4 Signs You Have a Bat Infestation

Finding bat droppings. This seems like an extremely unsanitary way of finding out that you have a bat problem; however, many people discover they have a bat infestation by finding bat droppings in their attic or eaves. If you think you may have a bat problem, you can always check for bat droppings.

They look similar to rat and other rodent droppings, but they will usually be in one area and not scattered like rodent droppings.

Hearing them in your attic. If you hear unidentified noises such as scratching coming from your attic, then you may have a bat problem. You need to remember that even though most bats are nocturnal, you may still hear some noises in the daytime. S

o, just because you hear them during the day does not rule out a bat infestation.

Smelling them. Bat urine has an ammonia like smell that will intensify in your house because they roost in large groups.

The smell will tell you that you have some sort of infestation; however, the downside is that by the time you can smell whatever vermin that has invaded your house, you will have a harder problem on your hands.

If you do discover that you have a bat infestation, your first call should be to an experienced wildlife removal company like Palmetto Wildlife. Bats can carry harmful and even deadly diseases, so it is best to leave the removal process to the professional.

At Palmetto Wildlife our staff is experienced and professionally trained in removing bats. We will safely remove all of the bats from your house and block any types of entryways that they are using, so that they will not come back. Thus, eliminating this nightmare and keeping your family safe from all the health risks associated with a bat infestation.

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