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Animal Extraction

Choosing Bat Control Services

Bat invasion

Bat invasion into homes has been a common problem throughout many parts of the world. Bats such as the Pallid Bat have been known to occupy structures such as barns, bridges and even buildings that are both occupied by people as well as vacant buildings. That is just an example of the many species of bats that can invade human occupied buildings and cause discomfort

Bat Prevention Services

In case bats invade your home and you want to get rid of them, it is always advisable to choose bat control services that are humane and not harmful to the animals. So you should avoid services that involve trapping, use of poison or the use of bat repellents.

Where Bats Tend To Roost

There are common places that bats tend to roost. These places are Eave troughs, under shingles, gable vents and the most notable, hanging above door. Bats in these different places require different treatment and different methods of removal.

Removing bats roosting on eaves

Removing bats from eaves is quite simple since it only requires a net or an exclusion tube. This helps as the bat will be able to fly out but won't be able to fly back in.

Removing bats from gable vents

There are a number of ways to get rid of bats roosting in gable vents.

One of these ways is hand removal, you have to take safety precautions such as wearing gloves and using a stable ladder, but this method is not recommended.

Another way of removing bats from gable vents is by spraying the bats with water from the inside of the house until they fly out, once they are out sealing of the gable vents is necessary to prevent the bat from coming back in. also, other openings in the house should be sealed.

Removing bats from ridge vents

There are different types of ridge vents. Some ridges have plastic caps, some have metal caps and some have interwoven ridge caps, bats roosting in the above mentioned ridge vents have different ways of removal.

  1. Metal ridge caps – one should remove the rubber end pieces which will let the bats in through the end caps.
  2. Plastic ridge caps – These are good for air flow but are not effective when it comes to preventing bats from getting into the attic. Plastic ridge caps like cobra style can be used to prevent bats from entering your house.
  3. Interwoven ridge caps – this is the most recommended for bat control. It is not as effective in ventilation but it won't let bats in unless cap is broken.

It is advisable to call and expert who will remove it by hand. But if that isn't possible, you can try a couple of techniques to get rid of the bats. Some of them are.

  • Covering the area where the bat grips onto with aluminum foil. This will prevent the bat from gripping onto the surface
  • You may try cleaning the place where the bat hangs onto with ammonia, this will clean the bat urine from the wall and will also get rid of the odor the bat leaves behind, bats are attracted by the smell they leave behind
Bird Repellent Netting

If you've had raccoons living in your attic, it's a good idea to have the attic cleaned. Raccoons leave their waste behind when they inhabit an attic. Sometimes there's a specific raccoon latrine, and most of the poop is piled up in one spot. Sometimes it's spread out all over the attic. Same goes for urine as well. Sometimes it's concentrated in an area, sometimes spread all over the place. The poop is easy to pick up and remove, as in the above photo, because the droppings are large. But the urine soaks into the insulation or even the sheetrock (drywall) or wood in the attic. And not all feces or urine will be accessible to remove by hand. That's when it's important to clean up and properly fog the attic to eliminate the odor and potential unsanitary conditions.

Prevention Tips Homeowners Can Follow to Prevent a Raccoon Infestation?

Bird Netting For Buildings
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When it comes to your home making sure it is protected is key. It doesn’t matter if it is protection from mold, thieves, or animals. If your home is animal proofed then it is highly unlikely an animal would get inside, but there is still a chance that they can get in through an open window or door. Following these steps can help you prevent animals from getting in your home this winter. To get help with these steps and more call us. Our expert staff can identify problem areas and the solution for you.

4 Key Things To Look For When Choosing Wild Animal Control Services Provider

You've heard scratching noises in the night, and found some valuable property damaged. You know it, you have some uninvited guests lodging in your house. Every year, a large number of homes are invaded by wild animals and if their presence is not dealt with quickly and professionally, they can cause a large amount of damage. You need professional wild animal control services. Here are what to look out for from your wild animal control services provider.

Inspection Services

Any professional wild animal control services company will take the time to do a thorough inspection of the property. This inspection should determine; the animal causing the invasion, the size of the infestation, all entry points or potential entry points used to access the building and how to deal with the infestation. It is advisable to determine how the above inspection was carried out.

Methods Used

When choosing a wild animal control services provider, it is important to analyze the methods they use to deal with the wild animals. There are local and international wildlife trapping and removal regulations that the companies should follow to ensure that the animals are treated in a humane manner. These may include hands on removal, use of one way traps and or reunion of families when released back into the wild. 
It is crucial to determine if the products that will used in the removal and reentry prevention of the wild animals are dangerous in any way to your family's health

Services Provided

Different companies provide different levels of services. It is important to ensure that your wild animal control services provider includes prevention of re-entry in his services package. This includes identifying and animal proofing all entry points used by the wild animals. Some companies also include homeowner education on prevention as part of their service, to teach residents how to minimize the chances of a future infestation.
Pricing

Understanding how the control services provider determines the fees will tell you a lot about the kind of service you can expect from them. Some wild animal control service providers charge based on extent of the job done, whether it has included both inspection and full proofing or just animal trapping. Others charge according to the number of animals trapped. 

In summary, there are several key things that one should consider when choosing a wild animal control services company. By choosing us , you are assured of quality professional services that will ensure no future wild animal infestation ever succeeds.