Bat Removal

Blythewood Bat Removal

Bat removal can be dangerous. Call us for bat removal in Blythewood, SC. The guano they produce is filled with diseases that can get into the air and cause illness in people and pets. They bring insects and they can also carry rabies. These animals should only be removed by trained professionals. Do not attempt to remove them on your own.  

While there are several ways to approach bat control, our experience has given us the tools to provide you with the best option for your home. This will include removal and exclusion. Preventing them from coming back is a crucial part of this process. Contact us today.

Home Bat Exclusion

Bats in the Attic

One of the most common calls we get in Richland County is about bats in the attic. If this problem is not dealt with quickly it can become a huge problem. Bat colonies can grow fast and damage your home. They create large amounts of guano that can be harmful to your home and your health. We can assess the situation, remove them and use exclusion techniques to keep them out.

The attic is not an easy place to work. They are often small with unfavorable temperatures. We have all of the training and equipment necessary to work in any condition. Our professional team will safely and humanely address the problem by using one way doors. Allowing all of the bats to exit before sealing all possible entry points. This will keep the bats out permanently. Do not attempt to remove them on your own. The smartest thing you can do is call professionals to handle this problem. Call us for an inspection today. 

Attic Exclusion Repair and Animal Proofing

Bat Exclusion and Proofing

Bat exclusion is a big part of our process. In this step we seal off the whole structure except one. This allows the bats to get out and the use of a one way door prevents them from coming back in. After they have all left we inspect the home and seal off the remaining opening. 

It is vital to make sure they can not get back in. You will need a professional with the proper equipment to complete this process.  Do not allow bats to take over your attic or home. 

Bat Damage Repair

Damage Repair And Cleanup

The last step is one that many people do not think about. Damage repair and clean up is critical. You would be amazed at the amount of waste these animals produce. This urine and guano are what causes the most damage to your attic. Urine often soaks insulation in most homes. It smells and damages the insulation over time. Guano droppings can pile up into large mounds. In extreme cases it may even cause structural damage. To make matters worse, guano is flammable. At this point you also need to have every possible entry point, large or small, sealed and damages need to be repaired. 

Calling us means that you get an experienced team with all of the proper tools to safely complete the job. We can help you prevent disease from lurking in your home and air. We are experts at removing and replacing saturated or stained insulation and all other necessary repairs to your attic.

General Bat Removal FAQs

How do I get bats out of my home

Bats are a protected species and you need to be careful follow all laws when it comes to their removal.  The best method is exclusion.  By use of one way doors the bats will leave you home and not be able to return.  Once they are gone the doors are removed and sealed.

Is bat removal expensive?

There are many factors that determine the cost. How long the bats have been there, how much guano clean up, damage repair and seal-up is needed? It’s at least several hundred dollars to over a thousand dollars depending on how widespread the problem is. Please understand there is an enormous amount of work to remove, clean and seal your home or attic.

How did bats get into my house?

Bats will seek your home and attic for a nice, dark place to live. They can get into any gap or opening that’s at least 3/8 of an inch. This is common in many older homes. Over time, mother nature and local critters damage your house. This includes gaps or openings leading to your attic.

Are bats blind?

No, bats are not blind. In fact, most bats can see quite well. They also have a specialized honing sense called echolocation. They are fierce predators of insects.

How many young do bats have?

Most bats give birth to only 1-2 pups per year. Due to this slow rate of reproduction, it can take many years for bats to recover from severe population declines such from the disease called white-nose syndrome.

Do bats eat mosquitos?

Insects are a primary food source for bats.  This is one beneficial reason that they should be removed safely

Can you get rabies from bats?

Bats are known carriers of rabies. To prevent exposure to the disease, do not try to handle them. They are not aggressive, but will bite if they feel threatened.

Do bats hibernate?

In warmer climates they will stay active all year long.  In colder climates the bats will either hibernate in place or migrate.  When insect activity dies out the bats hunker down.