Getting Rid of Bats in Your Home How Do Bats Get Into Attics and Basements? Bats are small and it is not difficult for them to sneak into even the tiniest crevasses in your home which leads to bats in basement or bats in attics. It is also common for bats to enter through unscreened fireplaces or open windows. If you hear unpleasant noises around your house at night, you may have a bat problem or bats in the attic. Signs of Bats in the Home If youʼve noticed droppings, or stains on the side of your house or noises from bats in attics, itʼs possible that bats have made their way inside. Droppings and staining are common identifiers of bat entry. You may also have bats in your house if you hear scratching sounds in the attic, or within the walls. If you experience any of this in your house, the next step is to perform a bat watch. You will likely notice bats flying in and out of your house around sunset. If you see any bat activity in or around your house, call Critter Control for professional bat control assistance. Why You Need to Get Rid of Bats Despite the fact that bats consume many insects in a single feeding, there are many health risks involved with a bats in attic or bats in basement. Many bats transmit diseases, such as rabies, and the defecation of bats homes have been known to cause health problems. This is why it is important that trained experts handle and remove the bats in your basement or attic. Once inside your house, bats can cause an array of problems, so it is important to contact the nearest Critter Control office to implement effective bat removal and exclusion. Bat droppings and urine in the house can leave foul odors. The associated noises from bats living in your attic or walls can be very bothersome. Furthermore, some bats carry harmful diseases, like rabies, and histoplasmosis may be present in their droppings, especially if the droppings accumulate in a moist areas. A professional should always handle these bat situations in your house. How Are Bats Removed From Homes? First, the bats in your home will be humanely excluded through the use of one-way doors or check-valves. We identify where the bats are entering and then install these devices over the bat entry points, so when the bats leave at night to feed, they can’t re-enter. It’s important NOT to perform any bat eviction work during the months of June and July, as this is when baby bats are born and the parents will not be able to return to feed their young if one-way doors have been installed, especially for bats in attics. This will lead to dead bats in the attic, which will cause odors, flies and maggots.The trained professionals at Critter Control provide all of these bat-proofing services effectively and efficiently. We will get the bats out of your basement, attic, or any other area of your home. How does Critter Control Prevent Bats from Entering A House? Critter Control can get bats out of your house and bats in attics out through effective bat control techniques. We will install bat cones in the house, allowing the bats to leave the house but preventing them from re-entering. We then seal the entry point into the house, once we are certain all bats have been vacated. Critter Control will also handle bat cleanup in the house, to prevent any harm to your family. Bats are very important animals in the eco-system, so it is important that proper and safe bat control methods are implemented when getting bats out of a house. Call Critter Control for more information. If you are concerned about a bat problem in your home, bats in attics or would like assistance with sealing bat entry points to your basement or attic, call the experts at Critter Control today at 1-800-CRITTER for professional services!