Montgomery Alabama Bat Removal and Bat Control
Wildlife animal removal provides complete Bat Removal and Bat Control services throughout Montgomery Alabama. Alabama is home to about 16 species of bats which include the Little Brown Bat, Gray Bat, Southeastern Bat, Big Brown Bat, Eastern Red Bat, Seminole Bat, and Mexican Free Tailed Bat are among a few. Bats are quite unique in the fact that unlike other mammals they fly. Bats fly by gliding throughout the air like they are swimming unlike birds that flap their wings up and down. Bats can also use their wings to swing from tree branches, walk, and even climb.
Although bats are beneficial to the ecosystem they can transmit a diseases that pose serious health risks to humans. The most common of these diseases being Histomplasmosis which is spread through bat guano (droppings). The process of Histoplasmosis occurs when bat guano accumulates and forms a fungus (Histomplasma Capsulatum). This fungus grows and produces spores that cause Histoplasmosis. Generally symptoms of exposure will occur 3 to 17 days after exposure. Symptoms of exposure vary greatly but primarily affect the lungs and can be fatal to persons with a depressed immune system. Once these spores have been produced they can be spread through your homes duct work or air conditioning vents and then inhaled or ingested.
If bat guano has contaminated your homes attic precautions should be taken to have it safely removed in order to avoid contaminating your home. Bat guano cleanup is performed by safely vacuuming the bat guano, contaminated insulation, or any other contaminants into a HEPA safe vacuum bag. This equipment is never ran through your home, outside entry is always used to avoid any contamination to your home or business. Bat guano should always handled by a professionals that has right equipment. Wildlife animal removal has the equipment to get the job done in a safe and humane manor.
Bat exclusions are the are the best way to prevent a bat from entering a structure. Bats can gain access to a home or any type of structure in as little as a half inch opening. With this said an exclusion involves sealing up any holes or cracks in a structure with metal flashing, steel mesh, expandable foam, and caulk. Chimneys should be capped, all doors, windows, and vents should be screened. An often overlooked opening is gaps around utility lines. Wildlife animal removal Bat Control Operators will inspect your home or structure and determine all possible entry points. Once these bats have been safely trapped, wildlife technicians can then seal the home to prevent any further infestation, clean up all bat guano or contaminants, and repair any destruction caused by these nuisance wildlife pests.
BAT INFESTATION SIGNS
- Noises heard at nighttime including: scratching sounds & squeaking sounds
- Noises heard from within your ceilings or walls
- Ammonia smell
- Bat guano droppings at the mammals entry point
Chances are if you are hearing these sounds at night or have seen a bat in your house, you have a bat infestation. Once bats have gained access to a structure or building they will form colonies that will continue to grow once inside your homes walls or attic. A bat infestation should be handled before it gets out of control. Wildlife animal removal services all areas of Montgomery County including Bridgeport, Dutton, Hollywood, Hytop, Langston, Paint Rock, Pisgah, Scottsboro, Section, Skyline, Stevenson, and Woodville.
Big Brown Bats facts are as follows:
Big Eared Bats in the United States
Brown Bat Colony
Little Brown Bats
If your looking to rid your home of Bats, or any nuisance wildlife give Montgomery, AL Professional Wildlife Control Experts a call today for solutions to all types of nuisance wildlife problems!