Over 40 bat species can be found in the United States (Arizona and Texas have the widest variety of bat species). Bats are important members of the local ecology and can contribute to the economy. The majority of bats in the United States are insectivores. A single bat may consume 1,000 mosquitos every hour (Opens in a new window). What is the Best Way to Get Rid of Bats? Critter Control specializes in bat removal and prevention in a humane manner. There are six species of bats that are federally protected, and many states have laws prohibiting the removal of bats. When dealing with a bat problem, consult a professional for assistance to prevent breaking any laws or regulations. Our inspector will conduct a thorough check of both the interior and exterior of the property. Because of the dangers of guano exposure, it is critical to wear a respirator when entering a bat-infested attic. After assessing your property, he will create a tailored strategy to safely remove the bats and thoroughly seal them. Our inspector will also inform you about warranty alternatives and our recurring programs. If a bat is present in your home at the time of the inspection, the first responsibility is to keep both you and the bat safe. Handling bats with your bare hands is never a good idea. Our wildlife expert will use special animal-handling gloves to ensure the bat is returned safely into the wild. Inspection of Bats Rub marks, guano, a strong ammonia odor, and small openings will all be looked for by our Wildlife Specialist. The Bat Removal Procedure Using a bat valve in conjunction with a full home exclusion is the most effective and kindest technique to eliminate bats. A bat valve permits bats to leave but not return to your home. Because every bat removal is different, our expert will use or build a bat valve tailored to your property. Our inspector will determine the appropriate number of bat valves to utilise, however most removals just need one. Learn more about bat removal in Raleigh, NC.