Bats Removed From Monroe NC Attic
We Recently removed bats from an attic in Monroe, North Carolina home. The home was over a hundred years old and due to the size of the colony and the amount of bat guano on the insulation, it was clear that the bats had gone many years without detection. When we are removing bats from an attic, we make it a priority to preserve the bat colony and exclude them humanely following not only North Carolina guidelines but federal guidelines as well. According to the NCWRC (North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission, it is recommended to not exclude bats during mating season. This time frame is from May 1st through July 31st. Once the baby bats are able to fly then they can be excluded which prevents death or any injuries that could be fatal.
The bat removal approach we took in the Monroe NC job was to take all the precautions to prevent any exposure to health hazards such as rabies or histoplasmosis. The primary objective in bat removal Monroe NC is to safely remove the bats in the attic and prevent future bat colonies roosting in areas such as gable vents, dormer windows, soffits, or any other construction gaps. Depending on which part of North Carolina and the time of year will helps us determine the proper bat removal method to follow.
Most bat colonies return to their summer roost to begin maternity colonies around April and May. Depending on the weather patterns and climate in Monroe, NC, they will leave to go hibernate around October and November. In some rare instances, an Union County bat control specialist could find bats in the attic over-wintering. If this is the case, the Monroe North Carolina bat pest control technician will have to wait until the bats in attic become actively looking for food again. Once the bats in the attic at begin going in and out looking for insects to feed on and the Monroe N. Carolina bat removal company has verified that there are no baby bats, then the exclusion work for the bats can be performed.
All potential bat entry points would need to be sealed with silicone, caulking or expandable foam. The primary area where bats are getting into the the attic is where a bat excluder would be positioned near the gable vent entry. Bats going into the attic will usually leave on a daily basis, and should be excluded from the attic within a couple of days. Just to be sure no bats get trapped in the attic, the excluder should be left in place for a minimum of one week.
For all of your bat removal needs in Monroe, N Carolina give us a call. 704-777-8003