Bat Removal Crestwood

If you find bats in your home or attic, it is important to contact a nuisance animal removal service as soon as possible. Bats can spread rabies, and their guano can lead to property damage. AAAC Wildlife Removal will quickly get rid of unwanted bats! Give us a shout!

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Bats are beneficial creatures that help control the insect population in your area, but when they create nests and roosts in your home or business, it can be a huge problem. Humans can be affected by bat guano or bat feces. They may contain fungal spores that can cause Histoplasmosis. This is a serious respiratory disease that can lead to death if it is not treated.

There’s also the constant noise and smell that bats can cause. It is important to address the bat colonies in your attic and other areas as soon as you can. You should use a professional bat removal service provider in Kentucky (like us!). to take care of your bat problem.

AAAC Wildlife Removal has the experience and tools to safely remove bats from attics. They will also take care of your needs, from removing the pests to repairing any damage they might have done and protecting your home from further infestation. Call us today for professional bat removal services on Crestwood, Kentucky.

Bat Removal from Attics in Crestwood, Kentucky

Our humane bat removal service will keep your home free from diseases and damage caused by these animals. Exclusion, also known as “bat-proofing”, is the best option for homeowners. This involves sealing all access points with heavy-duty materials like steel or wire mesh screens that are specifically designed for bat exclusion.

Once that is done we’ll also repair the damage done to your home’s interior and exterior to make your house look as if the bats were never there.

Bat Removal job in Crestwood

Crestwood Bat Removal

Bats are night-flying creatures so they will likely be visible at night. If there’s a colony living in your attic or walls and leaving droppings behind, it can be pretty disturbing to see them flying around your house. They can also transmit diseases such as bat guano, which could cause serious health problems to people.

Once you have confirmed that there is a problem with bats, it’s time for experts to help. If left untreated, these animals could cause severe damage and pose serious health risks. Bats may look harmless, but their guano is full of dangerous spores that can lead to histoplasmosis – an infection that often leads to flu-like symptoms at first with more severe respiratory issues later on down the road. If you have any questions about bat control or handling of a bat problem, contact AAAC Wildlife Removal for information and assistance.

Bat Extermination vs. Bat Removal

It can be frightening to discover bats living in your home. Your first instinct may be to call the pest control company. However, Kentucky law prohibits killing bats. Kentucky law protects bats. They can’t be killed unless they pose a danger to human health and safety. So, it is important that a licensed and experienced bat removal company is consulted. This will ensure that bats are removed safely and humanely from your home.

AAAC Wildlife Removal experts will never use poisons to remove bats. We believe in safe and humane methods to remove any wildlife infestation.

Bat Guano found in an attic in Crestwood

Bat Damage

Bat guano and urine can compromise the integrity of your house’s structure – It can cause wood rot and lead to structural damage. It also causes stains on walls and ceilings, which can be unsightly. In addition, the weight of guano build-up can also cause ceiling cave-ins, which can lead to expensive repairs. This is why it’s important to deal with bat guano right away; the longer you wait, the more damage they’ll do to your home.

Bat Exclusion

Bat removal Crestwood is best done by sealing up any entry points that bats may be using. This is known as exclusion. It ensures that bats won’t return to your home after they have been removed from their existing roosting areas. Bat exclusion is quite a thorough process that requires an inspection of the exterior and interior areas where bats might be getting in.

These entry points may include chimneys, vents, gaps under garage doors or beneath eaves, even holes as tiny as a half-inch. Once these locations have been identified by our bat removal specialist we will take steps to ensure that they are sealed off so no other bats can get inside your home.

Bats in an attic in Crestwood

Removing Bats in the Attic

Bat removal from Crestwood homes is a complex task that requires expertise and attention to detail. It’s important to know how much damage is being caused by the bats roosting in your attic and just as crucial, knowing what species of bat you’re dealing with so that you know how to safely and humanely remove them.

Our team has years of experience dealing with all sorts of wild animals, and we are fully licensed to remove bats in Crestwood homes. Bats need to be removed by experienced professionals who know how best to handle them: they’re not like other pests that can just be swatted away or poisoned without consequence. AAAC Wildlife Removal is available to help you if you have a bat problem.

This is how we handle bat exclusions:

  • We spend a great deal of time identifying bat entry points and then sealing them shut
  • We set up one-way doors so that bats can exit but not reenter the building
  • Double check that all bats are excluded and out of your home
  • We then seal all entry points with steel wool or mesh screens to prevent re-entry
  • After this, we go through and do a thorough clean-up of any guano left in the attic or walls.
  • Proceed with replacement of soiled insulation.
  • Repair of wildlife damage, both inside and outside of the home.

The first step we take is to spend a great deal of time identifying bat entry points. To prevent future infestations, it is important to ensure that there are no other entry points. The next step involves the installation of one-way doors to allow the bats out, but not back in again – this is a safe and humane method of removing the bats from your house without harming them.

We then double-check that all bats are out of your home to prevent accidental contact with any bat that may have been missed. After which we seal all entry points with steel wool or mesh screens to prevent the bats from re-entering.

Next, clean up with professional-grade cleaners and sanitizers any fecal matter left behind by bats in your insulation and floor. We will go to great lengths in order to make sure your home is free from odors or guano. Fogging with enzyme cleaner is also done after the insulation has been removed to make sure every nook and cranny is disinfected.

Once the attic is thoroughly cleaned and disinfected, we look at wildlife damage. We’ll fix any damage they may have done inside or outside of your home to make your house look new again.

Dangers of DIY Bat Removal

Bats are known to be carriers of deadly viruses such as rabies and leptospirosis. Their guano is also toxic and can infect humans with histoplasmosis.

Histoplasmosis, which is more common than rabies, can be fatal to bat-related diseases. It’s especially dangerous for people with compromised immune systems, such as young children, the elderly, and pregnant women. One should never attempt to remove bats from on their own because of this reason.

FAQs

What is guano?

Guano is bat feces or droppings. These droppings are a major cause of Histoplasmosis disease which is contracted from breathing in dust that comes from dried guano and can also cause stains on ceilings if the bats have been living there for some time.

Is guano harmful?

Yes. Histoplasmosis disease is caused by breathing in dust that comes from dried bat feces and can be fatal if left untreated. It is not advised to remove them yourself as you could contract the disease.

Is it safe for me to remove bats?

Many people will attempt to remove these creatures by themselves out of cost. This is dangerous and dangerous. Bats can transmit rabies and other zoonotic diseases (human transferable). 

The health risks associated with trying to remove them yourself are too high. Also, one must remember that one does need permits for handling these animals for any kind of relocation. We highly recommend having a professional handle the job instead of attempting it yourself as the time taken is way less than medical expenses and other costs that come with contracting these diseases from bats.

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About Crestwood

Crestwood is a home rule-class city in Oldham County, Kentucky, United States just outside Louisville’s Northeast End. The population was 4,531 at the 2010 census. CNN listed it as the 52nd best place to live in America in 2005. It was first settled in the early 19th century and renamed Crestwood in 1909. Wikipedia

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