Bats in attics, and buildings are becoming a more common problem throughout United States and areas of Virginia. These increased infestations are partially due to the loss of bats natural habitats. As our communities get larger the bats natural habitats get smaller. Virginia's bats have adapted by roosting in attics, belfries of churches, and other buildings. Animal Control Solutions bat experts specialize in the safe, humane removal of bats. Employing techniques that never places harm or stress on the the bat while allowing them to relocate naturally.
The initial step to getting rid of bats is to have an inspection done. During the inspection the wildlife control technician will identify where the bats are roosting, the entry points they are using to access the building or attic, and possible potential future entry points. Once the inspection is complete the exclusion process may begin. During the exclusion process repairs are made to prevent the bats from entering the building through these identified entry points leaving available one exit point for them. This exit point will be modified in such away to allow the bats to exit but will not allow them to reenter the structure. Once all the bats have been excluded from the building, the exit point will be sealed up to prevent future bat problems.
When hiring a bat removal professional verify that they are a reputable company with the appropriate licensure and insurance. The company should have a Wildlife Control Operators permit with the Virginia Department of Inland and Fisheries to handle nuisance wildlife conflicts. In addition they should have a bat certification with NWCOA and a minimum of a $1 million liability insurance policy.