Do I Have Bats in My Home?

While it is true that there are many individuals out there that have a true passion for bats and may even collect these creatures, generally speaking, you do not want bats in your home. Not only are these animals a bit scary to the average person, they may result in many dangers to your home and your health.

If you are reading this, chances are, you suspect that you may have bats in your home. Do not fret. These creatures often seek out areas that offer warmth and high levels of protection.

Your home is the perfect shelter! The good news is, there are ways to eliminate bats from the home. Continue reading to learn how to tell if bats have found their way inside and how you can help them find their way back out.

What Are the Signs of a Bat Infestation?

Bats are relatively quiet creatures. The bat is most active in the evening and at night. To confirm a bat infestation, you may have to do a little research and investigating. The following outlines the most common signs associated with a bat infestation:

  1. The presence of bat guano (droppings) inside potential entry and exit points of the home, around the base of the home, and inside of areas – such as the attic and the chimney -are sure signs that these creatures have made an attempt to enter and take up residence in your home.
  2. While you are looking around those entry and exit points of your home, look to see if you see a grease-like film in the area. This substance is present on bats and will usually leave stains behind in areas where bats have come into contact.
  3. Bats have the capability of vocalizing. This is most often done in the evenings and at night. If you here unusual sounds that you suspect to be bats, go outside and keep an eye on the area where you believe that they may be entering and exiting the home. If you see any active, you can confirm that you have an issue that needs to be dealt with. Then, you can start the removal process.

How Do I Get Rid of a Bat Infestation?

While there are many steps that you may perform on your own for the purpose and intent of getting rid of bats in your home, it is best to have a professional wildlife remediator/remover come into your home to assist you.

We here at Palmetto Wildlife Extractors specialize in the removal of bats. Not only will we help you eliminate the problem, we can assist in identifying where the creatures are entering into the home and provide you with basic steps on how you can resolve the issues surrounding the entry point or points so that you do not experience another infestation in the future.

If you would like to consult with our team of professionals, you may contact us today by calling the following number: 855-465-1088

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