Bat Removal in Pearland TX
One of Houston’s best-kept secrets is our bat population. The Waugh Bridge Bat Colony consists of Mexican free-tailed bats that emerge nightly to stretch their wings and feed on area insects.Unlike many other Texas bat colonies that migrate south during the winter months, the Waugh Bridge Bat Colony remains in Houston throughout the year. This may be the largest colony of Mexican free-tailed bats that resides in Texas all year. The huge majority of bats at other bridges and caves migrate to Mexico for the winter.
The 1.5 million bats at the Congress Avenue Bridge Bat Colony in Austin, for example, begin migrating south to Mexico in the fall months, ending their twilight emergences until the following spring.
Bats play key roles in keeping a wide variety of insect populations in balance. In the U.S., brown bats often eat mosquitoes and can catch up to 1,200 tiny insects in an hour. Large colonies of Mexican free-tailed bats eat tons of pests weekly.
In 2006, a bat observation deck was installed in Buffalo Bayou Park for your convenience in watching the Waugh Street bat colony.
BAT VIEWING ETIQUETTE
Viewing the bat emergence can be one of the most amazing experiences in nature. Please be “bat friendly” & enjoy watching the bats without causing harm to the bats or yourself.
Please sit or stand several feet away from the bridge during the emergence to give the bats plenty of room to fly. Please do not stand under the bridge during the emergence.
Bats prefer the dark, especially when first emerging from their bridge crevices. Do not use flashlights or camera flashes during the emergence.
Loud voices can alter the bats’ emergence behavior. Please be considerate by keeping noise levels down. Please supervise your children & pets.
Please do not throw objects at flying or roosting bats.
Do not touch or pick up a grounded bat for any reason. If the bat is on the ground, it may be a young bat still learning to fly, or it may be ill. Grounded bats will bite in self-defense. Source
Bat Control & Guano Cleanup
Have you seen bats flying in and out of your attic, roofline, soffits, chimney or gutter area? If its a bat problem that you have we can definitely help with our professional bat exclusion services. Bats in an attic can leave foul odors of ammonia from the guano (or bat droppings) and urine as it accumulates in their roosting area.
We know how to professionally get rid of bats and also provide complete cleanup services for bat guano removal in Pearland TX. Usually, when removing bat guano the attic insulation must be removed and replaced to remove all of the guano. Luckily if you have a quality homeowners insurance provider your bat droppings removal may be covered in full or partially for the guano removal and clean up. Once we have the bats out of the attic, we then bat-proof your home by locating all areas of bat entry along with areas of possible entry so the bats do not return. The bat exclusion process starts once the one-way valves (bat excluders) used for bat removal are taken down.
Bat Proofing and Exclusion
Our bat removal services are very complete and this is backed by a specified bat proofing guarantee that should the bats return we will take care of the removal and sealing of any reopened area. So far no bat exclusion has failed us! If you’re in need of quality and experienced bat control and removal or bat proofing and guano clean up we are here 7 days a week to help. Typically our bat control and removal season runs from August to the end of September as removing bats in Pearland Texas too early will leave the young helpless without a parent bat to care for them, which results in dead bats in the attic. No matter what time of year, if you have bats in the attic call our team of highly trained professionals for Pearland TX bat control.
Inspections for Bats In The Attic
Bats are an amazing creature with a poor reputation for rabies for the very low percentage that actually carries this horrible disease. Bats in a home are obviously always a bad situation because of guano (droppings) accumulation as well as bat bugs and the obvious risk of rabies should you come across a rabid bat. When bat activity is seen, a quality bat inspection, as well as a professional bat removal plan, is absolutely needed as bat inspections and removal are not for the novice and hardly for the intermediate company or technician. The absolute biggest sign of a company that has no idea on what they are doing with bats is offering to trap, kill or exterminate bats. Many times have we come across homes that have had a pest control company set out glue traps for bats only to have a few caught and illegally killed.
A comprehensive bat inspection along with a plan of action to be executed during the legal dates for bat removal is necessary for bat removal success. Our bat inspections are a 2 part inspection process inspecting the roof for bat entry points along with possible bat entry points and an attic inspection to access the amount of activity along with bat guano assessment. Once the legal date for bat removal comes, we start by sealing off areas funneling bats down and out of our one-way valve system. Once the bats in the attic are removed we proceed with sealing all possible entry points to stop any future bats from entering. Lastly, toxic bat guano is removed to finish the complete bat removal process. If you are in need of a bat inspection give us a call today for a consultation.