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If you have discovered that there is a bat in your home, apartment, barn, hotel, log cabin
, shed, whatever, then you know that this is a problem you need to resolve right away. Bats are some of the most vile creatures that you will find on earth, primarily because they carry a large number of pathogens that is incredibly dangerous to you, your family, and your pets.
Even after you have removed the bat, they still pose a danger to you. There waste once that it dries, can become airborne. By breathing it in or it getting onto your skin, you are putting yourself at risk as the parasites that are contained in this waste will burrow their way into your skin or follow through your respiratory system into your bloodstream, where it can reach your heart or lungs and cause severe illness for you. Some have even died from the pathogens that are contained in a bat’s feces.
Clearly, you want to get rid of these creatures as quickly as you can. The problem is that they may not be as willing to get out as you would like them to be. There are several techniques that you can follow, including using a one-way exclusion funnel, that will assist you in getting rid of these creatures. There is little work that you need to do to resolve the problem, but you may decide that you don’t want to personally risk your own health to get rid of them. You would like to find an alternative that makes it so that the bats will go away but you don’t have to be involved in making that occur.
You can hire an agency to come out and assist you, but there are very few that you will find that deal in bat removal. This is not a common problem in less you live in the South, and there are not a lot of agencies that will assist you in resolving your back problem. In addition, you may not be able to afford the cost.
The likelihood is also that if you contact your local animal control agency that they will not assist you either. Bats are simply not something they see as dangerous, unless the bats are sick, so they will not be coming out to handle this for you.
You could also contact your local college or university to see if they are looking for bat specimens. They may be willing to come out and capture your bat for you, because it affords them the opportunity to get a free specimen. Then all you have left is the cleanup.
However, what you should realize is that if you are looking for how to get free bat removal you may not find any option for you. The only option that is free is for you to do it yourself. Truthfully, you can get rid of your bat with very minimal danger to yourself so it may be best if you chose this option. It really may not be that hard.
For more information, you may want to click on one of these guides that I wrote:
How much does bat removal cost?
- get the lowdown on prices.
How to get rid of bats
- my main bat removal info guide.
Example bat removal photographs
- get do-it-yourself ideas.
Bat job blog
- learn from great examples of bat jobs I've done.