Bat Removal Services
Bat removal from attic
Bats in attic removal cost
How to get rid of bats
Do any of these questions come up when you realize you have a bat problem? Well several of our homeowners in Dewitt, MI have had bats in the attic this passed year. They reach out to us to hire a bat removal expert. Bat removal has been our specialty since the early years of business. Actually when we began the bat removal business back in early 2000 this was out only line of work. Still today many homeowners realize they are in need of bat control services and they reach out to us.
Who to Call for Bat Removal?
They best answer is to call a bat removal specialist. Someone who knows the bat removal techniques. The worse answer is a pest control company. The first thing someone in Dewitt, MI thinks of is to call a pest control company near me. There are several reason you shouldn't do this. They use bat poisons, bat repellents such as bat magic, and are not trained in the bat exclusion process. There are many do's and don'ts when getting rid of bats in the attic. Here are the do's and don't of bat removal.
The Bat Removal Dont's
- Bat Trapping- Using glue traps to kill bats
- Bat poisons- Using any poison to get rid of bats
- Bat Removal in Maternity Season- June and July let them fly.
- Killing Bats- Bats are protected state and Federally.
- Get rid of bats in the attic with mothballs
The Bat Removal Do's
- The use of a bat cone excluder to remove the bat live
- Sealing up all potential openings to block out the bats
- Completing the bat exclusion when the bats are not in maternity season
- Excluding bats through a live bat exclusion
- Clean up all of the bat guano left behind
Bat Removal Do it Yourself
Bat removal products
Bat removal tube or bat check valves
How to remove bats from your house
These are all things to consider when trying to get rid of bats on your own. First think you need to understand there aren't any bat removal products per say. Bat removal products consist of caulk, hardware cloth, ridge vent guards, vent covers, and other repair tools. The one way bat door can be used to get rid of bats. This is typically a 2" round tube or bat screen. You will need to find bats in attic signs or bats in the ceiling. Often times you can here bats in attic noise. You need to be able to find the area the bats are getting in, in order to extract the bats properly from the attic. The most important information you need to know is how to remove bats from your home. We highly recommend you have a professional do this, but if you care to take on the job you will need a few things.
- 40' ladder
- Safety harness and ropes
- Roofing shoes
- Caulk gun
- Staple gun
- Impact screw gun
- Roof Jacks
Bats in Attic Health Hazard
Bats in the Attic Removal Cost
Is bat removal covered by homeowners insurance?
How much does bat removal cost?
Bat removal and attic clean-up is new to most homeowners. The cost to get rid of bats can vary quite a bit home to home. Homes in Dewitt can cost just as much as a home in the country or city. We have recently created a page on prices for bat removal and other wildlife control services. For smaller homes you can expect to pay around $400 to $800 dollars. For larger homes and commercial buildings you could pay $1,200 and more. We have completed bat exclusions in the six figure mark before. This was a commercial property with several attics, but nonetheless it was one large bat job. Some insurance companies do cover the bat removal cost. Many only cover the attic clean and damage. You will need to check with your homeowners insurance policy to see if they cover the cost of bat removal.