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How do bats get in the attic?

Due to the risk, hiring a bat control specialist is, therefore, the best choice to take in terms of personal safety and finances because bat control specialists can also locate and detect the bat entry points which are always much pretty hidden in plain sight. Bats can easily squeeze through holes through the mere size of a small dime. Technicians will know where to find these entry points. Now that you know the advantages of hiring a technician, how do you get bats out yourself?

For professional help which is highly recommended, hire the professionals from Bat Removal Peterborough!

The first step is to conduct an exterior inspection. For this, you will need to know what bats are capable of because they can fit through very narrow holes that look impossible at first, but can be very easily done. There are a few locations where you might have to check such as external air vents, soffits., fascia boards, and gables. Make sure you do not seal them in, but at least locate them to seal later. Bats can even be in walls as well!

To get the bats out you will need to find a way to get them out and this device can be used which is called a bat cone. Installing a bat cone can be very risky for inexperienced people since it includes working at height. Once the at cone is installed, the area needs to be under surveillance. The sealing must occur within a few hours and the space must be inspected for any remaining baby pups or baby bats. Once done, you can start sealing with metal flashing.

Therefore, bats have a protected status in Ontario because it is also indispensable to the very ecosystem we profit off of.  Despite the reputation we have created for the bat, they have an important role in keeping certain insects at bay to prevent overpopulation.

The most common bat species to invade attics is the Small Brown Myotis. These bat species stay the best-studied bats according to research. These bat species roost with hundreds of bats together tightly packed together and spread bat guano. Their torpor usually starts in September. Technicians hired to remove to bats are bound to stringent rules and regulations so as not to disturb them. Speak to your technician to discuss the legalities. Technicians and customers have a limited window of opportunity to remove them, so as soon as you hear them, it is good to call a technician from Bat Control.

Wildlife Removal Peterborough: Bat Removal

If you you have any suspicions of having bats inside of your property and are concerned for your safety, hire qualified and knowledgeable experts that have been in the field for years. We do not trap or cage animals. Instead, we use our successful bat removal process that has been consistently proven successful. We locate the entry point. Install the Bat Cone, and finally come back to remove and patch the entry point. If you hear any suspicious noises coming from the attic area or if you see them flying away from the property, call 705-410-3708.