Our Bat Control AND BAT REMOVAL Sees Unwanted Intruders Fly Away For Good
Terminix Canada’s humane bat control and bat removal is a necessity when you experience bat infestations in your business. Bats anywhere on your premises can create serious problems. One of the scariest looking intruders by appearance, bats are straight out of most Canadians’ nightmares.
Known for their relatively poor eyesight, Canadian bats are usually small and furry with thin wings. Urinating and defecating anywhere they roost, they also cause staining and odour problems that are difficult to remove. Associated with the rabies virus that is dangerous to humans, this means bat control is a job best left to our professional bat control specialists.
Our bat control team respond to bat infestations quickly and efficiently. When you’re questioning how to get rid of bats long-term, the answer is bat proofing your business before issues get worse. Our humane bat control and removal service utilizes industry-leading techniques to successfully remove bats from your premises. Backed by over 90 years of wildlife removal experience, we only spend time on solutions that provide the effective results you expect.
Common Bats Of Canada
Size: 6 to 10 cm long, wingspan of up to 27 cm.
Colour: Varies from reddish-brown to dark brown.
Behaviour: Preferring dark and dry spaces, bats often inhabit attics, basements and chimneys. They can squeeze through narrow spaces effortlessly. Eating beetles, moths, mosquitoes and more, bats are one of the few mammals known to feed on blood. Bats possess the unique ability to see through echolocation, in which they emit high-frequency sounds to analyze the location of objects based on bouncing sound waves.
Frequently Asked Questions
Wondering How To Get Rid Of Bats? Do You Need A Bat Control Specialist?
Businesses should approach bat proofing and bat removal with extreme caution. This is because bats carry the rabies virus. Among reported cases of rabies in wildlife, bats are the most common. If you have a bat infestation, you should know bats are highly territorial with excellent homing abilities. This makes them a particularly difficult intruder to get rid of.
Don’t take on bat removal yourself. Save yourself the struggle and leave it to our team of bat control professionals. Terminix Canada technicians understand that bat exclusion, not bat trapping, is the best way to successfully remove bats from your business. Our humane bat removal service is the best and safest way to rid your business of bats for good.
What Months Are Bats Active?
Both little and big brown bats are active for the majority of the year. The latter species is active year-round whereas the former species is active every month besides December, January and February.
Are Bats Dangerous?
Bats aren’t usually dangerous but this doesn’t mean they can’t be. Ultimately, bats are associated with diseases including rabies. Additionally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have previously confirmed that bat droppings, called “guano”, can contaminate soil with a fungus that causes histoplasmosis. These are just some of the main reasons why you don’t want bats in your space.
Why Do I Have A Bat Infestation In My Business?
Have you noticed bats flying in, out or around your business? They can enter your space through chimneys, structural deficiencies, windows, and doors. Once indoors, they primarily live in attics and interior walls that have pipes, wires and ducts. Serving as pathways to manoeuvre around businesses unseen, bats prefer dark spaces with consistent temperatures and are commonly found in basements too. Most of the time, bats enter buildings by accident.
Capable of moving from one room to the next, bats leave scent trails for other bats to follow. In other words, bat infestations can quickly worsen. Early intervention is key so contact us today.
How Can I Stop Bats Entering My Business?
Bat exclusion, not bat trapping, is the most effective way to get rid of bats. If you’re wondering how to deter bats, bat proofing your business is the best way to keep bats out long-term. Terminix Canada’s humane bat removal service utilizes tried and tested techniques with lasting results.
Depending on the nature of your bat infestation, we may use bat valves that allow bats to leave while not re-entering your space. Our bat removal technicians also sanitize affected areas, replacing insulation if necessary. Elsewhere, we perform routine inspections and maintenance annually to ensure you’re suffering no future problems.
How Do You Get Rid Of Bats?
If you’re wondering how to get rid of bats, then the short answer is you need a professional bat pest control team to provide proper bat pest control. It’s not just a matter of getting rid of bats in your business, but you have to figure out how the bats got in there in the first place. Once you’ve sealed up the cracks bats have used to enter your business, you need to deal with the huge mess left behind in a safe manner.
This is a massive job, and it’s crucial the job is done both effectively and safely to prevent health issues to people working or visiting your business, as well as those cleaning up the mess. That’s why it’s a job best left to bat pest control experts. Terminix Canada has over 90 years of experience safely, affordable and effectively performing bat exclusion in homes across Canada.
How Terminix Canada Bat Control Works
On your initial service, we’ll hunt high and low for bats and their hiding spots, documenting our findings in a comprehensive inspection.
With each ongoing visit, we’ll utilize leading bat removal techniques, like bat valves and safe bat treatment, on an as required basis. Practicing bat exclusion, not bat trapping, letting bats fly out of your business naturally rather than forcing them out is the way to go. Performing routine inspections and maintenance annually, this ensures you avoid future bat infestations.
If bats come back to your business, so will we. Our custom bat control techniques adapt with the seasons to address seasonal bat activity in your area.
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